The first ‘real world’ 5G test was a dud leads 19 Fast-Forward Friday articles

In Featured News by Wireless Estimator

Fast-Forward Friday is Wireless Estimator’s latest news offering that provides an overview of relevant industry news stories presented during the week by other media that were not covered by our staff, along with a link to the article to go upstream and read it in its entirety.

After all, the articles’ authors did all the heavy lifting, and capsuling their content and providing a couple of rewritten paragraphs doesn’t do justice to their talent, reporting and research efforts.

Article Media
The first ‘real world’ 5G test was a dud The Verge
AT&T powers up white box cell site gateways in production test Fierce Telecom
SCF calls for iIndustry to adopt open RAN interfaces to prevent 5G fragmentation Small Cell Forum
Supreme Court to review FCC deference In TCPA cases JDSUPRA
DOJ Gets going-over in AT&T-TW oral argument Broadcasting + Cable
‘Just the beginning’: Pittman, Bressler offer perspective n IHeart’s restructuring Inside Radio
George H.W. Bush’s legacy on tech & telecom Politico
Verizon: Half of FWA customers are new to the company RCR Wireless News
FCC’s ‘shot clock’ on Sprint/T-Mobile resumes; Sprint CFO optimistic deal will close Kansas City Business Journal
U.S. Senator Blumenthal wants FCC to prove 5G wireless technology is safe The Connecticut Mirror
First 5G Call is Made in South Korea, but First Customer is Robot AGL Media Group
The rural broadband divide: An urgent national problem that we can solve Microsoft
AT&T pegs 2019 capex guidance in $23B Range, despite 5G push Light Reading
Second Colorado group requests FCC action on FirstNet interoperability concerns Mission Critical
Microsoft, SpaceX, and T-Mobile’s various plans to bring broadband to rural America ZD Net
Verizon network chief on mmWave 5G: ‘I have nothing left to say to the skeptics’ RCR Wireless News
Media mega-mergers under threat with Democrats controlling the House NBC News
FCC chairman acknowledges Russia interfered in net neutrality public comments The Hill
IoT in the enterprise: Deploying and supporting connectivity in the business environment WIA