• Huawei CFO back in China after reaching agreement
    by Peter Cohen on September 27, 2021 at 3:49 pm

    Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has returned to China after reaching agreement with U.S. prosecutors, concluding a three-year extradition battle. The post Huawei CFO back in China after reaching agreement appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Globe Telecom tests Standalone 5G in Makati
    by Peter Cohen on September 27, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    Philippine carrier Globe Telecom has announced the launch of a trial 5G SA network in the city of Makati, following its 2020 5G NSA rollout. The post Globe Telecom tests Standalone 5G in Makati appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • As T-Mobile US migrates Sprint customers, the CEO sees a ‘fantastic tailwind’
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on September 27, 2021 at 2:52 pm

    T-Mobile US CEO: Driving 5G handset adoption is “strategically important…given the huge lead that we have in 5G” In the 18 months since T-Mobile US completed its merger with Sprint, the carrier has been rapidly deploying 5G using its own 600 MHz holdings as well as Sprint’s 2.5 GHz holdings. In tandem with the network [...] The post As T-Mobile US migrates Sprint customers, the CEO sees a ‘fantastic tailwind’ appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • FCC awards $1.2 billion in emergency connectivity funds
    by Kelly Hill on September 27, 2021 at 2:18 pm

    The Federal Communications Commission has parceled out a first wave of $1.2 billion in emergency connectivity funding, which the agency says will help to connect more than 3.6 million students across the United States. According to the FCC, the $1.2 billion will go to 3,040 schools, 260 libraries and 24 consortia of schools and libraries [...] The post FCC awards $1.2 billion in emergency connectivity funds appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • NI Webinar: Challenges of 5G mmWave OTA validation
    by NI on September 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The 5G industry continues to develop antenna modules and systems that can take greater advantage of the wide channels available at mmWave frequencies above 24 GHz. Many of these devices lack coaxial connectors or RF test points and require Over-the-Air (OTA) validation to determine their beamforming performance. This presentation introduces several real and practical challenges [...] The post NI Webinar: Challenges of 5G mmWave OTA validation appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • The Sunday Brief: The iconic device effect
    by Jim Patterson on September 27, 2021 at 1:58 pm

    September greetings from the Midwest and Southeast.  Rather than show a picture of rural America (I am building up a considerable collection), this week’s opening picture is a throwback rediscovered during our recent move back to Kansas City – the Georgetown University Sprint Leadership sessions I attended in 2006-2007 (see top row, second from right, next [...] The post The Sunday Brief: The iconic device effect appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Verizon CEO discusses ‘five vectors of growth’
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on September 27, 2021 at 1:45 pm

    Verizon has been deploying MEC infrastructure for two years giving it a “head start” over its competition, CEO says Speaking Sept. 21 at the virtual Goldman Sachs Communicopia conference, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg outlined both existing and developing “vectors of growth” that he characterized as based on “the best network.” In terms of what’s already [...] The post Verizon CEO discusses ‘five vectors of growth’ appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Nokia Webinar: Guaranteeing the best service with FWA
    by Nokia on September 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    Fixed wireless access (FWA) is – at long last – a viable tool in the toolkit, thanks to a combination of technological advances and shifting market trends. Both mobile and converged operators are in an excellent position to use their licensed wireless spectrum and extend existing or even create new business and residential broadband opportunities. [...] The post Nokia Webinar: Guaranteeing the best service with FWA appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • The 2021 site antenna solutions report (Sponsored)
    by Gap Wireless on September 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    Antennas are the wires of the wireless world. They are the last stop for a signal on its way from a transmitter and the point of entry for a signal coming home to a receiver. A wireless network can be built with the world’s latest high-performance radio technology and best fiber optic backbone, but the [...] The post The 2021 site antenna solutions report (Sponsored) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Expand your opportunities with #NoBoundaries (Sponsored)
    by Nokia on September 27, 2021 at 1:28 pm

    Join Nokia on a journey to a new age of infinite potential made possible through technology. See what’s possible when you break down the barriers holding you back. The post Expand your opportunities with #NoBoundaries (Sponsored) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • New iPhone launches to mixed reviews
    by Joe Dyton on September 23, 2021 at 5:01 pm

    Customers’ decision to buy will likely depend on age of current phone, how much they value battery life and improved camera capabilities. It’s been a full year since Apple released an iPhone. The latest iteration, the iPhone 13, and early reviews appear to be mixed. For example, The New York Times reported that the updates The post New iPhone launches to mixed reviews appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Google to acquire NYC building for $2.1B
    by Joe Dyton on September 23, 2021 at 4:58 pm

    Google said it will purchase a Manhattan office building for $2.1 billion, a sign that big technology companies are still interested in office space, despite the growing remote work trend, according to a Wall Street Journal exclusive report. The deal for the building is the most expensive for one U.S. office building since the COVID-19 The post Google to acquire NYC building for $2.1B appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Report: Open RAN investments to reach $10B-$15B by 2025
    by Cel-Fi Nextivity on September 23, 2021 at 4:54 pm

    A recent Dell’Oro Group report stated that Open RAN (radio access networks) radio and baseband projections have been updated in the upward direction. Standard RAN provides the technology necessary to connect users, mobile phones and enterprises to the mobile network over radio waves and is typically presented as hardware or software integrated platform. An open The post Report: Open RAN investments to reach $10B-$15B by 2025 appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • The Hospitable Apartment
    by ImpruviX on September 23, 2021 at 4:51 pm

    How residential multifamily living Is following the hotel technology roadmap to create memorable experiences For the past two years, the traditional American home has served as a hybrid location for “work,” “the fitness club,” “the restaurant,” and the daycare center. There is significant pressure for property owners and operators to re-evaluate their property offering to The post The Hospitable Apartment appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Zoom introduces in-office ‘video booths’
    by Joe Dyton on September 23, 2021 at 4:48 pm

    Many office workers got familiar with Zoom’s videoconferencing technology while they worked remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the company is working with an office phone booth maker to build videoconferencing pods for offices, The Wall Street Journal reports. The modular booth, called, “Room for Zoom” is collaboration between Zoom and Room, Inc. and is The post Zoom introduces in-office ‘video booths’ appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • WeWork on target to go public in October
    by Joe Dyton on September 23, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    After a two-year wait, coworking office space provider WeWork will be able to start trading its shares on the New York Stock Exchange around October 21, Bloomberg reports. BowX, the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that’s set to acquire WeWork, said its shareholders will meet virtually on October 19 to vote on the plan. The The post WeWork on target to go public in October appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Recovery continues for coworking firms, as traditional offices falter
    by Joe Dyton on September 23, 2021 at 4:44 pm

    The recent rise in COVID-19 cases pushed back a number of business’ Labor Day target for bringing employees back to their offices, while simultaneously boosting coworking companies, Bisnow reports. A number of flexible office space providers have said they’ve seen occupancy increases throughout the summer, as a lot of small to mid-sized companies are opting The post Recovery continues for coworking firms, as traditional offices falter appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • DigitalBridge to sell Wellness Infrastructure biz for $3.2B
    by Joe Dyton on September 16, 2021 at 5:25 pm

    Global digital infrastructure REIT (real estate investment trust) DigitalBridge Group, Inc. recently announced it will sell its Wellness Infrastructure business to real estate investment firms Highgate Capital Investments and Aurora Health Network in a deal valued at $3.2 billion. The total consideration includes $316 million of net value to DigitalBridge and the assumption of $2.6 The post DigitalBridge to sell Wellness Infrastructure biz for $3.2B appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Report: Landlords could struggle to find favorable rental rates in the short term
    by Joe Dyton on September 16, 2021 at 5:19 pm

    Favorable rates and terms for landlords looking to backfill vacant spaces could be a thing of the past, at least temporarily, according to a new analysis from commercial real estate data provider Trepp, GlobeSt.com reports. The combination of falling rental rates and increased “going in” cap rates have sped up the decline of property value. The post Report: Landlords could struggle to find favorable rental rates in the short term appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Poor cellular reception inside grocery stores is a deal breaker
    by Dean Richmond on September 16, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    According to the Grocery Store Real Estate Market & Trends (2021) report published in July by First National Reality Partners, a private equity commercial real estate investment firm, “…the enduring demand of grocery items and the recent sales surges, the financial condition of the grocery industry as a whole makes grocery store retailers a safe The post Poor cellular reception inside grocery stores is a deal breaker appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

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