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Mobile Technology and Wireless Communication News Headline Updated on 05 June 2020 – Quanta Cloud Technology, Broadcom, Spirent, Rakuten Mobile, and more

The headline on 05 June 2020

Spirent is working with Rakuten Mobile to test mobile and core infrastructure, user traffic and network functions for current LTE and future 5G rollouts. Source: Spirent Collaborates with Rakuten Mobile on Core Network Testing

Data center provider Quanta Cloud Technology recently announced its support for Arrcus’s networking operating system. Source: QCT QuantaMesh Systems Now Support ArcOS for Simple, Scalable, and Secure Networking

Broadcom traded higher Friday after Wall Street analysts across the board boosted their stock price targets for the chipmaker. Source: Bloomberg story > Broadcom Rallies With Best ‘Yet to Come’ After 2Q Earnings

The headline on 04 June 2020

Nokia and Vodafone Idea announced the successful completion of the first phase of Dynamic Spectrum Refarming (DSR) in India. Source: Nokia and Vodafone Idea complete world’s largest Dynamic Spectrum Refarming deployment to improve network coverage and enhance connectivity

At OIF’s recent Q2 2020 Technical and MA&E Committees Meeting, it announced a preview of a proposed 224 Gbps project. Source: OIF Announces 224 Gbps Project Preview, Election Results, Upcoming Webinars and Integrated Packet Optical SDN Implementation Agreement at Q2 Virtual Meeting

Adva announced the launch of its ePRC optical cesium atomic clock solution, which protects synchronization networks from interruptions to satellite signals. Source: ADVA launches industry’s first ePRC optical cesium clock solution

CES will held in-person in Las Vegas next year. Source: The Verge > CES will be held in-person in Las Vegas next year

The headline on 03 June 2020

Working with BT, ServiceNow announced new telecommunications specific apps for proactive customer care and automated service assurance. Source: ServiceNow Revolutionizes Industry Workflows for Telecommunications, Financial Services, and Healthcare

Google Cloud announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with UK Crown Commercial Service to speed up digital transformations for public sector agencies. Source: Google Cloud and the UK government sign MoU to boost cloud innovation

The FCC granted Special Temporary Authority to Harlan 2-Way for access to 2.5 GHz spectrum for 60 days to improve wireless service in rural Kentucky. Source: FCC BOOSTS WIRELESS BROADBAND FOR RURAL KENTUCKY WITH TEMPORARY SPECTRUM ACCESS FOR HARLAN COUNTY

A federal judge ruled that Apple shareholders can sue CEO Tim Cook over allegedly fraudulent claims about iPhone demand, particularly in China, that led to billions of dollars in shareholder losses. Source: Reuters > Apple must face U.S. shareholder lawsuit over CEO’s iPhone, China comments

The headline on 02 June 2020

India plans to offer $6.6 billion in incentives to attract investment from smartphone device and component makers. Source: Bloomberg article > India Plans $6.6 Billion in Incentives to Woo Smartphone Makers

Ericsson officially started its three-year monitoring term required under a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice related to bribery charges. Source: Ericsson commences the three-year term of the monitorship

RF lens antenna-maker MatSing is partnering with MobileNet Services to provide turnkey design services for enhanced wireless performance in stadiums. Source: MatSing and MobileNet Partner Providing Proven, Turnkey Design Services for Exceptional Wireless Performance in Stadiums Using Lens Antennas

Telefónica Deutschland’s O2 brand in Germany taps Ericsson for 5G core. Source: Telefónica Deutschland selects Ericsson 5G core for network of the future

China is using telecoms giant Huawei to try to drive a wedge between Britain and the United States, Republican senator Tom Cotton told British lawmakers on Tuesday. Source: Reuters > China is using Huawei to drive a wedge in the UK-U.S. special relationship: senator

CloudBolt Software announces its acquisition of SovLabs to better serve its global and VMware vRealize customers. Source: CloudBolt Software announces acquisition of SovLabs to help enterprises simplify their hybrid cloud journey

Datacenter provider Aligned has started construction on its second data center in Ashburn, Virginia. Source: Aligned Begins Construction on Second Hyperscale Data Center in Ashburn, VA

The headline on 01 June 2020

A new survey from Deloitte finds 76% of networking executives believe 5G will be critical for their company in three years, and 70% feel the same way about Wi-Fi 6. Source: Deloitte Study: Enterprises Are Building Their Future With 5G and Wi-Fi 6

Google over the weekend postponed the planned unveiling of the beta version of its latest Android 11 mobile operating system in light of protests and unrest in the U.S. Source: Reuters > Google postpones Android 11 unveiling amid U.S. protests

Huawei is turning to rival chipmakers to keep its consumer electronics business afloat in the face of a clampdown by the U.S. Source: Financial Times > Huawei turns to mobile chip rivals to beat US pressure

IBM Chief Executive Officer Arvind Krishna has been closed-mouthed in regards to the scale of the company’s latest round of job cuts. Source: Bloomberg > IBM, the Silent Job Cutter, Stokes Worker Anxiety, Speculation

The Pentagon announced it will start construction on a private 5G test network at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. Source: DOD, USAF Warfare Center to Build a 5G Network, Test Prototype Software at Nellis

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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