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Public Utilities, Telecommunications

The roadmap to fully automated 5G network slicing (Reader Forum)

January 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

For mobile operators, there’s a lot to like about network slicing. For starters, it enables their 5G networks to support a much more comprehensive range of use cases and customer types, which opens the door for more revenue opportunities. These […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Three network trends impacting the wireless workforce, according to Corning

January 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The evolution of 5G into a more mature, software-defined and cloud-native network technology brings with it material changes in the types of skills operators need. As a result, telecom companies are investing more heavily in re-skilling current employees while sourcing […]


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

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

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

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

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

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 […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC to examine 12.7 GHz as potential 5G/6G band

October 28, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is forging ahead with identifying potential new spectrum to repurpose for cellular systems and has launched a new inquiry into the use of up to 550 megahertz of spectrum at 12.7 to 13.25 GHz. “The FCC […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FAA to FCC: Mandate 5G C-band restrictions around airports

October 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

When it comes to rolling out 5G C-band services, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to mandate that smaller Communication Service Providers (CSPs) abide by the same restrictions that Verizon and AT&T agreed to […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Wi-Fi/cellular convergence and the seamless network experience

October 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

During a conversation about the networks of the future at Mobile World Congress Las Vegas, IEEE Senior Member David Witkowski told RCR Wireless News a notable trend of technology convergence is occurring. “In the past, Wi-Fi was Wi-Fi and cellular […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How 5G network slicing expands opportunities (Reader Forum)

October 12, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Cellular networks were built over several decades with features that provided a consistent experience for all users. However, over time, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) realized the need for more options and customized capabilities as enterprises continued to scale. Enter 5G […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Verizon, Lockheed demo 5G-connected surveillance for DoD

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Lockheed Martin recently flew 5G-enabled drones to capture and transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. In a release, Verizon said that the demonstration took place at Lockheed […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

CCA panel: The when and how of rural 5G

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Rural carriers are weighing the “when” and “how” of the transition to 5G, both in terms of technical issues and business cases. During a carrier panel at the Competitive Carriers annual convention this week, representatives from US Cellular, Alaska’s GCI […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

How future 6G networks will deal with demand for mobile data?

September 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Although 5G is still very much a work-in-progress with a good deal of continued evolution ahead of it, a range of stakeholders are already discussing and testing components and systems that very well could be included in what comes next–6G. […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC bumps 2.5 GHz auction to six rounds a day

August 26, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is speeding up bidding in the ongoing 2.5 GHz auction, nudging it to a quicker conclusion by upping the number of daily bids from four to six. Six rounds are being held today and another half-dozen […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Midband, mmWave 5G services really are better: Opensignal report

July 26, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Opensignal’s latest report digs into the mobile experience when connected to the top three U.S. carrier’s premium — or enhanced, as the testing firm puts it — 5G services: AT&T’s 5G+, T-Mobile’s Ultra Capacity 5G (5G UC) and Verizon’s 5G […]