Vodafone Idea is introducing a voice-based contactless recharge option for Vodafone and Idea prepaid customers that can be used at retail outlets. Although the company offers recharge option to prepaid users through the respective Vodafone and Idea apps, many customers still rely on retailers for recharging their prepaid mobile number. With the voice-based recharge option,
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Vodafone Spain has activated its 5G network in a total of 21 cities across the country, after having launched the technology in six new cities over the last months, Europa Press reported, citing  the company’s CEO Antonio Coimbra. Coimbra said 5G services are now available in Alicante, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Valladolid, Benidorm and Badajoz. Vodafone’s 5G
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Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! We don’t need no stinkin’ 3GNEW YORK-Third-generation technology is completely unnecessary for taking
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Dell Technologies, IBM and Microsoft are developing cloud, edge, 5G strategies Operators have, across the board, acknowledged the importance of edge computing in delivering a differentiated, revenue-generating 5G service. There have also been a number of trials in key mobile markets. But, given the trajectory of network investment and product development, we’re not quite there
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New Japanese market entrant Rakuten Mobile, a subsidiary of e-commerce giant Rakuten, has already activated a total of 4,738 radio stations in the country, which is more than the 3,432 initially planned, Rakuten Mobile chairman and CEO Mickey Mikitani said during a conference call with investors. Mikitani said that including those radio stations with contracts
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Fiber network deployment is the “rural electrification of our generation”, according to Conexon’s Jonathan Chambers As the Federal Communications Commission mulls exactly how it will distribute the proposed $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund over a decade to expand rural broadband deployments and narrow the digital divide, there are a range of companies seeking to
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Challenging as it may be, network densification is a must  Network densification is proving to be a key driver for enabling successful 5G networks and in delivering the consistent, reliable and speedy service that carriers have been promising users as they switch over to next-generation networks. Wireless carriers and equipment providers are under a lot
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The Technical Research Centre of Finland is going to build the country’s first quantum computer, joining a growing European contingent to compete at the front of next generation computing technology. VTT, Finland’s state-owned Technical Research Centre (Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy) announced that it will design and build the country’s first quantum computer, in partnership with
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A new law has been passed in France that allows it to impose draconian punishments on social media companies that fail to take down some content within 60 minutes. The news comes courtesy of Reuters, which reports: ‘online content providers will have to remove paedophile and terrorism-related content from their platforms within the hour or
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US President Donald trump has extended his executive order that prohibits US companies from doing business with companies from certain countries. This time last year Trump signed the Executive Order on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain. It skirted around the matter but it was quite clear that it was specifically
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