KPN selects Ericsson to replace Huawei for its 5G core

Dutch operator KPN has opted to use Ericsson’s standalone 5G core tech to replace Huawei in its network. As part of the five-year agreement, Ericsson will deploy dual-mode 5G core software with full support services—including an accompanying systems integration...

Verizon flips the switch on its nationwide 5G network

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg used Apple’s stage to let the world know that his company has switched on nationwide 5G. Vestberg joined Apple CEO Tim Cook during the announcement of the first 5G iPhones to mark this historic moment for both companies. Apple and Verizon...

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and others form 6G alliance

All of the major US telcos have formed an alliance with other wireless industry players to research 6G technology. The so-called Next G Alliance is designed to ensure North America is a leader in shaping the next generation of wireless technology and its eventual...

Six ways blockchain will impact the telecoms industry

As the telecoms industry nears the new era of 5G and disruption, organisations need to focus on innovation and how to continue competing in the sector. To become more efficient and customer-friendly, many companies are looking for new technologies to help reinvigorate...