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Networks & Systems

We’re no longer looking at cable acquisitions to bolster the fiber network

September 15, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is no longer considering a large-scale acquisition of a major cable MSO as a way to get the fiber infrastructure it needs to support a multipurpose fiber network for 4G and 5G wireless and enterprise services. While he did […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

5G will transform your event experience

September 13, 2017

Via: Nokia Networks

Attendees at sporting and music events are becoming increasingly more active participants. Social media is changing how teams and music acts interact with their fans and affects how often fans are exposed to content from those they follow. No longer […]


News

Qualcomm focuses on mobilizing millimeter wave for 5G

September 11, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Millimeter wave is seen as a key part of 5G given the massive capacity associated with the high-band spectrum. But, millimeter wave comes with a number of propagation challenges. Right now, major operators like Verizon and AT&T are tapping into […]


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 […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Mobilizing millimeter wave for 5G

September 8, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Millimeter wave spectrum provides the kind of capacity that 5G promises, but it comes with tricky propagation characteristics. Right now, particularly in the U.S., operators are tapping millimeter wave spectrum for 5G fixed wireless access deployments with the two-fold aim […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

5G Core Network, System Architecture and Registration Procedure

September 6, 2017

Via: The 3G4G Blog

Alan Carlton, Vice President, InterDigital and Head of InterDigital International Labs Organization spanning Europe and Asia provided a concise summary of the changes in 5G core network in ComputerWorld: Session management is all about the establishment, maintenance and tear down […]


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 […]


News

Test and Measurement: Keysight, Qualcomm partner to test 5G chips

August 31, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm Technologies will use Keysight Technologies’ test equipment and design tools to develop “5G” chips. The two companies announced a collaboration this week on 5G chipset development. Qualcomm will be utilizing Keysight offerings such as its network emulation portfolio (including […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Look up. You’ll see a clearer path to 5G

August 30, 2017

Via: Nokia Networks

They are possibly the most visible part of a mobile network, yet they’re sometimes overlooked. With the ever-growing need to get more from spectrum assets, operators are likely to make them a much more prominent part of their capacity upgrade […]


Internet, Modern Media

The internet of things: The killer 5G app

August 29, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Although it’s not yet standardized or commercially available, the long-term vision of 5G is a unifying connectivity fabric–ultra fast, incredibly low latency wireless-that’s available everywhere and capable of connecting anything. In terms of use cases, think swarms of autonomous drones […]