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Networks & Systems

5G will require a strong wireline transport network

April 4, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As wireless operators prepare for the upcoming 5G wireless rush, Broadband Forum CEO Robin Mersh says they will need a robust wireline network. Mersh told attendees during this week’s Mobile World Congress 2018 trade show that the underlying transport network […]


Networks & Systems

Mobile network equipment makers eye 5G windfall

March 30, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Struggling mobile network equipment makers are eyeing a possible boom in business from the first rollout of super-fast 5G wireless networks. The European Union wants European firms to start offering 5G—seen as key to develop “next generation” services such as […]


Networks & Systems

The main points non-technical reporters get wrong about 5G

March 29, 2018

Via: Cell Tower and Wireless Telecommunications Blog

I find it fascinating how non-technical reporters (for example An Investor’s Primer: 5G, the Internet of Things, and Augmented/Virtual Reality and 5G Wireless Will Redraw the Wireless Industry Map: Who Stands to Lose?) try to simplify 5G and explain it in […]


Internet, Modern Media

Verizon network exec calls 5G ‘absolutely transformational’

March 28, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Carriers have invested heavily in the R&D that will result in the launch of commercial 5G services as soon as later this year. Seeking ROI on those investments, the industry-wide goal is rapid commercialization with the first use case shaping […]


Internet, Modern Media

AT&T’s Donovan: Expanded $25B capex budget will fuel FTTH, 5G fiber expansions

March 6, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T’s newly expanded capex budget will focus on enhancing its fiber network to serve its ongoing FTTH and emerging 5G network deployments—two of the telco’s largest network initiatives for 2018. John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications, told investors at the […]


Networks & Systems

5G wireless race heats up

February 27, 2018

Via: Phys.org

The race to bring super-fast 5G wireless services to market is heating up with the first commercial deployments of the much-anticipated technology expected at the end of the year. Talk about 5G’s potential to pave the way to a world […]


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

Verizon claims first 5G NR call using licensed millimeter wave spectrum

February 13, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

4K video streaming 5G test used 28 GHz spectrum Earlier this month, inside a Nokia facility in Murray Hill, N.J., the network infrastructure vendor worked with Verizon and Qualcomm to complete what is being billed as the first over-the-air call […]


Networks & Systems

ZTE launches end-to-end 5G network slicing solution

February 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

ZTE has released what it claims to be the world’s first end-to-end 5G network slicing solution. ZTE highlighted solution is the key to the 5G network as it allows the resource of a physical network to be flexibly allocated into […]


News

You Can’t Be Too Cloudy for 5G Convergence

January 30, 2018

Via: Telco Transformation

Listening to Ildiko Vancsa, an ecosystem technical lead at the OpenStack Foundation, one comes to believe that 5G cloud environments are like pieces of artwork: they are never finished — only abandoned. At the end of last year, Vancsa shared […]