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T-Mobile Agrees to Acquire Brookings Municipal Utilities' Sprint-branded Wireless Assets

businesswire | January 04, 2021

T-Mobile US, Inc. declared today that it has agreed to gain the Sprint-marked remote working resources of Brookings Municipal Utilities (BMU) in Brookings, South Dakota. Under the previous Sprint brand, BMU works an organization of cell locales and gives remote and information administrations to roughly 14,000 clients in Sioux Falls, Watertown, and Brookings, South Dakota and Sioux City, Iowa. The procurement will additionally grow T-Mobile's retail conveyance and upgrade network inclusion in the zone. The arrangement incorporates BMU's remote organization, retail locations, and PCS range.

“T-Mobile is thrilled that we will soon be able to deliver all the benefits of our Supercharged Un-Carrier and America’s largest 5G network to our newest wireless customers in southeastern South Dakota and Western Iowa,” said Mike Sievert, President & Chief Executive Officer at T-Mobile. “Once fully integrated, we will expand our retail footprint in the area and bring T-Mobile’s award-winning approach to service to these customers. We can’t wait to serve them!”

Following the exchange, T-Mobile hopes to completely incorporate the procured resources into T-Mobile's organization and retail appropriation in the district. The fulfillment of the exchange is dependent upon certain standard shutting conditions and we anticipate that the end should happen in Q1 2021.

About T-Mobile

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint.

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Vodafone Qatar Launches Inseego's Powerful 5G MiFi Next Generation

businesswire | December 14, 2020

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Marvell Introduces Industry's First 50G PAM4 DSP Chipset for Next Generation 5G RAN Optical Fronthaul

Marvell | December 10, 2021

Marvell announced the industry's first 50Gbps PAM4 DSP and TIA chipset solution for 5G fronthaul, which enables industry-leading performance for integrated radio access networks (RAN), as well as Open (O-RAN) and virtualized (vRAN) architectures. To meet growing 5G capacity demands, carriers are seeking advanced fronthaul solutions that scale beyond 25G. The Marvell® AtlasOne™ chipset, optimized for superior performance and up to 25% lower power consumption1, is part of a market-leading electro-optics portfolio that puts Marvell at the forefront of this transition. 5G adoption is accelerating among consumers and expanding into new enterprise and industrial markets. To prepare for the anticipated surge in 5G traffic, carriers are upgrading radio capacity with wider bandwidths – up to 200 MHz – and massive MIMO technology with up to 64 transmit and receive antennas per Radio Unit (RU). In order to realize these capacity gains, the corresponding fronthaul bandwidth needs to be concurrently increased to 50G, which is driving demand for the AtlasOne platform. O-RAN and vRAN architectures also amplify AtlasOne advantages. O-RAN enables carriers to accelerate capacity upgrades by selecting the best-in-class radio and fronthaul solutions from different vendors as soon as the most advanced solutions become available. With vRAN, baseband capacity instances can be aggregated in a Distributed Unit (DU) and dynamically shared among multiple RUs. When sufficient radio and fronthaul bandwidths are provisioned, carriers can adaptively shift capacity towards unforeseen traffic spikes to improve network efficiency and user experience. Together with OEM partners, Marvell's combination of industry-leading AtlasOne fronthaul, widely deployed OCTEON Fusion® RAN silicon, Prestera® switches and Alaska® Ethernet PHYs, are helping operators push the envelope of 5G network performance. "We're proud to introduce the AtlasOne chipset, a robust, high-performance solution that is helping to make 50G a reality in 5G infrastructure,With this latest addition to our portfolio, we offer telecom carriers access to the same trusted solutions that Marvell has successfully delivered to top hyperscale data center operators." Xi Wang, VP Product Marketing, Optical Connectivity at Marvell "Fueled by burgeoning 5G adoption and Internet traffic growth, advances in both radio unit capabilities and system architecture are accentuating the importance of high-speed data interconnect, particularly at the edge, where network efficiency and scalability can be greatly enhanced with new virtualized architectures," said Stéphane Téral, Chief Analyst, LightCounting. "With Marvell's extensive end-to-end RAN experience, its new AtlasOne chipset is well-positioned to become an essential ingredient for the most advanced 5G networks." Marvell AtlasOne chipset includes: Marvell's industry-leading PAM4 digital core for optimal performance across a range of applications. Marvell's companion IN5662 TIA to deliver remarkable linearity while maintaining ultra-low noise and power. The industry's first PAM4 DSP integrated Direct Modulated Laser driver in mainstream CMOS technology. Industrial temperature range support for 5G fronthaul applications. About Marvell To deliver the data infrastructure technology that connects the world, we're building solutions on the most powerful foundation: our partnerships with our customers. Trusted by the world's leading technology companies for 25 years, we move, store, process and secure the world's data with semiconductor solutions designed for our customers' current needs and future ambitions. Through a process of deep collaboration and transparency, we're ultimately changing the way tomorrow's enterprise, cloud, automotive, and carrier architectures transform—for the better.

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The Global Telecoms Supply Chain is Strangling Geopolitics

prnewswire | January 12, 2021

Prohibiting Chinese sellers from Western nations' 5G arrangements on the grounds of supposed gear security concerns will detrimentally affect 5G rollouts and innovation advancement for the years to come. As per new examination by worldwide tech warning firm ABI Research, barring Huawei from arrangements will postpone the 5G rollout by quite a while and trouble network administrators with extra expenses of a few billion dollars to supplant existing framework. "Our research shows that banning Huawei and ZTE from 5G deployments and restricting their access to silicon and semiconductor supply chains will have severe implications on economic performances. Furthermore, banning these Chinese vendors will hamper 5G and 6G R&D," says Leo Gergs, Research Analyst for 5G Markets at ABI Research. First and foremost, restricting vendors from 5G deployments poses consequential economic implications for network operators. Gergs explains, "Banning Huawei and ZTE not only imposes additional costs for operators having to replace Huawei equipment from existing network deployments but also restricts the vendor landscape, reducing the degree of competition within the market. This imperfect competition inevitably decreases downward pricing pressure, forcing network operators to pay higher costs for network equipment than if they were under perfect competition conditions." Most importantly, confining merchants from 5G organizations presents noteworthy monetary ramifications for network administrators. Gergs clarifies, "Prohibiting Huawei and ZTE not just forces extra expenses for administrators supplanting Huawei gear from existing organization arrangements yet in addition confines the seller scene, diminishing the level of rivalry inside the market. This blemished rivalry unavoidably diminishes descending estimating pressure, driving organization administrators to pay greater expenses for network hardware than if they were under wonderful rivalry conditions." On top of financial impacts, a Huawei boycott will likewise have serious ramifications on 5G normalization. Huawei and other Chinese telco organizations are among the top givers for 5G related patent revelations to the third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). "Taking Huawei from the chance to adapt this R&D venture will make Huawei reevaluate and decline their endeavors. Accordingly, rollout and advancement of 5G will endure on a public level as well as universally," clarifies Gergs. "Regulators need to be very careful and avoid taking a politically motivated decision on economic and technology matters," warns Gergs. "To ensure that 5G can unveil its true transformative effect to the world, regulators and political bodies need to prevent the 5G rollout from becoming a bargaining chip for geopolitical interests." At the heart of this, regulators and politicians need to fully understand what's at stake by banning these vendors. "If certain network equipment was found to be insecure from a technology point of view, a healthy and unrestricted economic market would naturally move away from these infrastructure components. This would happen without the political intervention, which is harmful to the economy and will jeopardize the immense value that 5G and future generations of cellular connectivity will bring to societies around the globe," Gergs concludes. These discoveries are from ABI Research's Impact of Huawei Restrictions on 5G Markets application investigation report. This report is important for the organization's 5G Markets research administration, which incorporates examination, information, and expert experiences. In view of broad essential meetings, Application Analysis reports present inside and out examination on key market patterns and factors for a particular innovation. About ABI Research ABI Research provides strategic guidance to visionaries, delivering actionable intelligence on the transformative technologies that are dramatically reshaping industries, economies, and workforces across the world. ABI Research's global team of analysts publish groundbreaking studies often years ahead of other technology advisory firms, empowering our clients to stay ahead of their markets and their competitors.

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