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STARRY® SIGNS GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO TO ROSTER AND DEBUTS NEW CAMPAIGN AHEAD OF NBA ALL-STAR 2024

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- STARRY®, the official soft drink of the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League in North America, signs Milwaukee Bucks' superstar and NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, 8x NBA All-Star and 2x NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo to its roster of NBA and WNBA talent. Antetokounmpo joins the STARRY squad alongside some of the game's biggest names like 2x WNBA Champion, WNBA Finals MVP and 5x WNBA All-Star A'ja Wilson, NBA Champion Jamal Murray, 2x NBA All-Star Zion Williamson, NBA All-Star and NBA Defensive Player of the Year Jaren Jackson Jr. and NBA forward Myles Turner.

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  • Milwaukee Bucks' superstar and NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, 8x NBA All-Star and 2x NBA MVP
    Giannis Antetokounmpo links up with the STARRY squad, joining the brand's dominating lineup of NBA + WNBA talent.
  • PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- STARRY®, the official soft drink of the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League in North America, signs Milwaukee Bucks' superstar and NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, 8x NBA All-Star and 2x NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo to its roster of NBA and WNBA talent.
  • Antetokounmpo joins the STARRY squad alongside some of the game's biggest names like 2x WNBA Champion, WNBA Finals MVP and 5x WNBA All-Star A'ja Wilson, NBA Champion Jamal Murray, 2x NBA All-Star Zion Williamson, NBA All-Star and NBA Defensive Player of the Year Jaren Jackson Jr. and NBA forward Myles Turner.
  • It doesn't stop there, as STARRY will once again be showing up at NBA Crossover during NBA All-Star 2024 in Indianapolis, with the "STARRY AR3NA: Presented by Lem & Lime."

T-Mobile Achieves Record-Breaking Uplink Speeds with Another 5G First

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it achieved record-breaking uplink speeds of 345 Mbps on its 5G standalone (SA) network in a recent test leveraging a new feature called UL Tx switching.

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  • T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it achieved record-breaking uplink speeds of 345 Mbps on its 5G standalone (SA) network in a recent test leveraging a new feature called UL Tx switching.
  • UL Tx switching is a groundbreaking technology that enables seamless switching and a combination of different frequencies, effectively creating more uplink capacity and higher uplink speed.
  • In other words, it's like taking the 5G superhighway and adding new faster lanes with spare capacity for traffic to zoom faster than ever.
  • Greater uplink speeds are critical for customers when it comes to content creation and sharing, remote work and collaboration, gaming, emerging technologies like XR, and so much more.

FOOT LOCKER, NIKE, AND JORDAN BRAND JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH THE CLINIC DURING NBA ALL-STAR 2024

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, global retailer Foot Locker, part of Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL), announced The Clinic, a year-long program with Nike and Jordan Brand, bringing the best of the court and culture to basketball fans, sneaker enthusiasts, and local communities.

Key Points: 
  • The Clinic is a first-of-its-kind partnership between Foot Locker, Nike and Jordan Brand.
  • The Clinic will officially launch at Foot Locker's weekend-long activation during NBA All-Star 2024 in Indianapolis and will be the first installment of several tentpole moments debuting throughout the year.
  • Foot Locker's roll out of The Clinic and its vast footprint during NBA All-Star 2024 is the latest investment in its basketball offense.
  • Under The Clinic program debut, Foot Locker will host various community events at its Home Court space and across Indianapolis during NBA All-Star 2024.

OXIO Strengthens Leadership Team with Appointment of Zain A. Manekia as Board Member and Head of Strategic Investments

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

OXIO , the leading telecom-as-a-service (TaaS) platform, today announced Zain A. Manekia, a highly experienced investment professional and board advisor of 25 years, has joined as an independent Board Member and Head of Strategic Investments.

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  • OXIO , the leading telecom-as-a-service (TaaS) platform, today announced Zain A. Manekia, a highly experienced investment professional and board advisor of 25 years, has joined as an independent Board Member and Head of Strategic Investments.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240215383696/en/
    Zain Manekia, Head of Strategic Investments (Photo: Business Wire)
    With a proven track record of over 50 billion USD in domestic and cross-border transactions and extensive background in telecommunications and technology business transformations, Manekia will spearhead OXIO's global M&A strategy, initially focusing on the Americas.
  • “The world of the vertically integrated Mobile Network Operator (MNO) is poised for disruption,” said Sean Hannan-Bobe, Chief Corporate Development Officer.
  • “Zain’s strategic vision and experience navigating complex transactions will be instrumental in guiding OXIO’s next phase of growth.”
    “I’m honored to join the leadership team at a company with world-class talent and innovation as we shape the future of mobile connectivity,” Manekia said.

Wireless Purchases Through Apps Increase, Leading to Increase of Value and Affordability Perceptions, J.D. Power Finds

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Power 2024 U.S. Wireless Retail Experience StudySM—Volume 1, released today.

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  • Power 2024 U.S. Wireless Retail Experience StudySM—Volume 1, released today.
  • Additionally, app users also perceive their plans as more affordable than other channels as apps provide a visual representation of customer costs, leading to improved cost satisfaction and value perceptions.
  • Consumer Cellular ranks highest among value mobile virtual network operators for a second consecutive volume, with a score of 880.
  • For more information about the U.S. Wireless Retail Experience Studies, visit https://www.jdpower.com/business/tmt/us-wireless-purchase-experience-per...

At MWC Barcelona 2024, O-RAN ALLIANCE Participants Showcase Advanced Solutions to Improve RAN Performance

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

O-RAN's open architecture enables partnerships; encourages innovation by leveraging know-how

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  • O-RAN's open architecture enables partnerships; encourages innovation by leveraging know-how
    The showcased intelligent RAN solutions demonstrate capabilities aiming to improve the RAN performance in traffic steering, energy savings, service quality, spectrum efficiency and network management.
  • Examples include machine learning models for network load balancing, orchestrating applications' requests for network resources, and private network management.
  • O-RAN ALLIANCE plans to publish an interactive map of O-RAN demos at MWC to allow easy navigation to the demos at the exhibition.
  • O-RAN ALLIANCE will hold its O-RAN ALLIANCE Summit on Wednesday, 28 February 2024 from 8:30 to 13:00 CET in MWC hall 8, theatre 5, and also online.

At MWC Barcelona 2024, O-RAN ALLIANCE Participants Showcase Advanced Solutions to Improve RAN Performance

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

The showcased intelligent RAN solutions demonstrate capabilities aiming to improve the RAN performance in traffic steering, energy savings, service quality, spectrum efficiency and network management.

Key Points: 
  • The showcased intelligent RAN solutions demonstrate capabilities aiming to improve the RAN performance in traffic steering, energy savings, service quality, spectrum efficiency and network management.
  • Examples include machine learning models for network load balancing, orchestrating applications' requests for network resources, and private network management.
  • O-RAN ALLIANCE plans to publish an interactive map of O-RAN demos at MWC to allow easy navigation to the demos at the exhibition.
  • O-RAN ALLIANCE will hold its O-RAN ALLIANCE Summit on Wednesday, 28 February 2024 from 8:30 to 13:00 CET in MWC hall 8, theatre 5, and also online.

NBA All-Star 2024 coverage live on SiriusXM Canada

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

SiriusXM NBA Radio channel broadcasts from Indianapolis Feb. 15-18

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  • SiriusXM NBA Radio channel broadcasts from Indianapolis Feb. 15-18
    SiriusXM will produce national audio broadcast for NBA HBCU Classic live from Indianapolis on Feb. 17
    TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2024 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada will cover NBA All-Star 2024 (Feb. 15-18) with special live programming from Indianapolis, IN on the SiriusXM NBA Radio channel, plus the live broadcasts of the 73rd NBA All-Star Game and other All-Star events from Gainbridge Fieldhouse.
  • SiriusXM NBA Radio's coverage of NBA All-Star 2024 will include live shows hosted by former players Eddie Johnson and Greg Anthony, former executives Amin Elhassan and Ryan McDonough, and SiriusXM's Frank Isola, Justin Termine and Jason Jackson.
  • SiriusXM NBA Radio is the only 24/7 radio channel dedicated to the NBA and is available to subscribers nationwide in their cars (channel 86) and on the new SiriusXM app.
  • Carlesimo and Jorge Sedano on the call, will air on both ESPN Radio (channel 80) and on SiriusXM NBA Radio (channel 86).

Northeastern University and Open 6G OTIC Partners with AT&T and Verizon to Advance Open and Interoperable Cellular Networks in NTIA T&E Award

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

"We are happy to work with leading operators and vendors to advance the Open RAN ecosystem," says Tommaso Melodia, Director of WIoT at Northeastern University.

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  • "We are happy to work with leading operators and vendors to advance the Open RAN ecosystem," says Tommaso Melodia, Director of WIoT at Northeastern University.
  • The Northeastern University Open 6G OTIC is a one-stop shop for Open RAN innovation.
  • It serves as a hub for the development and testing of next-generation wireless networks utilizing Open RAN technology and Artificial Intelligence.
  • The Northeastern University OTIC can also test massive Multiple Input, Multiple Output (MIMO) radios, key to improving the spectral efficiency of Open RAN.

Managed Security Services Market worth $52.9 billion by 2028 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Managed Security Services Market size is expected to grow from USD 30.6 billion in 2023 to USD 52.9 billion by 2028 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.5% during the forecast period, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets™. The escalation of cyberattacks and sophisticated breaches across enterprises are driving organizations to seek expert help in navigating the complex and ever-evolving threat landscape. Also, the stringent government regulations are demanding robust data security further driving the global Managed Security Services Market.

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  • Organizations can align their resources and efforts with strategic initiatives rather than dedicating significant resources to security operations.
  • Top Key Companies in Managed Security Services Market:
    In November 2023, Rapid7 chose TruVisor as its exclusive distributor for cybersecurity solutions in the ASEAN and India regions.
  • Managed Security Services Market Advantages:
    Managed security service providers (MSSPs) are companies that specialise in cybersecurity and offer access to highly qualified personnel and cutting-edge security technologies that can be difficult for businesses to maintain internally.
  • It may be less expensive to outsource security to MSSPs than to create and maintain an internal security infrastructure.