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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 […]


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 […]


Regulations

FCC announces 386 bidders made the grade for first RDOF auction, but not Charter

October 15, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission announced its list of 386 companies that have qualified to bid in the first auction for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF). Beginning Oct. 29, the qualified vendors will compete against each other in […]


Networks & Systems

Nokia to migrate its entire IT infrastructure onto Google Cloud

October 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Earlier this week, Nokia said it will be migrating its entire on-premises information technology infrastructure onto Google Cloud, including all of its data centers, servers and software applications, marking a massive win for the U.S. company. Nokia has been focused […]


News

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, Telephone

Remote Workforce Demonstrates UCC Management Tool Demand

October 13, 2020

Via: No Jitter

With more than 80% of employees still working from home either full- or part-time, it’s vital to have a solid management strategy for UCC as well as contact center applications. Management tools improve the administration and performance of UCC, and […]


Telephone

Following tough year, the global 5G smartphone market predicted to see significant growth

October 12, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new study concludes that the global 5G smartphone market size is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 122.7% from 2020 to 2027. While the market of next-gen smartphones reached 12.42 million units in 2019, the […]


Modern Media, Telephone

What Does a Telecom Agent Bring to the Table?

October 8, 2020

Via: No Jitter

Working with carriers is very challenging. If telecom does not run in your blood and you don’t speak the language; and if you don’t have years of experience, know the product offerings and have benchmark pricing, you need help. At […]


Networks & Systems, News, Uncategorized

Nokia and Tampere University partner to develop 5G chipsets

October 7, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia has partnered with Tampere University in Finland, to establish a “center of excellence” to enhance the development of System-on-Chip (SoC) custom processors for Nokia’s ReefShark chipset portfolio. The partnership, which will be based at the university campus, aims to […]