Keyword: Karri Kuoppamaki
A T-Mobile executive said that the operator’s 5G network will initially provide speeds that are 25% to 50% faster than the speeds it currently provides.
T-Mobile is planning to support two different network technologies for the IoT but not necessarily equally.
The 3.5 GHz CBRS band continues to generate a significant amount of interest in the wireless industry.
T-Mobile is moving aggressively to deploy small cells even as it scrambles to bring its 600 MHz spectrum online as quickly as possible.
Representatives from all of the nation’s top wireless carriers are scheduled to speak at next week’s Next Gen Wireless Networks Summit in Dallas.
Top executives from T-Mobile and Verizon said they continue to evaluate the ONAP open source platform for virtualization.
Karri Kuoppamaki is vice president of radio network technology development and strategy at T-Mobile. And perhaps more importantly, Kuoppamaki appears to have grown into T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray’s right-hand man in terms of representing the Uncarrier’s network efforts at industry trade shows and other events. In speaking for Ray’s strategies, Kuoppamaki often jokes that he can’t match Ray’s accent but will do his best to explain things anyway.
A lot of really smart people work in the wireless industry. Indeed, one of the best parts of my job is that I get to talk to some of these people about what they’re doing and why. And that’s why putting this list together is so hard: Narrowing a list like this down to a manageable length is no small feat.