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Telstra Achieves 340 Mbps Uplink Speed in Live Commercial 5G Network

February 19, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Telstra announced it has achieved a new global record for 5G uplink speed of 340Mbps, using the latest software, spectrum and technology innovation with partners Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. The new speed record is 100 times faster than typical […]


Technology, Wireless

Why should operators transition to 5G Standalone—and how?

April 10, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

There are around 45 commercial 5G Standalone deployments in the world right now, and there’s a perceived hesitancy among operators to make the move; this despite the pressing need for operators to realize new 5G service revenues. During the Telco […]


News

South Korea ends May with 24 million 5G subscribers

July 8, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The total number of 5G subscribers in South Korea reached nearly 24 million in May, Korean press reported, citing data from the Ministry of Science and ICT. South Korea was the first country to launch commercial 5G networks in April […]


Technology, Wireless

BT partners with Ericsson on private 5G

May 31, 2022

Via: TechRadar

BT and Ericsson have agreed a multi-million-pound joint partnership to build commercial private 5G networks for businesses across the UK. The venture is described as the first of its kind in the UK and will look to accelerate the adoption […]


News

Nokia, Indosat Ooredoo activates 5G services in Indonesia

September 17, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia and Indosat Ooredoo announced the launch of commercial 5G services in Surabaya city, Indonesia, the Finnish vendor said in a release. Under the terms of the deal, Indosat Ooredoo’s customers will be able to experience new enterprise and industrial […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Samsung expands vRAN capability to support C-Band

June 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean vendor Samsung Electronics has recently announced that its commercial 5G virtualized RAN (vRAN) now supports its latest C-Band Massive MIMO radios. In a release, the company also said it achieved a 5G vRAN speed exceeding 1.5 Gbps on C-Band […]


Hardware, Technology, Wireless

How will C Band fit into the future of Verizon 5G Home service?

June 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the carrier preps to deploy its massive haul of C Band spectrum, Verizon Consumer Group CEO Ronan Dunne recently discussed what that means for the future of the company’s 5G Home residential broadband service. Speaking June 2 at the […]


News

Dish vendor updates: Towers, transport and 5G security

April 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dish executives are looking toward some sort of commercial 5G service this year and, in pursuit of that, continue to onboard vendors to help them become the fourth facilities-based carrier in the U.S. market. The latest round of vendor announcements […]


Wireless

Huawei claims to be involved in half of global 5G networks

February 22, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei claimed the company has built over half of the 140 commercial 5G networks deployed in 59 countries so far, Ryan Ding, president of Huawei’s Carrier Business Group, said at a pre-briefing for MWC Shanghai 2021. “5G developed […]


Wireless

Ericsson reaches 100 5G commercial agreements globally

August 12, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson announced it has secured the company’s 100th commercial 5G agreement or contract with unique communications service providers. The Swedish vendor said that this figure includes 58 publicly announced contracts and 56 live 5G networks globally. The company’s 5G milestone […]


Wireless

T-Mobile Netherlands, KPN to launch commercial 5G networks next week

July 24, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dutch telcos KPN and T-Mobile confirmed they will launch commercial 5G networks on July 28 after they secured key 5G frequencies in a recent auction. In a release, KPN said that its new 5G network will be active in most […]


Wireless

Nokia Launches Commercial 5G Standalone Private Network for Enterprise Customers

July 23, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

Nokia on Tuesday announced global commercial availability of new 5G SA industrial-grade private wireless networking solutions, providing a roadmap to fulfilling the needs of the most demanding industrial and manufacturing use cases. With the introduction of 5G SA, Nokia gives […]


Wireless

FCC moves on shared access to mid-band spectrum

December 13, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 12 voted unanimously to continue efforts to ultimately facilitate shared access to the spectrum in the 3.11 GHz to 3.55 GHz range. In addition to incumbent federal operations in this spectrum, primarily military […]


Monitoring&Analysis

5G: Which comes first, the chicken or the egg

December 11, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the future of 5G networks slowly becomes a reality this year, with Verizon rollouts of commercial 5G networks in Chicago and Minneapolis, we will start to see hints of its true potential coming to fruition. But while studies predict […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Wireless

EU completes first phase of 5G cybersecurity risk assessment

July 22, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

With commercial 5G service popping up around Europe and the globe, public officials are involved in ongoing discussion around the cybersecurity of these next-generation networks, particular in the context of to what extent if any Chinese network infrastructure vendors Huawei […]


Wireless

The U.S. 5G race is officially underway (Reader Forum)

October 19, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

This month, Verizon flipped the switch on the first commercial 5G network in the world. Verizon’s 5G Home network, now live in parts of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento, serves as an example of the remarkable progress that can […]


Wireless

Commercial 5G could be a reality before 2020

March 21, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The search for commercial 5G use cases was some sort of a catchphrase at this week’s 5G World conference in London. 5G promises a sea of change in the area of network architecture and connected services but well-defined use cases, […]