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T-Mobile reveals Intel as 5G partner for nationwide 600MHz network

T-Mobile reveals Intel as 5G partner for nationwide 600MHz network

The third-largest U.S. carrier appears to be relying on a different 5G modem chip strategy than leading competitors Verizon and AT&T.
Vodafone will hide Ericsson 4G/5G cell antennas under manhole covers

Vodafone will hide Ericsson 4G/5G cell antennas under manhole covers

Rather than filling public spaces with small cell towers, Vodafone is deploying a 4G/5G wireless solution that goes into manholes at ground level.

Here’s what caused yesterday’s O2 and SoftBank outages

It appears that most mobile carriers, including O2 and SoftBank, have recovered from yesterday’s cell phone network outage that was triggered by a shutdown of Ericsson equipment running on their
O2 and Ericsson Apologize After 4G Service Outage Affects Millions of Smartphones

O2 and Ericsson Apologize After 4G Service Outage Affects Millions of Smartphones

Cellular network operator O2 on Friday said its data networks had been restored after millions of smartphones across the UK and Japan were taken offline yesterday (via BBC). A statement on its

Network outages affect millions of mobile customers in the UK and Japan

Mobile phone customers in the UK and Japan were affected by a network outage today, one that impacted millions of users, the Financial Times reports. A number of SoftBank customers in Japan lost

Ericsson software problem has been causing widespread cell phone outages

A problem with the software in Ericsson equipment is causing outages across the world, including O2 users in Great Britain and SoftBank users in Japan, according to a report in the Financial Times
Ericsson: 5G will have fastest rollout ever, going mainstream in 2020

Ericsson: 5G will have fastest rollout ever, going mainstream in 2020

The next two years will be key to establishing 5G as the world's next wireless communications standard, as smartphones and services roll out globally.
Ericsson CEO: 5G Wireless Networks Are ‘Critical National Infrastructure’

Ericsson CEO: 5G Wireless Networks Are ‘Critical National Infrastructure’

Still, Börje Ekholm believes competition will be fiercer between companies than countries.
Ericsson CEO: 5G Wireless Networks Are ‘Critical National Infrastructure’

Ericsson CEO: 5G Wireless Networks Are ‘Critical National Infrastructure’

Still, Börje Ekholm believes competition will be fiercer between companies than countries.
AT&T and Ericsson team up to improve ‘Internet of Things’ security

AT&T and Ericsson team up to improve ‘Internet of Things’ security

AT&T and Ericsson have teamed up to combat cybersecurity threats in the IoT world. With a growing number of business implementing connected devices into their day-to-day operations, steps must be
T-Mobile strikes $3.5 billion 5G deal with Ericsson, matching recent Nokia investment

T-Mobile strikes $3.5 billion 5G deal with Ericsson, matching recent Nokia investment

Now that the 5G standards are complete (both standalone and the kind that piggybacks on LTE), American carriers are rushing to pump up the hype ahead of initial trials and deployments. For T-Mobile,
Ericsson debuts Spectrum Sharing so 5G networks can run on 4G towers

Ericsson debuts Spectrum Sharing so 5G networks can run on 4G towers

Ericsson is offering carriers a software upgrade called Ericsson Spectrum Sharing, which can turn their existing 4G towers into hybrid 4G/5G towers -- starting in 2019.

5G iPhone will cost Apple a pretty penny

There’s no doubt Apple will eventually make a 5G iPhone. The high-speed standard was finalized a few months ago, and wireless service providers are building 5G networks. The next step is for the

Nokia will make €3 for every 5G smartphone sold

Licensing-related patent wars are pretty run-of-the-mill occurrences for tech companies -- there's always a report of some spat or another in the news. But now Nokia, and a bunch of other giants, are
Ericsson is increasing 5G and AI investments to speed U.S. rollouts

Ericsson is increasing 5G and AI investments to speed U.S. rollouts

Ericsson announced today that it is increasing its investments in the United States to speed deployments of 5G, AI, and automation technologies in North America.
Verizon taps Ericsson for 5G-ready network gear with 4G speed boosts

Verizon taps Ericsson for 5G-ready network gear with 4G speed boosts

Ericsson announced today that it will be supplying 5G-ready network hardware for new Verizon markets, delivering faster speeds for 4G users ahead of the late 2018-early 2019 5G transition.
Ericsson doubles its 2023 forecast for IoT connections

Ericsson doubles its 2023 forecast for IoT connections

STOCKHOLM (By Olof Swahnberg, Reuters) – Ericsson has almost doubled its forecast for connected cellular Internet of Things (IoT) in 2023 to 3.5 billion, the mobile telecom gear maker said on Tuesday.
Data Sheet—How Verizon’s New CEO Wants to Do Good, Not Just Do Well

Data Sheet—How Verizon’s New CEO Wants to Do Good, Not Just Do Well

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Monday, June 11, 2018.
Data Sheet—How Verizon’s New CEO Wants to Do Good, Not Just Do Well

Data Sheet—How Verizon’s New CEO Wants to Do Good, Not Just Do Well

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Monday, June 11, 2018.

Hans Vestberg to take over as Verizon’s CEO in August

Verizon today announced CEO Lowell McAdam is stepping down from his post as August 1, 2018, seven years to the day he took the spot. He will stay on as Executive Chairman of the Board through the end