MWC21 Los Angeles, organized by GSMA in partnership with CTIA, successfully took place at the Los Angeles Convention Centre from October 26 – 28, 2021. MWCLA was the third in-person event in the MWC series for this year. Telecom Review was once again involved in the event so we wanted to update our readers.
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Last week marks a historic moment for all Americans with the passing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal, that includes an enormous $65B investment for broadband deployment in unserved and underserved areas and adoption by in-need consumers. While this bill had a multitude of waste that had nothing to do with “infrastructure” it did have funding to address broadband needs in the US. This is the largest single Federal investment in broadband, and it will enable communities across the country to invest in fiber as their critical infrastructure, delivering jobs, economic development, online education, remote healthcare, public safety, smart grid modernization and a path to future services, such as 5G. Jeff Seal helped shape the bill contents and was successful in some of these areas. This investment will not only greatly improve nearly every aspect of our lives today but will help ensure digital equity for generations to come
The 2021 China Mobile Global Partners Conference 2021 began on Nov. 1st in Guangzhou China. The theme of the conference is “Digitally Connecting Everything, Intelligently Computing for the Future”, calling for industrial partners to contribute strength, discussing about opportunities in the development of digital economy and planning for the prospective of intelligent computing force. As one of the biggest and most influential annual meeting over the past eight years the China Mobile Global Partners Conference has been considered the weathervane of the information communications industry, hence guests of honor from the global industrial chain.
Telecom providers are expected to provide higher speeds and lower latency levels when it comes to connectivity solutions, either for retail, commercial, government, or individual customers. Satellite technologies have played an important role in providing these communication services globally, especially when the terrestrial connectivity infrastructure is not easily available.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Zayo Group LLC of Boulder, Colorado, has been in talks to buy Uniti Group Inc. and Windstream Holdings.
Telecom Review held a virtual panel titled ‘Digitizing the capacity industry’ on October 5, discussing topics such as the latest developments in the wholesale industry, connecting the world through digital infrastructure, on-demand services: data, cloud, connectivity, reimagining data centers to meet the needs of the new era, and what does the future hold for the wholesale industry in terms of data traffic increase?
APTelecom has made two strategic additions to its team. These hires are a part of the Company's expansion strategy and reflect its commitment to the converged connectivity market.
We all have video meeting overload but we recently found a Company that eases that burden for you. It is Epos. We tried two of their products and liked them!
The Federal Communications Commission kicked off a mid-band spectrum auction to support next generation wireless services – including 5G – in the 3.45 GHz band. Auction 110 will make available 100 megahertz of contiguous mid-band spectrum for commercial use this year.
Operating in a world where almost everything is turning into software-based and essential aspects of the network are aiming to be automated and programmable requires new ways of delivery workflows and systems.