BEDMINSTER, N.J.-- Verizon Wireless plans to launch carrier aggregation for its 700 MHz and AWS spectrum in 2015 along with other LTE Advanced features, according to a Verizon executive.
AT&T is continuing in its ongoing battle to stamp out would-be municipal broadband competitors with its latest move to challenge Chanute, Kan., from building a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network that could deliver 1 Gbps service to residential and business customers.
Wireline revenue will continue to decline by 1 percent in 2014 and 2015, according to credit rating firm Moody's. However, the rate of decline should improve as telcos like AT&T and Verizon see growth in residential TV and broadband services.
There's no doubt that 5G will be a global phenomenon and Japan, China, South Korea, the United States and Europe are all involved in various research efforts. International collaboration is strongly promoted by all regions, but there is also a competitive element that will see different countries and regions strive to secure some sort of leadership with 5G.
Zayo has begun deploying small cell sites in Indianapolis for a large wireless operator, a win that illustrates the service provider's aggressive movement into this growing space is paying off.
Comcast and Charter have been actively rolling out new cloud-based user guides for their users, but their approaches vary widely.
Endaga recently completed a $1.2 million round of seed funding to help it advance its mission of bringing cellular access to more than 1 billion people around the world who don't have it.
CenturyLink has become the latest service provider to protest against the pending Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger, saying that if the deal is approved, it will increase content costs for emerging telco TV players like itself that don't have the same scale and impede competition.
SummitIG will provide dark fiber connectivity services to QTS Realty Trust's data center campus in Richmond, Va., a sign of the growing trend to extend fiber-based services to colocation centers.
Europe was late to the game in terms of LTE deployments and is determined not to be behind the curve when it comes to researching, developing and deploying "5G" networks. Special report