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Intel sets fast track to 5G, collaborates with Nokia, NTT, SK Telecom

Intel executives used the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015 to describe a 5G world where drones and balloons will connect the unconnected, and consumers won't need to be concerned whether it's Wi-Fi or 4G-- everything will just work seamlessly like on big network.

Windstream brings broadband wireless service to Philadelphia

Windstream is taking its fixed wireless solution to Philadelphia, adding another market where it will provide complementary network access to its wireline network to business customers.

CenturyLink is conducting 100 Mbps over copper trial in Salt Lake City

CenturyLink has begun trialing a new 100 Mbps service over its existing copper network for consumer and business customers in Salt Lake City.

Video, virtual reality and vehicle connectivity are paving the way to 5G

Thanks to the widespread deployment of LTE in the U.S., mobile broadband services are now ubiquitous. Today's consumers own multiple connected devices-- from tablets to smartphones-- and their usage of the wireless network is growing exponentially.

Huawei, Red Hat complete multi-vendor test in heavy traffic NFV situations

Now that network functions virtualization (NFV) has the support of 38 operators worldwide, companies like Huawei and Red Hat are doing their part to speed deployment of the technology. That also means making sure it works with multiple vendors' architectures.

Sprint's Saw: Our network densification won't be 'a traditional slow and expensive build'

Sprint CTO John Saw said that Sprint's network densification, which will include thousands of new macro cell sites and tens of thousands of small cells, will not be "a traditional slow and expensive build."

Windstream, HP to jointly deliver cloud-based backup, disaster recovery services

Windstream has joined HP's PartnerOne Program where it will deliver hosted solutions built on HP Helion and infrastructure platforms for its growing cloud customer base.

FairPoint takes $37.4M in CAF II funds, eyes broadband expansion for 105K locations

FairPoint has accepted $37.4 million in funding from Phase II of the FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF-II), enabling it to build network infrastructure that will bring 10/1 Mbps broadband services to nearly 105,000 locations in 14 states.

America Movil, Telekom Austria abandon bid for Telekom Srbija

America Movil and its Austrian subsidiary Telekom Austria pulled out of the race to acquire Serbian operator Telekom Srbija due to the high cost of buying the company and its lack of profitability.

Swisscom tests 450 Mbps LTE network, plans Wi-Fi calling launch

Swisscom said it is testing an LTE network offering data rates of up to 450 Mbps that it aims to launch by the year-end to meet growing mobile data demand.