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Intel claims 40% share in 5G infrastructure silicon

January 25, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

During what would’ve been Mobile World Congress 2020, which was ultimately scrapped due to the then-still-emerging COVID-19 pandemic, Intel laid out its thinking around 5G–a $25 billion silicon opportunity by 2023 that the chipmaker wanted to capture a 40% share […]


Hardware

Samsung considers $10 billion US-based chip manufacturing plant

January 25, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Reports indicate that Samsung’s semiconductor manufacturing arm is considering an approximately $10 billion investment in a fab in Texas that would produce chips on a 3-nanometer (3nm) process. This wouldn’t be the company’s first Texas plant. Samsung already has a […]


Hardware

Test and review of 4 Wi-Fi 6 routers: Who’s the fastest?

January 21, 2021

Via: Network World.com

One of the most anticipated features of Wi-Fi 6 wireless routers is improved throughput over their Wi-Fi 5 predecessors, and we wanted to check whether they deliver. Four vendors – Extreme, Cisco, EnGenius and Meraki (owned by Cisco) – provided […]


Hardware, Wireless

Demand for private 4G and 5G set to create multi-billion-dollar market by 2024

January 19, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Demand for private cellular networking equipment to support mission critical applications will see the market reach $5.7 billion by 2024, according to a new study by IDC. A private cellular network is one that provides dedicated access to a specific […]


Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Trump administration bans Xiaomi, other Chinese companies

January 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

With mere days left in office, President Donald Trump and his administration have added nine Chinese companies, including smartphone maker Xiaomi, to a list of firms suspected to be owned or controlled by China’s military. When placed on the list, […]


Hardware

Qualcomm to Acquire Chip Startup NUVIA for $1.4 billion

January 15, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Qualcomm this week announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies has entered into an agreement to acquire NUVIA for approximately $1.4 billion before working capital and other adjustments. The acquisition of NUVIA builds on Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon technology leadership, delivering step-function […]


Hardware

Telefonica sells tower businesses in Europe, LatAm to American Tower

January 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Spanish telecom operator Telefónica’s subsidiary Telxius Telecom has signed an agreement with American Tower Corporation (ATC) for the sale of its telecommunications towers businesses in Europe and Latin America. Telxius has telecommunications towers in Spain, Germany, Brazil, Peru, Chile and […]


Hardware, Wireless

How to prep for becoming an IoT leader

January 11, 2021

Via: Network World.com

As the Internet of Things (IoT) explodes in enterprise settings, there’s an opportunity for IT pros to step into new leadership roles. Often, IoT deployments are key to transformational initiatives, so having the skills to head up a significant IoT […]


Hardware, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

As Openreach rolls out fiber, EXFO lands monitoring deal

January 7, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

EXFO will supply optical test heads and test access switching for Openreach’s Full Fibre initiative in the U.K., under which the network provider has committed to building out millions of new fiber-to-the-premise locations to expand broadband access. In the short […]


Hardware

CommScope Expands Wi-Fi 6 Residential Gateway Portfolio with New 2.5G Integrated GPON Gateway

January 6, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

CommScope on Tuesday announced it is expanding its industry leading Wi-Fi 6 home network gateway portfolio with the release of its NVG578LX 2.5G GPON Wi-Fi 6 residential gateway. The NVG578LX GPON home network gateway provides true gigabit speeds for the […]