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Will fixed 5G be a broadband savior for wireless operators?

Verizon and AT&T have waffled on their timelines and business strategies for fixed 5G vs. mobile 5G. In 2018, Verizon pushed hard to be the “first” operator to launch 5G and it was going to do so by offering a fixed wireless service.

Fixed wireless: It’s not just for urban densification

Fixed wireless has garnered a lot of attention lately because both Verizon and AT&T are deploying the technology as a first step in their 5G networks.

T-Mobile is at the center of the DOJ’s allegations against Huawei

An indictment unsealed on Jan 28 claims that telecommunication equipment vendor Huawei stole trade secrets from Bellevue (WA)-based T-Mobile USA and then obstructed justice when T-Mobile threatened to sue Huawei in US District Court in Seattle.

C Spire forms consortium to bridge digital gap in rural areas

C Spire, the nation’s sixth-largest wireless operator, is partnering with Airspan Networks, Microsoft, Nokia and Siklu to improve and extend the availability of fixed and wireless broadband in rural areas.

Telefónica offloads Central American assets to Carlos Slim's América Móvil

Telefónica took a small bite out of its debt load by selling off two of its operations in Central America to América Móvil for $648 million.

California’s Public Advocates Office argues strongly against T-Mobile/Sprint merger

California’s Public Advocates Office, a nonpartisan and publicly funded agency that advocates on behalf of California residents with respect to energy, water, and communications regulations, strongly recommended a denial of T-Mobile’s pr