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T-Mobile US to expand 5G network via new deals with Ericsson, Nokia

January 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US announced five-year, multi-billion-dollar agreements with Nordic vendors Ericsson and Nokia to continue expanding its 5G network nationwide. Part of the network investment following last year’s merger with Sprint, these new deals will enable T-Mobile US to add 5G […]


Wireless

The 5G fork in the road for network transport—and which path to take

January 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The hype of 5G is ushering in the potential for drastic network change and is driving service providers to prepare for the future. Today’s networks provide ubiquitous all-purpose IP connectivity to support all services. 5G, by definition, supports three major […]


Wireless

Verizon CEO talks next-level 5G applications in CES keynote

January 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon’s CEO Hans Vestberg kicked off this year’s (virtual) CES with a keynote that emphasized not only the numerous applications of 5G technology, but also the power of many of these emerging applications to bring experiences into our homes, a […]


Wireless

Transportation Department unveils plan for autonomous vehicle integration

January 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The U.S. Department of Transportation has laid out a comprehensive plan for the continued development and integration of autonomous vehicles into the U.S. transportation system — including those which rely on cellular-vehicle-to-everything and other wireless technologies to enable their autonomous […]


Wireless

Tele2 selects Nokia for 5G core in Sweden, Baltics following Huawei ban

January 11, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Tele2 announced that Nokia will be its core partner for standalone 5G networks. More specifically, Nokia said it will deploy standalone 5G core and voice-over-5G technology for the operator in Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Until recently, Sweden’s position regarding […]


Wireless

Survey: Consumers don’t really get 5G, but they want it anyway

January 11, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

J.D. Power surveyed 2,620 U.S. adults in December 2020 and found that most consumers know either very little or nothing about 5G and its value, but that hasn’t totally diminished their desire for it. According to the survey, 20% of […]


Wireless

With Wi-Fi Alliance’s certification, Wi-Fi 6E now promises interoperability, enhanced security

January 7, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

One month ago, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized the first Wi-Fi device for use in the 6 GHz spectrum band (5.925–7.125 GHz), a low-power indoor transmitter from Broadcom. Now, the Wi-Fi Alliance has announced the certification for Wi-Fi 6E, […]


Wireless

5G in 2021: Expectations and Evolution

January 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is the fastest-growing mobile technology in history and is being adopted four times as quickly as LTE was when it was introduced, as 5G Americas observed in a new report. For impatient customers, 5G and the new applications it […]


Wireless

AT&T, FirstNet detail network recovery in Nashville

January 4, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T says that it has largely completed the initial recovery and restoration of mobile and wireline services, after a Christmas morning explosion in which a Tennessee man blew up his recreational vehicle in front of one of its central offices, […]


Hardware

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 480 chipset brings 5G to low-end phones

January 4, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm has kicked off the new year by announcing the Snapdragon 480, its first 5G chipset designed for affordable handsets that fall somewhere in the $200 price range. Lower-priced phones with 5G capability haven’t been all the rage yet in […]