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MPs criticise Government gigabit targets response

MPs criticise Government gigabit targets response

Julian Knight, Chair of the UK parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, has criticised the Government for its failure to answer questions on how it intends to deliver on…

Research: US MSOs control 70% of fixed broadband

The eight top US MSOs collectively added 4.8 million fixed broadband customers in 2020 and now control approximately 69 per cent of the US fixed internet market. Leichtman Research Group…

Forecast: 5G roaming subs 147m globally by 2025

Forecast: 5G roaming subs 147m globally by 2025

A study from Juniper Research forecasts that the number of international 5G roaming subscribers will reach 147 million by 2025; increasing from 4.3 million in 2021. This represents a growth…

FCC proposes freeing up more 5G spectrum

FCC proposes freeing up more 5G spectrum

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has shared with her colleagues a draft Order that would make much-needed mid-band spectrum available for 5G. If adopted at the Commission’s March 17th Open…

ICASA silent on 5G auction participants

ICASA silent on 5G auction participants

South Africa’s telecommunications regulator ICASA is facing criticism for not releasing the names of bidders who have qualified to participate in the nation’s 5G spectrum auction. ICASA had planned to…

Gilat offers next-gen Aquarius 5G LEO/GEO solutions

Israel-based Gilat Satellite Networks has already delivered successful in-orbit testing of its 5G/Low Earth Orbiting VSAT technology. Now marketed as ‘Aquarius’, the system was on board Telesat’s first pair of…

Analyst: 5G in 37% of UK, but only used a fifth of the time

Analyst: 5G in 37% of UK, but only used a fifth of the time

Mobile network benchmarking firm Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) has released the results of its latest nationwide drive test assessing mobile network performance of the four major operators. The national test…

FCC: C-band auction over

Jessica Rosenworcel, the FCC’s acting chair, says the 5G auction for new spectrum in the US has ended. “Stay tuned for the final results of this auction,” she tweeted. “We’ll…

Report: 5G the “moonshot objective” for satellite

The world’s major satellite players are busy preparing for 5G. While much of the focus has been on the US, where some of their C-band frequencies have been auctioned off…

DISH: 7 new 5G tower deals

DISH: 7 new 5G tower deals

As US connectivity company DISH constructs the nation’s first cloud-native, Open RAN-based 5G wireless network, the company has signed seven new tower agreements. These agreements, with Harmoni Towers, Mobilite, Parallel…

Omnispace wants LEO/MEO system for 5G

Washington DC-based Omnispace is a relatively new name in the satellite industry. It says in its mission statement that it wants to “redefine mobile connectivity for the 21st century”. It…

BT Q3: Fibre, 5G progress

BT Q3: Fibre, 5G progress

In reporting its results for the nine months to December 31st 2020, multiplay telco BT has claimed progress in its fibre and 5G deployment. Its digital infrastructure subsidiary Openreach’s FTTP…

Sky Deutschland, Vodafone, LiveU team for 5G Bundesliga test

Sky Deutschland, Vodafone, LiveU team for 5G Bundesliga test

LiveU played a central role in a successful 5G test with pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland and Vodafone, trialling wireless 5G transmissions with multiple cameras to demonstrate the possibilities for engaging…

Verizon Super Bowl 5G immersive experiences

Verizon Super Bowl 5G immersive experiences

At a time when large gatherings are limited, finding ways to bring people together safely, in-person and virtually, is more important than ever. Accordingly, US telco Verizon is using the…

Report: Cloud gaming will transform video games industry

Cloud gaming will fundamentally change the video games industry over the next ten years, according to data and analytics company GlobalData, bidding farewell to traditional disk-based PC and console games…

EE Mobile Network sees 5G usage soar

EE has released its latest Mobile Network Index report, revealing new insights on how and where 5G is being used, and trends from the festive and new year period. Marc…

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