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AT&T partners with military for maritime 5G, edge compute experiments

Fierce Wireless | Sept. 16, 2021, 6:17 p.m.

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AT&T takes 5G and edge computing to sea

Light Reading | Sept. 16, 2021, noon

AT&T and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) said they will test 5G and edge computing-powered sea applications 'that connect crewed and non-crewed vessels and sensors.'

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Call for universities to collaborate on £9m 5G project to transform UK manufacturing

Total Telecom | Sept. 15, 2021, 9 p.m.

The software company leading a £9m government-backed project designed to show the potential of 5G technology to revolutionise UK manufacturing is calling on universities to get involved. Zeetta Networks is the lead partner on the 5G-ENCODE project, through which a 5G-powered smart factory is being built at Bristol’s National Composites Centre (NCC). The project is part-funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and is one of the UK government’…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Telefonica opts for NEC for pre-commercial Open RAN trials in four global markets

Total Telecom | Sept. 14, 2021, 9 p.m.

Telefónica has joined hands with NEC to conduct Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) pre-commercial trials in Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom and Brazil.As per the details of the agreement, once the companies achieved successful milestones through the pilot trials in Germany and the UK, NEC will be the prime system integrator (SI) to implement and conduct trials of multiple vendor…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Nokia CEO aims to catch next wave of 5G investment

Fierce Wireless | Sept. 14, 2021, 6:17 p.m.

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Parallel Wireless to open new R&D centers for open RAN

Light Reading | Sept. 14, 2021, 11:28 a.m.

Parallel Wireless said it will open new open RAN research and development centers in the UK and Israel.

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Vodafone Oman Selects Netcracker Digital BSS To Support Mobile Network Launch

Total Telecom | Sept. 13, 2021, 9 p.m.

Netcracker Technology announced today a strategic partnership with Vodafone Oman, the newly formed mobile network in the Sultanate of Oman. Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and has partner operations with mobile networks in 41 countries…read more on TotalTele.com »

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AT&T partners OneWeb to help reach remote customers

Total Telecom | Sept. 8, 2021, 9 p.m.

Yesterday, AT&T announced they had struck a new partnership with LEO satellite operator OneWeb, seeking to use the growing constellation to serve their hard-to-reach business customers. Currently, AT&T claims that over 9 million of its business customers are within 1,000 feet of its fibre network, but this nonetheless leaves many remote customers unable to access high-quality connectivity, be that via fibre or mobile. In fact, for some of these areas, their access to gigabit-capable fibre or a 5G mobile connection is unlikely to improve any time soon –…read more on TotalTele.com »

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Veon sells Russian tower assets

Broadband TV News | Sept. 6, 2021, 5:09 a.m.

Veon has agreed to sell its mobile network towers in Russia to Service-Telecom for R70.65 billion (€816 million). Service-Telecom is a well-known partner of Veon’s VimpelCom, which operates in Russia under the Beeline brand, and already provides the company with passive infrastructure across various regions in the country. According to Veon, the transaction involves the […]

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Veon raises almost $1bn in Russian tower sale

Total Telecom | Sept. 5, 2021, 9 p.m.

Today, global connectivity player Veon has signed a new agreement to offload the entirety of their Russian mobile tower portfolio to infrastructure specialist Service-Telecom.The deal, valued at around $970 million, will see Service-Telecom gain full ownership of Veon’s Russian tower unit NTC, comprising around 15,400 mobile towers across the country. This move builds on Service-Telecom’…read more on TotalTele.com »

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