Three network trends impacting the wireless workforce, according to Corning

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Three network trends impacting the wireless workforce, according to CorningCorning exec: ‘The fundamentals we are putting down now will carry forward to 6G’ The evolution of 5G into a more mature, software-defined and cloud-native network technology brings with it material changes in the types of skills operators need. As a result, telecom companies are investing […]

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Quebecor secures additional spectrum in Canada

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Quebecor secures additional spectrum in CanadaQuebecor acquired additional 5G spectrum in Manitoba and Quebec Canadian operator Quebecor and its subsidiary Videotron have invested nearly CAD10 million ($7.5 million) to acquire new 5G wireless spectrum licenses, in Manitoba in the 600 MHz band and in Quebec in the 3,500 MHz band, Quebecor said in a release. […]

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Test and Measurement: EXFO partners with cross-connect company

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Test and Measurement: EXFO partners with cross-connect companyTesting company EXFO announced a new partnership with Telescent, which produces automated fiber optic cross-connects for data centers. The two companies have integrated EXFO’s diagnostic capabilities to Telescent’s Gen 4 Network Topology Manager; Anthony Kewitsch, Telscent’s CEO, said that the integration will “[enhance] remote monitoring, management and [enable] automatic […]

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Dell’Oro revises global Open RAN outlook upwards

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Dell’Oro revises global Open RAN outlook upwardsStronger-than-expected O-RAN progress in North America is behind the revision, says Dell’Oro The Dell’Oro Group published a recent report that the firm said shows that the Open RAN movement has “come a long way in just a few years” and is accelerating faster than initially expected. In fact, the group […]

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Deutsche Telekom launches its own 5G phones in Germany

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Deutsche Telekom launches its own 5G phones in GermanyDeutsche Telekom said the new devices were developed based upon the expertise and economies of scale created by T-Mobile US’s own brand “REVVL” line of smartphones German carrier Deutsche Telekom has launched its own 5G smartphones in its home market with the aim of increasing consumer access […]

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AT&T Q4 results reveal wireless customer gains, big write-down

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AT&T Q4 results reveal wireless customer gains, big write-downAT&T CEO: ‘2022 was the most profitable year ever for our mobility business’ AT&T ended 2022 in a good position. The carrier reported that wireless service revenues went up 5.2% in the last quarter, while consumer broadband revenues increased by 7.2%.  The carrier also added 656,000 postpaid […]

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NIST joins O-RAN Alliance

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NIST joins O-RAN AllianceNIST says it will ‘enhance U.S. leadership in wireless technologies’ by joining O-RAN Alliance Amid U.S. government interest in boosting the Open RAN ecosystem and diversifying telecom supply chains, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has joined the O-RAN Alliance. “By joining the O-RAN Alliance, NIST will enhance U.S. leadership […]

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Europe’s 6G-IA inks 5G, 6G cooperation agreement with ETSI

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Europe’s 6G-IA inks 5G, 6G cooperation agreement with ETSI6G-IA is focusing on ‘beyond 5G’ (B5G) and 6G research, pre-standardization activities, policy and regulatory issues Europe’s 6G Smart Networks and Services Industry Association (6G-IA) and ETSI recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost cooperation on 5G and 6G. 6G-IA has a wide range of […]

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Maxis postpones agreement with Malaysian 5G provider DNB

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Maxis postpones agreement with Malaysian 5G provider DNBDNB recently said that its 5G network has achieved almost 50% coverage of populated areas with some 3,900 sites at the end of 2022 Malaysian operator Maxis said it will postpone seeking its shareholders’ approval on its entry into a 5G access agreement with state-backed 5G wholesale provider […]

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