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Ofcom sets out wireless technology future

UK communications regulator Ofcom has set out proposals to unlock new and innovative wireless technologies for everyday use – as well as making services faster, more reliable, and more secure. First, it is consulting on changes to the rules that apply to Short-Range Devices (SRDs). Typically, these devices are mass-market, portable consumer-tech products and include […]

May 9, 2022By Colin Mann

Verizon, partners achieve 5G upload milestone

A lab trial using aggregated bands of 5G mmWave spectrum undertaken by Verizon, Samsung Electronics, and Qualcomm Technologies has reached upload speeds of 711 Mbps. “Our mmWave build is a critical differentiator, even as we drive towards massive and rapid expansion of our 5G service using our newly acquired mid-band spectrum, we are doubling down […]

October 18, 2021

Study: 3.2bn 5G connections by 2026

A study from Juniper Research has found that the total number of 5G connections will reach 3.2 billion by 2026; rising from 310 million in 2021. To maximise the monetisation of this significant growth in connections, it predicts that operators will accelerate investment into standalone 5G networks best to position their services to manage future […]

August 10, 2021

Forecast: mmWave smartphones critical mass after 2023

The 5G smartphone market is becoming the most accelerated mobile technology generation ever, offering an extensive opportunity across the network options of both 5G sub-6 Gigahertz (GHz) and mmWave, which can enable ultra-fast data throughput using very short-range networks. However, up until now, the use of mmWave in smartphones has been limited at best, but […]

June 10, 2021

Study identifies mmWave connectivity benefits

A study by TMT management consulting firm Analysys Mason, commissioned by Qualcomm and Ericsson, on the status, costs and benefits of 5G millimetre-wave (mmWave) deployment in Europe identifies that mmWave spectrum in Europe might provide connectivity for mobile broadband users in public mobile networks, 5G fixed-wireless access (FWA) services into homes and offices, and a […]

June 8, 2021By Colin Mann