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Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 6E: Don’t let hype push you off your refresh cycle

July 22, 2021

Via: Network World.com

Despite the inarguable advantages of operating Wi-Fi in the 6GHz frequency range, analysts say that the smart time to buy Wi-Fi 6E is whenever an organization would ordinarily make an upgrade – and not before. Wi-Fi 6E is mostly identical […]


Security

TSA issues second cybersecurity directive for pipeline companies

July 21, 2021

Via: CSO

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) yesterday announced a second security directive that requires owners and operators of TSA-designated critical pipelines to implement cybersecurity measures that help protect against malicious digital incidents. This directive is a […]


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 […]


News

FCC considers adding ‘innovation zones’ in Raleigh, Boston

July 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission will vote this week on whether to add two more locations to its roster of wireless Innovation Zones: Raleigh, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts. Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel proposed the addition of the two locations last […]


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

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 […]


Hardware, Technology

Samsung and GBL deploy 5G testbeds for US DoD for AR, VR military training

July 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Samsung and GBL Systems Corporation (GBL), which provides advanced technology solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), have begun deployment of new 5G testbeds for Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) at U.S. Army military bases that will […]


Mobile Networks

Rakuten Mobile Verifies Data Transfer on 5G SA Network

July 13, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Rakuten Mobile on Monday announced that it has successfully verified data transfer on a 5G Standalone (SA) mobile network with the collaboration of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) on July 4, 2021, at Tokyo Tech’s Ookayama Campus. In 5G […]


Hardware, Technology

Verizon to start same-day new device delivery and set-up service

July 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon will begin offering a same-day delivery and set-up service for new wireless devices this fall, in partnership with Asurion, which already provides device insurance and repair for the wireless operator. Advertising for the new service was first noticed by […]


Mobile Networks

Ericsson, Deutsche Telekom & Samsung Complete 5G E2E Network Slicing Trial

July 12, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Ericsson, Deutsche Telekom, and Samsung have successfully completed the world’s first 5G end-to-end (E2E) network slicing trial, which was carried out at Deutsche Telekom’s Bonn lab on a Samsung S21 commercial device tethered to a VR headset. This customer-focused innovation […]