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Category: Telecommunications


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Why network operators need to get smarter about streaming video (Reader Forum)

January 25, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

With practically every social media platform doubling down on video over the past decade, the emergence of apps like TikTok, and the rise of competing movie and TV services, video on demand is the battleground where businesses fight for the […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

More than just broadband — governors set tech agendas for 2023

January 25, 2023

Via: StateScoop

As dozens of governors give their annual State of the State addresses and begin proposing their budgets for the coming year, a more complete picture emerges of what state technologists’ jobs will entail in the near term. Governors’ speeches this […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

The year when cloud makes its mark in telecommunications (Reader Forum)

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the telecommunications industry enters 2023, economic times are uncertain and capital and operational costs are under increased pressure. Customers need to be better understood and served. Communications Service Providers (CSPs) need to understand and manage their environment better. New […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

10 5G predictions for 2023 (Reader Forum)

January 17, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

It sometimes seems like we’ve been talking about 5G forever; yet ask Communications Service Providers (CSPs), vendors and other industry stakeholders, and you’ll hear the same refrain: we’re only at the beginning of this journey. With 5G coverage now blanketing […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Ookla: Global mobile network speeds rose 17% in 2022

January 5, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Fixed and mobile networks around the world continued to get faster last year, according to new figures from Ookla. On average, global mobile network download speeds increased 16.8% between November 2021 and November 2022, while fixed broadband speeds jumped 28% […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Testing, low latency and the edge: Five things to know

December 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

With latency becoming an increasingly important part of enabling new services and monetizing 5G, just what does testing to assure low latency look like? Rich McNally, senior director of mobile service strategy with Spirent Communications, discussed real-world observations and lessons […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Are telcos ready for edge computing, and how to balance tech with business (Part 2)

December 20, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a recent panel discussion at the Mobile Edge Forum—available on demand here—industry experts agreed there are opportunities for both public and private mobile edge computing implementations, augmented by 5G, to deliver on consumer and enterprise use cases, and create […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Why network operators need to get smarter about streaming video (Reader Forum)

December 16, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

With practically every social media platform doubling down on video over the past decade, the emergence of apps like TikTok, and the rise of competing movie and TV services, video on demand is the battleground where businesses fight for the […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How to create predictable services over unpredictable networks

December 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nancy Shemwell, chief operating officer at Trilogy Networks noted that some of the advanced services that will require low latency will be offered through a mix of networks, which can face a challenge from a technical perspective. “If we look […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How will cellular private networks enable smart ports?

December 1, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

A cellular private network for Hutchison Ports Stockholm has enabled a high level of automation at the facility, including the operation of automated straddle carriers, Graham Wilde, head of 5G business development at CKH IOD, the international development hub of […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC’s new National Broadband Map offers granular look at service and gaps

November 21, 2022

Via: FCW

The draft release kicks off a process where states, localities and the general public can challenge inaccuracies. The new data will be crucial in guiding how the federal government divides billions in broadband funding between states. Read More on FCW


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Airspan Networks secures deals for 87 new private networks in Q3

November 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Airspan Networks secured contracts for the provision of 87 new private 4G/5G networks in third quarter 2022, as the firm says it continues to see strong momentum for these kind of projects. “Global demand across our lead customers remains strong. […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Why educational institutions need standardized wireless broadband solutions (Reader Forum)

November 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Digitalization is rapidly transforming education at all levels. In K-12 schools, colleges and universities, the evolution of data-driven technologies has opened the door to a host of compelling online learning and campus operations applications. To take advantage of these applications, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Enabling the metaverse with 5G

November 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

In my last blog post, I described how we’re in an exciting time to harness the low latency and high capacity of 5G to enable a new era of distributed computing — where workloads can be split between the device, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

T-Mo reportedly seeking fiber network partners

November 9, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US is looking into the possibility of building a fiber network, either as part of a joint venture or a commercial partnership, according to reporting by Bloomberg. AT&T and Verizon have significant fiber networks, both to support fiber-to-the-premise enterprise […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

InterDigital secures funding for 6G research projects

November 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S.-based firm InterDigital announced that it has been awarded funding to support five Horizon Europe 6G Flagship research projects. Specifically, the five flagship projects include 6G-XR, CENTRIC, PREDICT-6G, 6G-BRICKS, and 6G-SHINE, which aim to enable technology advancement and experimental infrastructures […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Standardization vs. innovation vs. economization: The Open RAN balancing act

November 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The world of telecoms is, among many other things, an exercise in developing and implementing technologies that have been standardized via a regimented, consensus-driven process. A reductive example—without standards, a handset sold into the U.S. market may not function on […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5 ways to think and test differently in a 5G world

November 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

We are still discovering how 5G will transform our lives. With unprecedented speeds and decreased latency, society will benefit from innovative connected experiences, the Internet of things, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. While many have the luxury of reacting to […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5G FWA subscriptions to reach 58 million in 2026: Study

November 3, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology will reach 58 million subscriptions globally in 2026, according to ABI Research. The analyst firm noted that FWA technology allows mobile operators to reuse their existing mobile infrastructure to offer faster and more affordable […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

American Tower seeks permit to carry out 5G private network trial

October 31, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. tower firm American Tower is seeking a 180-day authorization from the Federal Communications Commission to allow the use of an Airspan radio identified as AirVelocity 1901 as part of an experimental project in which ATC is currently working with […]