Some North American operators will deploy the software in the next year as a way to quickly expand their 5G coverage.

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.

Huawei has been involved in the development of the new Wi-Fi standard since 2014 and chaired the IEEE 802.11ax standard working group.

The acquisition will give Microsoft’s Azure access to billions of new connected endpoints.

The deal included a “complete transformation” of LG Uplus’ legacy OSS environment.

Samsung has a PR nightmare on its hands as reports of its Galaxy Fold phones breaking within days of use have begun to stream in from reviewers.

The company claims proprietary equipment costs from $16,000-$20,000 per unit, while Mavenir’s software on off-the-shelf servers saves 50% in capex.

The AT&T initiative, which uses power lines to deliver superfast internet service, is planning more technology trials this year.