Vodafone Aims to Launch 5G in Ireland in Q4 2019 The 5G race heats up in Ireland as all three operators plan to launch services in 2019. Huawei could be involved in some of the networks.
Ericsson Ousts Huawei as TDC’s 5G Vendor in Denmark TDC CEO Allison Kirby told local media that the operator “is not blind” to the widely held concerns linked to Huawei and cybersecurity threats.
FCC Opens Stratospheric Spectrum for Experimental 6G As the industry grapples with the unfulfilled potential of 5G and waits for more distinct use cases to be discovered, the very notion of 6G is almost unfathomable.
How Verizon is Using Software to Power Its 5G Network Behind the scenes, Verizon engineers have been preparing for 5G by migrating network core and edge processing functions from the physical world to the virtual world for about three years now.
Polish Operator Pushes for ‘Extreme’ 5G Network Sharing Model Exatel has been pushing for a 5G model that would see all operators share the same network. Dutch operators don’t seem too keen to share.
OCP Global Summit: Smart, Secure Hardware Takes Center Stage Marvell announced its 400 Gb/s silicon for edge data centers, Netronome unveiled new SmartNICs for hyperscalers, and Stordis launched two bare-metal switches powered by programmable Barefoot Tofino ASICs.
AT&T CFO Highlights Software Role in 5G The ability to put core network functions on software so AT&T can control, improve, and upgrade its network remotely is reaping benefits, said AT&T CFO John Stephens.
Germany Tells US to Butt Out Over Huawei, as EU Signals Its Own Concerns The European Parliament calls for action at the EU level on security threats linked to China.
Huawei at the Center of Intelligence Rift Between the U.S. and Germany The U.S. government is pressuring Germany to ban Huawei from 5G deployments over national security concerns.
IHS: SD-WAN Market Reaches $359M, VMware Dominates Over Cisco and Aryaka According to the research firm there are new market opportunities for SD-WAN vendors in 5G and IoT.
FCC Again Pauses Review of T-Mobile’s Acquisition of Sprint The significance and potential impact of the latest pause is largely unknown, but the companies have faced a barrage of criticism during the last month.
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Cisco Sees a Promising Future for 5G Combined With Wi-Fi 6 Others have argued that 5G alone will offer the low latency, speed, and spectrum efficiency to support mission critical apps.
Austrian Operators Plot 5G Plans, but Grumble About Newcomers Hutchison Drei has complained about increased competition with four new organizations having gained access to 5G spectrum licenses.
Syniverse, Tata Global IPX Interconnect Deal Preps for 5G, IoT The partnership includes “operational interlocks” for single accountability for troubleshooting and testing and common monitoring tools for overseeing performance.
Vodafone UK 5G Plans Barge Past Rivals The U.K. operator goes three better than rival EE with plans to launch 5G in 19 markets this year.
Huawei Lawsuit Against the U.S. Government Challenges Equipment Ban The lawsuit, which was filed in a federal court in Texas, seeks a permanent injunction against the ban and a declaratory judgement that the restrictions tied to the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act are unconstitutional.
Ciena Anticipates Strong 5G Growth in Late 2019, Early 2020 Ciena is also gaining momentum outside of its traditional telecom customer base. More than 35 percent of its revenue during the recently closed quarter came from non-telco customers.
Telia to Deploy 5G FWA Network in Finland The Finnish carrier is working with Nokia on the fixed wireless network equipment and is looking to start its first customer trials this spring.
Nokia, Ericsson to Provide 5G Gear to U.S. Cellular The Chicago-based regional carrier plans to begin offering 5G services by the end of this year.