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Networks & Systems

Telecom Infra Project focuses on millimeter wave for dense networks

September 13, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Facebook-led Telecom Infra Project this week created a new working group dedicated to creating broad industry support for solutions that target high-frequency millimeter wave spectrum in the 60 GHz band. The Millimeter Wave Networks Project Group is co-chaired by […]


Networks & Systems

5G Ixia survey: 5G gains interest, momentum

September 11, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new survey shows that almost 100 percent of the organizations surveyed intend to leverage “5G” wireless technologies, with plans to evaluate and/or roll out 5G capabilities in the next 12 months — and 13% say they’ve already deployed 5G networks, despite […]


Networks & Systems

Seasons change and so should networks

September 8, 2017

Via: Nokia Networks

As summer fades, the clouds that signal autumn gather near. Yet, one cloud that shouldn’t make us grab for our umbrellas is the telco cloud. While the adoption of the cloud in core networks is common-place, the cloud-based radio access […]


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Mavenir announces 5G Core Network and Cloud RAN solutions providing full End-to-End 4G LTE and 5G Ready Networks

September 8, 2017

Via: Telecom Reseller

Mavenir, the leader in accelerating and redefining software network transformation for Communications Service Providers, today announced its 5G Core Network and Cloud RAN solutions enabling Mavenir to be a full end-to-end 4G LTE and 5G, IoT network provider. The 5G […]


Networks & Systems

ETSI to hold second NFV interoperability Plugtest

September 7, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Building on the momentum of its previous NFV Plugtest, ETSI plans to hold its second event in January, giving participants the opportunity to demonstrate system and service interoperability. The latest series of NFV Plugtests will be held at ETSI, in […]


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Will containers replace virtual machines?

September 6, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Are containers taking over? Virtual machines have taken the spotlight on the telecom stage within the last few years, but the technology is by no means a one-man show. Containers, which predate virtual machines, have taken on an increasingly important […]


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U.S. improves its LTE coverage, but speeds are sub-par

September 5, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. moved up into the top five countries for the best availability of LTE, but domestic LTE speeds are sub-par, according to the most recent analysis by OpenSignal. The U.S. moved from #10 to #4 on OpenSignal’s ranking of […]


Networks & Systems

Network Sharing is becoming more relevant with 5G

September 1, 2017

Via: The 3G4G Blog

5G is becoming a case of ‘damned if you do damned if you don’t’. Behind the headlines of new achievements and faster speeds lies the reality that many operators are struggling to keep afloat. Indian and Nigerian operators are struggling […]


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3 features for better Wi-Fi user experience

September 1, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The ongoing evolution of Wi-Fi continues to explore higher speeds, but network manageability and Wi-Fi user experience are also becoming more important. This is partly a factor of how dependent users are on Wi-Fi, both in the enterprise and the […]


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Yes, ROI in Small Cell deployment is possible indoors and out

August 31, 2017

Via: Nokia Networks

This issue steadfastly remains a key concern in maximizing ROI for HetNet access points (APs). That’s why Nokia investigated the issue in depth and developed a novel patent pending methodology to help mobile operators locate and justify the right placement […]