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Virgin Media O2 uses Ericsson cloud core for 5G SA

July 26, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Virgin Media O2 has become the third major UK mobile operator to use Ericsson’s cloud core technology to power is Standalone 5G (5G SA) network. Most commercial 5G deployments to date have relied on Non-standalone 5G (5G NSA), which uses […]


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AT&T to Build US’s First 5G Smart City in Virginia with Real Estate Firm

July 23, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T and JBG SMITH, a leading owner and developer of high-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington, DC market, have entered into a letter of intent to deliver the first 5G Smart City at scale in National Landing. The first network […]


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Verizon: 5G adoption is up, 20% of customers have 5G-capable phones

July 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon raised its financial expectations for the rest of the year, based on momentum in 5G adoption and wireless service revenue growth as customers step-up to more expensive plans. The carrier said that 20% of its customer base now has […]


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Evolving complexity of the RFFE as the market transitions from 4G to 5G and why it matters (Analyst Angle)

July 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the mobile industry continues its transition to 5G, outperforming its predecessor generations on nearly every metric at launch, it brings with it a host of extremely complex challenges for vendors to overcome if this demand explosion across all price […]


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Nokia wins part of China Mobile’s 5G contracts, Ericsson loses ground

July 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia won its first 5G radio contract in China, after securing a share in one of China Mobile’s three contracts for the provision of 700MHz 5G base stations, while rival vendor Ericsson lost market share chiefly due to political tensions […]


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5G Yet to Bring Innovations Around Connectivity Pricing

July 19, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Unlike its predecessor, 5G does not bring significant innovations to pricing strategies by telecom operators globally. Back in 2011, the introduction of LTE accompanied a marked improvement in data download speeds and capacity, especially when compared to existing technologies like […]


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Verizon Business expands 5G internet offering to additional cities

July 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Business has expanded its fixed-wireless internet offering, 5G Business Internet, to a total of 42 U.S. cities, a rapid expansion from the previous total of 24 announced in April. The offering, available in parts of these cities, is supported […]


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Rakuten Mobile Verifies Data Transfer on 5G SA Network

July 13, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Rakuten Mobile on Monday announced that it has successfully verified data transfer on a 5G Standalone (SA) mobile network with the collaboration of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) on July 4, 2021, at Tokyo Tech’s Ookayama Campus. In 5G […]


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Ericsson, Deutsche Telekom & Samsung Complete 5G E2E Network Slicing Trial

July 12, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Ericsson, Deutsche Telekom, and Samsung have successfully completed the world’s first 5G end-to-end (E2E) network slicing trial, which was carried out at Deutsche Telekom’s Bonn lab on a Samsung S21 commercial device tethered to a VR headset. This customer-focused innovation […]


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AdaptiveMobile Security Unveils New 5G Network Security Portfolio

July 9, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

AdaptiveMobile Security has unveiled a new trio of interconnected 5G security platforms that allows carriers to protect against internal and external security threats to their 5G infrastructure. This is the first unified 5G network security solution, bringing together a combination […]