It’s our first telecom studying record of the summer season, and the headlines are coming in scorching.
First up—Z-axis assist for 911 calls.
Scroll on right down to examine this important improvement for public security, the ghost of Dash’s 5G community, new Ukrainian voice intel, and extra.
AT&T, Verizon, T-Cell tout Z-axis assist for 911
Earlier this month, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Cell reported to the FCC that they’re now securing Z-axis location knowledge for 911 calls.
Why is that this vital?
Z-axis location knowledge—mixed with X- and Y-axis knowledge—might permit emergency responders to find out which ground of the constructing a 911 name is coming from.
Gentle Studying has the news on this improvement and different potential upgrades to the nation’s 911 companies.
T-Cell dealing with lawsuit over shuttering Dash’s legacy 5G community
After T-Cell US and Dash Company accomplished their long-awaited merger in April 2020, the tempo of rebranding raised eyebrows. (You will discover a recap right here.)
Two years later, T-Cell is dealing with a lawsuit alleging that “the mixture of T-Cell and Dash not gives appropriate competitors within the business.”
Ukraine’s Inbound Voice Visitors Is Surging. Right here’s How We Know.
In only one month, carriers clocked a sevenfold enhance in worldwide voice visitors to Ukraine.
This knowledge comes from i3forum Insights, a market database for worldwide voice companies.
The group recorded a rise from 10 million to 70 million inbound worldwide voice minutes to Ukraine in March 2022. Preserve studying for the total story.
A Warming Arctic Emerges as a Route for Subsea Cables
Right here’s a cool subject: submarine cables within the Arctic.
An concept that when appeared unimaginable has grow to be extra possible, as a consequence of accelerated warming and ice protection shrinking.
For those who’d prefer to be taught extra, this Wall Avenue Journal piece may be very informative—and options TeleGeography’s personal Tim Stronge.
Zeroing in on the Trans-Atlantic Submarine Hall
Talking of Tim Stronge, our fearless VP of Analysis lately gave a stay presentation all concerning the Trans-Atlantic Submarine Hall.
For those who missed out, you possibly can nonetheless watch the recording or obtain Tim’s full slide deck.
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