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Technology, Wireless

Huawei starts deployment of new 5G massive MIMO outside China

September 23, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei has started to commercially deploy its third-generation 5G massive MIMO outside China, with the Philippines being the first major market. In a release, the vendor said that the major product in the third-generation 5G RAN series, MetaAAU, […]


News

Samsung reveals two new Massive MIMO dual-band radios at MWC LA

October 28, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

This week, at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles (MWC LA), Samsung Electronics unveiled two new Massive MIMO radios, both of which are dual-band. The first is the C-Band/CBRS Dual-band 16T16R Massive MIMO Radio that integrates with the company’s virtualized Radio […]


Technology, Wireless

Samsung to launch 4G/5G trials with Virgin Media O2 in the UK

October 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Samsung Electronics announced that the company will carry out 4G and 5G trials with Virgin Media O2 in the U.K. During the trials, the two companies will verify the capability and performance of Samsung’s 4G and 5G network solutions in […]


Technology, Wireless

Samsung will deploy 5G vRAN in KDDI’s mid-band network

September 30, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Samsung is deploying its cloud-native, fully virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) solutions for mid-band spectrum in KDDI’s 5G network, following the successful completion of a 5G Standalone (SA) call using Samsung’s vRAN and another vendor’s 5G Massive MIMO radios. “We […]


News

Ericsson Develops Ultra-lightweight Massive MIMO Radio for 5G with BT

September 29, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Ericsson has announced the addition of a new 12 kg radio (the ultra-lightweight antenna-integrated radio AIR 3268) to its Massive MIMO portfolio for easier 5G mid-band deployment. At 12 kg (26lb) and 23 liters, AIR 3268 is the lightest and […]


Technology, Wireless

Massive MIMO boosts capacity and availability for 5G operators in speed tests (Analyst Angle)

September 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the years, there has been an ongoing argument over whether broadband should be considered an essential utility similar to that of basic utilities, such as water, light, heating, waste management and others. Making broadband more affordable and accessible by […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Vodafone selects strategic partners for commercial O-RAN deployment

June 14, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

UK-based carrier Vodafone has selected Dell, NEC, Samsung Electronics, Wind River, Capgemini Engineering and Keysight Technologies to jointly deliver the first commercial deployment of Open Radio Access Network (RAN) in Europe. Vodafone said its initial focus will be on the […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Vodafone and Qualcomm to advance Open RAN with 5G Massive MIMO designs

April 29, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN and virtual RAN have gotten so much media attention lately that some even call it just “hype.” But there is no denying the fact that there has been tremendous commercial traction and meaningful progress in making these concepts […]


News

Verizon Deploys Samsung’s C-Band Massive MIMO Radios

April 21, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Samsung on Tuesday announced its new C-Band solutions portfolio, developed to help U.S. mobile operators deliver advanced 5G service in the mid-band spectrum. The lineup is designed to support operators as they leverage C-Band to deliver high performance in outdoor […]


Wireless

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

Powering 5G to Connect Everyone and Everything

November 5, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

Where do we go from here? Organizations like NXP, Analog Devices, and Samsung are clamoring to meet the full 5G infrastructure’s fluctuating demands. Network providers are working to understand better where they can strike the best balance of speed and […]


Wireless

NEC, ADI to provide 5G O-RAN massive MIMO Radio for Rakuten Mobile

October 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Japan’s NEC Corporation and global high-performance analog technology company Analog Devices (ADI) announced a partnership to design a 5G Network Massive MIMO Antenna Radio Unit for Japanese telco Rakuten Mobile. The radio unit adopts ADI’s fourth-generation wideband RF transceiver solution […]


Wireless

Qualcomm’s new RAN chipsets to accelerate migration to toward Open RANs (Analyst Angle)

October 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Earlier this week, Qualcomm announced new chipsets for Virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) and open networks, adding to its existing small cell chipset product line (Qualcomm 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) for small cells). Specifically, the announcement focused on the […]


Wireless

The path forward for sub-7 GHz wide-area 5G technology

April 2, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

More than 100 operators on six continents have deployed 5G networks, according to data compiled by Ookla. And, with 5G here now and already making an impact on consumers and businesses, the next step is scaling these networks to offer […]


Hardware, Wireless

‘See if others can match us’ – Huawei shows off new 5G gear, restates tech leadership

February 20, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Huawei’s perceived 12-18 month lead over rival 5G kit vendors stands, the Chinese firm said at at partner and media event in London today, as it unveiled a rush of innovations in its radio, transmission, and core network offers that […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Wireless

Real-world test challenges of 5G in the field

February 12, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

While marketing departments for mobile operators around the world extol the seemingly endless benefits that 5G network rollouts enable, the fact is that operators face a glut of new complications to validate, activate and optimize 5G infrastructure. Since 5G is […]


Wireless

TIM turns on first standard-based 5G site in San Marino

September 4, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Building on groundwork that began being put into place last year, San Marino, a 24-square-mile micro-state surrounded by Italy, is claiming to be the first “5G state” in Europe. Working with operator TIM and infrastructure vendor Nokia, the country’s first […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Sprint reports wireless growth as network investment plan continues

August 1, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Under the direction of new CEO Michel Combes, Sprint today reported Q1 2018 financials that reflect a sixth consecutive quarter of subscriber growth, although key metrics like net income and operating income declined year-over-year. Combes said, as the company seeks […]