TELUS International announced the opening of its third site in the US with a new digital CX delivery center in North Charleston. The company plans to create approximately 1,200 jobs by 2022 in this new center, adding to its more than 2,400 team members currently supporting digital CX and digital transformation programs from Las Vegas, Nevada and Folsom, California.
Developers and businesses can now build and deploy applications at the edge of Verizon’s wireless network in three new locations: Chicago, Houston and Phoenix. Verizon 5G Edge, a real-time cloud computing platform, with AWS Wavelength brings AWS compute and storage services to the edge of Verizon’s wireless network. The combination minimizes the latency and network hops required to connect from an application hosted on AWS to the end user’s device. Launched in August 2020, the companies now offer 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) via Wavelength Zones in 13 of the top 20 metropolitan areas in the U.S. for a variety of applications such as machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and video and game streaming.
Verizon on Track to Deliver 5G over C-Band
Verizon and Samsung Electronics recently completed an end-to-end fully virtualized 5G data session over the C-band spectrum in a live network environment. The new milestone was reached in preparation for Verizon’s upcoming 5G Ultra Wideband expansion using its newly acquired C-Band spectrum.
TELUS Ranks as Canada’s Fastest Mobile Provider
TELUS has earned the top spot in Ookla’s 2021 Fastest Mobile Network Speedtest Awards for the fifth year in a row. This shows the operator’s superior network speed and strength across the country as Canadians continue to rely on network connectivity throughout the pandemic.
AT&T Expands 5G Wireless at Airports
As people across the nation begin to feel more comfortable returning to travel AT&T and Boingo Wireless are working to deploy AT&T 5G+, AT&T’s fastest mobile network, in 12 airports nationwide including such major transportation hubs as John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. AT&T 5G+ can help accelerate and scale the adoption of next-generation consumer experiences and business applications in the travel and transportation industry.
Dish Strikes AT&T Wireless Network Services Deal Worth at Least $5B
Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network unveiled “a transformative, long-term strategic network services agreement with AT&T”, making AT&T the primary network services partner for Dish mobile virtual network operator customers.
Ericsson and Verizon Sign Multi-Year $8.3 Billion 5G Deal
Ericsson completed a landmark multi-year agreement with Verizon to provide its 5G solutions to accelerate the deployment of Verizon's 5G network in the U.S.
PCCW Global, DIDWW Expand SIP Trunking Service Coverage
PCCW Global and premium two-way VoIP communications services provider DIDWW have collaborated to expand SIP trunking service coverage in the European and Asian regions.
Verizon and Mastercard Partner to Bring 5G to Global Payments
Verizon and Mastercard a strategic partnership expected to drive transformational solutions for the global payments and commerce ecosystem. From contactless shopping and autonomous checkout technology to Cloud Point of Sale (POS) solutions, Mastercard and Verizon Business will collaborate to deliver scalable innovations that drive the industry forward and create new experiences for consumers and businesses alike.
Telstra Expands Americas Broadcast Business
Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) expanded its presence in the United States with the launch of a new Broadcast Operations Center (BOC) at the PSSI International Teleport in Pittsburgh.