News of Note—China Telecom, ONF, Kymeta and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> China Telecom believes it will need to deploy more than 2 million 5G-enabled base stations across China to provide its current and anticipated customer base with next generation mobile broadband services. Light Reading article

> The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) announced a new project, dubbed Stratum, with the aim of implementing a reference platform for a software-defined data plane based on white-box switches. RCR Wireless article

> Kymeta’s KyWay satellite terminals are now certified with the world’s leading satellite operators, including Intelsat, Telesat, SES and HISPASAT. Release

> The FCC approved an Iridium request to modify its earth station licenses to take advantage of the advanced capabilities of its second-generation constellation. Inside GNSS article

> Satellite communications companies are working with national and international agencies to apply lessons from recent natural disasters to future emergencies. Space News article