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FreedomPop receives $50m investment from LetterOne
30 Aug 2016
MVNO FreedomPop has received a $50 million investment from Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s investment fund LetterOne (L1) as it looks to launch across an additional eight markets by the end of next year.
Wifi group launches city roaming project
24 Aug 2016
The Wireless Broadband Alliance has launched its city Wifi roaming project, offering free and secure wireless access in a number of major cities.
Altice USA appoints two new executive leaders
23 Aug 2016
Altice USA has promoted executive vice president Lisa Rosenblum to vice chairman, while appointing former Shearman and Sterling LLP partner David Connolly as her replacement, effective immediately.
Sprint and T-Mobile US drop data limits on LTE
19 Aug 2016
Deutsche Telekom’s US subsidiary, T-Mobile US, has dropped data limits on its latest package of LTE offers – and rival operator Sprint, owned by SoftBank, responded within minutes by introducing its offer.
FCC reveals 62 bids for next 600MHz auction
18 Aug 2016
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received 62 applications for the second part of the 600MHZ low-band wireless spectrum auction which launched earlier this week.
Rivada hires executive number six from Sprint
18 Aug 2016
US wholesale wireless company Rivada Networks has hired yet another former Sprint executive, this time Stephen Bye, who was CTO at Sprint until a year ago and will now be CTO at Rivada.
Telstra launches PoPs in London and Chicago
15 Aug 2016
Telstra has today announced further investment plans to expand its global network, including the deployment of points of presence (PoPs) in London and Chicago.
Broadband Forum takes NFV into the home
11 Aug 2016
The first specifications for the virtual Residential Gateway were released today, as the Broadband Forum concluded work on a project to bring the potential of ‘easy-to-use’ virtualization into the home.
AT&T brings on-demand Ethernet qualification to wholesale customers
03 Aug 2016
AT&T has launched a new tool that allows wholesale customers to qualify Ethernet-based services. Automating a previously manual process, service providers using the tool can check the availability and speed of select Ethernet-based services by address, says AT&T, all in near real time.