Tag: operators

Networks & Systems

VMware revamps platform for 5G network operators by including cloud-native

October 6, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

With 5G serving as the catalyst for how the communications industry and the cloud industry are coming together, VMware announced its new 5G Telco Cloud Platform last month. The new platform combined VMware Telco Cloud Infrastructure, which was an evolution […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Qualcomm as the ‘engine’ of Open RAN base stations

September 8, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN is having a big impact on the telecom space with major operators around the world embracing disaggregation of radio access network (RAN) hardware and software. The idea is to give operators more vendor options by opening up radio […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Telstra leads Australia 5G speed ranking

August 13, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Telstra emerged as the leading operator in Australia in terms of 5G download rates, according to a report by Opensignal. The carrier recorded an average download speed of 231.8 Mbps, beating rival carrier Optus by 61.9 Mbps (36.4%). “This highlights […]


From VoLTE to 5G, understanding the needs of rural carriers

September 21, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

While 5G is and will remain the topic du jour in the telecom industry, it will be years before the next generation of cellular makes its way out of metropolitan areas to provide widespread access to new types of services. […]


How Will America Compete in the Race for 5G?

August 2, 2018

Via: No Jitter

With the advent of mobile phones and networks, each generation of wireless standard and technology (2G, 3G, 4G, etc.) has brought different capabilities that have provided a platform for operators and developers to create services — and revenue. These services […]

Broadcast, Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, Networks & Systems

ORAN Swells Its Ranks

July 2, 2018

Via: Telco Transformation

An industry group that aims to bring more open technologies into the radio access network to help reduce costs and spur innovation has added another seven operators to its membership list and now features the world’s biggest service providers internationally. […]


How telecom operators can benefit from drones

April 2, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Drones in the telecom industry Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are often characterized as toys or weapons, but they are also seen as maintenance tools among telecom operators. In a global report on the commercial applications of drone technology, […]

Networks & Systems, News

2016 Predictions: Why 5G, demand for spectrum and increased capacity will drive operator strategies

January 11, 2016

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the GSMA predicting North American mobile data traffic will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 42% per user between 2014 and 2019, it’s clear operators in 2016 must address the continued surge in capacity demand. However, the […]

Networks & Systems

Analyst Angle: The business case for neutral host networks in high-traffic venues

December 23, 2015

Via: RCR Wireless News

Small cell and distributed antenna system networks have become important and fast growing complements to deploying new spectrum and adding additional macro towers as U.S. mobile operators are focused on densifying their networks in urban areas. Small cells are becoming […]