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7 Dec 2023


T-Mobile US achieves 4.3Gbps speeds using mmWave spectrum

T-Mobile US, working in association with Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, has achieved download speeds of 4.3Gbps using eight channels of millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum. T-Mobile also aggregated four channels of... more

FCC approves transfer of all DISH licences to EchoStar

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved the transfer of all licences, authorisations and special temporary authorities (STAs) held by DISH Network Corporation and its subsidiaries to sister company EchoStar... more

5G SALE Act cleared by House Energy and Commerce Committee

The 5G Spectrum Authority Licensing Enforcement (5G SALE) Act was passed unanimously by the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday 5 December and will now be considered by the... more

IoT Time: Internet of Things digest

Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) aims to set aside a block of spectrum within the 5.9GHz band exclusively for ‘Level 4’ autonomous vehicles, potentially from fiscal 2026,... more

HT to begin 3G shutdown soon

Hrvatski Telekom (HT) says it is starting preparations for the phased shutdown of its 3G network, with the process to be completed by early 2025. Customers with older handsets are... more

Fixed Broadband

Openreach hits halfway point in full fibre network rollout

Openreach, the network unit of British fixed line incumbent BT, has announced that it has now made its full fibre infrastructure available to 12.5 million premises across the UK, marking... more

TPG Telecom to close Internode and Westnet brands

Australia’s TPG Telecom Limited, which provides services under a raft of brands including Vodafone Australia and iiNet, has made the decision to cease accepting new subscribers for its Internode and... more

Deutsche Glasfaser modernises network with Ekinops

Ekinops has announced that Deutsche Glasfaser has selected its Ekinops360 optical transport platform in a multi-year contract to modernise and unify the German fibre operator’s optical transport network infrastructure throughout... more


Hungarian comptroller OKs e&’s Yettel, CETIN stake purchase

Hungary’s Competition Authority (Gazdassgi Versenyhivatal [GVH]) has given the all-clear to a planned acquisition of stakes in mobile and fixed broadband operator Yettel Hungary and its sister infrastructure company CETIN... more

JANA Partners calls for Frontier board to launch immediate strategic review

JANA Partners, a shareholder of Frontier Communications Parent, has sent an open letter to Frontier's Board of Directors reiterating the urgent need for the board to immediately engage in a... more

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