Enterprise service enablement and the evolution to standalone 5G

March 25, 2020

As the story goes, fully-virtualized, standalone 5G networks will provide tailored slices in support of enterprise services whatever that may entail–handling huge data volumes from sensors, providing high reliability and ultra low latency for precision robotics, or robust campus connectivity […]

ITU launches new guidelines to assist countries develop national emergency telecommunication plans

March 19, 2020

In the face of the global coronavirus crisis, as in any other emergency, the speed and efficiency of our response is proportional to the level of preparedness. To help countries better manage disaster response activities at a time when the […]

Get the 5G core right–and everything else will follow

March 11, 2020

What is the best 5G deployment strategy? In recent conversations with mobile operators, many admitted to shying away from investing in full 5G standalone (SA). Instead they have opted for 5G non-standalone (NSA), with a focus on 5G radio and […]

Networks & Systems

Network privacy concerns increase as COVID-19 forces remote work

March 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As homes around the world increasingly become offices and classrooms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the news has been awash with headlines detailing the impact of such a shift on our networks. Network traffic is increasing, resulting in […]


AT&T pays out 20% bonus to its front-line union employees

March 25, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T is paying a 20% bonus above the regular hourly base rate of pay to its front-line union employees, regardless of whether they are working from home or at their regular job locations. AT&T said it is paying the bonus, […]

Networks & Systems, News

Global 5G connections reach 17.7M, LTE connections exceed 5.3B: Report

March 25, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Fueled by the rollout of 3GPP-standard commercial networks, 5G is officially considered the fastest growing generation of cellular technology as it is now roughly 5 million subscribers ahead of pace, according to Omdia. Omdia’s report indicated that from Q3 2019 […]