Tag: networks

Networking, Tech

DISH has big plans for its cloud-based 5G network that go beyond serving Boost customers

December 1, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The satellite TV honchos from DISH used to be at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, expressing a number of concerns citing lack of competition and the potential boost of plan prices in front of the FCC. […]

Tech, Wireless

Best prepaid phone plans on the Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T networks

February 25, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Now that Verizon is acquiring TracFone, the largest independent prepaid phone provider in the US, and T-Mobile offloaded brands like Boost or Virgin, the no-contract plan sands have shifted tremendously in the US. Fret not, as we are here to guide you […]

Networking, Tech

Ericsson increases 5G forecast despite uncertainty

May 12, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

Ericsson has increased its 5G forecast despite the ongoing uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, predicting there will be 2.8 billion connections by 2025 – 200 million more than previously estimated. Last month, the Swedish telecoms giant told investors the […]

Networking, Tech

See Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint LTE speed gains, and imagine their 5G future

April 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

While our good ol’ 4G LTE networks speeds are beginning to appear in the rearview mirror, especially in the few areas where Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint have 5G equipment up and running, it has been a remarkable ride. A […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech

UK mobile carriers politely ask people to stop burning 5G towers

April 6, 2020

Via: The Verge

The top four UK mobile operators have issued a joint statement asking for help to stop people burning 5G towers. Multiple cell towers were targeted in the UK last week in apparent arson attacks, after online conspiracy theories have been […]

News and Press

Verizon: Companies will sacrifice mobile security for profitability, convenience

March 3, 2020

Via: ComputerWorld

Despite an increase in the number of companies hit by mobile attacks that led to compromises, four in 10 businesses sacrificed security to meet profit goals or avoid “cumbersome” security processes, according to Verizon’s third annual Mobile Security Index 2020. […]

News and Press

Brexit to bring back roaming fees from 2021 unless networks say otherwise

January 30, 2020


The UK government released a travel advisory on Thursday telling British citizens how travel to and within the EU will change after the country leaves the bloc. On the list of things to prepare for is the potential return of […]

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T-Mobile upgrades 4G and 5G networks in Miami ahead of the Super Bowl

January 24, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The Super Bowl is probably the biggest annual sporting event in North America. Fans from across the country gather in Miami on February 3rd to watch the NFL championship final and they’ll want to have a good time above all. […]

Networking, Tech

In the 5G race of 2019, consumers were the real losers

December 24, 2019


It’s the beginning of 2019, and the hype for 5G is immense. Verizon talks about all of the different applications at a keynote at CES. A few next-generation networks had already turned on in December 2018, and after years of […]

News and Press

US proposes $1bn fund for operators to remove Huawei kit

September 25, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The US is proposing legislation that would provide rural mobile operators with access to up to $1 billion in public funding to replace Chinese-made infrastructure in their networks. Chinese vendors have largely been excluded from the US market, with major […]

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Huawei agrees to develop 5G in Russia

June 6, 2019


Huawei’s inked a deal to help with Russia’s 5G network. The embattled Chinese telecom will work with Russian counterpart MTS to develop the country’s next generation cellular network over the next year. Huawei Chairman Guo Ping and MTS boss Alexei […]

Networking, Tech

5G: these are the top five countries with the most advanced networks

March 6, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

A December report outlined how South Korea will lead the 5G smartphone adoption race, with an estimated 5.5 percent in 2019. The country is rolling out services and products as early as end of April/beginning of May, and, by the […]

Networking, Tech

Flaws in 4G and 5G allow snooping on calls, pinpointing device location

February 26, 2019


Newly discovered security flaws in the 4G and the emerging 5G cellular networks can be used to intercept phone calls and track the location of mobile devices, researchers say. The trio of attacks, discovered by a group of academics, is […]

Networking, Tech

Donald Trump Demands ‘6G’ Rollout ‘As Soon as Possible’

February 22, 2019

Via: Geek

Donald Trump is not a patient man. The president this week urged wireless carriers to deploy 5G and 6G networks “as soon as possible.” Except, those technologies don’t actually exist yet. Yes, Verizon and AT&T launched preliminary 5G services late […]

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European mobile operators bring forward 5G plans

September 11, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Moves by several mobile operators, especially in Europe, to bring the launch of their 5G networks forward has led analysts to increase their adoption forecasts, with the number of connections expected to reach 340 million by 2021. That figure will […]

Networking, Tech

Cisco targets mobile operators with ‘5G Now’

February 26, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Cisco has launched a major play for service providers and mobile operators with the launch of its ‘5G Now’ portfolio of services and products. Operators and traditional telecoms network equipment manufacturers such as Ericsson, Nokia and Huawei will use Mobile […]

Networking, Tech

These 3 cities will be the first to get real 5G

February 21, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

According to everything we’ve heard, 2018 will be the year that 5G stops being a distantly-whispered myth and starts becoming reality. The standards for 5G have been agreed by the telecoms industry, chip manufacturers have announced when their modems will […]

Editorial, Networking, Wireless

Alleviating cloud outages in advance, valuable for companies

August 14, 2017

Via: Andy Melman

Cloud outages are a dreadful perspective to contemplate. Many businesses have trusted their data storage, computing operations and communications to public or hybrid cloud service providers. Of course, private cloud (and by this we mean on-premises) can also suffer outages. […]

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We Need to Save the Internet from the Internet of Things

October 7, 2016

Via: Motherboard

Brian Krebs is a popular reporter on the cyber-security beat. He regularly exposes cyber-criminals and their tactics, and consequently is regularly a target of their ire. Last month, he wrote about an online attack-for-hire service that resulted in the arrest […]


End to End Monitoring Tames the SDN Beast

August 17, 2016

Via: Gigaom

In many cases, a Software Defined Network (SDN) can create as many problems as it solves. After all, SDNs can be complex beasts that need constant care and attention. That said, the drive behind adopting SDN technology is skyrocketing. Gartner […]