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Hardware, Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 Gets Boost from Qualcomm AI-Optimized Chipset

March 1, 2024

Via: Network Computing

In a move likely to move the needle on the emergence of Wi-Fi 7 product use, Qualcomm launched an AI-optimized chipset for the latest version of the wireless specification this week. Announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 global […]


Software, Technology

Cisco, partners to offer tailored IoT/OT packages

February 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco has implemented a new blueprint that involves working more closely with partners to offer packages of networking and software components that meld IT elements with Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT). OT suppliers gain access to Cisco’s […]


Technology, Wireless

The Myths of mmWave Fixed Wireless Access—Busted!

February 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

During the days of early launches, 5G was practically synonymous with millimeter-wave. With the debut of the new technology, expectations were so high that no spectrum could live up to them. So when midband airwaves became available, it was no […]


Software, Technology

Viewing user accounts and activities on Linux servers

February 22, 2024

Via: Network World

When you first sign into a Linux server to take over the role of managing it, there are a number of things that you will need to know right away about the system’s user accounts – such as where they […]


Software, Technology

Network APIs and the path to 5G monetization

February 21, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

While talk of network APIs and the value these open interfaces could bring to operators, software developers, cloud players, end users and others, is not new, it’s certainly having a moment ahead of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This is […]


Hardware, Technology

Two-in-one SIM offers network redundancy for IoT devices

February 21, 2024

Via: Network World

A new partnership between Deutsche Telekom, IoT managed connectivity provider Tele2, and CSL Group subsidiary rSIM will bring multi-network connectivity to the IoT, allowing for more robust and resilient connectivity in mission-critical applications. The idea behind rSIM – which stands […]


Hardware, Technology

Biden admin announces $1.5B to support chip manufacturing

February 20, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Biden administration has announced $1.5 billion in potential funding to support multiple semiconductor manufacturing projects in New York and Vermont. The Department of Commerce and GlobalFoundries have signed a non-binding agreement of terms for the funding under the CHIPS […]


Software, Technology

How can generative AI be safely introduced into the telecom domain?

February 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

In April, Bain & Co published a report about the potential effect of Generative AI (GenAI) on the world’s telecom companies. Given the title: Telcos, Stop Debating Generative AI and Just Get Going – the urgency of the message was […]


Technology, Wireless

Satellite Operators Team to Pursue Direct-to-Device Opportunity

February 15, 2024

Via: Network Computing

A group of five prominent satellite operators has launched a new association to accelerate the emergence of direct-to-device (D2D) services for use by businesses and consumers. Introduced on February 9, the Mobile Satellite Services Association’s founding members include ViaSat, Ligado […]


Technology, Wireless

Cellular NTN provider Skylo raises $37m from Intel, BMW, Samsung, others

February 13, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

US-based Skylo Technologies has raised $37 million for its non-terrestrial cellular 5G network (NTN), including from the investment arms of Intel, BMW, and Samsung, among others. The new investment will go to expand its satellite network and business operations, as […]


Hardware, Technology

NTT DATA Reveals 45% of Banks Are Deploying Generative AI to Facilitate Cloud Migration

February 12, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

NTT DATA last Thursday announced a new global banking research report entitled The Digital Horizon: Banking’s Shift from Mainframe to AI-Driven Cloud Infrastructure. The research has unveiled findings from a survey of 650 global banking decision-makers, marking a definitive shift […]


Technology, Wireless

How to Choose the Right Form of LTE Connectivity for IoT

February 12, 2024

Via: Network Computing

As operators worldwide continue to migrate users from 3G to make available spectrum to support 5G, businesses relying on 3G for their Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications should assess alternatives and plan for future generations. When assessing IoT […]


Hardware, Technology

Data Centers in 2024: AI, Decentralization and the Path to Clean Power

February 9, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Data centers sit at the epicenter of seismic shifts transforming technology and society. They form the foundational infrastructure enabling the world to become increasingly connected and data-driven. Today, surging electricity demand, evolving architectures, and growing climate consciousness are all reshaping […]


Hardware, Technology

Module maker u-box intros new LTE-M and GNSS ‘combo’ units for low-power IoT

February 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Swiss IoT module maker u-blox has announced two new LTE-M cellular module series, the SARA-R52 and LEXI-R52, designed for industrial IoT applications. Both are based on its UBX-R5 cellular chip and integrate GNSS positioning. The firm is pitching them for […]


Technology, Wireless

Global O-RAN revenue to decline in 2023: Dell’Oro

February 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN (O-RAN) revenue is set to decline in 2023, following an impressive increase between 2019 and 2022, according to a recently published report by Dell’Oro Group. The report highlighted that market conditions will remain challenging over the near-term but […]


Software, Technology

Cisco brings AI assistant to cloud app security service

February 8, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco is launching a generative AI-based assistant to help customers handle cloud-native application security issues more quickly and efficiently. The Cisco AI Assistant for Panoptica will help businesses streamline, prioritize, and remediate risks and misconfigurations in multi-cloud environments, according to […]


Technology, Wireless

802.11x: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

February 2, 2024

Via: Network World

The big news in wireless is the expected ratification of Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be) by the IEEE standards body early this year. Some vendors are already shipping pre-standard Wi-Fi 7 gear, and the Wi-Fi Alliance announced in January that it has […]


Hardware, Technology

Ataya Unveils Standalone 5G Access Point for Deployment of Private 5G Networks

February 1, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Ataya, the leaders of unified connectivity for Industry 4.0 and beyond, announced the launch of Chorus, a standalone 5G Access Point (AP) that brings unparalleled simplicity and low cost benefits to enterprises needing to rapidly deploy Private 5G networks. With […]


Technology, Wireless

AT&T expands its FWA service

January 31, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T has substantially expanded the eligible service areas for its A&T Internet Air Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) service, and now serves parts of 59 markets, up from 35 at the end of the year. The company announced an additional 26 […]


Technology, Wireless

Five ways disaggregation will shape the future of telecoms (Reader Forum)

January 31, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Disaggregation has taken the telecoms world by storm, initially reshaping the Radio Access Network (RAN) and now creating a domino effect that could permanently shift the telecoms landscape as we know it. But what does this mean, specifically? What are […]