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U.S. operators keen to use 5G fixed wireless to grow broadband market share

February 8, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon’s initial go-to-market for 5G is residential broadband offering. AT&T made clear on an earnings call last week 5G as a viable alternative to fixed-line broadband. And now T-Mobile US is planning to test home broadband in the first-half of […]


Networks & Systems

5G beamforming for massive MIMO and millimeter wave enablement

February 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Massive MIMO antennas, which increase data throughput and spectrum efficiency by adding transmit and receive elements to antennas, and high-frequency, high-capacity millimeter wave spectrum are both synonymous with 5G. But beyond the antennas and spectrum, advanced signal processing techniques like […]


Networks & Systems, News

OpenSignal: There’s a ‘4G renaissance’ happening as operators lay groundwork for 5G

January 30, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As mobile operators prepare for 5G, their existing 4G networks are benefiting from the increased densification, faster speeds and the extension of LTE’s reach, according to OpenSignal’s most recent report. Though the first true 5G mobile network — one using […]


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Alphabet’s Loon brings on former telecom execs to advise

January 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Alphabet’s Loon, which focuses on bringing balloon-based connectivity to remote areas, is adding former telecom executives from some of the largest mobile operators to a new advisory board focused on commercialization and network operator partnerships. The three founding members of […]


Networks & Systems

In-building 5G highlighted during VZTUF

January 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The annual Verizon Technology Users Forum event, formerly called the In-Building Technology Users Forum, is taking place this week in Austin, Texas, and, as with everything telecoms, 5G is a major part of the conversation. Right now 5G deployments are […]


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AT&T Communications CEO: 5G is the Yes you can network

January 14, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Last week, AT&T pushed a new indicator to devices connected to its LTE-Advanced network, which drew significant criticism from competitors, the media, analysts and other industry stakeholders. AT&T has branded its LTE-Advanced network as “5G Evolution,” and offers the enhanced […]


Internet, Modern Media

So is 5G wireless here or is it coming soon?

January 14, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

There seems to be quite a bit of confusion around 5G so let’s try and clear things up. AT&T Mobility say’s it’s here now since they are the first carrier to offer mobile 5G services. Verizon say’s it’s here since […]


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Verizon CEO lays out eight 5G “currencies” during CES keynote

January 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

LAS VEGAS–Let’s get this out of the way–during his CES keynote, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg didn’t provide any clarity on the carrier’s strategy to offer standards-based mobile 5G or mention any new devices. Rather, Vestberg invited a series of partners […]


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AT&T completes sale of data center business to Brookfield

January 3, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T announced that all of its customer contracts, employees supporting the co-location operations, fixed assets, leases and the related facilities have been transferred over to Brookfield. With the deal in hand, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners now has 18 data centers in […]


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A new hope for the 5G transition (Reality Check)

December 11, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

This October, North American operator Verizon launched the first 5G fixed wireless access service, making it very clear that 5G is closer than you think. 5G is set to promise speed, greater network efficiency, reduced latency and above all, an […]