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AT&T sues over Google Fibre proposal
29 Feb 2016
AT&T has filed an 11-page lawsuit in federal court against Louisville’s Metro Council, alleging it lacks jurisdiction to allow high-speed ISPs like Google Fibre to install equipment on its utility poles.
Brazil and EU forge 5G agreement
25 Feb 2016
After bilateral agreements with China, Japan and South Korea, the European Union has announced that it will also work with the Brazilian government to boost global 5G wireless development.
SK Telecom wants faster 5G standards progress
25 Feb 2016
South Korean operator SK Telecom is pushing hard with three others to speed up development of 5G mobile technology because it is disappointed with the time the standards bodies are taking.
FiberLight appoints SVP of sales
25 Feb 2016
FiberLight has named Jim Hintze as SVP of sales in charge of its dark fibre, wavelength and metro Ethernet services.
Inmarsat delivers Antarctic maritime connectivity
24 Feb 2016
Satellite service provider Inmarsat, along with Global Marine Networks and Network Innovations, has completed a maritime milestone by delivering a successful trial of Fleet Xpress in Antarctic waters.
Zayo appoints CTO and general counsel
23 Feb 2016
Zayo has announced that Dave Jones and Wendy Cassity will take on roles as CTO and general counsel respectively, effective immediately.
Telefónica to deploy cloud-VoLTE in Colombia
16 Feb 2016
Telefónica’s Colombian unit has partnered with Ericsson to deploy what is thought to be the country’s first cloud-based network for voice over LTE (VoLTE) services.
Jamaica considers mobile licence application
15 Feb 2016
Jamaica’s cabinet is presently considering an application for a mobile licence in the country, according to Phillip Paulwell, its minister of science, technology, energy and mining.
Verizon to trial LTE-U system
11 Feb 2016
Verizon has announced plans to trial a LTE-Unlicensed system to enhance capacity over the unlicensed 5GHz band.
AT&T shuffles executives in shift towards mobile video
03 Feb 2016
AT&T has appointed mobile chief Ralph de la Vega vice chairman and placed him in charge of its business and international units while John Stankey, who led DirecTV, internet and TV units, was named CEO of the entertainment group.
Cisco executive steps down
02 Feb 2016
Cisco’s EVP and chief development officer Pankaj Patel is to step down from his position in the second half of 2016.