MWC-22 Las Vegas: Samsung Networks Makes Breakthrough In US Cable Market

Samsung Networks hit the headlines at MWC in Las Vegas with news of its first major contract with a US cable operator. The Korean vendor will provide…

Subscriber Adds and Network Roll-Out Key Focus for Rakuten, Dish and 1&1 Drillisch

With three greenfield operators - Rakuten, Dish and 1&1 Drillisch - at various stages of deploying their open RAN, cloud-native 5G networks, 2022…

MWC 2022: 5G Open RAN, Private Networks, eSIM, Foldables & Sustainability Takes Center Stage

It was a great last week to physically go on the annual pilgrimage at the technology mecca GSMA MWC 2022 Barcelona after three years! It was a…

Open RAN: Again A Hot Topic At MWC in 2022

As expected, open RAN turned out to be a hot topic at MWC again this year with around 46 demos of O-RAN technology. On the operator side, there were…

Cloud RAN – Waiting For A Viable Business Case?

There has been a lot of interest in cloud RAN amongst established MNOs in recent months with several of the biggest MNOs planning to launch fully…

Rakuten’s Future – Operator, Vendor or Something Else?

August was a busy month for Rakuten. The Japanese company announced its first major vendor contract with German Internet company 1&1 Drillisch,…

First O-RAN Private Network in Germany?

As the largest industrial market, Germany is leading the charge in advancing Industry 4.0 transformation in Europe. The German regulator BNetzA has…

Ericsson Bets on Future With Cradlepoint Acquisition

Ericsson Bets on Future With Cradlepoint Acquisition

Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson, on September 18, announced that it had acquired US-based vendor Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion. After the…