Italy-based TIM tested full duplex relay technology from U.S. start-up Kumu Networks that is designed to enable the transmission capacity of LTE networks to be doubled from current levels through the use of self-interference cancellation (SIC) techniques.
While a lot of speculation has centered on which wireless operators will participate in FirstNet's bidding process, Rivada Networks wants to remind everyone that it's in the running as well.
Verizon CFO Fran Shammo declined to say whether the company is considering a purchase of Yahoo, noting that "You can't talk about something that's not up for sale," according to a Reuters article.
Analysts generally agree that Verizon's latest earnings report demonstrates another solid quarter. But there's little consensus about how bright the future is for the nation's largest carrier.
Verizon told the New York Assembly Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions in a hearing this week that it invested over $1.8 billion in the state's wireline and wireless networks in 2014, refuting criticism that it has not lived up to its buildout commitments.
A coalition of 60 consumer groups have asked the FCC to adopt rules that require large ISPs to protect personal data collected and shared without their consent.
Verizon more than held its own during a brutally competitive fourth quarter in the wireless market, posting 1.52 million net adds and a churn of just 0.96 percent. And it vowed to be the first carrier to deploy 5G in the United States.
Verizon's chief financial officer confirmed during a fourth quarter earnings call that the telco is looking at options for its data center business "to see if the asset is more valuable inside or outside of the portfolio."
Verizon is now offering 50 Mbps as its default speed tier at a time when overall new subscriber growth is leveling off as it penetrates its existing markets.
Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said his company will make changes to its FiOS Custom TV product, which granularly controls which programming networks customers receive in their video service. "We're going to refresh it so that we're in compliance with our contractual relationships [with programmers]," Shammo told investors during Verizon's fourth-quarter earnings call.