5G Networks Will Be Live in 2019, But Profits Will Take Longer At a recent investor conference both AT&T and Verizon said that 5G won’t have an impact on their revenues until at least 2020.
Nokia Veers From Red Hat OpenStack With Latest CloudBand Update The latest update uses an in-house developed open source version of OpenStack that provides for more agility and a smaller footprint to support edge computing environments.
Germany Jumps on Huawei 5G Ban Plans, Says Report Government officials want to prevent German telecom operators from using equipment from Chinese firms to construct their 5G networks. This would be similar to moves made by the U.S. and Australia.
How Cities Should be Preparing for 5G Deployments Municipalities that catalog their wireless assets and streamline their cell site approvals will be more appealing to wireless operators that are plotting their 5G deployments.
Nokia Cleaves Customer Operations With Focus on 5G The company's current global head of Customer Operations Ashish Chowdhary will depart Nokia on Jan. 1, 2019. He will take a leadership position at another unnamed company.
Huawei Completes a 5G Deployment in China With Zhejiang Mobile The 5G network can provide a single user peak data rate speeds of 2.7 Gb/s, which could support services such as 8K live broadcasts.
Intel Accelerates Multi-mode 5G Chip Launch The chip design is unique in the market because it supports legacy 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, and the various 5G specifications on one module.
Cable Companies Eye Dish’s Greenfield 5G Network Dish says it is building a neutral-host 5G network that customers can rent space on to deliver different types of services.
Cisco, Huawei Among Alef Mobitech Edge Platform Test Partners The software-based platform is focused on mobility network functions needed to interconnect any edge application without any upgrades to the underlying network or origin cloud.
Broadcom Cuts More Than 300 CA Technologies Jobs, Report Says Broadcom closed on its $18.9 billion acquisition of CA earlier this week.
IDC: It’s Too Early to Determine 5G Vendor Winners and Losers The 5G-related network infrastructure market will grow from about $528 million in 2018 to $26 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate of 118 percent, predicts IDC.
Ericsson Forecasts Brighter Days Ahead CEO Borje Ekholm said that the company’s turnaround strategy is working. Ericsson increased its sales goals by $2 billion for 2020.
Nokia Strikes Infosys Deal That Targets Enterprise Digitization The vendor recently announced plans to slash thousands of jobs as part of a major corporate restructuring.
Dish’s 5G Aspirations Move Closer to Reality With NB-IoT Deals The company will use Ericsson NB-IoT equipment and SBA Communications’ towers for the first phase of its 5G network, which it says will be done in March 2020.
Vestberg Revamps Verizon to Focus on Consumers, Enterprise, and Media Calling the initiative Verizon 2.0, the new operating structure is intended streamline the company. This latest move builds on Verizon’s promise to cut $10 billion in costs.
T-Mobile, Sprint Talk 5G as Rivals Launch Both carriers posted increased revenues and earnings for their most recent quarters, and their pending merger received approval from T-Mobile's shareholders.
Viavi Launches Mobile Core Emulator to Speed 5G Deployments With the 5G Core Emulator added to its product mix, Viavi can provide complete, end-to-end 5G base station testing and validation.
Cisco’s 400G Data Center Switches Extend Intent-Based Networking The Nexus 400 gigabit Ethernet switches target hyperscale cloud providers, large enterprise data centers, and telecommunications providers moving to 5G.
Russia Will Launch 5G in 2020, GSMA Says Mobile broadband is expected to be the first use case for 5G in Russia. Specifically, operators are looking at ways to ease network congestion in urban areas.
Ericsson Collaborates With Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel in India The work is part of a wider drive to develop 5G in India, boosted by the Centre of Excellence and Innovation Lab for 5G at the Indian Institute of Technology, which Ericsson established in Delhi in July.