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From trash bins to surgeries: moving towards 5G

November 14, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The internet is a defining element of the twenty-first century as it forever changed the way we live, communicate, and get information. This is particularly true for wireless technology. Today, more than 99 percent of Americans have access to an LTE network, […]


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5G is Bigfoot: ‘What is it? Where is it?’

November 13, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

DENVER–The 3GPP is tracking to complete the non-standalone variant of the 5G specification with the 5G New Radio specification tracking for completion in mid-2018. Pointing this out during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Keith Hayes of Broadband Advisors Group said, “Today […]


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In move from macro to small cells, what’s the role of cable companies?

November 13, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

DENVER–As carriers and neutral host providers look to create ultra-dense networks using small cells, cable companies will have increasing opportunities in the wireless market based on the reach of existing hybrid fiber-coaxial networks. That was the key takeaway from a […]


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We are getting “Edgy” in a 5G way

September 11, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

The mobile wireless industry is undergoing tremendous transformation with 5G. This enables companies to not only create new content, but also devise innovative means of delivering that content. Some of these new realities require changing the way we envision the […]


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The case for fixed wireless access

September 11, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Broadband internet service in the U.S. has been plagued by uncompetitive practices. Large, nationwide internet service providers (ISPs) have built monopolies that prohibit innovation, drive down levels of service, and block competitors from entering the market. In its 2016 Broadband […]


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Ixia survey: 5G gains interest, momentum

September 11, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new survey shows that almost 100 percent of the organizations surveyed intend to leverage “5G” wireless technologies, with plans to evaluate and/or roll out 5G capabilities in the next 12 months — and 13% say they’ve already deployed 5G networks, despite […]


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Mobilizing millimeter wave for 5G

September 8, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Millimeter wave spectrum provides the kind of capacity that 5G promises, but it comes with tricky propagation characteristics. Right now, particularly in the U.S., operators are tapping millimeter wave spectrum for 5G fixed wireless access deployments with the two-fold aim […]


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Huawei hits 20 Gbps in 5G test

September 7, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Huawei announced it has achieved a peak cell throughput of 20 Gbps during a 5G test using the 4.9 GHz C-Band. The test contributed to the China 5G technology research and development trial being led by the IMT-2020 Promotion Group. During […]


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Sprint highlights NFV plans with push toward 5G

September 7, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Sprint announced it is collaborating with Metaswitch and Mavenir as part of its nationwide network functions virtualization OpenStack cloud deployment in a recent company blog post. The vendors will work with Sprint as the operator upgrades its network to gigabit […]


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Which 5G path leads to robust growth for mobile operators?

September 6, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mobile operators have reached a critical juncture. According to CTIA – The Wireless Association, there are 396 million devices connected to mobile networks in the U.S. Nearly everyone has mobile phones (about 80% smartphones), the percentage of wireless-only households has […]