US operators further postpone 5G deployment near airports
Operators Verizon and AT&T are postponing the deployment of 5G near US airports until July 2023. The news was shared by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The delay gives the aviation industry time to adapt aircraft and prevent interference of 5G signals.
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Global air travel in chaos due to divide over 5G
The tug of war between AT&T, Verizon and the US airline industry is out of control. Today, multiple airlines worldwide cancelled flights to the US. "A nightmare", one American pilot told Reuters.
Multiple airlines in Asia, the Middle East and Europe cancelled flights and changed aircraft mod... Read more
US airlines remain opposed to 5G, threaten to cancel incoming flights
US airlines remain firmly opposed to AT&T and Verizon's deployment of 5G networks in the C-Band spectrum. Reuters reports that major airlines and the Federal Aviation Authority continue to warn that the activation could lead to chaos in US air traffic.
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US telecom providers delay 5G deployment after all
US telco operators AT&T and Verizon Communications have decided to postpone the deployment of 5G in the C-band frequencies for the time being. Earlier, both telecom operators refused delays requested by the US government, stating delays would equal destruction of capital.
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U.S. requests delay of 5G deployment, telcos refuse to cooperate
American telecoms companies AT&T and Verizon Communication set out to prevent delays in launching new 5G services in the C-band spectrum. In doing so, both telecom operators deny requests from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration to postpone deployment for m... Read more
AT&T, Palo Alto Networks and Broadcom work on virtual firewall
AT&T, Palo Alto Networks and Broadcom have announced a framework for a virtual firewall, or Disaggregated Scalable Firewall (DSFW). The DFSW architecture used to design the firewall should secure network traffic in the 5G era.
The DSFW allows the firewalls to be deployed as software-based pl... Read more
‘AT&T in conflict with activist investors’
AT&T is under pressure from Elliott Management to reduce operating costs and suspend future expansion plans. The activist investment company, which is part owner of the telecom firm, is currently in talks with AT&T to discuss acceptable outcomes for both parties.
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Dell and AT&T work together on open source 5G network edge infrastructure
Dell Technologies and AT&T are working together on an open source infrastructure, which enables the network edge before the transition from 4G to 5G takes place. The two companies hope that other network operators will standardize on their blueprint for 5G infrastructure.
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Microsoft signs 2 billion deal with AT&T
Microsoft will provide a cloud infrastructure and productivity services to U.S. telecom operator AT&T. These services are part of a multi-year deal that both companies have announced today, says SiliconAngle. The agreement is worth more than $2 billion.
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IBM concludes billion-dollar deal with AT&T for cloud computing
A large part of AT&T's internal workload is transferred to the IBM Cloud, reports SiliconAngle. This is a billion-dollar agreement, as has now been confirmed. The deal would be valid for several years, although it is not exactly clear what the exact time span is.
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