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Study: US OTA antenna adoption grows among young

Findings from Horowitz Research’s latest State of OTA 2022 report, which tracks the evolving market for over-the-air (OTA) antennas, wireless 5G home Internet services, and other disruptive technologies, reveal some notable changes in digital antenna penetration in 2022. The study looks at the role digital antennas play in keeping consumers connected to live, linear broadcast […]

December 9, 2022

5G download speed benchmark set

Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved a new 5G download peak speed benchmark of 7.3Gbps achieved in Telstra’s live commercial network. The new global downlink speed benchmark for a single user was achieved at a Telstra live mobile site located at the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia. According to Ericsson, this latest achievement further demonstrates […]

December 8, 2022

Report: US FWA up 70% during 2022

Based on insights from more than two million T‑Mobile broadband customers, US telco T-Mobile’s 2022 State of Fixed Wireless report suggests that over the last couple of years, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) has massively disrupted the traditional Internet industry. In the third quarter of 2022, T-Mobile welcomed its two millionth Internet customer, doubling its total […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: 5G-Advanced to boost wireless networks

Trade body 5G Americas has published a study, Becoming 5G-Advanced: the 3GPP 2025 Roadmap, which explores major enhancements in Artificial Intelligence, extended reality and beyond in 3GPP Release 18. “The work done by 3GPP in Release 17 improved 5G New Radio (NR) by adding support for new services, reduced-capability user equipment, non-terrestrial networks, frequency bands […]

December 8, 2022By Colin Mann

Telstra trials live broadcast contribution over 5G

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has trialled 5G Standalone Network Slicing technology with Australian broadcaster Network Ten to test how this technology could support its live coverage of the Flemington Spring Racing carnival. Telstra’s 5G Network Slicing technology provides a video, audio and data connection that combines the low cost and availability of Telstra’s broad mobile […]

December 8, 2022

SIG: “Risk of 5G interference on satellite controlled”

The Satcoms Innovation Group (SIG) has concluded that the risk of interference to satellite systems from 5G is, although real, controlled and being effectively resolved on a case-by-case basis by satellite operators and affected clients. This conclusion was reached following a review of the findings of the SIG 5G working group, which commenced in November 2021, to […]

December 7, 2022

Data: World Cup boosts streaming app installs

Mobile marketing analytics platform, Adjust, and app intelligence provider, Apptopia, have released data on streaming app installs, sessions and session lengths pertaining to FIFA World Cup. Key insights include: Streaming app installs spiked globally during opening day. The start of the FIFA World Cup took place on November 20th and it was one of the […]

December 6, 2022

AST SpaceMobile raises $75m

AST SpaceMobile, the company building what it claims is the first space-based cellular broadband network accessible directly by standard mobile phones, has confirmed the closing of its offering of 13,636,364 shares of Class A Common Stock raising gross proceeds of $75 million (€71.1m). Riley Securities (B. Riley) was the sole book-running manager of the offering. […]

December 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Deutsche Telekom accelerates fibre rollout

In the coming year, Deutsche Telekom plans to increase the pace of its fibre rollout significantly, with 2.5 to 3 million connections set to be added in 2023. In the current year, Telekom’s fibre team is fully on track to achieve the goal of offering FTTH connections to an additional 2 million households and businesses. […]

December 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Deloitte: ‘Ads on all streaming services’

Consultancy firm Deloitte predicts that by mid-2023, all major video subscription services will have launched an ad-funded tier alongside ad-free offerings in Europe. By the end of 2024, Deloitte predicts that half of these providers will also have launched a free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) service. Additionally, around two-thirds of consumers will use at least […]

December 2, 2022