AT&T extends joint venture with China Telecom
Tue Jun 27 21:30:54 EDT 2017
AT&T joint venture with China Telecom will have expanded scope, including VoLTE roaming AT&T and China Telecom have inked a deal to develop network services in the areas of cloud-based big data, Voice over LTE roaming, software-defined networks and the internet of things for multinational corporations operating in China. The two companies said that they [...]
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Analyst Angle: 5G fixed wireless access for wireless fiber broadband in U.S. urban markets
Tue Jun 27 19:42:59 EDT 2017
Despite calls for harmonized 5G spectrum at MWC, the US and EU seem to be on different paths at least in the near term. Several spectrum bands were identified by the ITU WRC-15 for future 5G services, including three bands above 6GHz in the 24 GHz, 31 GHz and 40 GHz bands. Europe is currently focusing [...]
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AT&T launches Austin 5G trial with DirecTV
Tue Jun 27 11:25:55 EDT 2017
Fixed wireless Austin 5G trial integrates DirecTV Now AT&T has launched its second fixed wireless “5G” trial in Austin, Tex., this time testing out millimeter wave spectrum for the delivery of live TV as well as broadband services. After successful testing in the lab at its Middletown, N.J. facility earlier this year, AT&T is moving [...]
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Report: Sprint deal with T-Mobile on ice as Comcast, Charter muscle in
Tue Jun 27 11:24:50 EDT 2017
It looks like the most talked-about deal in telecom is on hold for most of the summer, thanks to two of the cable industry’s most experienced deal makers. John Malone and Brian Roberts have reportedly backed an exclusive deal with Sprint which prevents the carrier from talking to any other potential partners until late July. [...]
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