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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr is advocating the auctions of various spectrum bands this 2021 and the years to come. According to Carr, the US must continue to free up wireless spectrum for commercial 5G services to stay ahead of its competitors.

Read more: FCC Unveils Calendar to Drive 5G in the US

Ericsson’s USA 5G Smart Factory in Lewisville, Texas, has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a global front runner in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). The Forum has awarded the site with its prestigious “*Global Lighthouse” designation in recognition of Ericsson’s deployment of next-generation technology at the site and its subsequent impact – including an impressive 2.2 times improved output per employee when compared to a similar site without the automation and 4IR improvements.

Read more: Ericsson USA 5G Smart Factory Recognized as ‘Global Lighthouse’

Telecom Egypt and Orange Egypt signed an amendment to their mobile-to-fixed termination agreement, and an annex to the current agreements extending to 2022 governing international voice services, with the aim of improving their commercial and service quality terms. Additionally, the companies signed another agreement to resolve some pending commercial disputes and develop mechanisms to avoid similar obstacles in the future. These steps come within the framework of the existing strategic cooperation between the two companies aimed at providing premium services to the Egyptian telecom market.

Read more: Telecom Egypt and Orange Egypt Sign Commercial Agreements

Businesses and developers can now build and deploy applications using Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength in eight locations across the US. Verizon and AWS have launched mobile edge computing (MEC) capabilities in Atlanta, the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Dallas, Las Vegas, Miami, New York and Washington, DC, with plans to add two additional cities by year end.

Read more: 5G Comes to the EDGE

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