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Asset tracking, fleet management are key IoT use cases

October 11, 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, […]


Sprint Beefs up Virtualization with NFV

September 6, 2017

Sprint’s Günther Ottendorfer, chief operating officer, technology, outlined how his company views NFV as an essential building block to the telco’s development of its LTE Plus Network, Gigabit LTE and, eventually, 5G services in a company blog on Tuesday. Ottendorfer […]


Networks & Systems

5G is Bigfoot: ‘What is it? Where is it?’

October 18, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

DENVER–The 3GPP is tracking to complete the non-standalone variant of the 5G specification with the 5G New Radio specification tracking for completion in mid-2018. Pointing this out during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Keith Hayes of Broadband Advisors Group said, “Today […]


News

Verizon’s fiber initiative drives Prysmian to invest $15M in North American operations

October 17, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon’s plans to build out an expansive fiber network has driven Prysmian—one of the telco’s main suppliers—to initiate a $15 million expansion of its plant in Lexington County, South Carolina. This expansion will enable the company to make good on a […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

From trash bins to surgeries: moving towards 5G

October 17, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The internet is a defining element of the twenty-first century as it forever changed the way we live, communicate, and get information. This is particularly true for wireless technology. Today, more than 99 percent of Americans have access to an LTE network, […]