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  • Nokia launches 5G certification program for industry professionals
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on February 18, 2020 at 5:45 pm

      Finnish vendor Nokia is launching a certification program to help industry professionals realize the “full business potential of end-to-end 5G networks,” the company said in a release. The Nokia Bell Labs end-to-end 5G certification program will offer professionals across the information and communications technology (ICT) industry two levels of certification – associate and professional [...] The post Nokia launches 5G certification program for industry professionals appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Singapore regulator receives three bids for two 5G licenses
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on February 18, 2020 at 5:35 pm

      Singapore telecom regulator IMDA has confirmed it had received a total of three submissions in the process through which it expect to award two licenses for the provision of 5G services across the country At the close of the 5G call for proposal on February 17, IMDA had received submissions from Singtel Mobile, TPG [...] The post Singapore regulator receives three bids for two 5G licenses appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Qualcomm’s X60 modem designed to ‘lift 5G performance floor’
    by Catherine Sbeglia on February 18, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    The mmWave-sub6 spectrum aggregation capability of the X60 modem will result it much faster 5G connectivity The newest standalone 5G modem to Qualcomm’s line up is the Snapdragon X60, announced today. Unlike previous generations of the chipmaker’s 5G modems, the newest one is built on a 5-nanometer process, rather than a 7-nanometer process, and offers [...] The post Qualcomm’s X60 modem designed to ‘lift 5G performance floor’ appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • AT&T serves up low-band 5G in 13 more markets
    by Catherine Sbeglia on February 18, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    AT&T’s low-band 5G coverage now includes 58 markets AT&T has added 13 markets to its low-band 5G coverage map. Not to be confused with the 13 cities the operator announced on February 5th or the 13 on February 11th, these are a brand new 13, bringing the total number of AT&T’s 5G markets across the [...] The post AT&T serves up low-band 5G in 13 more markets appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Connected devices will be 3x the global population by 2023, Cisco says
    by Kelly Hill on February 18, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    Cisco’s new annual forecast predicts that 71% of global population will be mobile subscribers by 2023 The rise of the machines is happening. By 2023, there will be more than three times more networked devices on Earth than humans, according to Cisco’s new Annual Internet Report analysis and forecast. About half of the global connections [...] The post Connected devices will be 3x the global population by 2023, Cisco says appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Editorial Webinar: Dynamic spectrum sharing: Driving 5G to scale
    by RCR Wireless News on February 18, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    Previous generational upgrade cycles required operators to undertake the expensive, time-consuming process of spectrum refarming. But, for 5G, dynamic spectrum sharing allows carriers to side-step that process by transmitting LTE and 5G NR in the same band at the same time. DSS, coupled with the availability of compatible devices, will lead to widespread 5G coverage [...] The post Editorial Webinar: Dynamic spectrum sharing: Driving 5G to scale appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Parallel notches another operator win as open RAN poised for big 2020
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on February 18, 2020 at 3:25 pm

    Report: open RAN groups O-RAN Alliance and Telecom Infra Project “will align” work A combination of factors–anti-Huawei sentiment in some global markets, 5G scale prompting network economics shake ups and a a move toward programmable, software-based networking among them, are positioning open RAN players for a big 2020. Parallel Wireless, for instance, today announced it [...] The post Parallel notches another operator win as open RAN poised for big 2020 appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Insights from the Sprint/T-Mobile US merger ruling (Part 2)
    by Kelly Hill on February 18, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    Last week, the merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint cleared what was widely seen as the last major hurdle to a successful closing: U.S. District Court Judge Victor Marrero rejected the claims of a group of state attorneys-general that the merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint would reduce competition. With that ruling, T-Mobile US could [...] The post Insights from the Sprint/T-Mobile US merger ruling (Part 2) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.



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