Tag: MNO

Why the Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint Will Succeed This Time

The marriage between T-Mobile and Sprint has played out like a long saga of unrequited love: the two sides have much to gain by...

Who Will Lead in Virtualized Application Networks?

Clash of the Titans: The Mobile World and Fixed Broadband - Who Will Lead in Virtualized Application Networks? Virtualization of mobile networks must first occur...

Towards the Virtualization of the RAN

The topic of virtualized RAN is broad.  It has been an objective for several years.  The open RAN, or LTE 4G Open RAN Initiative,...

Charter touts CBRS as ‘6G’, but is the shared band really...

As if the US’s CBRS band in 3.5 GHz hasn’t been hyped enough as the future face of mobile spectrum, cableco Charter Communications has...

If Altice Fails, What Options For US MNOs?

Most of the current speculation focuses on Altice and Charter, and the potential involvement of Sprint or possibly TMO. But there are many other...

Why Comcast Charter may keep their powder dry through 2018

Charter and Comcast only get one go at this – getting on to an equal footing with AT&T and Verizon in cellular – so...

Comcast, Charter cooperation on wireless could lead to so much more

We’re going to say it before anyone else thinks of it, just in case Comcast and Charter turn out to have the audacity to...

The Key Role of Wi-Fi for Profitable Mobile Networks

Wi-Fi connectivity is now sought and expected everywhere by users of mobile computing devices. Mobile network operators and their network partners must therefore come...

Comcast drops mobile bomb – Could rob 10m subs

• Comcast has been preparing Xfinity Mobile for the past two years • It is a marketing tsunami set to take 8 to 10...

Cablecos, not MNOs, may lead the charge to fixed 5G

The cable operators in the US and some other countries have already highlighted the disruptive potential of a cableco armed with a huge WiFi...