For five hours last weekend, Erie County’s emergency services line was under cyber attack. As GoErie.com reports, the northwestern Pennsylvania county endured a distributed-denial-of-service attack that prevented legitimate callers from successfully contacting the 911 call center. Automated bot calls flooded the phone lines with spoof calls, ringing in every seven […]

American Tower (NYSE: AMT) reported steady returns for 3Q22, despite economic headwinds in some countries and some customer churn. Property revenues grew 10 percent year-over-year to $2.6 billion for the quarter. Adjusted EBITDA grew to $1.6 billion, a six percent YoY increase, resulting from both top-line revenue growth and cost […]

New FCC proceeding looks at opening up to 550 megahertz of spectrum The Federal Communications Commission is forging ahead with identifying potential new spectrum to repurpose for cellular systems and has launched a new inquiry into the use of up to 550 megahertz of spectrum at 12.7 to 13.25 GHz. […]

UPDATE Earlier this month, Inside Towers reported that several airlines and aviation manufacturers sought to make the temporary restrictions AT&T and Verizon agreed to for 5G operations on C-band (3.7 GHz) near airports permanent. Now, the FAA seeks that outcome, too, plus restrictions for smaller telecoms as well. Acting FAA […]

Networks have become key enablers for virtually all the important business processes throughout any organization, and as businesses grow to pursue new markets, networks are a crucial part of their success. Today, the needs of service providers in particular are evolving, and a new generation of networks is arising to […]

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 9 a.m. PST   In this webinar, VIAVI Solutions and Rohde & Schwarz discuss their industry insight on how to accelerate your O-RAN Radio Unit Time to Market. As leaders in wireless communication test and active in specifications development in the O-RAN ALLIANCE, both companies have combined their […]

UPDATE The FCC and global carrier Truphone reached a settlement to resolve the Commission’s Notice of Apparent Liability issued against the company in April for failing to disclose accurate ownership stakes held by foreign entities and transferring control of FCC licenses and authorization without Commission approval. Because of its inaccuracies, […]

AT&T (NYSE: T) reported solid progress in the third quarter on its two strategic initiatives – 5G and fiber. Its 5G mid-band coverage, mainly in C-band, now extends to 100 million people. The company expects to cover 130 million POPs by year-end 2022. That figure is nearly double the expectations […]

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