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Inventories Can Ease the Pain for Communications Infrastructure Pros

September 28, 2022

In the current sort-of post-COVID environment, we see a lot of mergers and acquisitions occur. Having spent quite a bit of my consulting career working with clients who were either merging or acquiring/divesting, I’ve seen my fair share of great […]


More Starlink users mean slower speeds: Ookla

September 23, 2022

Starlink’s commercial success is causing network slowdowns, benchmarking company Ookla concludes in new analysis, as new customers result in a heavier network load and slower speeds for the Low-Earth Orbit-based internet service, compared to its performance a year ago. “Starlink […]


Apple Leading In Merger Of Satellite and Cellular Networks

September 13, 2022

Two big announcements regarding new satellite-based communications options for cell phones dropped in the past month, giving us a view of the next big frontier in wireless communications. First, Elon Musk’s Starlink (a division of SpaceX) and T-Mobile U.S. agreed […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

Deutsche Telekom set to launch its own 5G smartphone in Europe

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

German carrier Deutsche Telekom said it aims to launch its own 5G smartphones across its European footprint with the aim of increasing the consumer access to 5G. The T Phone 5G smartphone was produced in collaboration with Google and is […]


Internet, Modern Media

Dell, Fujitsu collaborate to accelerate O-RAN adoption

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dell Technologies and Fujitsu announced a joint collaboration with the aim of helping communications service providers (CSPs) to accelerate the adoption and simplify the deployment of O-RAN solutions globally. As part of the joint work, the companies said they will […]


Networks & Systems

VMware expands telco cloud platform with new features

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

VMware on Thursday announced changes to its telco cloud portfolio that it says will help Communication Service Providers (CSPs) with modernization efforts around 5G, Radio Access Network (RAN) and edge computing deployments. The company’s announcements include Telco Cloud Platform 2.5, […]


Internet, Modern Media

Dell wants to simplify telco cloud with ‘Infrastructure Blocks’

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dell Technologies this week introduced Telecom Infrastructure Blocks, a new telco cloud infrastructure solution the company co-engineered with Wind River. The “blocks” offer Communication Service Providers (CSPs) with simplified telco cloud network deployment and management features by combining validated and […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon’s approach to Open RAN Part 2—Network automation

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Network virtualization, including virtual radio access network (vRAN) deployments, has been a massive, long-term process for Verizon, and laid the foundation for future Open RAN efforts. This effort is in pursuit of network automation to gain internal efficiencies and creating […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon, Lockheed demo 5G-connected surveillance for DoD

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Lockheed Martin recently flew 5G-enabled drones to capture and transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. In a release, Verizon said that the demonstration took place at Lockheed […]


Internet, Modern Media

CCA panel: The when and how of rural 5G

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Rural carriers are weighing the “when” and “how” of the transition to 5G, both in terms of technical issues and business cases. During a carrier panel at the Competitive Carriers annual convention this week, representatives from US Cellular, Alaska’s GCI […]


Networks & Systems

NTT Docomo and NEC Reduce Power Consumption for 5G SA Core by an Average of 72% using AWS Graviton2, followed by a Successful Onboarding of 5G SA Core on Hybrid Cloud

September 29, 2022

Via: Broadcast Beat

NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) and NEC Corporation (NEC) today announced the completion of a trial to test energy efficiency and high performance of AWS Graviton2 processors across key elements of the 5G core network (5GC). The trial demonstrated an average […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

Billie Eilish: “Happier Than Ever,” The World Tour Relies on URSA Broadcast G2 Cameras

September 29, 2022

Via: Broadcast Beat

Blackmagic Design today announced that the Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever, The World Tour has implemented a multicamera live production workflow from Blackmagic Design. Video production specialist Vis a Vis, led by Stuart Merser, has embarked on a year long […]


Networks & Systems

DoD supports 6G research at Northeastern U.

September 28, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. Department of Defense is supporting an industry/university/government collaboration at Northeastern University focused on fundamental research on future 6G systems and related technologies, including spectrum sharing, the use of artificial intelligence for interference mitigation and control, Open RAN, digital […]