By building their core network on AWS DISH is making a bit that this path will provide economics and flexibility so great that it offsets the many risks of relying so heavily on someone else for what was once a core competency for operators.
Private networks remain a hot topic, probably beyond their real world utility. That being said, for enterprises who need them, like oil and gas companies, they can be a powerful option.
Qualcomm has a lot of buzzwords in their X70 press release – AI ! 5G ! – but the real significance of this news can be found in a single hyphen between Modem and RF.
Our Heart is in Catalonia – Qualcomm has some interesting new products out there – promoting software and networking in ways that are new for the company.
AWS has published a long post on how they are building the core network for DISH’s 5G network. It is dense but offers a clear roadmap for other telcos’ move to the Cloud. If they dare.
So MWC has been canceled. This is of course a very sad story, a big loss for a lot of people who worked hard preparing for it and of course […]
MobiledgeX has reportedly been acquired by Google for a modest price. This demonstrates the challenges that small, innovative companies are starting to face when going up against the Giants.
There are a lot of reasons why Apple’s cellular modem may be failing, most of them just come down to the fact that modems are different and hard.
The metaverse is not imminent.
MWC is once again the venue for the global persuasion campaign between competing visions of the O-RAN project. The big swing factor this time around is the growing presence of hyperscalers, notably Microsoft Azure.