The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – has launched a new Focus Group to contend with the increasing prevalence and severity of natural disasters with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).

Read more: ITU to Use AI to Combat Natural Disasters

Once again PTC was a success for the industry. In this year of COVID, PTC aimed to create an exceptional online conference platform experience, ensuring that the Annual Conference continued to provide quality content, the exhibit hall also known as the PTC HUB, and networking lounges for participants and attendees to learn from and connect with each other.
Read more: PTC’21: A New Success– A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND EXPERIENCE

Verizon Business today released findings from its “Verizon 5G Business Report” highlighting the impact 5G technology is expected to have across the United States. The findings show that technology decision-makers overwhelmingly agree 5G high-speed communications networks and devices will create new growth opportunities and applications for their companies and industries within the next two years.
Read more: Business Leaders Believe 5G Will Aid in Recovery From COVID

DISH and Crown Castle has a long-term agreement through which Crown Castle will lease DISH space on up to 20,000 communication towers. As part of the agreement,
DISH will receive certain fiber transport services and also have the option to utilize Crown Castle for pre-construction services. The agreement encompasses leases on towers located nationwide, helping DISH facilitate its buildout of the first open, standalone and virtualized 5G network in the U.S.  

Read more: DISH Signs Agreement with Crown Castle for New Mobile Network

Verizon has recently completed lab trials with Corning and begun lab trials with Samsung on new 5G mmWave in-building solutions which, when commercially launched, will provide 5G mmWave coverage inside facilities such as hospitals, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, schools, ports, retail stores and more. The launch of these indoor cell sites will not only extend the footprint of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network, but will also bring the promise of private networks with Mobile Edge Compute (MEC) capabilities one step closer.

Read more: Indoor Cell Sites are Critical for Private 5G Networks

Businesses and developers can now build and deploy applications using Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength in eight locations across the US. Verizon and AWS have launched mobile edge computing (MEC) capabilities in Atlanta, the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Dallas, Las Vegas, Miami, New York and Washington, DC, with plans to add two additional cities by year end.

Read more: 5G Comes to the EDGE

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