Test and Measurement: FCC gives its blessing to 5G testbeds in New York, Salt Lake
Fri Sep 20 12:07:52 EDT 2019
The Federal Communications Commission is throwing its support behind two 5G testbeds — one in New York City, one in Salt Lake City — with experimental licensing which will let companies and universities more easily take their 5G testing into real-world urban locations. Funding for the two 5G testbeds was announced last year by the [...]
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RCS adoption picks up as new business use cases emerge
Fri Sep 20 11:31:05 EDT 2019
Application-to-person messaging is driving RCS adoption globally At the 2019 Competitive Carriers Association Convention, Josh Wigginton, VP of product management at Interop Technologies, spoke about the future of Rich Communication Services (RCS), which despite a slow adoption, is now picking up as business use cases become more evident. RCS is moving beyond a consumer experience. [...]
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Digital transformationits starting to work (Reader Forum)
Fri Sep 20 11:21:17 EDT 2019
To say carriers have had a tough time of it in recent years would be an understatement. Technology changes, the arrival of new digital players and the proliferation of more and more digital services have seen carriers invest heavily in transformation programs. The good news is that these investments are starting to pay off. While [...]
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Canadian telcos strike reciprocal LTE-M roaming deals with AT&T
Fri Sep 20 10:40:12 EDT 2019
Canadian telecom operators Bell, Telus and Rogers have struck roaming partnerships with AT&T to provide their business customers access to AT&T’s LTE-M network across the United States. Bell, which claims to be the first telco to launch LTE-M services in Canada, said that the reciprocal agreement enables AT&T customers to roam on Bell’s national [...]
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