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European Commission calls for collaboration on 5G infra security

November 22, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The European Commission has launched an invitation to companies, government agencies and other organizations to submit proposals for “innovative” cybersecurity solutions for 5G network infrastructure, the body said in a release. The EC noted that an investment of 176.5 million […]


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Ericsson Hits 1Gbps in 5G SA Field Trial over CBRS Spectrum

November 22, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Ericsson has successfully achieved a peak data rate of more than 1Gbps for a single user device in a recent 5G Standalone (SA) field trial. The trial was done over a live Citizen’s Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) multi-operator, neutral-host capable […]


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Betacom, Qualcomm Partner to Accelerate Delivery of Private Networks to U.S. Businesses

November 22, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Private wireless pioneer Betacom announced its close collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies to accelerate delivery of private networks to U.S. businesses through an integrated delivery model. Mutual customers of Betacom and Qualcomm Technologies will benefit from fast, simple deployments that combine […]


Security

Know thy enemy: thinking like a hacker can boost cybersecurity strategy

November 22, 2022

Via: CSO

As group leader for Cyber Adversary Engagement at MITRE Corp., Maretta Morovitz sees value in getting to know the enemy – she can use knowledge about cyber adversaries to distract, trick, and deflect them and develop strategies to help keep […]


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NTT DoCoMo, SK Telecom ink 6G, metaverse partnership

November 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo announced an agreement with Korean telecommunications operator SK Telecom (SKT) to collaborate on the enhancement of their respective “smart-life businesses” and as well as communications infrastructure technologies. In the smart-life field, DoCoMo and SKT say they […]


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TIM picks Ericsson for 5G Standalone

November 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson noted Friday that Italian telco TIM has selected Ericsson’s dual-mode 5G core for its forthcoming 4G and 5G core modernization efforts. TIM will use Ericsson’s technology to modernize its current Evolved Packet Core (EPC) network and to deploy 5G […]


Technology, Wireless

How universal aggregation improves the residential broadband experience (Reader Forum)

November 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Residential broadband — it’s certainly not a new concept, but it is one that’s receiving a lot of attention these days. The global pandemic shone a spotlight on the great digital divide and lack of reliable connectivity for vast swaths […]


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Korean government to cancel 28 GHz spectrum allocations

November 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The South Korean government said it will cancel the spectrum licenses in the 28 GHz band that was allocated to local operators for 5G deployments, citing the lack of investment and missed rollout requirements. Once this measure is fully implemented […]


Security

How remote working impacts security incident reporting

November 21, 2022

Via: CSO

The ability for employees to work remotely comes with many benefits, from better work-life balance to lower expenses to higher productivity. But a widely dispersed workforce can pose some great challenges for security teams, not least of which is how […]


Security

6 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Managed Security Services Provider

November 21, 2022

Via: CSO

Gartner forecasts that information security spending will reach $187 billion in 2023, an increase of 11.1% from 2022. In tandem with this spending, the analyst firm also predicts that by 2025, a single centralized cybersecurity function will not be agile […]


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Telefonica Germany implements Nokia’s cloud RAN tech for 5G

November 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

German carrier O2 Telefónica, which is controlled by Spanish telco Telefónica, said it is currently using cloud RAN technology from Nokia in its 5G network. The telco noted that cloud RAN allows parts of the radio access network to be […]


Mobile Networks

Enabling multi-user: How Wi-Fi 7 addresses Wi-Fi 6 pitfalls

November 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance in 2019 and based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard, Wi-Fi 6 is designed for high-density, multi-user environments and features uplink and downlink OFDMA, 8×8 multi-user MIMO and 1024 QAM. Its introduction signaled improved performance and […]


Security

Dell expands data-protection product line

November 18, 2022

Via: Network World

Dell Technologies has announced new products and services for data protection as part of its security portfolio. Active data protection is often treated as something of an afterthought, especially compared to disaster recovery. Yet it’s certainly a problem for companies. […]


Software, Technology

Palo Alto Networks to Acquire AppSec Startup Cider Security

November 18, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Palo Alto Networks announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cider Security (Cider), a pioneer in application security (AppSec) and software supply chain security. The proposed acquisition supports Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud’s platform approach to securing […]


Mobile Networks

BAI Communications Completes Acquisition of ZenFi Networks

November 18, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

BAI Communications (BAI) announced the close of its acquisition of ZenFi Networks (ZenFi), a US East coast-based provider of digital infrastructure solutions and innovator in small cell deployment, offload & roaming services, fibre connectivity, and network edge colocation. ZenFi now […]


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5G to account for 2% of India’s GDP by 2030: Study

November 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G telecom networks are expected to represent nearly 2% of India’s GDP by 2030, according to a recent report by India’s National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) and Arthur D. Little. The report anticipates that the 5G sector […]


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Opensignal details top broadband trends in new report

November 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a new report, Opensignal explored the fixed broadband experience in 25 U.S. cities, a process that ultimately led to several key findings. The report is the first of its kind because it includes both wired and 5G Fixed Wireless […]


Technology, Wireless

What AI/ML RAN enhancements are included in 5G Rel. 18?

November 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

3GPP Release 18 marks the first release of the 5G-Advanced standard. R16 and R17 exposed new functionality to help 5G address IoT and edge computing, enabling 5G to reach new markets. 3GPP describes 5G-Advanced as “the mid-point of 5G standardization.” […]


Technology, Wireless

Kagan: Benefits to Betacom, Qualcomm private 5G networks

November 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Private 5G wireless networks have become a real and important growth sector. In fact, Betacom just announced they are joining forces with Qualcomm in the deployment, management, and scalability of private 5G wireless networks for businesses in the United States. […]


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China reaches 2.22 million 5G base stations at end-Q3

November 16, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

China ended September with a total of 2.22 million 5G base stations across the country, state news service Xinhua reported. The figure represents a net increase of 795,000 5G base stations from the end of 2021. The combined operating revenue […]