5G: What is it? What does it mean for your smartphone?

January 8, 2018

Category: News

Are you ready for 5G? On Thursday, AT&T confirmed the first smartphones supporting the new wireless service will arrive later this year. The transition to 5G promises faster smartphones, and a lot more. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Asset tracking, fleet management are key IoT use cases

December 6, 2017

The internet of things is a crowded market challenged by proprietary and standardized connectivity, as well as long-term interoperability of devices being connected to global networks. But, as the space crystallizes and continues to grow, LTE-based connectivity has emerged as […]

Broadcast TV: The Second Coming?

September 13, 2017

A new study from The Nielsen Co. released September 11 found that the US homes receiving broadcast signals (but not cable or satellite TV) had grown steadily, up 41% over the past five years, to 15.8 million households. The study, […]

Networks & Systems

SK Telecom targets deal with Nokia, Cisco for expansion of 5G-PON

February 21, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korean telecommunications firm SK Telecom announced plans to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nokia and Cisco aimed at expanding 5G-Passive Optical Network (5G-PON) technology globally.. The operator said the new agreement will be signed during the MWC […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Ericsson partners on ‘SuperTower’ for rural broadband

February 21, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson is working Boston-based startup Altaeros to demonstrate a new “SuperTower” to help operators deploy LTE in hard-to-reach rural communities using tethered aerostats. Last year, the two companies partnered to deploy a multi-sector LTE base station on a SuperTower in […]

Networks & Systems

Verizon’s SD-WLAN leverages A.I. to provide network visibility

February 20, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Enterprise Solutions recently deployed its Software-Defined Wireless Local Area Network (SD-WLAN), which provides visibility into both corporate wireless network operations and Bluetooth-enabled devices connected to the network. The company reports SD-WLAN enables network access and security configurations. What makes […]