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UAE telco du selects Nokia to modernize its voice core network

January 10, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Finnish vendor Nokia announced that it has been selected by United Arab Emirates (UAE) operator du to modernize its circuit-switched core network. As part of the project, Nokia will expand and modernize the telco’s existing IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) voice […]


Technology, Wireless

Top 5 security risks of Open RAN

August 15, 2022

Via: CSO

When a cell phone or other mobile device connects to the nearest cell tower, the communication takes place over something called a RAN — a radio access network. From the cell tower, the signal is then routed to a fiber […]


Monitoring&Analysis

What 5G location services improvements are in Release 17?

March 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to the 3GPP, the work item dubbed ‘Enhancement to the 5GC location services’, included in Release 17, aims to provide support for very low latency and very high accuracy positioning, including horizontal and vertical positioning service levels, 5G positioning […]


Wireless

US Cellular selects Nokia for 5G SA core network

September 10, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Finnish vendor Nokia has been selected by US Cellular for the deployment of the latter’s Standalone 5G core network. The European vendor said that the 5G SA deployment is expected to be completed by the end of 2022. The new […]


News

United Group taps Nokia for core network upgrades in Southeast Europe

August 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

United Group (UG) has selected Nokia’s cloud-native core network products in Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia, including the vendor’s Cloud Packet Core, Voice Core, 3G Core and Cloud Infrastructure and Subscriber Data Management (SDM) software. According to Nokia, its core products […]


Technology, Wireless

Connecting ‘anything, anywhere’ requires a cloud-native, flexible 5G packet core design

July 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Because 5G promises to connect “anything, anywhere,” it places different requirements on a network’s packet core, and according to Keith Allan, who looks after product line management for the Cloud Packet Core at Nokia, an unprecedent level of flexibility might […]


News, Technology, Wireless

ZTE expects Q1 revenues to more than double year-on-year

March 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor ZTE said it expects its first-quarter net profit to more than double year-on-year, to an estimated CNY 1.8-2.4 billion ($276.7-368.9 million), mainly driven by continued revenue growth and improving gross margins and profitability. In its 2020 earnings statement, […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Software, Wireless

Accelerating the Virtual Infrastructure for Open RAN

March 4, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the last several years, 5G has been a cornerstone of the telecommunications industry technology development – defining a radio air interface and technology architecture for the core network. Now that the promise of 5G is becoming a reality, industries […]


Hardware, Wireless

‘See if others can match us’ – Huawei shows off new 5G gear, restates tech leadership

February 20, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Huawei’s perceived 12-18 month lead over rival 5G kit vendors stands, the Chinese firm said at at partner and media event in London today, as it unveiled a rush of innovations in its radio, transmission, and core network offers that […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

SD-WAN Delivers Digital Transformation to Your Next-Gen Branch

May 6, 2019

Via: CSO

The days of a branch office relying on a fixed MPLS connection to backhaul all internet traffic, data, and workflows back to the core network are over. To compete in today’s digital economy, today’s branch offices need to be an […]


Wireless

The key role of fronthaul in 5G transport

August 30, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Small cells are a fundamental driver of the ongoing network densification that is enhancing LTE networks and building a foundation for 5G. As demand for mobile data and the number of devices continues to grow, small cells will be essential […]


Monitoring&Analysis

How to virtualize the core network

April 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Core network virtualization Network operators are virtualizing their core networks in an effort to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. By enabling virtualization in the core network, service providers can significantly decrease operational expenditure (OPEX) and capital expenditure (CAPEX), […]