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Verizon, Lockheed demo 5G-connected surveillance for DoD

September 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon and Lockheed Martin recently flew 5G-enabled drones to capture and transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. In a release, Verizon said that the demonstration took place at Lockheed […]


Technology, Wireless

Keysight, Synopsys Partner to Validate Complex RF and Millimeter Wave Design

August 16, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Keysight Technologies announced it has extended its collaboration with Synopsys with the integration of PathWave RFIC Design (GoldenGate) with Synopsys Custom Compiler design environment and Synopsys PrimeSim circuit simulation solutions. This will enable designers to validate complex radio frequency (RF) […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon expands its 5G network and home internet offering

September 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Last week, Verizon announced the expansion of its 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) — branded as Ultra Wideband (UWB)— to a total of 82 cities, with the latest additions including Harrisburg, PA; Athens, GA; Orlando, FL and Fremont, CA. The carrier […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon and Samsung racing to build C Band vRAN 5G network (Analyst Angle)

August 23, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

While the media is abuzz with the news of Samsung Foldable smartphones, being a network engineer at heart, I am more excited about Verizon and Samsung’s recent announcement about the successful completion of 5G virtual RAN (vRAN) trials using the […]


Technology, Wireless

AT&T deploys mmWave 5G testbed at University of Tennessee campus

August 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T said it is working with the University of Tennessee (UT) to carry out research activities using 5G millimeter wave spectrum and Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) technology. The AT&T 5G+ network being installed at the UT campus will enable the […]


Technology, Wireless

Federated Wireless Demo $12 Million 5G Private Network Pilot Using Shared Spectrum

August 11, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Federated Wireless has recently led a successful demonstration of the U.S. Marine Corps Base Albany 5G Testbed for the U.S Department of Defense (DoD) through the use of 5G-enabled IoT applications such as warehouse robotics, and holographic, augmented and virtual […]


Hardware, Technology, Wireless

How will C Band fit into the future of Verizon 5G Home service?

June 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the carrier preps to deploy its massive haul of C Band spectrum, Verizon Consumer Group CEO Ronan Dunne recently discussed what that means for the future of the company’s 5G Home residential broadband service. Speaking June 2 at the […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Test and Measurement: EXFO launches new portable 5G spectrum analyzer

May 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

EXFO this week debuted its 5GPro Spectrum Analyzer, which it claims is the only modular, field-focused radio frequency testing solution that can analyze both sub-6 GHz and millimeter wave LTE and 5G New Radio in a single, field-upgradeable solution. In […]


News

US Cellular pushes mmWave’s limits, achieving gig speeds over a 7 km link

May 7, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

US Cellular continues to push the limits of 5G millimeter wave, announcing this week that it was able to demonstrate sustained average downlink speeds of about 1 Gbps and peak speeds of more than 2 Gbps in its live network […]


Wireless

The vital role of microwave and millimeter wave for backhauling 5G traffic

January 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is set to have a significant impact on backhaul networks in the coming years. From ABI Research’s own research on the top 30 markets, 5G mobile subscriptions are expected to grow by a 41.2% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) […]


Wireless

What does TIP’s mmWave testing tell us about indoor 5G?

December 14, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Telecom Infra Project performed testing last year specifically looking at penetration losses in indoor environments at 28 GHz and 60 GHz. TIP’s testing gives some insights into the challenge of achieving outdoor-in coverage for 5G at millimeter-wave frequencies, but […]


Wireless

T-Mo’s Neville Ray says Verizon’s mmWave-first 5G strategy ‘will come back to haunt them’

November 19, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

T-Mobile US Vice President of Technology Neville Ray is confident in the carrier’s 5G “coverage leadership.” Speaking recently at the virtual BCG/New Street Research 5G Conference, Ray touted the reach of T-Mo’s low-band 600 MHz 5G network to 270 million […]


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

Getting the 5G band together

October 5, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The success of 5G for both mobile and fixed wireless access will be built on deployment in wide contiguous blocks of spectrum. 5G extends the catalogue of applicable frequency bands compared to previous cellular network generations, bringing together new spectrum […]


Wireless

T-Mobile expands mid-band 5G; Verizon adds 5G FWA markets

September 29, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As U.S. carriers invest in both 5G network expansions and new services built on the network, both T-Mobile US and Verizon made announcements today with the former lighting up its 2.5 GHz spectrum in 121 additional markets and the latter […]


Wireless

IAB–the cost-effective solution to quickly expand 5G mmWave coverage

July 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

One of the exciting features the recently finalized 3GPP Rel. 16 brings to 5G is the support for Integrated Access Backhaul (IAB). IABs have the potential to be a game-changer, especially for millimeter Wave (mmWave) deployments by solving the key […]


Wireless

Opensignal analyzes US carriers’ 5G networks, decides winners

June 30, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In order to assess the current state of 5G services in the U.S., Opensignal presented its first-ever 5G awards after analyzing users’ experiences across three 5G measures: the average speed of the 5G connection when users have an active 5G […]


Wireless

Dynamic Spectrum Sharing live in ‘portions’ of AT&T network

June 5, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T has previously discussed its plans to use Dynamic Spectrum Sharing to add 5G network coverage by using software to dynamically share the same spectrum between 4G and 5G transmissions, side-stepping the massive exercise of re-farming spectrum. And today, according […]


Wireless

Microwave mobile backhaul in a 5G world

March 9, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Microwave Transmission market, comprised of point-to-point systems, declined 5 percent in 2019, bringing the market revenue down to $3.2 billion—far smaller than the good days of rampant 4G build outs and upgrades that drove this market’s revenue up over […]


Wireless

Verizon details mobile and fixed millimeter wave 5G roadmap

February 14, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon has been very bullish on 5G millimeter wave, beginning to roll out a fixed wireless service in 2018, and expanding to mobility finishing 2019 with high-band spectrum deployed in 31 markets. During an investors event this week in New […]