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Networks & Systems

Nokia, Google Cloud strike deal to develop cloud-native 5G compute, network edge

January 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia and Google Cloud have put together a global strategic partnership aimed at supporting telecom providers’ compute needs for 5G in both the core and the network edge. The two companies said that they will “work closely to validate, optimize […]


Networks & Systems

How Well Do You Know Your Communications?

January 11, 2021

Via: No Jitter

Almost every large enterprise communications environment is sprawling, diverse, multivendor, and built upon purchase decisions made, in many cases, by previous generations of IT/communications leadership. IT decision-makers often have trouble getting their arms around all of this, even under ideal […]


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The vital role of microwave and millimeter wave for backhauling 5G traffic (Analyst Angle)

January 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is set to have a significant impact on backhaul networks in the coming years. From ABI Research’s own research on the top 30 markets, 5G mobile subscriptions are expected to grow by a 41.2% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) […]


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As Openreach rolls out fiber, EXFO lands monitoring deal

January 7, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

EXFO will supply optical test heads and test access switching for Openreach’s Full Fibre initiative in the U.K., under which the network provider has committed to building out millions of new fiber-to-the-premise locations to expand broadband access. In the short […]


Networks & Systems

4 Tips to Reduce Network MTTR

January 5, 2021

Via: No Jitter

We all wish we could reduce the mean time to repair (MTTR) of network outages. Here are several tips for doing so; each optimizes part of the diagnostic process and when combined result in big benefits. The People, Process, and […]


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5G in 2021: Expectations and Evolution

January 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is the fastest-growing mobile technology in history and is being adopted four times as quickly as LTE was when it was introduced, as 5G Americas observed in a new report. For impatient customers, 5G and the new applications it […]


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Magenta Telekom’s 5G network reaches 1,200 sites across Austria

January 4, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Austrian operator Magenta Telekom, which is owned by German telecom group Deutsche Telekom, said its 5G service reached 1,200 locations across the country as of the end of 2020. Magenta Telekom said it had reached around 40% of households and […]


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Taiwan Star expects 5G to account for 10% of its mobile base by end-2021

December 29, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Taiwanese carrier Taiwan Star Telecom said that its 5G subscribers already represent 5% of the company’s overall mobile base and that it will step up its efforts to push the ratio to 10% in 2021. Taiwan Star has attracted a […]


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The current state of 5G in Australia

December 29, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mobile operators in Australia have been accelerating 5G deployments in 2020 and are waiting for additional spectrum that local regulator ACMA plans to award next year to further expand 5G networks. The main cities across the country are already covered […]


Networks & Systems

SK Telecom, AWS launch 5G edge cloud service in Korea

December 28, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean operator SK Telecom announced the launch of “SKT 5GX Edge,” which claims to be the first 5G edge cloud service in Korea, built in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Using AWS Wavelength at the edge of its 5G […]