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Networks & Systems

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 […]


News

Enterprise Connect 2024: We’re at the Beginning of the Artificial Intelligence Transformation

March 29, 2024

Via: No Jitter

Today is the final day of Enterprise Connect; by the time you read this newsletter, there will have been a final session on how workplace leaders will be using technology to redefine the employee experience and our customary locknote session […]


Internet, Modern Media

Some Minnesota cities want to impose fees on internet providers, but customers could pay the price

March 27, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Minnesota cities are asking the Legislature for power to slap internet providers with new fees, an idea they say will lead to more broadband in the state with the added bonus of helping to pay for basic government access programming […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

Cisco Announces New Devices Aimed at Enhancing Collaboration for Hybrid Workers

March 26, 2024

Via: No Jitter

As part of its Enterprise Connect 2024 (EC24) activities, Cisco announced several new devices that can aid companies in their quest to get people back in the office. The company also released the findings of a recent hybrid work study. […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

Zoom Releases New AI-Powered Collaboration Platform—Zoom Workspace—Plus Other Updates and Enhancements

March 26, 2024

Via: No Jitter

At Enterprise Connect, Zoom made several announcements to bolster its workplace collaboration platform. Looking to incorporate AI into its product lineup, the company announced Zoom Workplace, an AI-powered collaboration platform, and expansions of its AI Companion to support teamwork. The […]


Networks & Systems

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 […]


Networks & Systems

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 […]


Broadcast, Modern Media

Ease Live Launches Contextual On-Stream Advertising Capability

March 25, 2024

Via: Broadcast Beat

Ease Live, an Evertz company, has announced the launch of contextual on-stream advertising capability for live sports through its interactive graphics platform. This enables leagues, teams, media companies, and other sports content providers to target local markets or granular groups […]


Networks & Systems

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. […]


Broadcast, Modern Media

Evertz Leads Industry with Revolutionary Solutions in Satellite Ground Infrastructure Digitization

March 21, 2024

Via: Broadcast Beat

Evertz, a global leader in media and broadcast solutions, is proud to announce its groundbreaking advancements in revolutionizing satellite ground infrastructure that are poised to redefine workflows and enhance efficiency for broadcast and media professionals worldwide. As a member of […]


Networks & Systems

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 […]


Editorial

Building The Cities of Tomorrow Today: A Journey through Connectivity and Innovation

March 20, 2024

Via: Mary Gamet

A journey through smart cities starts with cutting-edge technologies like IoT, 5G networks, cloud computing, and AI. Our journey will be fast but smooth, using only the most essential resources, enhancing sustainability, and improving the quality of life in urban […]


Networks & Systems

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. […]


Networks & Systems

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 […]


Broadcast, Modern Media

Telestream Introduces AI-Powered Tools for Rapid Content Delivery at NAB Show 2024

March 18, 2024

Via: Broadcast Beat

As media proliferates across a growing number of platforms – including OTT streaming services, social media video channels, direct-to-consumer offerings, interactive content experiences, and traditional linear TV – the media and entertainment industry faces unprecedented broadcast and video production challenges, […]


Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

FTTx Blown Fibre Cable Market Size to Grow USD 5372 Million by 2029 at a CAGR of 12.6% | Valuates Reports

March 15, 2024

Via: PR Newswire

FTTx Blown Fibre Cable Market revenue was USD 2536 Million in 2022 and is forecast to a readjusted size of USD 5372 Million by 2029 with a CAGR of 12.6% during the forecast period (2023-2029). Major Factors Driving the Growth […]


Networks & Systems

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 […]


Networks & Systems

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 […]


Modern Media, Unified communications

AI’s Impact on Contact Center Staffing – The Bittersweet Update

March 12, 2024

Via: No Jitter

One of the biggest selling points of artificial intelligence (AI) is cost savings—and that savings involves automating functions that humans previously handled. In the contact center, AI cost savings translates into compensation reduction, as agents become more efficient with interactions […]


Networks & Systems

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 […]