The past year has been a virtual whirlwind – literally and figuratively – as the pandemic forced significant changes in how we work, learn and interact. The tech and telecommunications industry rose to the occasion, responding to the needs of schools, healthcare providers, businesses and consumers for the vital broadband services that enabled us to stay safe, health and connected.

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The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) released a new white paper, titled “Fiber Broadband can Eliminate the North American Rural Digital Divide.” The paper reveals that investment in fiber-optic infrastructure is the best sustainable solution to meet the rising demand for high-speed internet access in rural regions of the U.S. and Canada and can prevent them from falling behind in today’s competitive digital landscape.  

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The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) launched the OpenAirX-Labs (OAX) alongside a consortium of 35 leading wireless companies and associations. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), OAX will serve as the North American home for development, testing, and integration of the OpenAirInterface (OAI) Software Alliance's open source 5G standalone software stack.

Read more: New Lab for Standalone 5G SA Software Opens

Join Telecom Review North America for an opportunity to connect and collaborate on the new realities of the technology ecosystem. For the Fall 2021 special edition, we are featuring the INCOMPAS Show, Mobile World Congress Americas, and International Telecoms Week (ITW).

Read more: Upcoming: Telecom Review North America Fall 2021 (Special Edition)

The annual Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit will be back in its 15th edition on December 8th at Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, UAE. The Summit will be both physical and virtual which will allow panelists to join the panel discussions in Dubai from anywhere in the world and anyone will be able to virtually participate.

Read more: Save the date for the 15th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit

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