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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 […]


Software

Huawei deploys new SD-WAN solution and gateways

September 8, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Huawei launched a new line of software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) products alongside a series of universal computing gateways at its Huawei Connect 2017 event in Shangai yesterday. The SD-WAN solution provides on-demand connection between branches, branches and data centers, […]


Hardware

AT&T outlines plans for drone use

September 7, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T is already using unmanned aerial vehicles to survey and inspect cell towers, and now the carrier is investing in software to help drones autonomously repair tower equipment and carry radios to places where network traffic is heavy. Right now, […]


Wireless

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 […]


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 […]


Wireless

Challenges and Choices in Next-Gen Wireless Network Planning

September 5, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

Upgrading the LTE networks of today and planning and deploying the wireless technology of tomorrow can both benefit from a new approach using powerful 3D modeling tools. Driven by advances in the quality of geodata and the availability of computing […]


Wireless

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

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

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 […]