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Parallel Wireless launches 5G standalone Open RAN software stack

Parallel Wireless, the U.S.-based Open RAN innovator delivering the All-G Open RAN solution, has announced the general availability of its hardware-agnostic 5G Standalone (SA) software stack. The full standalone solution allows operators, private networks, and public safety networks to deploy their RAN infrastructure across various processor hardware platforms. The Parallel Wireless 5G SA solution is […]

December 12, 2023

DISH accomplishes simultaneous 5G 2x uplink, 4x downlink

DISH Wireless, in collaboration with Samsung and Qualcomm Technologies, has successfully completed simultaneous 5G 2x uplink and 4x downlink carrier aggregation (CA) for FDD spectrum. DISH achieved 200 Mbps uplink peak speeds with just 35 MHz of 5G spectrum and the DISH 5G network executed 1.3 Gbps downlink peak speeds with just 75 MHz of […]

October 16, 2023

Samsung, MediaTek claim 5G uplink breakthrough

Samsung Electronics and fabless semiconductor company MediaTek have completed the successful testing of 5G Standalone Uplink (UL) 2CC Carrier Aggregation (CA) with C-Band UL MIMO to reach top uplink speeds, marking what they say is a ground-breaking achievement in wireless mobile capabilities. This approach used three transmit (3Tx) antennas to improve upload experiences, ushering in […]

July 10, 2023

Vodafone claims first 5G Standalone

Vodafone claims to be first to offer 5G Standalone in the UK starting in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Cardiff. A 5G Standalone network, unlike previous 5G deployments, does not rely on 4G. The operator claims this will bring 5G Standalone (which it calls 5G Ultra) coverage to another million people, improve phone battery life (by […]

June 26, 2023

Forecast: 5G subs to reach 3.2bn in 2027

The 5G Core (5GC) market is expanding. To date, more than 35 5GC networks are operating in 5G standalone (SA) mode. 5GC is expected to lead to a growth in devices connected to the network and the traffic routed through it. Technology intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts that 5G subscriptions will increase from 934 million […]

May 26, 2023