Nokia Signs Five-Year Deal With AT&T For C-Band 5G Equipment

Nokia has scored a big win, signing a five-year deal with AT&T to provide 5G equipment for the carrier’s C-Band spectrum rollout.

Ericsson Beats Forecast On Strong 5G Demand

Ericsson has reported its quarterly results, beating forecasts on increasing 5G demand.

East Coast Outage Impacts Google, Slack, Verizon, Zoom, AWS

A major outage is impacting customers on the East Coast, with some of the most critical companies being affected.

19 Devices Will Stop Working on T-Mobile’s Network

T-Mobile has confirmed that 19 devices will stop working on its network at the end of the month.

Huawei Opening First Factory Outside of China

Huawei is preparing to open its first network equipment factory outside of China, as the company works to address security concerns.

FCC Opens Auction for Mid-Band 5G Spectrum

The FCC has started its auction for 3.5 GHz mid-band spectrum for 5G.

UK Reverses Course, Bans Huawei

In an about-face, the UK has announced it is instituting a complete ban of Huawei equipment from its networks.

T-Mobile Explains Outage: ‘We Didn’t Meet Our Own Bar For Excellence’

T-Mobile experienced a major outage Monday, impacting thousands of customers around the world as voice and text services were down.

T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T Experiencing Outages

All three of the nation’s largest wireless carriers are experiencing technical difficulties Monday, with customers reporting outages across services.

Huawei Losing Ground as Deutsche Telekom and Bell Canada Choose Ericsson

Huawei has been shut out of some high-profile 5G contracts, as both Deutsche Telekom and Bell Canada have gone with Ericsson.

U.S. Taking Measures to Limit Huawei’s Chip Supplies

U.S. officials are moving forward with plans to cut off Huawei’s chip supplies in an effort to blunt the company’s 5G dominance.

Akamai Throttling Game Download Speeds to Ease Network Congestion

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Akamai has announced it’s going to start slowing down video game downloads during peak times.

Nokia May Consider Merger, Asset Sale As Pressure Mounts

Once the darling of the mobile industry, Nokia has struggled to compete in recent years and may be considering drastic action to remain competitive.

U.S. Reveals Evidence on Huawei’s Spying Risk

According to the report, U.S. officials say that Huawei is exploiting a legitimate backdoor that is reserved for law enforcement.

Austria Will Work With EU Partners On Huawei Decision

As Britain and Germany consider whether to ban Huawei, Austria has said it will collaborate with EU partners on a decision, according to Reuters. The U.S. and Huawei have been engaged in a war over the company’s role in helping…

Senators Propose Over $1 Billion To Fund Huawei Alternatives

CNBC is reporting that a bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation to spend more than $1 billion to fund 5G alternatives to Huawei. Huawei is currently the number one provider of 5G equipment around the world. In spite of…

Verizon On Track For 5G In 30 Cities In 2019

CNET is reporting that Verizon has turned on its 5G network in Los Angeles, Des Moines, IA and Hoboken, NJ, putting the carrier on target for 30 cities in 2019. According to CNET, “Verizon’s 5G network is already live in…

T-Mobile Delivers 5G Network Days Ahead of Schedule

T-Mobile originally announced it was unveiling its nationwide 5G network on December 6. It seems the carrier has beat expectations, unveiling 5G today, four days ahead of schedule. According to Engadget, the network T-Mobile has turned on is its 600…

Oracle Releases Tool to Help Improve Internet Routing Security

In a blog post, Oracle announced the release of IXP Filter Check, a security tool designed to monitor route filtering at internet exchange points (IXPs). Oracle has partnered with the Internet Society in an effort to improve internet security. IXPs…

VMware CEO: Why Can’t We Build the Telco Network Like the Clouds?

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger suggests that with the advent of 5G the telco network should be built like the clouds. “Why can’t we build the telco network like the clouds have been built for with scalability, flexibility, efficiency, and agility?” says Gelsinger.