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C Spire achieves 2.2 Gbps in 5G test with Nokia at Mississippi HQ

Ridgeland, Mississippi-based C Spire last week became the first company to successfully demonstrate a 5G fixed wireless solution in Mississippi using Nokia equipment with a direct connection to its fiber-based commercial television service.

Jarich on Facebook's OpenCellular: Old shirt, new starch, fancy designer label?

Back at the start of the month, Facebook announced OpenCellular, its open-source radio access platform. It wasn't that difficult to see it coming. Yet, I'm not so sure that OpenCellular is going to have a massive impact on the market. It's not that I want it to fail. It's just that I feel like we've all been here before in some fundamental ways.

Microsoft's phone revenue drops 71% as pivot to the cloud continues

Microsoft continues to market itself as a major player in "the mobile-first, cloud-first world," but it certainly appears to be much more focused on the latter than the former.

AT&T Western Electric arm's president Procknow passes away at 93

Donald Procknow, the former president of the AT&T Bell System-era manufacturing arm Western Electric, passed away at 93.

Nokia claims Russian first after aggregating FDD-TDD for MTS

Nokia announced it completed the first commercial deployment of FDD-TDD carrier aggregation (CA) in Russia after a launch on MTS' LTE network in Moscow.

Ericsson seeks STA to conduct 5G demo at T-Mo's HQ

Ericsson has filed an application for Special Temporary Authority (STA) to conduct an indoor 5G demo for T-Mobile U.S. at its headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.

Nokia and Samsung expand patent licensing deal

Nokia and Samsung inked another patent licensing deal, building on a pivotal alliance they initially announced in February. Exactly what intellectual property the new pact covers, though, isn't clear.

Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia extend OSS interoperability agreement

Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia renewed and extended the terms of an operations support systems interoperability initiative (OSSii) agreement that is designed to simplify the integration of mobile network management systems.

San Diego buys Nokia's IP/MPLS and packet microwave technology as vendor expands beyond traditional telcos

The city of San Diego said it purchased Nokia's Internet Protocol/Multi-protocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) and packet microwave radio technology to backhaul the P25 digital trunked radio system for its public-safety communications.

Verizon claims first in completing 5G radio specification

True to form, Verizon announced today the completion of its 5G radio specification, saying it's the first U.S. carrier to do so.