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Wireless

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 […]


Wireless

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 […]


Wireless

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 […]


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Test and Measurement: Keysight, Qualcomm partner to test 5G chips

September 5, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm Technologies will use Keysight Technologies’ test equipment and design tools to develop “5G” chips. The two companies announced a collaboration this week on 5G chipset development. Qualcomm will be utilizing Keysight offerings such as its network emulation portfolio (including […]


Wireless

5G will embolden IoT, but LTE supports variety of use cases

September 1, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Many industry watchers, including me, have referred to massive-scale internet of things (IoT) as the killer app for forthcoming 5G mobile networks. But that doesn’t mean advanced internet of things use cases including drone-based services won’t be viable until 5G […]


Wireless

Clearing the path for 5G

September 1, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

It was a huge deal when wireless carriers started launching 4G/LTE less than a decade ago—not just because of the speeds for consumer downloading and streaming, but for the broader implications of those speeds. LTE was the promise of telemedicine, […]


Wireless

The internet of things: The killer 5G app

August 31, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Although it’s not yet standardized or commercially available, the long-term vision of 5G is a unifying connectivity fabric–ultra fast, incredibly low latency wireless-that’s available everywhere and capable of connecting anything. In terms of use cases, think swarms of autonomous drones […]


Wireless

5G is ‘the big prize’ for infrastructure ecosystem

August 29, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Speaking in Orlando, Fla., at the recent Wireless Infrastructure Show, Zayo President and CEO Dan Caruso discussed how 5G represents not just a huge revenue opportunity for the wireless infrastructure ecosystem, but also a chance to create new levels of […]


Wireless

A converged architecture approach for 5G

August 29, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the last decade, we have experienced rapid growth of broadband access to both consumers and businesses. This growth of broadband services is being driven by multiple factors, namely: the fast deployment of public and private Cloud systems increasing number […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

The key role of spectrum analysis in 5G

August 28, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the entire telecommunications ecosystem, ranging from standards bodies and academia to network infrastructure vendors and test equipment suppliers, works to standardize and, ultimately, commercialize 5G, it’s clear that the sheer complexity will require a new approach to virtually every […]