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Mobile Networks

Regulator may require Indian telcos to display 4G, 5G coverage maps

March 12, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is considering whether to require local carriers to display the coverage map on their websites so that their customers know where they will get 5G or 4G services, local newspaper The Economic Times […]


Technology, Wireless

Colombian operators secure 5G spectrum

December 21, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Colombian operators Claro, WOM, Tigo and Movistar have all secured 5G licenses in a spectrum auction carried out by Colombia’s ICT Ministry MinTIC. The country’s communications ministry said the auction had raised more than 1.5 billion pesos ($380 million). The […]


Mobile Networks

Bharti Airtel reaches 500 cities with 5G, launches 5G in Kolkata

March 27, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

India’s largest telecommunications operator Bharti Airtel said its 5G service is available to customers in 500 cities in the country after the telco recently 235 cities to its 5G network. Randeep Sekhon, CTO of Bharti Airtel, said: “We are delighted […]


Technology, Wireless

Can private 5G be everything to everyone all at once? 

June 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Maybe it’s the heat that’s making my mind hazy. Or the neon lights and crowds. But when I look at private 5G, I see an incredibly complex network of stakeholders and I see the market somehow simultaneously developing at a […]


News

UK government announces industry guidelines to deploy O-RAN

May 2, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.K. government announced a set of principles for the development and deployment of Open RAN (O-RAN) equipment. In a statement, the government noted that there is a need for clarity on the design characteristics of O-RAN, such as the […]


Mobile Networks, Technology, Wireless

China to reach 892 million 5G subscribers in 2025: GSMA

March 30, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

China is expected to reach 892 million connections in the 5G segment in 2025, according to a report published by the GSMA. According to the ‘The Mobile Economy China” report, GSMA expects 5G connections in the country to represent 52% […]


Technology, Wireless

JTower, NTT Docomo ink deal to promote infra-sharing of towers in Japan

March 28, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

JTower and NTT Docomo have decided to enter into a master transaction agreement with the aim of promoting infra-sharing of the latter’s existing towers. The contract will enable the companies to make a transaction in which 6,002 telecommunications towers owned […]


Technology, Wireless

Deutsche Telekom has deployed 55,000 5G base stations across Germany

September 7, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

German telco Deutsche Telekom’s 5G network already reached 55,000 base stations across Germany, the operator said in a release. According to the carrier, its 5G network infrastructure currently covers 85% of the German population. Deutsche Telekom also said it aims […]


Technology, Wireless

Chinese operators deploy 993,000 5G base stations nationwide

September 3, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese operators have already deployed 993,000 5G base stations across the country, according to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). 5G base stations installed by local carriers have already covered all prefecture-level cities, more than 95% of counties […]


Mobile Networks, Technology, Wireless

Vodafone deploys private 5G network at Porsche’s development center

September 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone Germany and Porsche have deployed a private 5G network at the latter’s Weissach Development Center. The new 5G technology will improve the framework conditions for the strategic development of new vehicle systems and functions at the industrial facility, the […]


Mobile Networks, Technology, Wireless

Taiwan urges local carriers FET and APT to accelerate 5G rollouts: report

August 31, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) urged local mobile operators Far EasTone (FET) and Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) to accelerate the construction of 5G base stations, local news site Digitimes reported. The Taiwanese government has recently approved FET’s NT$5 billion ($179 […]


Wireless

Verizon completes end-to-end fully virtualized 5G data session

August 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon is laying claim to the completion of the world’s first end-to-end — meaning from the core of the network to the far edge of the network — fully virtualized 5G data session. According to Verizon, the virtualization of the […]


Wireless

China Mobile adds almost 14 million 5G subscribers in July

August 25, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms of subscribers, added 13.85 million 5G subscribers in July, the telco said on its website. The operator said it ended July with a total of 84.05 million 5G subscribers, compared to 6.7 […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

FCC launches group to protect hospitals from robocalls

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As if hospitals around the U.S. don’t have enough to worry about in the midst of a pandemic, their everyday cybersecurity concerns, including their vulnerability to being targeted by robocallers or having their official phone numbers spoofed by scammers trying […]


Hardware

Carriers need better 5G devices

September 25, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G network deployment may be accelerating world-wide, but according to Mobile Posse, the development of 5G devices is lacking. The mobile software company believes that now is the time for carriers to focus on how to combine the power of […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Digital transformation–it’s starting to work

September 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

To say carriers have had a tough time of it in recent years would be an understatement. Technology changes, the arrival of new digital players and the proliferation of more and more digital services have seen carriers invest heavily in […]


Wireless

With rural focus, US Cellular promotes 5G ‘fairness’

September 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Last week, U.S. Cellular unveiled a new branding angle focused on bringing “fairness” to wireless. As cellular competition heats up across the U.S., the carrier is looking for ways to stay in the game, especially after experiencing slowing growth. The […]


Wireless

Why 5G by stealth is the answer to future end-to-end coverage

August 30, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

$1.3 trillion will be spent on mobile networks across all technology generations in the next 5 years, and, according to the GSMA, a staggering 75% of this will be 5G investment. Yet despite the considerable CAPEX operators are prepared to […]


Wireless

Intel, Lenovo collaborate on AI as 5G complicates data management

August 14, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Intel and Lenovo have entered a multiyear, global collaboration that will accelerate the convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to address some of the biggest challenges facing businesses today. The companies aim to utilize Lenovo’s TOP500 supercomputers […]


Wireless

Where do the major US carriers stand in deploying 5G?

August 6, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Major carriers have big 5G plans moving forward, and preliminary tests have shown that, yes, 5G is way faster All four major U.S. carriers are officially in the 5G game. While AT&T appears to be leading the pack with the […]