Keyword: Competitive Carriers Association
Ericsson's technology chief for regional carriers said smaller operators have the opportunity to follow very close behind Tier 1's in 5G .
Roaming models are poised to change in the years to come as networks shift to 5G and automation plays a larger role.
At this year’s Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) annual convention, both FCC officials and Huawei executives were on-site addressing network security in front of audience members including some rural wireless carriers that stand to be impacted by ongoing tensions between the U.S. and China.
Along with national carriers, U.S. Cellular and C Spire are among those offering Apple’s latest products, but selling Apple’s gadgets still isn’t a slam dunk for the nation’s smaller carriers.
The C-Band Alliance said a proposal by the CCA, Charter and ACA Connects would delay getting precious midband C-band spectrum into the hands of carriers that can use it for 5G.
The CCA, Charter Communications and ACA Connects – America’s Communications Association have filed a proposal with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for repurposing at least 370 megahertz of the C-band spectrum for 5G.
On May 9, the FCC will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that tees up a slice of midband spectrum that has been in play for years.
Cellcom has chosen Mavenir to deploy its virtualized IMS mobile core and voice over Wi-Fi software solutions.
The CCA and others say the C-Band Alliance’s market-based approach for the 3.7-4.2 GHz band will result in a windfall for satellite operators.
In a new set of filings on Friday, the C-Band Alliance slammed T-Mobile’s proposal for the 3.7-4.2 GHz band, saying T-Mobile’s “convoluted proposal” would produce years of regulatory and legal challenges.