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Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Telia uses drone for remote forestry machine control via 5G

June 21, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nordic telco Telia and a number of partners used a drone with its own portable mobile base station to extend a 5G network to enable a forestry machine to be remotely controlled. The test was carried out in a forest […]


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5G tech drives $788 billion economic output in China: Report

June 10, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The commercialization of 5G in China has generated an overall economic output of approximately CNY 5.6 trillion ($787.53 billion) over the past five years, local press reported, citing a Chinese government official. Zhao Zhiguo, chief engineer of the Ministry of […]


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Vodafone, Ericsson to jointly promote private 5G networks in Spain

June 5, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone Business, which is the business division of Vodafone Spain, and Ericsson have announced they will jointly carry out activities focused on promoting the advantages and applications of private 5G networks across Spain. In a release, Vodafone noted that the […]


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Integration of IoT, AI in Industry 4.0 poses risks for private networks

May 28, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Integrating IoT, AI and big data in Industry 4.0 poses significant security challenges for private 5G networks, increasing the attack surface due to numerous devices and complex networks, according to Mauricio Sanchez, senior director of enterprise security and networking research […]


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Wi-Fi and 5G private networks both belong in the networking ecosystem (Reader Forum)

May 16, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the arrival of every new generation of networking technology, the comparison of mobile- and Ethernet-based solutions has traditionally been debated including now, prompted by the recent unveiling of the new Wi-Fi 7 standard (IEEE 802.11be). In keeping with this […]


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O2 Telefonica and Nokia deploy 5G SA on AWS cloud

May 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will host O2 Telefónica’s Standalone (SA) 5G core network software on its public cloud infrastructure in Germany. Nokia, which supplies the carrier’s 5G core, claimed that this development is a first of its kind. “This deployment, […]


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Hughes opens private 5G incubation center in Maryland

April 29, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

EchoStar subsidiary Hughes Network Systems announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility and private 5G incubation center in Germantown, Maryland. The Hughes Manufacturing Facility (EXM) produces the company’s satellite modems and Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite terminals. In addition […]


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OneLayer, Ericsson and a major US MNO demonstrated a secure Private LTE solution

April 24, 2024

Via: PR Newswire

OneLayer, a leader in securing and orchestrating private LTE/5G networks for enterprises, announced the integration of its private cellular network security and asset management solutions to a major US Mobile Network Operator’s (MNO) public network and IoT platform, and Ericsson’s […]


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Malaysia’s DNB denies lack of transparency in 5G contracts

April 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Malaysian state-run 5G network Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) denied a report which had alleged that the company had not been transparent in its internal operations, with regards to the awarding of contracts to third party vendors—in particular, for Ericsson’s 5G […]


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Right way, wrong gear – 5G-ACIA sets plan to shift private 5G up a gear

April 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The mood in the 5G Arena at Hannover Messe is muted, same as last year. All the buzz and excitement about private / industrial 5G at MWC, which seemed almost to bubble-over in the tight-knit halls of the Fira de […]


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Swedish mining company Boliden taps Industry 4.0 startup Radtonics for private 5G

April 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Swedish mining company Boliden (New Boliden) has appointed local industrial 5G network “challenger” Radtonics to deploy a private 5G network at its mine in Garpenberg, in Dalarna County in Sweden. Boliden produces zinc, copper, lead, nickel, silver, and gold, at […]


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Delta to deploy T-Mobile US 5G hybrid network at headquarters

April 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US is now Delta Air Lines preferred mobility partner, the companies announced this week. As part of the pair-up, Delta will move more than 60,000 lines to T-Mobile US and the carrier’s 5G hybrid network will be deployed at […]


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Cellnex gets EU funds for shared 5G network for IoT, V2X on Czech-Poland border

March 11, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Shared 5G infrastructure is to be deployed for smart vehicle and traffic communications, plus for rural connectivity, in cross-border areas between the Czech Republic and Poland. The project is funded by the European Union (EU) as part of its Connecting […]


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Vodafone wins 10-year smart meter deal with Aqualia in Spain

March 11, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

One we missed, from late February: Spanish water company Aqualia has appointed Vodafone on a 10-year deal to automate and manage its advanced meter infrastructure, with a view to supply more than one million NB-IoT smart meters over the first […]


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Actility and Kerlink bundle radio and core into single private LoRaWAN IoT system

March 4, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

French LoRaWAN stalwarts Actility and Kerlink are integrating their LoRaWAN network hardware and connectivity software into a simplified private LoRaWAN network solution to enable “easy” deployment and scalability of industrial IoT projects, the pair have said. The combined solution includes […]


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du, Huawei sign strategic cooperation to boost 5G-A in the UAE

February 28, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

MWC Barcelona–Chinese vendor Huawei and Emirati-based telco du signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost 5G-Advanced (5G-A) technology in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The project, dubbed “5G-A Country”, seeks to accelerate the digital transformation of the Arab country, […]


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Vodafone kicks off O-RAN deployments in Romania

February 20, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone said it is installing new Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) sites in 20 cities across Romania. In Romania, Vodafone said it is working with several partners, including Samsung for 2G, 4G and 5G radio and baseband units, Dell PowerEdge […]


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Telus, Samsung claim Canada’s first 5G vRAN, O-RAN network

February 16, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Canadian operator Telus and Samsung Electronics announced that they will build what they say will be Canada’s first commercial virtualized and Open RAN (O-RAN) network. The companies said they are expanding their collaboration from greenfield to brownfield deployments. The partners […]


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Comarch gets 4GHz private 5G licence in Poland to develop enterprise NOC

February 14, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Polish IT firm Comarch has said it has secured a spectrum licence from the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE), the national telecoms regulator in Poland, to build a private 5G network and network operations centre (NOC) in the local 4-4.1 […]


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Nokia preps generative AI chatbot for Industry 4.0 environments

February 14, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia is readying a new generative AI tool for Industry 4.0 environments, to go with its private 5G and industrial edge products. The solution, called MX Workmate, is billed by the Finnish vendor as the “first OT-compliant gen AI solution […]