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Nokia CNCS simplifies mobile voice communication

Cloud-native IMS solution provides dynamic, scalable core voice, messaging and multimedia The IP Multimedia System (IMS) is the foundation of modern voice and messaging in 4G LTE and 5G, and it lies at the very heart of most Communication Service Providers’ (CSPs) core networks. A...

Almost 800 entities deploying LTE, 5G private networks globally: GSA

GSA said that the manufacturing sector was the largest private networks adopter A new report from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) found that at least 794 organizations in 68 countries and territories are deploying private mobile networks based on LTE or 5G technologies. The...

Deutsche Telekom starts using 700 MHz frequencies for 5G

Deutsche Telekom said that over 67,000 antennas are already transmitting 5G across the country German telco Deutsche Telekom said it is using spectrum in the 700 MHz range for the provision of 5G for the first time. The European operator said that the use of the...

Vodafone Germany kicks off 5G SA deployment in former capital Bonn

Vodafone's 5G SA network currently operates 4,000 antennas across Germany German carrier Vodafone announced the start of the deployment of 5G Standalone (SA) technology in the country’s former capital city Bonn, and the target is to connect the entire population to the 5G SA network...

Three’s 5G network reaches 54% of UK population

Three said its 5G offering is available in over 400 locations across more than 3,000 sites in the United Kingdom U.K. operator Three announced that its 5G network currently covers more than 54% of the population. The operator said its 5G offering is now available in...

The future of decentralized wireless – opportunities from 3G shutdowns and 5G alternatives

The story of how blockchain is revolutionizing IoT, by democratizing and expanding low-power wide-area (LPWA) networking and creating incremental opportunities for forward-looking enterprises, has been told already. We know the IoT market has failed so far to live up to the hype (50 billion...

What is 5G ENDC?

ENDC has been described as a bridge between 4G LTE and 5G cellular technologies ENDC, or E-UTRAN New Radio - Dual Connectivity, is a Non-Standalone (NSA) feature that makes it possible for mobile devices to access both 5G and 4G LTE networks at the same...

What 5G proximity based services are in Release 17?

Proximity Services (ProSe), first introduced in Release 12 of the 3GPP specifications, is a D2D (Device-to-Device) technology that allows LTE devices to detect each other and to communicate directly. In comparison to existing D2D and proximity networking technologies, ProSe offers a number of distinct benefits...

GSA: Planned 5G devices reach 1,334 globally at end-Q1

GSA said that nearly 1,000 of these 5G devices are commercially available The global number of 5G devices that have been announced rose by 3.2% in March 2022 to 1,334 devices, according to a recent report by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). “Of these,...

Deutsche Telekom expands 5G, LTE networks nationwide

Deutsche Telekom's 5G network currently reaches 91% of Germany's households German carrier Deutsche Telekom has expanded its mobile network at 1,055 locations nationwide over the last five weeks, the telco said in a release.  In addition to the approximately 350 5G locations that transmit at 3.6...

France ends March with 32,930 authorized 5G sites nationwide

Operators in France are currently using 700 MHz, 2.1 GHz, 3.5 GHz bands for 5G France had a total of 32,930 authorized 5G sites as of April 1, of which 24,046 were declared technically operational by the local mobile carriers, according to the latest monthly...

Quectel White Paper: Why fixed wireless access can provide a fiber alternative with rapid rollout

New Quectel white paper explains why fixed wireless access is recognised as a fiber alternative Fixed wireless access (FWA) is not a new concept; solutions have been around for more than two decades but have only had limited applications because performance has been too...

South Korea ends February with almost 203,000 5G base stations: Report

Telcos in South Korea area currently providing 5G services via NonStandalone networks Korean mobile operators have deployed a total of 202,903 5G base stations as of the end of February, Korean press reported, citing figures from the country’s Ministry of Science and ICT. This figure is...

France ends February with 32,633 authorized 5G sites nationwide

Operators in France are currently using 700 MHz, 2.1 GHz, 3.5 GHz bands for 5G France had a total of 32,633 authorized 5G sites as of March 1, of which 23,566 were declared technically operational by the local mobile carriers, according to the latest monthly...

Deutsche Telekom continues to expand 5G, LTE coverage in Germany

More than 90% of households in Germany can already access Deutsche Telekom’s 5G network German carrier Deutsche Telekom said it has built up 5G capacity at 834 sites nationwide over the past six weeks, the telco said in a statement. The operator said that LTE technology...

Carrier Partnerships are Key to Nextivity

Nextivity is committed to supporting important partnerships with carriers and has successfully completed the rigorous approval process for its Cel-Fi line of in-building cellular coverage solutions by more than 200 carriers around the world.   Since the launch of the Cel-Fi QUATRA 4000 multi-carrier active...

Boingo Wireless to deploy DAS network at Omni PGA Frisco Resort

U.S. distributed antenna system (DAS) and Wi-Fi provider Boingo Wireless has been selected by Omni PGA Frisco Resort to design, build, and manage a neutral-host cellular DAS network for the golf resort, scheduled to open in 2023, the company said in a release. Boingo Wireless...

Reducing network energy consumption with AI-based solutions is low-hanging fruit

With 5G upgrades continuing to accelerate, communication service providers (CSPs) around the world are facing increased energy consumption driven by accelerating capacity demand due to the increase in traffic, especially in 5G networks. 5G is 90% more energy efficient than LTE, but this gain...

Deutsche Telekom expands 5G capacities at almost 1,000 sites

Deutsche Telekom said it has built up 5G capacities at 958 sites nationwide over the past six weeks, the telco said in a statement. In addition, Deutsche Telekom has created additional LTE capacities at 745 locations, while 352 new LTE sites were built across Germany. More...

Well, technically… the internet is fundamentally broken: Althea’s Deborah Simpier (Ep. 61)

Deborah Simpier, CEO at Althea, a networking company, comes on the podcast to explain how the company's blockchain/LTE solution offers a different approach to a distributed network, and why the current internet business model doesn't work for everyone.

Deutsche Telekom reaches over 140 cities with 5G via 3.6 GHz spectrum

Deutsche Telekom has deployed more than 3,500 5G antennas German carrier Deutsche Telekom said that its 5G service offered via the 3.6 GHz band is currently available in over 140 cities across the country, with over 3,500 antennas at almost 1,200 locations. Deutsche Telekom has also...

What will be the key features of 6G?

The sixth generation of cellular technology has yet to be formally defined, and the official 3GPP release that is designated as “6G” is probably still several years away. But we already have a sense of what the major features of 6G will be. How?...

5G infrastructure upgrade underway… Is your 4G infrastructure optimized? (Analyst Angle)

LTE will still play a fundamental role in the future of the mobile network. Mobile operators in developed markets face the challenge of unlocking new revenue streams to remain competitive while mobile operators in emerging markets continue relying on LTE for coverage and capacity...

Nextivity provides company update at MWC LA

Nextivity’s Sr. Director of Marketing Dean Richmond caught up with RCR Wireless News at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles (MWC LA) 2021 to discuss the company’s win as telecommunication company of the year in the 2021 mobile breakthrough awards and share some product updates...

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