MobiledgeX public mobile edge network goes live with Deutsche Telekom

MobiledgeX, an edge computing company founded by Deutsche Telekom, completed "what it calls the first public mobile edge network with DT in Germany." The article noted that building a similar edge network in the U.S. is more complicated because unlike European counterparts, most U.S. operators don’t own towers. Rather, companies like Crown Castle do, and Crown Castle is also a minority investor in Vapor IO, which launched the Kinetic Edge Alliance last week and is "developing an edge network of micro-data centers at the base of cell towers (and other locations) across the U.S."

Read full article here.

bar

'Still a lot more to do' as Minnesota lawmakers push for border-to-border broadband

Broadband deployment advocates asked lawmakers to "back a proposal to boost state funding to fill gaps in internet coverage in pockets of rural Minnesota." The requests came a day after Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz proposed spending $70 million to expand high-speed internet access acro...

Manchin visits Central WV to discuss broadband access

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke before the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council about trying to expand the reach of broadband throughout the state. In his remarks, Sen. Manchin said, "We want to make sure that we understand who we are in West Virginia, the maps that a...

Samsung announces the Galaxy S10 5G

Samsung announced the launch of a top-tier model of the Galaxy S10 that offers 5G mobile data connectivity. Samsung says the S10 5G "can download a full season of a TV show in minutes, play graphics-rich cloud games with virtually no lag, enjoy enhanced VR and AR experiences and s...

Nokia emphasizes role of 5G transport, expands small cell band support

Ahead of Mobile World Congress, "Nokia announced enhancements to what it calls its ‘anyhaul’ portfolio, which includes microwave, optical, IP and PON solutions." Nokia’s Vice President of Networks Marketing and Communications Phil Twist said the combination of an...

Ajit Pai says broadband access is soaring—and that he’s the one to thank

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said that the commission’s annual broadband assessment "will show that his deregulatory policies have substantially improved access in the United States," and will conclude that broadband "is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely ba...

Some massive MIMO antennas might be a little too massive

Executives from some of the nation’s biggest tower companies, including Crown Castle, offered differing views on whether Massive MIMO antennas represent a big new revenue stream. Earlier this year, in response to a question during an earnings call about possible revenue stre...

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By continuing to use our site, you accept the use of cookies, and our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.