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Open cloud computing infrastructure and automation are key to 5G

March 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Early 5G deployments are limited in coverage scope and capacity but, as operators fine tune their spectrum allocation, scale service offerings and the technology continues to mature, expect much more than simply an enhanced mobile broadband experience. Indeed, the long […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

The killer app for 5G is a transformational lifesaver

March 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As U.S. carriers invest in public safety cellular networks and stand up attendant services geared toward public safety, a major change in the way first responders work is coming. Enhancements to network capacity and latency, combined with other cutting-edge technologies, […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Huawei develops own OS to be used in the event of a future ban

March 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies confirmed that it has a proprietary operating systems for both smartphones and computers, which the vendor plans to use in the event of an eventual ban by the U.S. government, German publication Die Welt reported, citing […]


Wireless

5G cities aren’t necessarily tops in 4G, Rootmetrics finds

March 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As mobile network operators begin to roll out their initial 5G markets, there isn’t a lot of overlap between their top-performing cities for LTE and where they are making their forays into 5G. Analysis from Rootmetrics, which recently released its […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Exec: How SDN, SD-WAN, security fit in VMware’s strategy

March 15, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

It has been just 10 months since Tom Gillis became VMware’s senior vice president and general manager of its networking and security business, and in that time he has overseen some major changes in the company’s core products. Most recent […]


Wireless

Test and Measurement: Wi-Fi and the 5G experience

March 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is becoming real, and in many cases, people’s first 5G experience is going to come via Wi-Fi, said Adam Smith, director of product management at test company LitePoint. “Actually, Wi-Fi is going to be a huge piece of how […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

How much will 5G service cost?

March 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As U.S. operators light up commercial 5G networks in select markets with plans to offer nationwide coverage in the 2020-2021 timeframe, we’re just now getting a look at how much subscribers will have to pay for an enhanced mobile broadband […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

NATO to assess potential risk of Chinese 5G equipment: Reports

March 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is carrying out an assessment of the potential security implications in the implementation of 5G equipment by Chinese vendors, international press reported NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as saying. Stoltenberg said that allies are “consulting […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

OFC 2019 closes with focus on 800G optical links, ‘real-world’ 5G

March 14, 2019

Via: Optics.org

The global optical communications community last week assembled in San Diego for the latest edition of Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC). This year’s event highlighted the market’s hot topics in a range of standing-room only business and technical […]


Software

The Power of Cisco SD-WAN with 5G

March 14, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

As the dawn of 5G is upon us, Cisco is hard at work to bring the next generation of cellular technology to benefit customers with Cisco SD-WAN. We are looking beyond the much-hyped speed improvements with 5G to tackle the […]