Tag: 5G

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 […]


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 […]

Networks & Systems, Regulations

Report: Trump administration considering nationalized 5G network build

January 29, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Internal memo cites security as primary motivator for a government-owned 5G network, according to Axios; Pai opposes Based on a document the media outlet says was “produced by a senior National Security Council official,” Axios is reporting that the Trump […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Huawei say now is the time to Build 5G-Oriented Digital Indoor Networks

January 18, 2018

Via: 3G and LTE small cell news and analysis

In the 5G era, indoor services will make up a dominant proportion According to a Gartner’s report released in June 2017, 11 countries have already planned to deploy 5G-based networks from 2019 to enable services such as enhanced mobile broadband […]

Networks & Systems

Battling interference in the fiber deep world of 5G

January 16, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Two key factors shaping the current state of increasingly advanced LTE networks, and setting the stage for future 5G networks, are massive investments in fiber optic networks and the pooling of network infrastructure. Consider C-RAN architecture–operators are colocating baseband units […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

What 5G NR technology inventions are becoming a reality in 2019?

January 9, 2018

Via: Nokia Networks

By now, we have a good idea what 5G is envisioned to be – a unifying connectivity fabric that will connect virtually everything and a platform for future innovation that will support existing and future services that are not even known today. But what will 5G […]

Networks & Systems

With new 5G standard, industry kicks into high gear

January 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the industry celebrates the much-anticipated, official ratification of the first 5G standard, companies are eager to utilize the specification for “full-scale development of 5G NR” with tests and trials over the coming year and commercial offerings as soon as […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon wraps its acquisition of WideOpenWest’s Chicago fiber assets

December 28, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon has completed its $225 million acquisition of WideOpenWest’s (WOW) fiber network assets in Chicago, a deal that will help the service provider scale its network to accommodate wireline and its future 5G wireless deployments. Specifically, the acquisition secures fiber […]