Tag: microwave


Do mobile telcos really need fiber when they have microwave & mmWave? (Analyst Angle)

May 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is picking up acceleration. The total installed 5G global cell sites are expected to expand from 986,000 cell sites in 2021 to 6.6 million cell sites in 2027 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 44.9%. It is […]

Technology, Wireless

Closing the Connectivity Divide – Open Items for a Successful Satellite Business Case

September 22, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

A recent McKinsey report provides valuable insight into possible future connectivity scenarios in different countries and different markets. Somewhat surprisingly, the outcome is not a ready closure of the connectivity divide – rather the exact opposite. Their research suggests that […]

Technology, Wireless

Iraq’s Asiacell Selects Nokia to Build its Next-gen Microwave Network

September 3, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Asiacell Telecom, Iraq’s leading telecommunications services provider, has chosen Nokia to build its next-generation microwave network. This new microwave network will be essential to meet the capacity and provide the ultra-low latency required to delivering compelling experiences to end users. […]


AI and machine learning simplify Microwave network management

October 6, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

While 5G, the next generation of cellular technology will bring advanced spectrum sharing techniques, it will also bring the need for new infrastructure, and a much more demanding coordination between that infrastructure. As 5G adoption spreads and networks become more […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Wireless

5G Infrastructure – Why Fiber?

May 24, 2019

Via: The Fast Mode

I have often said that the goal of any wireless network is to get the wireless signal onto a fiber as quickly as possible. Think about it. This axiom has gone unchallenged until recent developments in alternate technologies (a.k.a., microwave) […]