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Technology, Wireless

The Myths of mmWave Fixed Wireless Access—Busted!

February 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

During the days of early launches, 5G was practically synonymous with millimeter-wave. With the debut of the new technology, expectations were so high that no spectrum could live up to them. So when midband airwaves became available, it was no […]


Technology, Wireless

Six verticals for Wi-Fi HaLow – as Wi-Fi crowd preps new low-power IoT contender

January 26, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), handling Wi-Fi industry cooperation and initiatives, has said Wi-Fi HaLow is ready to rock in “commercial IoT deployments across a range of sectors”. As such, it has issued a new white paper with a bunch […]


Technology, Wireless

5G connections up 71% YoY in Q3

December 20, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G gained about 537 million connections around the world during the third quarter of 2023, according to 5G Americas, based on data from Omdia. That brings the global total to about 1.6 billion 5G connections, up 71% from the same […]


Technology, Wireless

Kagan: Private wireless starting M&A and partnership cycle

November 13, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Private wireless is a relatively new space in the wireless industry. It is very different from public wireless, which is what we are familiar with. This has been with us for a few years, but both interest from various enterprise […]


Technology, Wireless

Broadband providers hope to differentiate with value-added services: Report

October 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Omdia and Broadband Forum have published a new report that shows global broadband service providers are focused on introducing technology that directly improves bandwidth and latency for value-added services. In fact, 72% of the more than 111 service providers interviewed […]


Technology, Wireless

FCC okays E-Rate funds to equip school busses with Wi-Fi

October 26, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Federal E-Rate funds can be used to outfit school busses with Wi-Fi access points, the Federal Communications Commission has declared. The declaratory ruling was supported by the Commission’s three Democrats, and opposed by its two Republicans. Commissioners Brendan Carr and […]


Technology, Wireless

To sell 5G SLAs, CSPs need complete network visibility and telco-grade accuracy (Reader Forum)

October 12, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

With the ongoing roll-out of 5G standalone networks, wireless carriers find themselves tasked with meeting heightened service quality and performance expectations. In an era where service degradation or network failure is simply not an option, especially for mission-critical applications like […]


Security

Cradlepoint differentiates its SASE platform with 5G support

July 17, 2023

Via: Network World

Cradlepoint this week shared its strategy to couple 5G wireless with its secure access service edge (SASE) platform to provide wireless WAN and hybrid WAN environments with cloud management and SIM-based security capabilities. The platform builds off Cradlepoint’s NetCloud Exchange […]


Editorial

Anytime, But Not Everywhere – Broadband Is No Longer a Luxury, It’s a Necessity

June 26, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

It’s not unusual for someone today to wear a smartwatch and use an iPhone, intuitively switching between email, photos, social media, and streaming apps. Today’s devices are certainly a far cry from the 1 kg-plus block of plastic and circuitry […]


News

Federated Wireless Runs Successful Demo of Private 5G Network for US Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany

June 8, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Federated Wireless on Tuesday announced it successfully ran live demonstrations of a pre-production 5G private wireless network leveraging 5G-enabled IoT applications to support smart warehouse automation in Albany, Georgia, at the Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany from April 18-20, 2023. […]


Technology, Wireless

Advancing the State of Wireless Security

May 30, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

As businesses become more reliant on wireless technology as a standard means of connectivity and communication for vital operations, security remains a growing concern. Recent advances in private wireless networking that leverage cellular technology are bolstering the confidence of enterprises […]


Technology, Wireless

What is 5G? Fast wireless technology for enterprises and phones

May 8, 2023

Via: Network World

5G (short for fifth generation) is an umbrella term that describes the collection of standards and technologies that define the current generation of wireless network connectivity. First rolled out in commercial applications in 2019, 5G promised a significant increase in […]


Technology, Wireless

How to Take a Wireless-First Approach to Enterprise Network Design

April 20, 2023

Via: Network Computing

For most of us, our in-office and in-home connectivity experience usually consists of us connecting to a wireless network, most often Wi-Fi of some flavor. Offices, coffee shops, our home wireless networks…these are the connections that we often don’t even […]


Technology, Wireless

Is Industry 4.0 DOA Without Private Wireless?

April 13, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

The fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, is transforming the manufacturing industry but without uninterrupted wireless connectivity it could be dead on arrival. With the integration of technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), […]


Mobile Networks

Kagan: How AT&T and Verizon are impacting their landline users

February 23, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Let me help AT&T and Verizon solve a growing problem they are wrestling with. When you are in a competitive industry, you must first focus on the customer. Happy customers let you grow and succeed. Unhappy customers are always a […]


Technology, Wireless

Kagan: Why 5G wireless is not meeting user expectations

February 20, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Since its launch several years ago, we expected 5G to be the next, big bang in wireless. Like with 3G and 4G we expected it to sweep across the industry, changing our lives. Instead, it has disappointed users, so far […]


Technology, Wireless

Wireless Worth Watching in 2023

February 13, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Important challenges and opportunities for wireless technologies will take center stage this year as IT managers look to plan network upgrades, expansions, and new installations. While 2022 seemed like the year of 5G, cellular technology will share the spotlight in […]


Technology, Wireless

Flaws in industrial wireless IoT solutions can give attackers deep access into OT networks

February 10, 2023

Via: CSO

It’s common for operational technology (OT) teams to connect industrial control systems (ICS) to remote control and monitoring centers via wireless and cellular solutions that sometimes come with vendor-run, cloud-based management interfaces. These connectivity solutions, also referred to as industrial […]


Security

The role of wireless technology and installation for network security (Reader Forum)

February 7, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wireless technology has revolutionized the way businesses operate, connecting employees and devices seamlessly. However, with the increasing use of wireless technology comes the need for proper installation and maintenance to ensure network security. Whether you’re a business owner or a […]


Technology, Wireless

Is FWA the killer 5G use case?

February 3, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

When Verizon initially launched 5G in 2018, it was a pre-standard mmWave FWA. Since then, and in line with the articulated plan to provide nationwide broadband using wireless and its fiber-based Fios footprint, Verizon has used its C-Band holdings to […]