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Research: Major sports events hold key to 5G adoption

5G will transform the sports experience for fans in stadiums and at home, according to research conducted by Ovum for Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and…

Cisco VNI: 5.5bn mobile users by 2022

Cisco VNI: 5.5bn mobile users by 2022

At the inception of Cisco’s Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast more than a decade ago, mobile (or cellular) traffic represented less than five per cent of total IP traffic…

Viavi data: 55 commercial 5G networks by 2020

Viavi Solutions has revealed new industry data demonstrating just how quickly 5G networks are rolling out worldwide, with 55 commercial 5G networks expected to be live before the start of…

Broadband Forum specs for converged 5G core

Broadband Forum specs for converged 5G core

A “milestone moment” in developing a converged 5G core network, addressing both fixed and mobile networks, has been reached after Broadband Forum delivered detailed recommendations to 3GPP. The proposals made…

Compromise idea for CBA solution

Tim Farrar of TFA, a leading satellite industry consultant, has shared an idea to help solve the C-Band Alliance’s (CBA) process to free up 200 MHz of their C-band satellite…

Broadband Forum standards to boost optical access

Broadband Forum has released new standards for the modularisation of the Dynamic Bandwidth Assignment (DBA) function, representing a significant advance in the Quality of Service (QoS) of optical access systems…

Vodafone, Qualcomm, Ericsson test 5G processor

Vodafone UK, Qualcomm Technologies and Ericsson are conducting ‘over the air’ tests with 5G technology and a device that is similar in size to the 5G mobile phones that are…

All systems go for Swisscom’s 5G launch

Swisscom has paid CHF196 million (€172.4m) to acquire the frequency bands needed for the future 5G network, securing the conditions for the commercial operation of the 5G network in Switzerland.…

Nokia, M-net test 500Gb ‘light show’

Nokia and German service provider M-net are testing ‘probabilistic constellation shaping’ using Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3) as part of the preparation for rolling out a new wave division…

5G: Marketing hype or commercial reality?

With the Mobile World Congress 2019 show only weeks away, many handset vendors will release details of their first 5G smartphones, notes Futuresource Consulting. Conversely, most operators are only just…

Survey: Users will pay for 5G benefits

Survey: Users will pay for 5G benefits

As carriers worldwide continue the race to 5G, digital commerce platform specialist MATRIXX Software recently connected with over 4,000 mobile users across the US and the UK to find out…

Review: Wales risks 5G rollout delay

Review: Wales risks 5G rollout delay

Wales is in danger of being left behind in the delivery of the next generation mobile network unless the Welsh Government steps up its efforts. The National Assembly’s Economy, Infrastructure…

Deloitte: Smart speakers fastest-growing connected device

Business advisory firm Deloitte predicts that smart speakers – Internet-connected speakers with integrated digital assistants – will be the fastest-growing connected device in 2019, with 164 million units to be…

NEC, NTT 5G UHD trial

NEC, NTT 5G UHD trial

IT and network technologies integration specialist NEC Corporation has contributed to a video transmission test utilising 5G conducted by Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO and Tobu Railway through the provision of…

SK Telecom, Harman, Sinclair automotive MoU

SK Telecom, Harman, Sinclair automotive MoU

Korean mobile telco SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasting companies in the US, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with connected products and…

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