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Tag: 3GPP


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Where we’ve been and where we’re going: mmWave standards and spectrum

July 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. moved comparatively early on making mmWave spectrum available for 5G services with Verizon launching a pre-standard fixed wireless access service in the second half of 2018. Since then, in addition to the completion of the initial 5G New […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

What is Minimization of Drive Tests (MDT) in 5G?

May 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The MDT solution taps user equipment (UE) to collect field measurements Introduced in 3GPP Rel-10, Minimization of Drive Test (MDT) is a standardized mechanism designed to enable operators to use user devices in a network to collect mobile network data, […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Seven use cases for 5G NR over non-terrestrial networks

April 26, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is becomes more broadly deployed across the planet, but the technology may also eventually end up in the skies. 3GPP has established, and is continuing to build upon, standards that will enable 5G services to be delivered over satellite […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

What are non-public networks in 3GPP parlance? 

April 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Non-Public Networks (NPNs) are private 5G networks. NPNs can be deployed using shared licensed spectrum via a network operator. NPNs can be deployed as standalone networks as well, either using licensed or unlicensed spectrum, depending on local regulatory approval. The […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

What 5G location services improvements are in Release 17?

March 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to the 3GPP, the work item dubbed ‘Enhancement to the 5GC location services’, included in Release 17, aims to provide support for very low latency and very high accuracy positioning, including horizontal and vertical positioning service levels, 5G positioning […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Impact of new 5G specifications on radio frequency front end and modem designs (Analyst Angle)

February 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 5G industry has seen phenomenal growth over the past few years, but it is only just at the beginning of its journey. With the evolution toward 5G Advanced, there is still much to be done to fully unlock the […]