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Category: Local area networks and wide area networks


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 […]


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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 […]


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The art of assuring the private cellular network

September 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

All enterprise eyes are on the development and deployment of private 5G cellular networks, as businesses seek new flexibility and capabilities that traditional IT infrastructure has not delivered. But how do you know that your private network is delivering on […]


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AT&T expands 5G offering to ten new cities in Mexico

September 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T Mexico announced the launch of its 5G network in ten new cities across the country. In a release, the operator said that its 5G offering has been activated in Tijuana, Mexicali, Ciudad Juárez, Mazatlan, Ciudad Obregon, Navojoa, Guasave, Ensenada, […]


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Optiva brings 5G telecom charging to Google Cloud

September 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

OSS/BSS software developer Optiva has announced that its Optiva Charging Engine is now available through Google Cloud Marketplace. The company claims it to be the first 5G telecom charging solution to be made available that way. Available as a Software […]


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German telco 1&1 sees 5G deployment delays

September 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

German operator 1&1 is experiencing delays in the deployment of its 5G network, and it won’t be able to meet its deployment goals for this year, according to local press reports and a company release. The operator had initially expected […]


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How investment in 5G will play out in government, education — Part 1 (Reader Forum)

September 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Today’s enterprises are increasingly distributed and dynamic, with the need to connect remote workers, branch offices and mobile assets — and turn the data from billions of endpoints into actionable business intelligence, using wireless WAN as the primary connection. Gone […]


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Apple Leading In Merger Of Satellite and Cellular Networks

September 13, 2022

Via: No Jitter

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 […]


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Test and Measurement: Keysight, IBM aim to boost Open RAN in Europe

September 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Keysight Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding with IBM focused on supporting Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) deployments in Europe. IBM plans to use Keysight’s tools for Open RAN testing and emulation at its Open RAN center of […]


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Finland’s 6G Flagship secures financing from the EU for 6G R&D

September 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Finland’s 6G Flagship announced that Horizon Europe, the EU’s most significant investment initiative in European research and innovation, approved twelve new project proposals. According to 6G Flagship, these twelve new projects include Terahertz (THz) integrated systems enabling 6G Terabit-per-second ultra-massive […]


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T‑Mobile US expands 5G internet service to six Northeastern states

September 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When T-Mobile US launched its 5G Home Internet service a little more than a year ago, it did so with a “5G for all” stance, which has a particular focus on making broadband connectivity affordable and accessible. T-Mobile US’ most […]


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Verizon, American Tower sign long-term lease deal to support 5G rollout

August 31, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and American Tower Corporation have announced a long-term lease agreement designed to support the carrier’s 5G network deployment across the tower company’s U.S. communications sites. According to the pair, the deal will “provide a simplified and efficient leasing process […]


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Rakuten Mobile announces Open vRAN lab in Japan

August 25, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator Rakuten Mobile announced the opening of a lab in which the telco says it utilizes all the technologies and experiences it has gained through the deployment of its Open vRAN network in Japan. In a release, Rakuten Mobile […]


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Cloud gaming is ‘driving 5G revenue uplifts,’ says Ericsson

August 24, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to a new 5G cloud gaming report published by Ericsson’s strategy consulting arm inCode, cloud gaming is expected to reach 99 million North American 5G subscribers over the next decade. That equals approximately 23% of the 5G subscriptions in […]


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Five social and economic impacts of fiber

August 24, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new report on the status of U.S. broadband looks at how fiber deployments are correlated with several aspects of quality of life, and concludes that access to high-speed broadband is becoming increasingly influential in how people decide where to […]


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Nokia, Safaricom test FWA in Kenya, claim Africa first in slicing

August 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia says that it has successfully piloted 4G and 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) network slicing in Kenya with the help of the country’s biggest telco, Safaricom. The live network trial took place in Kenya’s Western Region. Nokia claims this […]


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Kagan: Frontier Enterprise hires BT exec to wake up business segment

August 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Frontier Communications has been through the ringer in recent years. They are now in the process of recovery and rebuilding in a marketplace that is tougher than ever with the weak economy, pandemic recovery, new technology and increasing competition. Early […]


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In telecom cyber security, wicked problems require wicked solutions (Reader Forum)

August 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new report by Darkhorse Global, a geo-economic and national security consultancy, makes some good points about the convergence of national security and industrial policy frameworks for telecommunications infrastructure. It outlines three “wicked problems” confronting today’s global ICT ecosystem. First, […]


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Who is buying Open RAN? Market sizing, outlook

August 2, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

While there are distinctions between Open RAN, open virtualized RAN, cloud RAN and further sub-combinations of those architectures, these new approaches to building the radio access network are making inroads in the real world, according to Stefan Pongratz, vice president […]


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Industry Spotlight: Ezee Fiber CEO Scott Widham on Houston FTTH and More

August 1, 2022

Via: Telecom Ramblings

The metro fiber business has been fascinating to watch over the last decade and a half, as the opportunities in the marketplace shift around. At various points, it has been about data centers, enterprises, and towers, but of late, we […]