Verizon executives outlined plans to significantly ramp its C-Band network deployment spending in the second half of the year, as it works towards an initial goal of covering 100 million people in 46 markets. During Verizon’s Q2 earnings call earlier this week, bosses explained it had already spent around $160 million on its C-Band deployment
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Prime Day 2021 is nearly here and our readers have asked us for help in finding the best deals and offers. For this year’s annual advertisement for its subscription service, Amazon has revealed deals, discounts, and offers on various products, including smartphones, wearables, and other gadgets. Companies including OnePlus, Samsung, and Xiaomi are also launching
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Verizon hailed its 5G progress during the second quarter, noting 20 per cent of its phone subscribers had compatible devices, the bulk of which were C-Band capable. On the company’s earnings call, CEO Hans Vestberg (pictured) noted more Verizon customers are using digital channels to purchase phones, though there was also an increase in footfall
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VOCHI, a Belarus-based startup behind a clever computer vision-based video editing app used by online creators, has raised an additional $2.4 million in a “late-seed” round that follows the company’s initial $1.5 million round led by Ukraine-based Genesis Investments last year. The new funds follow a period of significant growth for the mobile tool, which
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Huge parts of the Internet including Zomato, Paytm, Disney+ Hostar, Sony LIV, Paytm, PlayStation Network (PSN), and Steam are down for many users around the world. About an hour after the outages started being reported, Internet infrastructure provider Akamai confirmed that it is facing an outage. According to Internet outage tracker DownDetector, the outage seems
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Airtel on Thursday revised its postpaid plan portfolio for both retail and corporate customers. The revision upgrades the Rs. 999 retail Airtel postpaid plan with better data benefits, while corporate customers have now been provided with postpaid plans starting at Rs. 299. Alongside revising the postpaid plans for its retail and corporate subscribers, the telco
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AT&T is selling another of its content operations, this time in Latin America, as it looks to focus on the connectivity side of the business there, much like it is doing back home. The US operator is offloading Vrio, which provides video services across a variety of platforms – DirecTV’s Latin American unit, Sky Brasil,
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The National Governors Association (NGA) in the USA is the voice of the leaders of 55 states, territories, and commonwealths. On May 24th, the Resource Center for State Cybersecurity featured a panel of experts from AT&T for a conversation on understanding the 5G ecosystem, security risks, supply chain resilience and the challenges and opportunities that
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According to Ericsson, this is Ireland’s first indoor 5G campus network in a live manufacturing environment Ericsson and Three Ireland have launched what they say is Ireland’s first indoor 5G campus network in a live manufacturing environment at Glanbia’s multi-purpose dairy processing plant in Ballyragget, County Kilkenny. The indoor network is designed to deliver enhanced
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Verizon Communications will make Google’s Messages the default messaging app on all Android devices it sells starting next year, the US wireless carrier said on Tuesday. With that move, Verizon would join peers AT&T and T-Mobile US in propping up competition to Apple’s iMessage service. Alphabet-owned Google’s Messages comes with features similar to those in iMessage,
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Bharti Airtel has inked a mobile networks deal with Intel that will see it tap into the flexibility of OpenRAN technology as it rolls out 5G. The companies call it “a collaboration to drive network development of 4G and 5G virtualized radio access network (vRAN) and open radio access network (RAN) technology to transform Airtel’s
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Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile and AT&T, the last of America’s “big three” Verizon announced that Android Messages will be the default bearer of its RCS messaging service from next year. Even before the telcos formally abandoned their joint Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative (CCMI), T-Mobile had already adopted Android’s RCS solution which Google launched
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Samsung just sent out invites for its next Unpacked event. There are those companies that like to sneak hints into their invites — and then there’s Samsung. The note leads with the big, bold words “Get ready to unfold” and features a pair of flat-colored objects that can reasonably be said to resemble the form
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Pegasus spyware from Israel-based NSO Group was found to have allegedly helped governments in countries, including India, to hack into the phones of thousands of activists, journalists, and politicians. An international consortium of news outlets revealed some details of the targets in the last couple of days. However, the scope of targeted attacks through Pegasus
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