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Hardware, Technology

How to tackle the burning issue of moving from 5G NSA to SA

November 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the past year it’s been hard to miss the headlines about huge fires across the world, from Australia, to Russia, to the USA. I am saddened to read about the damage to the landscape, wildlife and property, not to […]


Mobile Networks

What is mobile edge computing?

November 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mobile Edge Computing and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) are the same. The concept of edge computing brings computational functionality closer to the user of the data, with the goal of providing more scalable performance, reducing network load and hastening data […]


Hardware, Technology

Private Cellular Networks Spend to Reach $12B by 2023, says Juniper Research

October 22, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

A new report by Juniper Research has found that the enhanced capabilities of 5G are driving enthusiasm and awareness of private cellular networks; bringing annual spend on network hardware and services to almost $12 billion globally by 2023, growing 116% […]


Technology, Wireless

EXFO CEO: Carriers are gearing up for 5G SA deployment

October 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

A recently released joint survey by test company EXFO and Heavy Reading show that the majority of North American and European mobile network operators—88%—plan to move to 5G Standalone networks within the next two years. EXFO CEO Philippe Morin told […]


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 […]


News

China now has half a billion 5G customers

August 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

The number of 5G customers in China is now more than half a billion as demand for the technology continues to grow worldwide. Analysis by The Register of the latest figures from China’s largest three carriers shows that the landmark […]


News

3 Common Network Visibility Mistakes Security Managers Make

August 18, 2021

Via: Network Computing

For most of the last 30 years, businesses have strived to create enterprise networks that are performant, resilient, and secure. Securing these networks has been, and continues to be, a major focus for CISOs. However, over the last decade, security […]


Mobile Networks

Are you ready for the 3G sunset?

August 17, 2021

Via: Network World.com

All good things must come to an end, and that includes the 3G network that has been around since the late aughts. Telcos are supporting and building out vastly superior 5G networks, and they don’t want to spend time and […]


News

AT&T reports a strong quarter as it sells Vrio, strikes wholesale deal with Dish

July 22, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T saw growth in all three of its areas of focus during the second quarter: Wireless, fiber and HBO Max, but it was the newly announced wholesale deal with Dish Network that drew analysts’ attention during the company’s quarterly call. […]


Technology, Wireless

5G and augmented reality becoming a reality

June 29, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The confluence of 5G and augmented reality has been a cornerstone of digital disruption conversations for quite a while. However, only recently has both 5G and AR/VR been at a level of maturity to truly cooperate and enable new experiences […]


Monitoring&Analysis, News

Rootmetrics hands out June 5G grades

June 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Availability, reliability and speed are three key aspects of a mobile network — but when it comes to 5G, it appears that each of the three national networks are excelling at a different one of those aspects, at least according […]


Security

The 10 most dangerous cyber threat actors

May 24, 2021

Via: CSO

When hacking began many decades ago, it was mostly the work of enthusiasts fueled by their passion for learning everything they could about computers and networks. Today, nation-state actors are developing increasingly sophisticated cyberespionage tools, while cybercriminals are cashing in […]


Security

Understanding and implementing a zero-trust cybersecurity strategy

May 12, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

With ICT vendor Huawei Technologies largely locked out of the market in the United States and some of its allied countries, the Chinese company is continuing its push to have global regulators, operators and other technology partners adopt a zero-trust […]


Software, Technology

The shift to software-based networks means a workforce shift as well

April 30, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Back in 2017, an EY telecom survey asked telecommunications CIOs and CTOs what they thought were the biggest opportunities and obstacles facing them in the next three years. Virtualization was already seen as one of the most important enablers of […]


News

Verizon to Shut Down 3G CDMA Network by End of 2022

April 6, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon, the largest mobile operator in the US recently revealed that it will be finally shutting down the service at the end of next year. Initially, Verizon announced that it would close down its 3G network in 2019. However, the […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Shining a Light on IT Operations Metrics

April 2, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Modern IT departments operate in a pressure cooker. Their highly distributed infrastructures are spread across legacy data centers and hybrid and multiple public clouds. Now, the Internet of Things and the edge are part of the mix. Massive amounts of […]


Wireless

FCC considers 3.45 GHz auction in October

February 24, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is considering an auction of additional midband airwaves as soon as October of this year, for 100 megahertz of spectrum at 3.45-3.55 GHz. Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has begun circulating a proposal that the FCC will […]


Wireless

Globe Telecom partners with Nokia, is ready to go “full steam ahead” with 5G

February 24, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia has secured a three-year 5G contract with the Filipino operator Globe Telecom. Globe, the largest operator in the country, is looking to upgrade its current 4G network, as well as expand the geographical reach of its 5G network at […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Getting Started with Intent-Based Networking

February 23, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Intent-based networking (IBN), a form of network administration that uses machine learning and deep analytics to automate network management and maintenance, is rapidly gaining popularity, yet much confusion remains about its application and potential benefits. “IBN systems take a business […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Prioritize Your Security Automation Tasks in 4 Steps

February 18, 2021

Via: CSO

As the threat landscape continues to evolve, security environments grow in complexity, and the skills gap widens, security teams need to come up with new ways to increase efficiency and productivity in order to keep up. One such way is […]