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
Verizon sells entire media division, which gets renamed to Yahoo
The American telecom provider has decided to split off its entire media division. The various media under Verizon will be in the hands of private equity firm Apollo Global Management, which is putting down 5 billion dollars (over 4 billion euros) for the business.
Verizon's media branch is the r... Read more
Verizon to sell Yahoo and AOL at massive loss?
Verizon is ready to give up Yahoo and AOL, after spending over $9 billion on the former giants that fell out of the public eye years before Verizon paid to acquire them.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Verizon is exploring the sale of assets that include AOL and Yahoo, as it looks to exit ... Read more
AWS rolls out Wavelength Zones in Denver and Seattle
The partnership with Verizon 5G is part of Amazon's global expansion of its edge computing infrastructure.
This week Amazon Web Services announced the availability of two new AWS Wavelength Zones on Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network in Denver and Seattle. Wavelength Zones are now available i... Read more
BlueJeans improves encryption in its video conferencing app
The BlueJeans video conferencing platform will tackle security in the upcoming update. Stronger encryption and the addition of a waiting area should provide users with a more secure experience.
In a time when almost everyone has to work from home due to the coronacrisis, many businesses are swit... Read more
Verizon completes acquisition of BlueJeans for 500 million dollars
Verizon announces that it has officially acquired BlueJeans. The acquisition of 500 million dollars (457 million euros) has not taken long as Verizon only announced the acquisition last month.
The acquisition of BlueJeans comes at an excellent time for Verizon. The company wants to tap into the ... Read more