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  • MIPI goes long for automotive
    by Kelly Hill on August 8, 2018 at 3:06 pm

    MIPI interface seeks to extend its reach to better serve automotive use cases As intelligent driver assistance systems increasingly rely on multiple camera and visual information inputs, MIPI Alliance’s popular interface standard for cameras and displays in mobile devices is being adapted for use in advanced driving systems. Peter Lefkin, managing director and secretary of [...] The post MIPI goes long for automotive appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • Samsung investing $22 billion in 5G, AI and other growth areas
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on August 8, 2018 at 2:55 pm

    Samsung sees 5G and AI as key to the future digital economy As 5G is deployed and matures, a huge variety of use cases commanded an equally diverse set of connectivity requirements will require the tandem introduction of network automation processes for operators to effectively manage the complexity. As such, infrastructure vendors are increasingly talking [...] The post Samsung investing $22 billion in 5G, AI and other growth areas appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • AT&T secures 80 megahertz of spectrum in Mexico’s 2.5 GHz auction
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on August 8, 2018 at 2:26 pm

      Spanish carrier Telefonica also secured spectrum in the tender process AT&T secured 80 megahertz of spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band in an auction carried out by the Mexican government. Rival operator Movistar, owned by Spanish telecommunications group Telefonica, also secured 40 megahertz in the process. Airwaves in the 2.5 GHz band will allow [...] The post AT&T secures 80 megahertz of spectrum in Mexico’s 2.5 GHz auction appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • AT&T tallies its recent Florida DAS investments
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on August 8, 2018 at 2:22 pm

      AT&T said it had invested $1 billion to upgrade wireless and wireline infrastructure in certain areas across Florida during the 2015-2017 period AT&T has installed new distributed antenna systems (DAS) and improved existing DAS in the Florida state during 2017 as part of the carrier’s program to upgrade wireless infrastructure, the company said in [...] The post AT&T tallies its recent Florida DAS investments appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • Millimeter wave momentum builds ahead of 5G commercialization
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on August 8, 2018 at 1:56 pm

    Network, device and regulatory aspects of millimeter wave falling in line The IMT-2020 minimum performance requirements for 5G contemplate a peak downlink data rate of 20 Gbps. To get that kind of speed, high-capacity spectrum in the millimeter wave frequencies is essential. Just look at how Verizon and AT&T are approaching 5G commercialization later this [...] The post Millimeter wave momentum builds ahead of 5G commercialization appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • The role of antenna quality in small cell and 5G deployments
    by Kathrein on August 8, 2018 at 1:30 pm

      Mobile network operators are densifying their network infrastructure to both meet ever-increasing data demands and to lay the groundwork for 5G. While the importance of fiber, spectrum availability and ease of siting are often discussed in network equipment deployments, one overlooked factor is the impact that antenna quality has on the efficiency, effectiveness and [...] The post The role of antenna quality in small cell and 5G deployments appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • ITU looks beyond 2020 and 5G to 2030
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on August 7, 2018 at 3:02 pm

    New ITU focus group to consider tactile and haptic communications While it’s still working toward nailing down 5G performance requirements for a global 5G specification, the IMT-2020 standard, the United Nations’ International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is already looking beyond 2020 to 2030. Specifically, the newly established ITU Focus Group on Technologies for Network 2030 will [...] The post ITU looks beyond 2020 and 5G to 2030 appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]

  • RWA asks FCC to investigate Verizon’s coverage claims
    by Kelly Hill on August 7, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    RWA asks FCC to investigate Verizon’s coverage claims for Mobility Fund II purposes The Rural Wireless Association is asking the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Verizon’s coverage claims, which will influence rural areas’ eligibility for Mobility Fund II funds. In particular, RWA claims that Verizon has overstated its LTE coverage in the Oklahoma panhandle by [...] The post RWA asks FCC to investigate Verizon’s coverage claims appeared first on RCR Wireless News. […]



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