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  • Qualcomm, NCTA continue to battle over FCC regulation of LTE-U, LAA

    Representatives from Qualcomm and T-Mobile US argued this week that the FCC should not step in to regulate LTE Unlicensed (LTE-U) and related technologies. Meanwhile, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, speaking for many cable companies that have their own Wi-Fi networks, hit back hard against Qualcomm.

Boingo scores Deutsche Telekom roaming agreement

Boingo Wireless inked a global roaming agreement with Deutsche Telekom that will give DT's business customers access to Boingo's more than 1 million hotspots in more than 50 countries.

Honoring Women in Wireline who are driving innovation

While male executives dominate the CEO and CTO offices of many telecom companies, there's an increasing presence of women in high-level executive roles at the large telcos, vendors and industry forums. In its sixth annual Women in Wireline feature, FierceTelecom is once again showcasing the talent of some of the most influential women in the wireline segment of the telecom industry.

CCA urges FirstNet to take 'granular' approach to broadband network

The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) is urging the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to leverage existing facilities of multiple carriers to speed deployment of the nation's first public safety broadband network.

Ericsson, SK Telecom commit to network slicing as part of 5G initiative

Any way you dice or slice it, operators will be incorporating network slicing in their 5G networks, and Ericsson's deal this week with South Korean operator SK Telecom only solidifies their commitment to the technology.

Microsoft's Windows 10 release delivers milestone for AllJoyn framework

The AllSeen Alliance, which grew out of a project that Qualcomm started more than five years ago, is marking a major milestone this week with Microsoft's launch of Windows 10. Every Windows 10 device will have AllJoyn in it.

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