|Charlie Ergen of DISH cancels NB-IoT network plans leaving TAM fight to others. In USA that's T, VZ, TMUS and S.|
It's helpful to reduce splintering the market into itty bitty deals.
Now the question is can SQNS make a sale when the other guy is already winning and leading the RACE to SCALE.
GK says he has the only non-PRC optimized NB-IoT so why is the other guy winning?
Dish execs confident on ability to offer disruptive wireless pricing by Bevin Fletcher | Jul 30, 2019 11:14am ... Along with its $5 billion agreement for assets, Dish also struck an MVNO deal with T-Mobile... Ergen acknowledged its NB-IoT network, which Dish started building last year and planned to spend up to $1 billion on, wasn’t one “to be proud of.” Still, it provided Dish with experience about wireless network permitting, site construction, and provisioning. Dish is halting work on the NB-IoT network, and will redeploy those resources for its 5G standalone (SA) mode network plans. “It’s a very cloud-centric approach, it embraces the mentality of virtualization from the ground up,” said Ergen of the network.