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Huawei, China Top Euro Patents

Huawei, China Top Euro Patents

DPMA, the official German patent office, finds “China more and more innovative in digital technologies. In the promising field of …
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"World's Best 5G Network?" Stealthily Building in New York

“World’s Best 5G Network?” Stealthily Building in New York

Link5G has begun installing 32-foot poles around New York City for 5G networks. Putting one of these on essentially every …
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$148 Motorola 5G

$148 Motorola/Lenovo 5G Phone

50-megapixel flagship image 5000mAh large battery 6.8-inch 120Hz high refresh screen dual-SIM Motorola/Lenovo g51 on sale for 618. There’s a …
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Cell-Free Distributed Massive MIMO bibliography

Cell-Free Distributed Massive MIMO bibliography

CF-DMM is the next big thing in telecom, often doubling or tripling capacity in the next few years. We need …
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Will Huang Yuhong Create "Bell Labs with Chinese Characteristics?"

Will Huang Yuhong Create “Bell Labs with Chinese Characteristics?”

I Huang Yuhong, smiling out at you at left, has just taken charge of the China Mobile Research Institute, one …
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Profits to shareholders before investment

Profits to shareholders before investment

T-Mobile US sees an enormous jump in cash as it reduces capex after the mid-band build. CEO Mike Sievert says: …
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T-Mobile cutting capex in 2023

T-Mobile cutting capex in 2023

“2023 capital will be lower,” CEO Mike Sievert told investors. Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, and AT&T intend to reduce capex. Japanese …
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China Mobile FTTH Decline. How close is peak landline?

China Mobile FTTH Decline. How close is peak landline?

China Mobile lost half a million FTTH customers in December, 2021. Dec 2021Total: 240,106,000Change: -459,000 As wireless gets better, more …
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Gigabit 6 GHz Fixed Wireless This Year? Qualcomm, Cambium Networks, Nextlink think so

Gigabit 6 GHz Fixed Wireless This Year? Qualcomm, Cambium Networks, Nextlink think so

There are 1,200 MHz of unlicensed spectrum in the US around 6 GHz. That dwarfs previously available spectrum and is …
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Telcos' Biggest Problem is Massive Overcapacity With Few Buyers

Telcos’ Biggest Problem is Massive Overcapacity With Few Buyers

AT&T and Verizon have said publicly their cost per bit is going down 40% per year. (Confirmed and fact-checked.) Traffic …
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