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Despite COVID-19 resulting in revenue pressures from slowing sales and consumer demand for new products, many major telecoms carriers say they still have the cash flow to move ahead with 5G deployments, according to one global data and analytics firm.

US telco Sprint is getting set to launch its Curiosity IoT platform in the Australian market through a new relationship with Telstra.

The backing of the US Federal Communications Commission's chair for a merger of wireless companies does not seem to be enough to push it over the line, with 10 state attorneys-general filing a case opposing the merger between the American companies T-Mobile and Sprint.

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 12:54

TasmaNet appoints Aris to top job

Tasmanian communications company TasmaNet has appointed Elizabeth Aris as chief executive to replace Joel Harris.

Published in People Moves

The merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the third and fourth biggest wireless carriers in the US, has moved a step closer with the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, officially giving his support to the deal.

The chief technology officer of US telco T-Mobile has taken a swipe at the company's competitors, Verizon and AT&T, both of which have launched 5G offerings in the US ahead of T-Mobile.

T-Mobile US and Sprint have been given permission to go ahead with their proposed merger after national security reviews cleared the deal, which is now expected to be finalised in the first half of 2019.

American companies T-Mobile US and Sprint have cut a deal with US national security authorities to get a proposed merger approved, by agreeing to put a brake on using equipment from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.

The four big US mobile carriers — AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon — have announced they are setting up a Mobile Authentication Taskforce that will implement an initiative named Project Verify which will, according to them, be the future of mobile authentication.

Published in Mobility

US telco Sprint and global telco network equipment manufacturer Ericsson have announced "a global relationship to build a distributed and virtualised core network dedicated specifically to IoT, in addition to a world-class IoT operating system".

Published in Telecoms & NBN

T-Mobile, the third mobile network in the US, has signed what is the world's biggest 5G deal to date, a US$3.5 billion deal for Finnish firm Nokia to supply it with 5G network equipment.

US politicians want the government to investigate the somewhat tenuous links between telco Sprint and Chinese company Huawei as it considers a proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile.

Facilities owned by American telecommunications giant AT&T in eight US cities are being used by the NSA to monitor billions of emails, phone calls and online chats that pass through US territory.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Mobile operators have plans to roll out 5G phones next year but the industry expects broad deployments among consumers to take place only in 2020, according a senior Intel official who is involved in 5G.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 21 December 2017 07:55

UK teen gets suspended sentence for DDoS attacks

A British teenager has been given a 16-month suspended sentence for his "substantial" role in launching a number of distrubuted denial of service attacks on a number of well-known UK and US websites in 2015 and 2016.

Published in Security

US telecommunications holding company Sprint has been awarded US$139.8 million in damages from Time Warner Cable for infringing on patents for VoIP services.

Published in Business Telecoms

There’s no truly unlimited plan for anything in the universe yet, but US telco Sprint is upping the unlimited mobile plan ante.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Unlimited isn’t truly unlimited with the limitations of 4G networks not yet being 5G capable, but within limits, two major US telcos have introduced unlimited voice, text and data plans.

Sunday, 26 April 2015 23:10

Google Fi: how might it fare in Australia?

Australia already has a strong MVNO market, dominated by Amaysim with challengers like Boost nipping at its heels, but is Project Fi the great MVNO shark?

Published in Wi-Fi

One of the big bugbears of many smartphone consumers - particularly older ones - is the perceived complexity of switching to a new handset. In the US, mobile operator Sprint has seized upon this as a way to differentiate its smartphone offering by providing an in-home phone set up service.

Published in Mobility
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