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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

Kagan: What to expect from new Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon

January 11, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf will be retiring June 30 after a successful 26-year run with the company. He will be replaced by Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon. Amon has been with the company since 1995. While there are always concerns when […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Problem With Network Visibility

January 11, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Network visibility has been a buzzword for a few years now and has attracted its share of enthusiasts over that time. Skim through the industry press from 2020, and you’ll come away with the impression that network visibility is a […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How to Create a Security-first Mindset

January 7, 2021

Via: CSO

Cybersecurity is first and foremost a business challenge. Many companies began recognizing this as digital transformation initiatives accelerated last year due to the pandemic, expanding the attack surface and associated cyber risks. For businesses uncertain about how to create a […]


Wireless

55 rounds in, C Band auction clears $78 billion in bids

January 6, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

After 55 rounds of bidding, the Federal Communications Commission’s auction of midband satellite spectrum has raised about $78.5 billion in bids. Prices are slowly settling for most of the licenses on offer, with demand equalling the supply of licenses for […]


Wireless

Strengthening next-generation 5G networks in 2021

January 6, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mobile network operators are investing heavily in next-generation 5G architecture. This new, more modern infrastructure puts enormous pressure on businesses to generate additional revenue. Even with subscriber taxes that offset the cost of high-speed 5G data, service providers must contend […]


Hardware

Metamaterials installs ‘first’ C-Wave GTR tunable laser

December 30, 2020

Via: Optics.org

Metamaterial, Halifax, NS, Canada, developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites, has installed the world’s first C-Wave GTR/NIR (green-to-red/near-infrared) tunable laser from Hübner Photonics. Laser light sources are core to holography, and the new system covers a significant gap in […]


Editorial

What You Need to Know about 5G and Wi-Fi 6

December 30, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

Both the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis it triggered have changed the way people work, communicate, and have fun. This, in turn, has boosted the adoption rate of both 5G and Wi-Fi 6 technologies across the world. As people upgrade […]


Software

Kagan: Weakest link in AI chain is the human factor

December 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Artificial Intelligence is one of the most exciting, amazing and powerful new technologies we have ever developed. However, there is a flaw with AI. Whether it is helpful or hurtful, right or wrong, good or bad depends on one thing. […]


Uncategorized

It’s time to open up your RAN

December 16, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Technology is always evolving, which is exciting and frustrating for any organization trying to keep up with, adapt to, and anticipate new changes. Communication Service Providers (CSPs) have it particularly hard. A case in point: The evolution to 5G requires […]