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5G networks already cover 73% of European population: Report

February 2, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G technology was available to 73% of the European population by the end of 2022, up from 62% the previous year, according to a recent report by European telecom association ETNO. At the end of 2022, 55.6% of the European […]


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Ericsson, Mugler ink private 5G network partnership in Germany

February 2, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Swedish vendor Ericsson has signed a partnership with European network provider and system integrator Mugler for private 5G industrial networks in Germany. The two companies had previously carried out a collaboration in the field of private campus networks. In a […]


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Masmovil’s 5G network reaches 1,660 towns and cities in Spain

February 2, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Spanish telecom operator Masmovil is currently offering 5G service in 1,660 towns and cities in 51 provinces across Spain for the customers of its Yoigo brand, the carrier said in a release. According to the operator, 74% of the Spanish’s […]


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Japan plans 5G spectrum auction for early 2026: Report

February 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) is aiming to launch a 5G spectrum auction in early 2026, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported. This would be the first time that the Japanese government has used an auction to award frequencies, […]


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China Unicom adds 3.3 million 5G subscribers in December

January 31, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Unicom added a total of 3.27 million 5G subscribers during December, the telco said on its website. The carrier also said it ended last year with 212.7 million 5G subscribers. China Unicom added over 42 million subscribers in the […]


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IoT tracking in the supply chain (pt 3) – roadmap errors and design issues

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The march of technology? Ain’t it great? IoT mostly works, or can be made to work, without conditions, the story goes. To the point the tech industry doesn’t want to talk about tech anymore; it just wants to scope the […]


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BSNL strikes deal with Echelon Edge for private networks in India

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

India’s state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has inked a partnership with compatriot IT company firm Echelon Edge to deploy private 5G network for enterprise customers, local newspaper The Economic Times reported. This partnership will enable Echelon Edge to be […]


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Dell’Oro revises global Open RAN outlook upwards

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Dell’Oro Group published a recent report that the firm said shows that the Open RAN movement has “come a long way in just a few years” and is accelerating faster than initially expected. In fact, the group has revised […]


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Three network trends impacting the wireless workforce, according to Corning

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The evolution of 5G into a more mature, software-defined and cloud-native network technology brings with it material changes in the types of skills operators need. As a result, telecom companies are investing more heavily in re-skilling current employees while sourcing […]


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Quebecor secures additional spectrum in Canada

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Canadian operator Quebecor and its subsidiary Videotron have invested nearly CAD10 million ($7.5 million) to acquire new 5G wireless spectrum licenses, in Manitoba in the 600 MHz band and in Quebec in the 3,500 MHz band, Quebecor said in a […]


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Crown Castle to double y-o-y small cell deployments in 2023

January 23, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Based on commentary from Crown Castle EVP and CFO Dan Schlanger at the Citi 2023 Communications, Media and Entertainment Conference, 2023 will be a big year from small cell densification in the U.S. market. Schlanger said Citi’s Mike Rollins the […]


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China Mobile ends 2022 with 614 million 5G subscribers

January 20, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added a total of 18.6 million 5G subscribers during December, the telco said on its website. The carrier also said it ended last year with 614 million 5G subscribers. China […]


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Bridging the 5G chasm: How VoLTE can help rural telcos support next-gen services (Reader Forum)

January 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Few technology innovations have been as heralded — or as polarizing — as 5G wireless communications. Over the last several years, mobile providers around the world have been heavily promoting it as the ideal infrastructure to support an expected wave […]


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Taiwan’s FET expects 5G to reach 40% of its mobile base this year

January 18, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Taiwanese operator Far EasTone Telecommunications expects its 5G subscriber penetration rate to reach 40% by the end of this year from more than 30% last year, local newspaper Taipei Times reported. The carrier’s president, Chee Ching, said that it would […]


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UK researchers develop 3D-printed mmWave antennas

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed 3D-printed radio antennas that could be used to bring mobile networks to people living in remote areas. In a release, the University of Sheffield noted that these 3D-printed millimeter wave aerials are […]


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Mobi signs deal with Federated for 5G CBRS, launches pilot in continental US

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hawaiian service provider Mobi is expanding its horizons, signing a new deal with Federated Wireless to harness CBRS for a 5G wireless broadband service and launching a pilot mobile virtual network operator service in the continental U.S. Mobi won three […]


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5G hits the open water with Adora Cruises, China Telecom partnership

January 12, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Adora Cruises and the Shanghai branch of China Telecom have announced plans to launch the world’s first 5G cruise ship. In addition to 5G, passengers on the 135,500-gross-ton vessel can also connect to Wi-Fi 6. Adora Cruises is part of […]


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FET, Ericsson use 5G slicing to deliver solution to Taiwan police

January 10, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Taiwanese operator Far EasTone Telecom (FET) said it had delivered what it claims is the world-first 5G smart patrol car solution for a police department, by leveraging AI and Ericsson’s end-to-end 5G network slicing technology. In a release, the Asian […]


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Indian government monitors Vodafone Idea’s 5G plans: Report

January 10, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is keeping an eye out for Vodafone Idea’s 5G roll out plans to make sure the company meets its deployment obligations, The Economic Times reported. The telco is mandated to meet the minimum roll out […]


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Reliance Jio’s 5G network reaches 78 cities across India: Report

January 9, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Indian telecommunications operator Reliance Jio Infocomm has already launched 5G in 78 cities across India, according to local press reports. Some of the cities where the telco already offers 5G include Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Kolkata, Nathdwara, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Gurugram, […]