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Wells Fargo has announced a new public cloud digital infrastructure plan that taps both Google and Microsoft. The banking firm will use Azure as its primary public cloud provider, while Google Cloud provides other business-critical services. “The Wells Fargo of tomorrow will be digital-first and offer easier-to-use products and services, and all of that starts
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Operators are focused on leveraging Open RAN to lower per-site TCO, according Dell’Oro Group VP Telecoms industry analyst Stefan Pongratz, vice president of the Dell’Oro Group, this week told attendees to the Open RAN Forum that as operators connect radio site total cost of ownership with savings presented by new Open RAN architectures, revenues derived
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The release of the latest iPhones is always an occasion for excitement, and this week’s announcement is no exception. Apple’s new mobile devices support the Wi-Fi 6E standard, a harbinger of transformative change we can expect in what people and organizations will be able to do online. Wi-Fi 6E is a game-changer. Announced in early
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Italian operator Telecom Italia (TIM) announced the activations of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) systems in the cities of Matera and Turin following its first use of the technology in Faenza earlier this year. The European operator said the aim is to accelerate the development of 5G digital services and edge computing through the
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This blog is co-authored by Jeff Shattuck, Telecommunications Consultant, and Marco Castanheira, Senior Telecommunications Consultant. As 5G quickly rolls out and expands towards the enterprise market, a more open telecom business model will spark a wave of customer-centric innovation among communications service providers (CSPs). 5G’s low latency and high throughput will pave the way for
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5G “nomadic base stations” are geared toward industrial applications Chinese vendor ZTE Corporation announced that it has exclusively won the bid for 5G nomadic base stations from China Mobile Research Institute. In a release, ZTE noted that this new cooperation furthers its commitment to 5G industrial application field. “Based on the innovative solution of China
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Finnish vendor Nokia has been selected by US Cellular for the deployment of the latter’s Standalone 5G core network. The European vendor said that the 5G SA deployment is expected to be completed by the end of 2022. The new 5G SA network infrastructure will enable the U.S. operator to deliver the high speeds and
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The role of mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) is becoming more prominent with the ongoing 5G explosion, IoT boom and e-SIM adoption The growth across the mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) industry is accelerating with the advancing technology around 5G and IoT. Current trends represent a need for demand flexibility and a wider range of
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System integrators have perhaps the toughest job in the wireless business. They need to provide world-class service to companies large and small seeking to develop their own private networks — but with far fewer resources than the big service providers have. While this has been the case until now, the demand for private networks and
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Forging the 5G future Standalone 5G brings faster, more reliable, and vastly more capable telecommunications than ever before. But it also presents logistical, financial, and operational challenges for network operators who have to invest a massive amount of time and treasure upgrading infrastructure and organizations to bring 5G to life.  To help manage the migration
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Gen Mobile CEO: ‘The acquisition by Boost Mobile will provide more connectivity to more Americans’ Boost Mobile, which is part of Dish Network following the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, revealed plans to acquire Los Angeles-based Gen Mobile, a prepaid mobile service that primarily serves low-income customers. Boost will take over the Gen Mobile brand, as well as its
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Cloud-native 5G means advantage of scale The 5G Core standard defines a Service-Based Architecture (SBA) that is designed from the start for cloud-native 5G network deployment. This enables communication service providers to build and iterate network functions faster, with greater scalability and flexibility than before. Cloud-native 5G also paves the way for network slicing, so
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The Streaming Video Alliance said this week that it successfully demonstrated multi-provider interoperability of its Open Caching APIs, connecting content caches from multiple entities in a new testbed order to deliver streaming video. The testing involved Disney+ as the content origin, with Broadpeak and Telefonica implementing the Alliance’s Open Caching (OC) specs. Broadpeak acted as
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Taiwan-based TSMC, the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturer, reportedly plans to raise prices between 10-20%, impacting devices from smartphones to automobiles. The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter, reported that TSMC expects to raise prices on its most advanced chips by about 10% and on less advanced chips by as much as
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Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Lights, camera phone, T-Mo T-Mobile USA Inc. will continue its innovative marketing campaign
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Chinese operators recorded a net addition of 43.71 million 5G subscribers in July, according to the carriers’ latest available figures. China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added 28.91 million 5G subscribers in July. The carrier said it ended last month with 279.60 million 5G subscribers, compared to 84.05 million 5G customers
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