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DoD to invest $2.7 million in spectrum-sharing research

May 28, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In the wake of DARPA’s three-year Spectrum Collaboration Grand Challenge, the Department of Defense is continuing its investment in advanced spectrum-sharing technologies with a new $2.7 million project that will include live tests in a 5G New Radio network in […]


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SmarTone launches 5G in Hong Kong via Ericsson’s DSS technology

May 28, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hong Kong’s smallest mobile operator, SmarTone, announced the launch of commercial 5G services in the territory using Ericsson’s Dynamic Spectrum Technology (DSS). The carrier said it adopting an integrated approach of combining high, mid and low spectrum bands to build […]


Networks & Systems

Mobile operators are moving rapidly towards 5G deployment: Report

May 28, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a recent survey conducted by Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network in partnership with A10 Networks, mobile service providers reported substantial progress in the deployment of commercial 5G networks, with most — 71% — claiming that they have either already […]


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Network Bytes: Sparkle, Hurricane Electric, Crosslake, 165Halsey, Zayo

May 28, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Sparkle has continued to expand its reach in Latin America. The international arm of TIM Group has deployed a new PoP in Salvador, Brazil. Salvador lies on the coast roughly midway between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro, and is a […]


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Nokia details Open RAN Policy Coalition membership motivation

May 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The story of open RAN is nuanced. Beyond the formidable technology piece, geopolitics inform how the ecosystem of open RAN proponents are framing the issue, which is becoming increasingly politicized. Earlier this month the Open RAN Policy Coalition launched. The […]


News, Regulations

US telecom groups ask FCC to consider 5G-friendly rules for 12 GHz spectrum

May 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

A group of American tech trade organizations and think tanks is pushing the Federal Communications Commission to open up additional satellite spectrum for 5G use — and it’s not the C Band. In a recent letter to the FCC, the […]


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Int’l Bytes, Bytes: Infinera, AAE-1, QTS, Eurofiber, Quortus, Greenhouse

May 27, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

Infinera revealed a significant contract with the 25,000km AAE-1 subsea cable system this week. The optical vendor’s ICE4 technology has been deployed by AAE-1 in an upgrade that double’s the system’s capacity while cutting costs and increasing service agility and […]


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Trust, test and assure: A multi-party approach to 5G cybersecurity

May 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As part of the 17th annual Huawei Analyst Summit, Huawei Technologies USA brought together experts from GSMA and Royal Holloway, the University of London for an informative webinar titled: “Cybersecurity Standards and Testing in Europe.” The May 20 webinar, which […]


Modern Media, News, Worldwide equipment sales

Quortus Secures Investment to Drive Global Deployment of Private Mobile Networks

May 26, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

Quortus Ltd, a leading provider of innovative private edge, 4G and 5G network solutions, today announced it has secured strategic investment from Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), a US-based IoT intelligent edge products and services company (CSI), and cellXion Ltd, […]


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Verizon: Call and texting volumes back to normal levels

May 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As stay-at-home orders loosen around the country, mobility is up on Verizon’s network, while call and texting volumes look much more like normal spring levels. In its most recent network traffic update, Verizon said that while virtual private network use, […]