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Networks & Systems, News

Qualcomm grows reach of 5G RAN platform with Nokia deal

October 20, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Continuing its momentum in supporting 5G infrastructure, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., today announced a “full portfolio of 5G infrastructure semiconductor platforms,” including support for macro base stations supporting massive MIMO arrays and “micro base stations.” The three new platforms are the […]


Networks & Systems, News

Verizon and Microsoft collaborate on private 5G mobile edge computing

October 20, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Microsoft are collaborating to integrate the service provider’s on-site 5G Edge network with Azure edge services to enable ultra-low latency and faster connectivity help businesses enable and utilize real-time data analysis and delivery. The collaboration hopes to more […]


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More Tuesday Bytes: Seaborn, RETN, Epsilon, Bluebird

October 20, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Seaborn has launched services on AMX-1 with some help from Infinera. They have deployed Infinera’s XT Series platform on the cable between the Jacksonville and Rio de Janeiro, complementing their Seabras-1 system and giving them a roadmap to 800G. Seaborn […]


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Juniper Networks snaps up 128 Technology for $450M

October 19, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Another domino has fallen in the SD-WAN sector with Monday’s news that Juniper Networks is buying 128 Technology for $450 million. While Juniper has its own SD-WAN offering, it has struggled to find traction in the marketplace. With 128 Technology’s […]


Internet, Modern Media, News

Houston, can you hear me now? Nokia to deliver 4G to the Moon

October 19, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

NASA intends to return to the Moon in 2024, and when it does, it wants reliable cellular coverage. To make this a reality, the space agency has provided Nokia with $14.1 million in funding to build out a 4G LTE […]


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Kagan: The good and bad about Apple iPhone 12 with 5G

October 19, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Most years, the new version of Apple iPhone doesn’t move the needle much. This year is different. With 5G, upgraded camera, MagSafe and more, there is plenty users will be happy about. There are also several areas of concern you […]


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Dutch telco KPN selects Ericsson for 5G core network

October 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dutch communications service provider KPN has selected Ericsson as its mobile core network vendor, the latter said in a release. Under the five-year agreement, Ericsson will deploy dual-mode 5G Core software with full support services, including an accompanying systems integration […]


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Tapping Your Telecom Spend for Cost-Savings

October 14, 2020

Via: No Jitter

With no end in sight for the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are starting to look at all possible ways to reduce costs in 2021. As has long been the case, telecom — voice and data networks, copper lines, teleconferencing services, […]


Modern Media, News, Telephone

Rakuten Mobile signs deal with STC to boost OpenRAN tech

October 13, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator Rakuten Mobile has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Telecom Company (STC) with the aim of collaborating in the field of innovation and strategic mobile technology. Under the terms of the deal, the two companies will […]


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Crystal Vision releases fail-safe routing switch that works with both IP and SDI

October 12, 2020

Via: Broadcast Beat

The M-SAFESWITCH-2 has been designed to keep broadcasters on air, whether they are working in IP or SDI or a mixture of both. With its two independent 2 x 1 switches, the M-SAFESWITCH-2 is Crystal Vision’s first dual channel routing […]