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AT&T, Verizon To Lead New Open RAN Consortium with $42M in Fed Funding and an R&D Facility in Dallas

by | Feb 13, 2024
The Open RAN Testing, Evaluation and R&D Center will be located in the Dallas area with a satellite location near Washington, D.C. The center will test and evaluate Open RAN hardware and software—which could help lead to the adoption of a more flexible, interoperable wireless infrastructure.
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AT&T To Invest Up to $14B To Deploy Open RAN Wireless Network in Collaboration with Ericcson
by | Dec 5, 2023
"With this collaboration, we will open up radio access networks, drive innovation, spur competition, and connect more Americans with 5G and fiber," said AT&T's Chris Sambar.
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New Fujitsu Global Vice President Is Based in Richardson
by | Oct 20, 2023
In his newly created role, Patrik Eriksson—who most recently was head of radio systems and technology at Ericsson—will lead Fujitsu's global radio portfolio and development strategy.
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Tech Titans’ 2023 ‘Fast Tech’ Rankings and Award Winners Take the Stage
by | Oct 11, 2023
Check out the fastest-growing technology companies in North Texas—and more than a dozen other award winners, from Community Hero to Hall of Famer—who were honored at the 2023 Tech Titans Awards Gala.
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How Dallas-Fort Worth Has Become a Hotbed of Artificial Intelligence Technology

by | Feb 16, 2023
"AI now is where the web was in the mid- to late-'90s," Sentiero Ventures' David Evans says. And North Texas is becoming central to the AI revolution, he and other local tech leaders contend. DFW's role as an AI hub has been burnished by its tech workforce, the breadth and diversity of its industries, its thriving startup community, and its wealth of AI-oriented universities and research institutions. Most important of all, though, is the region's status as a magnet for Fortune 500 companies, many of which are eager to partner with AI's local pioneers.

Here's what leading North Texas experts have to say.
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Ericsson’s Kevin Zvokel on 10 Hot Consumer Trends, His Company’s ‘Factory of the Future’ in Lewisville, and More
Ericsson's new report, "10 Hot Consumer Trends: Life in a Climate-Impacted Future," is packed with insights on what consumers—including those in DFW—believe is looming on the way to the 2030s. We spoke with Kevin Zvokel, head of networks for Plano-based Ericsson North America, about both the report and his company's innovative impact across North Texas.
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Ericsson Sets Data Speed Record of Over 1Gbps During 5G Indoor Trial
by | Nov 7, 2022
Ericsson said the trial was conducted over a live Citizen's Broadband Radio Service network at its North America HQ in Plano. Now, with the ability to get 5G gigabit speeds indoors along with advanced capabilities, Ericsson says enterprises can feel confident in deploying Private 5G networks.

"We're excited to continue pushing the envelope of what is possible with 5G," Ericsson's Paul Challoner said.
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Local Innovators, Fastest-Growing Company Honored at Annual Tech Titan Awards Gala
by | Oct 31, 2022
Some of the top players in the North Texas technology ecosystem were honored Thursday at the annual Tech Titans awards gala. Fujitsu North America CEO Doug Moore was inducted into the Tech Titans Hall of Fame, and Charlie Vogt, CEO of telecommunications firm DZS, won the Corporate CEO Award. The fastest-growing tech company award went to Fort Worth's TimelyMD. "The need to come together as an industry, reconnect with friends, and build new business connections were really what this year’s awards gala was all about," said Tech Titans' Paul Bendel. See the full list of winners here.
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Meet the 43 Finalists for the 2022 Tech Titans Awards

Every year, Tech Titans highlights the top movers and shakers in the North Texas technology ecosystem. Here are the finalists in 11 categories. Winners will be announced at the group's signature gala in October.
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Ericsson Launches Global Utilities Innovation Center in Plano
by | May 4, 2022
From cybersecurity to 4G and 5G cellular reliability, there's a need for a more secure and flexible modernized power grid.

Ericsson's new Global Utilities Innovation Center at its North American HQ in Plano will be a secure experience center and testing lab to enable utilities and manufacturers to explore solutions to challenges.
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Mixed-Use RFP: Richardson Seeks ‘Gateway’ Development for The Innovation Quarter
by | Apr 12, 2022
The city is requesting developer proposals for a high-density, transit-oriented development at DART’s Arapaho Center Station. It will act as a large connector and entry point for The IQ—a sprawling district focused on innovation and entrepreneurship.
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Comparably’s Best DFW Workplaces Tees Off with Topgolf, Alkami, and More
by | Apr 4, 2022
Comparably’s list of the Top 15 DFW companies is derived from sentiment ratings provided by employees in Dallas-Ft. Worth who anonymously rated their employers on Comparably.com over the past 12 months. Here's the complete list.
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Here’s a Roundup of Winners From Tech Titans’ 20th Annual Awards Gala

by | Oct 26, 2020
North Texas companies, organizations, and individuals won awards in 11 categories for significant contributions at the Roaring Twenties-themed virtual gala.
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Tech Titans’ Grand Challenge to Award $5K to Entrepreneurs for 5G-Enabled Solutions
by | Jul 14, 2020
Representatives from AT&T, Axxess, Ericsson, Nokia, among other tech companies will be the judges for the 5G Grand Challenge. Awardees will receive $5,000, mentoring, and introductions to funding resources.
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Ericsson’s Lewisville 5G Smart Factory Rolls Out First Product
by | Mar 12, 2020
Ericsson’s first smart factory in the U.S., based in Lewisville, is now operational with the production of 5G base stations to enable smooth, fast, and cost-effective 5G deployments.
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Ericsson Picks Lewisville for $134M Smart Factory of the Future to Accelerate 5G
by | Sep 19, 2019
Products made at the new facility—which begins operations early next year—will boost network capacity and coverage to meet the demand for rapid 5G deployment across North America.
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