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Chunghwa Telecom upgrades 5G network with Ericsson’s radios

June 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Taiwanese operator Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), the largest telecoms company in Taiwan, has begun upgrading its installed Ericsson base of mid-band Massive MIMO radios, the latter said in a release. The Swedish vendor said that the new radios, powered by Ericsson […]


Networks & Systems

Industry Voices—Walker: What will drive network change in 2020?

January 15, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Twenty years ago, telecom was riding high on a surge of telco capital investment and influx of cash from venture capitalists eager to ride the dotcom boom. There were already signs that market hype wouldn’t last, and indeed it didn’t […]


News

Verizon CTO Malady: Fiber build-out continues at fast clip

June 21, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While AT&T is throttling back on its fiber build-outs starting next month, Verizon looks to accelerate its fiber deployments, according to Verizon CTO Kyle Malady. Speaking at the Wells Fargo Telecom 5G Forum 2019 on Thursday, Malady said Verizon is […]


Networks & Systems

Not Just Another G: What Exactly is 5G?

June 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

We have all heard about 5G, but what exactly is it? 5G is simply defined as the fifth generation networks. It’s not just another G. Yes, this wireless system upgrade delivers data to our mobile phones at remarkably fast speeds. […]


News

ONF’s fifth reference design, COMAC, targets 5G deployments

February 14, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Pulling together its work over the last eight years with CORD, SDN and cloud, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) today announced its fifth reference design: Converged Multi-Access and Core (COMAC). The COMAC initiative was designed to unify the various access […]


Regulations

ONF announces results of multidomain SDN transport POC

January 4, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

In its first blog posting of the year, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) detailed the results of its fifth SDN proof of concept trial. The proof of concept (POC) trial was hosted by Telefónica in Munich, Germany, this past November. […]


Networks & Systems

Understanding the role of microwave radio in 5G transport

December 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The move toward commercial 5G deployments, complemented by increasingly robust gigabit LTE networks, requires a massive investment in network densification. As mobile service providers augment the macro layer with a blanket of street-level small cells, capex associated with the radio […]


News

Driving network densification with small cells

October 4, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

As U.S operators light up 5G services in select markets this year, small cell is a key element of the network densification needed to provide high-throughput services using millimeter wave frequencies, particularly the 28 GHz and 39 GHz bands. But […]


Networks & Systems

Verizon’s Hicks: One Fiber to rule them all

August 24, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon has been a big proponent of fiber ever since the launch of Fios in 2004, but fiber will play an even bigger role for the telco going forward. As one of the keynote speakers earlier this week at the […]


Internet, Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, Networks & Systems

Nokia, China Mobile partner up on new lab to research AI, machine learning

July 6, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Nokia ended the week on a high note with Friday’s news that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Mobile to create a new lab. China Mobile and Nokia’s lab will focus on the potential of artificial […]