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University of Glasgow develops antenna for future 6G networks

April 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed an innovative wireless communications antenna which they say could pave the way for future 6G networks. The antenna combines the unique properties of metamaterials with sophisticated signal processing to deliver a new […]


Networks & Systems

Five core network design considerations from 5G to 6G

April 16, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The current emphasis on bringing cloud-native technology and operating principles into 5G—with the move to a Standalone 5G architecture and cloud-native 5G core the next major transition—will inform how 6G is designed, standardized and deployed. Beyond a number of 5G […]


Networks & Systems

Pi Network Reaches 10M KYC’ed Global Users as it Moves Closer to Open Network

April 16, 2024

Via: PR Newswire

Pi Network, a Web3 app ecosystem and developer platform with a community of tens of millions of humans mining and using Pi cryptocurrency, announced today that 10 million Pioneers have completed identity verification through its native Know Your Customer (KYC) […]


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Proximus, Airbus partner for secure communications over 5G

April 15, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Belgian operator Proximus has announced a strategic partnership with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus. Under the terms of the partnership, Proximus and Airbus will launch “Agnet MCx”, a solution for business-critical communications and collaboration. This solution will be available in the […]


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Qualcomm, Singapore Polytechnic provide 5G training

April 12, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and Qualcomm Technologies have announced a joint initiative with the aim of bringing Qualcomm Technologies’ 5G training and certification to polytechnic students in Singapore. Qualcomm Technologies’ collaboration with SP on programs from Qualcomm Academy, the educational and […]


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How can telcos ensure resiliency at the edge?

April 12, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

By utilizing edge technology, telecom operators can improve their own operations and enable new applications and use cases; however, the edge must be close to the premises in order to deliver low latency. Further, managing, securing and backing up multiple […]


Networks & Systems

Telco cloud model strategies — what’s going where?

April 10, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Panelists at the recent Telco Cloud and Edge Forum discussed the future of telco cloud strategies as they work to balance the need for innovation and the ability to scale with the very real risks associated with vendor lock-in and […]


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5G core power management for a lower cost, more sustainable solution

April 9, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Whatever the 5G use case is, one of the results for operators is the need to serve more throughput per subscriber. At the same time, operators have committed to net-zero goals, and are otherwise looking to cut costs associated with […]


Networks & Systems

AI is key to building high-performing, energy-efficient mobile networks

April 3, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Driven by an ever-expanding universe of connected devices and more powerful smartphones, mobile data traffic is continuing to surge, meaning the stakes are higher than ever when it comes to providing high-performing 5G networks. For years, the “best network” was […]


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Shanghai reaches 92,000 5G base stations at end-February

April 2, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese operators have already deployed 92,000 5G base stations in China’s financial hub Shanghai has a 92,000 5G base stations as of the end of February, Chinese news service Xinhua reported. By the end of 2023, 38.5% of the city’s […]


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5G connections reach 1.76bn globally at end-2023: 5G Americas

April 1, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G connections reached 1.76 billion globally at the end of 2023, after a net addition of 700 million connections during the year, according to a new report by 5G Americas with data from Omdia. North America was the main region […]


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China to surpass 1 billion 5G connections this year: GSMA

March 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

China is expected to reach a 5G adoption rate of 90% by 2030, making it a world leader in this space, according to the GSMA’s Mobile Economy China 2024. The report predicted that by the end of this year, the […]


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What’s next for 5G Open RAN and 6G?

March 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The telecom industry is currently seeing good momentum for Open RAN adoption and deployment. Recently, RCR Wireless News caught up with Ganesh Shenbagaraman, Head of Standards and Ecosystems at Radisys, to talk about upcoming Open RAN initiatives and what he […]


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Claro, Entel submit bids for additional 5G spectrum in Chile

March 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chilean operators Claro and Entel were the only bidders in Chile’s second 5G spectrum auction, local press reported. The main aim of the tender is to award up to five blocks of 10 megahertz each in the 3.5GHz spectrum band. […]


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Future Technologies sells $14m of private 5G to US energy sector in 12 months

March 21, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Evidence, or indication at least, that the burgeoning market for private networks in Industry 4.0 is as much about local knowhow and boots-on-the-ground as it is about global corporate reach; busy US-based system integrator Future Technologies has just stuck out […]


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The WBA, partners complete Wi-Fi OpenRoaming trial in London

March 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announced the completion of an advanced public Wi-Fi OpenRoaming proof-of-concept (PoC) in Shoreditch, London. WBA worked with streetside telecoms infrastructure asset provider CIN, digital infrastructure company Colt Technology Services and wireless ISP provider GlobalReach Technology. […]


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Ericsson opens federal 5G unit to sell USA-made tech to government agencies

March 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Is there an echo in here? Swedish vendor Ericsson has established a new federal division in the U.S. to deliver “5G-driven digital transformation” across multiple agencies in the U.S. federal government. It follows a similar move by Finnish rival Nokia […]


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5G-Advanced: Six tests in the lab and field

March 14, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Although the 5G-Advanced era does not officially begin until the freeze of 3GPP’s Release 18, which is expected in June of this year, mobile network operators are already busy testing of related technology and features in the lab and even […]


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Globe Telecom activated almost 900 5G sites last year

March 13, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Globe Telecom, which is the largest mobile network operator in the Philippines, said it deployed 894 new 5G sites nationwide during the course of 2023. During the first half of last year, the telco had activated 356 new 5G sites […]


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Ooredoo partners with Huawei to transition to 5.5G

March 12, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Middle East telco Ooredoo Group is working with Chinese vendor Huawei to move toward the ‘5.5G’, or 5G-Advanced, era by upgrading its core networks across key markets. The partnership, which was signed during Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024, will see […]