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Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Kagan: How Cable TV can fight the FWA 5G wireless broadband threat

May 21, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

All things always change. Consider wireless, telecom and cable TV. Everything in the process of reinventing itself with new competition and new technology. Wireless has been a growth industry for roughly fifty-years. The journey has not been easy. Now, wireless […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How to secure private 5G networks

May 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia noted that private 5G is well equipped with comprehensive in-built security features mandated by 3GPP The deployment of the edge on-premise is essential to ensure that industrial use cases benefit from private wireless networks performance, according to Stephane Daeuble, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Where AI makes a difference for the telecoms industry (Reader Forum)

May 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Generative AI (GenAI) is a breathtaking technology feat that could substantially impact society and the economy. The business adoption rate will determine the extent of that impact and how quickly people adapt to working in new ways. The role of […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC reinstates net neutrality regulation of broadband

April 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines to reinstate Obama-era Title II telecommunications regulation of broadband services, also known as net neutrality rules. “Broadband is now an essential service. Essential services—the ones we count on in every aspect of […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

AI is key to building high-performing, energy-efficient mobile networks

April 3, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Driven by an ever-expanding universe of connected devices and more powerful smartphones, mobile data traffic is continuing to surge, meaning the stakes are higher than ever when it comes to providing high-performing 5G networks. For years, the “best network” was […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

O-RAN at MWC: A minimum viable profile, processors and more

February 29, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open radio access networks have been a major theme at this week’s Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024. Not only was an O-RAN Alliance meeting held in conjunction with MWC, but a number of announcements indicate the continued development of the […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Verizon to deploy private 5G networks across NHL arenas

February 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. carrier Verizon and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced a multi-year sponsorship renewal under which the telco will continue to be the league’s official partner in the 5G field. Additionally, as an official technology partner for the NHL, Verizon […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How can generative AI be safely introduced into the telecom domain? (Reader Forum)

February 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

In April, Bain & Co published a report about the potential effect of Generative AI (GenAI) on the world’s telecom companies. Given the title: Telcos, Stop Debating Generative AI and Just Get Going – the urgency of the message was […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

6G connections to reach 290 million by 2023: Juniper Research

February 7, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Global 6G connections are forecast to reach 290 million by 2030, according to a recent study by Juniper Research. Future 6G networks are initially expected to be commercially launched in 2029, according to the industry. In order to achieve this […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Three ways digital twins can optimize Open RAN 5G networks (Reader Forum)

January 30, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

As 5G mobile networks grow in complexity, it’s becoming impossible for human network engineers to manage the network without automation. The evolution from rules-based automation to the use of AI/ML is creating a category of management solutions that can anticipate […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

LTE and 5G critical comms market to jump 57% to $5.5bn by 2026

January 29, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

What to believe? Who to believe? (We’ll write about this one day.) But, just because it’s modish, and because it presents another (!) way to segment the non-traditional new-cellular comms market, new research reckons the combined market for public and […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

New spectrum required for 5G-A, 6G networks: 5G Americas

January 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The rollout of 5G-Advanced and future 6G networks will required the development of a comprehensive roadmap for new commercially available spectrum, according to a new white paper published by 5G Americas dubbed ‘The Evolution of 5G Spectrum’. Chris Pearson, president […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Mobile core market stagnant due to slow 5G SA deployment: Study

January 24, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The global mobile core network (MCN) market growth rate has been reduced to less than a 1% CAGR during the 2023-2028 period, according to a newly published forecast report by Dell’Oro Group. The report noted that the growth in this […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

‘Each year without an auction … digs the US deeper into a hole’: CTIA presses for FCC auction authority, speedy execution on spectrum plans

January 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The United States’ leadership in spectrum policy, 5G and reaping the economic benefits of the most advanced mobile networks are in jeopardy and have to get back on track, CTIA’s president and CEO says in a strongly worded new blog […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How are operators using 5G Standalone in the real world? 

January 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

While 5G Standalone is often referred to as “real 5G,” is it really making any impact in the real world? Dozens of operators around the world have deployed 5G Standalone networks in an effort to capture opportunities that fit into […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Telecom trends—2024 and beyond [Reader Forum]

January 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

I have been in the Telecom industry since 2004 when I started in network engineering at Verizon, this year marks 20 years in the industry! I ‘grew up’ Telecom and have worked in wireline, wireless and places where they converge, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC warns that ACP faces wind-down without more funding

January 9, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

As Congress works to hash out a federal budget, the Federal Communications Commission is warning that the Affordable Connectivity Program, which provides monthly subsidies to help American families pay for broadband services, will have to end unless it receives an […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

2024 promises to be a bellwether year for private cellular networks

December 13, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Each year, there are a selection of new technologies that are expected to be the NBT – “next big thing.” As we prepare to enter 2024, I expect that private cellular networks will see a sharp uptick in adoption as […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Actility raises funds to drive private network sales, IoT sector acquisitions

December 11, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

French low-power IoT specialist Actility, operating and selling LoRaWAN infrastructure, has raised €16 million ($17.2m) in a new funding round to drive its own growth in the private networks space and consolidation in the wider low-power IoT market. The implication […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

2024 network predictions: It’s all about the economics (Reader Forum)

December 8, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The world is in a perpetual upgrade cycle driven by advances in all areas of technology. Customers must understand their needs if they are to optimize the cost and performance of their networks when choosing when and what to purchase. […]