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Public Utilities, Telecommunications

T-Mobile US ‘dominates’ 5G download speed in latest Opensignal report

October 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The latest Opensignal 5G experience report revealed that T-Mobile US has “an impressive lead in 5G Download Speed” thanks to its deployment progress of mid-band spectrum. T-Mobile’s score increased 35.6% since July, hitting 118.7 Mbps, while Verizon saw their average […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Dell digs into telecom with solutions supporting 5G, Open RAN

October 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

In June, Dell Technologies revealed intentions to enhance its participation in the telecommunications industry by driving an open ecosystem with its Project Metalweaver and related solutions. This week, the company took its first major step in this journey with the […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

GSA reports 180 mobile carriers have already deployed 5G in 72 countries

October 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

A total of 180 operators in 72 countries had already launched one or more 3GPP-compliant 5G services as of the end of September, according to the latest update from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). Also, 465 operators in 139 […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

3.45 GHz auction makes its first billion in bids

October 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3.45 GHz auction has surpassed one billion dollars in bidding after eight rounds, with bids totaling $1.185 billion. There’s still quite a ways to go before the auction hits its minimum reserve price of $14.7 billion. Three rounds of […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

American Tower expands data center footprint with DataSite acquisition

October 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

American Tower has closed the acquisition of data center owner/operator DataSite. The tower company will now assume responsibility for all management and operations of DataSite’s two data center locations in Atlanta, Georgia and Orlando, Florida. This deal expends the company’s […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

3.45 GHz auction raises $672 million in its first day

October 6, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3.45 GHz auction of 100 megahertz of midband spectrum raised more than $672 million in its first two rounds of bidding. The auction reserve price is $14.7 billion. Three additional rounds of bidding are scheduled for today. Sasha Javid, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

AT&T tapped for $39.6M public-private fiber expansion in Indiana

October 4, 2021

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T beat out several competitors to win a nearly $40 million public-private partnership deal designed to bring almost ubiquitous fiber coverage to Vanderburgh County, Indiana. The project aims to cover more than 20,000 homes and businesses across the county and […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Three commercial markets ripe for 5G driven digital transformation

October 4, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The consumer smartphone market was the first market to be disrupted by 5G. Today, wireless providers, smartphone vendors, and app developers are already providing a wide variety of 5G-based products and services, and beginning to make the easily available, super-fast […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC considers public safety, IoT spectrum needs

October 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is taking a new look at the spectrum needs of public safety and the internet of things, and the agency officially rescinded rules passed under the Trump administration that would have allowed state-by-state leasing of 50 […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC awards $1.2 billion in emergency connectivity funds

September 27, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission has parceled out a first wave of $1.2 billion in emergency connectivity funding, which the agency says will help to connect more than 3.6 million students across the United States. According to the FCC, the $1.2 […]