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Mobile Networks

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 […]


News

GWS 5G testing puts AT&T on top for availability, reliability

July 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ahead of its annual comprehensive network analysis, network benchmarking company Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) released a look at carrier 5G networks and pegged AT&T’s 5G network as having the highest levels of availability and reliability. T-Mobile US’ network came out […]


Mobile Networks

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 […]


Mobile Networks

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 […]


Technology, Wireless

AT&T, Boingo Wireless to Deploy mmWave 5G in 12 US Airports

July 19, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

AT&T and Boingo Wireless are working to deploy AT&T 5G+, 5G network that uses mmWave technology, in 12 airports nationwide, announced AT&T recently. AT&T joins forces with Boingo, the largest operator of airport Wi-Fi and DAS networks in the United […]


Technology, Wireless

Kagan: Qualcomm discusses wireless, 5G Advanced and 6G

July 16, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Companies like Qualcomm are leaders in the ongoing transformation of the wireless industry. 5G is a breakthrough for the wireless industry with both speed and low latency. In coming years, 6G will be even faster, with even lower latency and […]


Technology, Wireless

LG Uplus, KDDI ink MoU to cooperate in 5G, 6G technologies

July 16, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier LG Uplus has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japanese mobile operator KDDI to find new business applications for 5G network technology and strengthen cooperation to pave the way for future 6G technology, Korean news agency Yonhap […]


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Ericsson strikes $8.3bn 5G agreement with Verizon

July 16, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson announced a new multi-year agreement with U.S. carrier Verizon to provide its 5G solutions with the aim of accelerating the deployment of Verizon’s 5G network in the country. Under the $8.3 billion deal, Verizon will deploy Ericsson’s 5G MIMO […]


Technology, Wireless

Connecting ‘anything, anywhere’ requires a cloud-native, flexible 5G packet core design

July 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Because 5G promises to connect “anything, anywhere,” it places different requirements on a network’s packet core, and according to Keith Allan, who looks after product line management for the Cloud Packet Core at Nokia, an unprecedent level of flexibility might […]


Mobile Networks

Ericsson, MIT to research AI processing, ‘zero-energy’ devices for 5G, 6G networks

July 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson and MIT have made plans to jointly research and design hardware for 5G and 6G mobile networks. Specifically, Ericsson Research and the MIT Materials Research Laboratory are collaborating on Lithionic chips design to improve the compute power, speed and […]