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AT&T working with Ericsson, Intel to test 5G in Q2, promises speeds up to 100 times faster than LTE

AT&T is collaborating with Ericsson and Intel to test 5G network technology in the operator's Austin, Texas, network labs starting in the second quarter of this year, and it plans to conduct outdoor tests and trials of the technology this summer. The company said that it expects to conduct field trials of 5G before year-end, with those trials focusing on providing wireless connectivity to fixed locations.

Verizon, Cisco lead $22M investment round for startup Veniam to drive Internet of Moving Things

Nobody's sitting still when it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), so it seems fitting that investors are putting $22 million in Series B funds toward the Internet of Moving Things, a space that startup Veniam is trailblazing. The round was led by Verizon Ventures with new investors Cisco Investments, Orange Digital Ventures and Yamaha Motor Ventures contributing.

Verizon iPhone customers to get Wi-Fi calling through Apple's iOS 9.3 beta

Verizon said it will offer Wi-Fi calling to its iPhone customers through Apple's iOS 9.3 operating system update.

What can Yahoo's online video assets do for Verizon?

Verizon would roll Yahoo's video assets in with AOL, the unit that until its purchase last May was a direct competitor to Yahoo. But what benefits could Yahoo's assets provide to Verizon's video strategy? Which ones would be redundant?

Comcast's 1 Gbps drive could shake up AT&T, Verizon broadband plans

Comcast has made its intent clear: it's finally going to bring its DOCSIS 3.1-based gigabit broadband services to five cities this year, a move that directly challenges AT&T and Verizon and their FTTH buildout and pricing strategies. How will these ILECs respond?

Confirmed: Apple's iOS 9.3 beta includes Wi-Fi calling on Verizon

Apple has released the third iOS 9.3 beta to registered developers for testing, and it includes native support for Wi-Fi calling on Verizon's network, meaning users won't need to download an app to make a Wi-Fi call.

Verizon's under-seat DAS key in handling expected 10.5 terabytes during next year's Super Bowl

The final whistle in Super Bowl 50 blew less than a week ago but Verizon Wireless is already six months into its preparations for next year's big game, to be held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

With deployments from San Jose to NYC, the smart city opportunity is becoming real

The wireless industry is clearly investing in the smart city concept. Both Verizon and AT&T have teams dedicated to breaking open dialogue-- and sales-- between wireless players and city officials, with the goal of installing new technologies in metro areas that proponents say will make city life safer and more efficient. And analysts generally agree on the major opportunity presented by smart cities.

Windstream says incumbents' tariffs, network ubiquity inhibit CLEC IP transition

Windstream isn't opposed to making a transition to IP and fiber, but in the markets where it operates as a CLEC the service provider says it is at a disadvantage in terms of gaining access to existing local network infrastructure.

CBS nets record 3.96 million unique Super Bowl streamers; NFL looks to cash in

As the NFL looks to further extend its very stretched broadcast licensing reach to even more digital platforms, CBS Corp. has given it even more incentive.
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