News & Views
Content tagged with 5G posted in August 2016
News Analysis | 8/31/2016 | 6 comments
AT&T is ready to do more testing in Austin, while Samsung has asked for licenses to show off its system to Verizon and, reportedly, Google.
News Analysis | 8/31/2016 | 2 comments
Thought commercial 5G network products were years away? Not according to the Swedes…
News Analysis | 8/30/2016 | 3 comments
Three carrier aggregation move is key building block on the road to 5G, says Sprint COO Technology Gunter Ottendorfer.
News Analysis | 8/30/2016 | 5 comments
Networks need to be smarter to handle anticipated traffic booms and network reshaping that 5G and IoT will bring.
News Analysis | 8/29/2016 | Post a comment
The service provider market is moving to VMware and Dell's strengths, and the two companies intend to capitalize on that industry change as Dell acquires a controlling interest in VMware, CEOs Pat Gelsinger and Michael Dell said Monday.
News Analysis | 8/29/2016 | 8 comments
The 600MHz low-band spectrum auction starts the week topping $22 billion.
News Analysis | 8/29/2016 | 6 comments
Verizon has updated its 4G LTE network in 461 cities coast-to-coast to deliver data speeds that could peak at over 100 Mbit/s.
Column | 8/29/2016 | Post a comment
'WiFi offload' became something of a dirty term for a while, but Devicescape CEO Dave Fraser thinks 4G service providers are having to re-think their position.
News Analysis | 8/24/2016 | 5 comments
Bidding ramps up, but it is nowhere close to the $88.4B the broadcasters are asking -- yet.
News Analysis | 8/24/2016 | 5 comments
Verizon is determined to be first in the US with 5G, and has updated its 5G spec again, as it tests fixed wireless in the field.
News Analysis | 8/24/2016 | 1 comment
Mobile data usage has soared in the six years between the soccer World Cup in South Africa and this year's Olympics in Rio, according to Syniverse.
News Analysis | 8/24/2016 | 4 comments
In our latest poll, backhaul was cited as the most likely cause of 5G bottlenecks.
News Analysis | 8/23/2016 | 2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Tele2 ups its IoT game with Kombridge acquisition; MegaFon teams up with Mastercard for mobile payment card; Deutsche Telekom adds Qivicon partners.
News Analysis | 8/22/2016 | 1 comment
French network performance assurance specialist is buying Ascom's TEMS unit in a $45 million deal that will nearly double its sales.
Brianiac | 8/19/2016 | Post a comment
Co-produced by NetScout, Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World is a funny, astute, shambolic and unexpectedly emotional investigation into what it means to be connected.
News Analysis | 8/19/2016 | Post a comment
German and South Korean operators to launch a 'transcontinental' 5G trial network.
News Analysis | 8/19/2016 | 3 comments
But will the auction live up to TV broadcasters' expectations?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 8/18/2016 | 7 comments
Small cells are well past their hype cycle now, and VoLTE looks set to be a game-changer for their adoption over the next three years.
News Analysis | 8/18/2016 | 4 comments
One of the direct benefits of deploying 5G is supposed to be 5G networks' ability to easily handle that traffic with throughputs of 5 Gbits/s or better. That won't be the case for some time after 5G networks have been deployed, however.
News Analysis | 8/18/2016 | Post a comment
From its Smart Gigabit Communities initiative to the new Advanced Wireless Consortium, US Ignite is in all the right places to make smart city dreams come true.
News Analysis | 8/18/2016 | 3 comments
In today's regional roundup: BT and Nokia become 5G buddies; Swisscom runs a steady ship as it shifts towards all IP and ultra-broadband; an eye-watering 20 Gbit/s broadband service is announced in UAE; and Deutsche Telekom reviews its corporate ethics.
Column | 8/17/2016 | 5 comments
High-frequency is on the 5G agenda after the FCC mmWave decision.
News Analysis | 8/17/2016 | 1 comment
Intel announced separate collaborative projects with two enormous 5G partners, one with AT&T that involves packet processing optimization, and the other with NEC on C-RAN. Both collaborations are all about NFV.
Morris Lore | 8/16/2016 | 9 comments
Born of the identity crisis that afflicts telcos, the haziness surrounding 5G is not helping anyone.
News Analysis | 8/16/2016 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional round-up: Sky launches superfast broadband; HMD Global recruits Rantala as CMO; EU proposes spectrum-licensing changes; Argela demos network slicing.
News Analysis | 8/16/2016 | 10 comments
US and South Korean operators flag new alliance aimed at accelerating the development of 5G technology.
News Analysis | 8/15/2016 | 1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EC preps new OTT rules; Tele Columbus ramps in Q2; drone action in Scotland; and hybrid power in Gabon.
News Analysis | 8/11/2016 | 1 comment
Google has asked the FCC for licenses to test radios in 24 areas in the US over 24 months.
News Analysis | 8/11/2016 | Post a comment
The decomposed core is an expectation, not a pipe-dream.
Jonestown | 8/10/2016 | Post a comment
Now that the FCC is fast-tracking 5G in the US, questions are being asked about health concerns.
News Analysis | 8/10/2016 | 6 comments
Google is hunting for an engineer to test 5G and more for future heterogeneous networks.
News Analysis | 8/10/2016 | 8 comments
Internet giant's broadband subsidiary is reported to be considering whether to use wireless technologies instead of fiber in parts of Silicon Valley.
Column | 8/9/2016 | 1 comment
LTE is evolving to support the Internet of Things as we head towards a massively connected 5G world.
News Analysis | 8/9/2016 | Post a comment
5G, IoT and virtualization all factor into another golden age ahead for faster broadband speeds.
News Analysis | 8/5/2016 | 2 comments
T-Mobile not swayed by fixed 5G, keeps on truckin' with 4G network enhancements.
News Analysis | 8/3/2016 | 2 comments
Apple is now searching for an engineer familiar with the 5G standardization process.
News Analysis | 8/3/2016 | 3 comments
Experienced UK wireless exec is crossing the pond, bringing an active Twitter account and a deep interest in consumer contact with him.
News Analysis | 8/2/2016 | 4 comments
As CORD becomes its own open source project and releases a major distribution, virtualized access gets closer to reality.