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Microsoft’s Move to Acquire Affirmed Networks Aims to Deliver New Opps for 5G Ecosystem

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Microsoft’s move to acquire Affirmed Networks aims to deliver new opps for the 5G ecosystem. In my opinion, this is exactly the company it needed to make new waves in the 5G ecosystem and firm up its presence with mobile operators in particular. Now it’s up to cloud rivals AWS, Google Cloud, Alibaba, IBM, and Oracle to refresh their telecom-specific portfolio development and marketing strategies.

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Ericsson Automated eSIM Solutions Makes Activation of Samsung Devices a Breeze

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Ericsson unveils its entitlement server solution for on-device eSIM subscription activation for smartphone – beginning with Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Z Flip, following the launch this past January of its eSIM solution. Not only do these eSIM solutions make the customer experience a better one, they deliver big value to both Ericsson and Samsung, especially as it relates to the success of 5G success as a global transformational technology. Here’s a deeper look at why these eSIM solutions matter, to both of these companies, and what I believe is next.

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2020 Outlook: Operators Must Implement Hardware-to-Software (HW2SW) Transformation or Risk 5G Implosion

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Futurum Research, in partnership with Intel, completed a global research study of 465 business and technology professionals helping to shape, implement, and support these initiatives to better comprehend the Hardware-to-Software (HW2SW) journeys service providers must undertake to successfully navigate digital transformation.

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Intel is all in on 5G Networks

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Intel is set to alter the competitive landscape with debut of new 5G infrastructure products including the Intel Atom P5900 platform, 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, “Diamond Mesa”, Intel’s first next-generation structured ASIC for 5G network acceleration, and new Intel Ethernet 700 Series Network Adapter.

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Ribbon’s New CEO is the Right Fit to Expand Sales Capabilities and Pilot ECI Integration

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With the appointment of new CEO and President Bruce McClelland and the onboarding of Krish Prabhu and Stewart Ewing to the Board of Directors, Ribbon’s competitive prospects brighten, especially toward assimilating the ECI acquisition into its portfolio and culture and bolstering the company’s sales resources for pursuing burgeoning 5G business prospects.

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T-Mobile Sprint Deal Wins Merger Approval — Wreaking Competitive Havoc is Next Up

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The T-Mobile Sprint deal wins merger approval, and no doubt wreaking competitive havoc is on the agenda for the new entity, called The New T-Mobile. That said, there’s more ahead than just shaking up the mobile carrier space. Here’s my perspective on the merger and the various 5G benefit claims made by The New T-Mobile, along with what’s likely ahead for cable operators. There are also some concerns that loom ahead, including delivering on the promised benefits, legal approval of the Dish Network settlement, and securing approval from the California Public Utility Commission.