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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Technology, Wireless

Ericsson secures new financing for wireless R&D

January 29, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Swedish vendor Ericsson confirmed it has signed two agreements for funding with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a total of EUR 420 million ($456 million) of which EUR 250 million had been disbursed in last month, the company said […]


Technology, Wireless

New spectrum required for 5G-A, 6G networks: 5G Americas

January 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The rollout of 5G-Advanced and future 6G networks will required the development of a comprehensive roadmap for new commercially available spectrum, according to a new white paper published by 5G Americas dubbed ‘The Evolution of 5G Spectrum’. Chris Pearson, president […]


Technology, Wireless

Six verticals for Wi-Fi HaLow – as Wi-Fi crowd preps new low-power IoT contender

January 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), handling Wi-Fi industry cooperation and initiatives, has said Wi-Fi HaLow is ready to rock in “commercial IoT deployments across a range of sectors”. As such, it has issued a new white paper with a bunch […]


Technology, Wireless

Cisco patches critical vulnerability in Unified Communications products

January 26, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Cisco fixed a critical flaw this week that affects multiple Unified Communications and Contact Center Solutions products and could be exploited remotely by unauthenticated attackers to execute arbitrary code on impacted devices. Medium severity vulnerabilities have also been patched in […]


Technology, Wireless

Private 5G is humming, says US SI Future Tech – with major wins, $150m sales pipe

January 25, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Why all the long faces? Some enterprise-network vendors think private LTE/5G is positively humming in Industry 4.0 venues, and they have the contracts to show – they claim. Atlanta-based Future Technologies has just issued a press missive to declare “several […]


Technology, Wireless

Dell, Ericsson, others combine on private 5G for port enterprises at Tacoma Tideflats

January 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new private 5G network at Tacoma Tideflats, surrounding the Port of Tacoma on Puget Sound in the US state of Washington, has been deployed to support five enterprises, initially, to modernize their operations, including support for port infrastructure, freight […]


Technology, Wireless

How are operators using 5G Standalone in the real world? 

January 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

While 5G Standalone is often referred to as “real 5G,” is it really making any impact in the real world? Dozens of operators around the world have deployed 5G Standalone networks in an effort to capture opportunities that fit into […]


Technology, Wireless

John Deere, SpaceX to deliver satellite support to farmers

January 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

John Deere has entered into an agreement with SpaceX to provide satellite communications service to farmers. Utilizing the Starlink network, this solution will allow farmers facing rural connectivity challenges to fully leverage precision agriculture technologies. The new satellite communications solution […]


Technology, Wireless

NGA highlights role of 6G in distributed sensing, communications

January 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

ATIS’ Next G Alliance (NGA) has published a new white paper that looks at the transformative role that future 6G technology is expected to play in enhancing integrated sensing and communication systems. NGA said that next-generation systems will enable distributed […]


Technology, Wireless

Mobile Test Summit on trends in wireless communications – sessions available online now

January 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

This year’s Mobile Test Summit took place from November 28 to November 29, 2023. Wireless communications professionals came to the Rohde & Schwarz headquarters in Munich for two days of insights into the latest developments in mobile device and infrastructure […]


Technology, Wireless

Vodafone to spin-off IoT unit in 2024 with major Microsoft cloud tie-up

January 16, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone’s IoT connectivity unit is to become a standalone business by April of next year (2024) following a major 10-year deal with Microsoft that will see both firms invest in the business, and the UK-based operator also commit $1.5 billion […]