BROWSING: 5G

EMEA: Nokia Networks powers 5G IoT

The "Internet of Things," 5G and security are all hot topics. Nokia Networks has pulled them all together in announcing its vision for secure IoT connectivity via 5G that will be demonstrated at the upcoming Mobile World Congress event. There are many statistics in the public...

Global Telecom: China Mobile developing 5G technology

China Mobile developing 5G technology China Mobile has started developing "5G" technologies. A senior executive of the company made the announcement during a development forum over the weekend. China Mobile beat rivals China Unicom and China Telecom in 4G by launching TD-LTE services more than...

Global Telecom: SK Telecom partners with Nokia for 5G

SK Telecom and Nokia aim to build 5G technologies SK Telecom and Nokia announced they will work together to develop fifth-generation mobile network technologies. The two companies will research and develop core 5G network technologies such as cloud-based virtualized base station technology. A major focus of...

2015 Predictions: CEM, big data, security will be important in 2015

The new year is upon us and while there are a number of evolving trends driving the industry in 2015 and beyond – from big data, to cloud, 5G and security – there clearly is work to be done. January is a prime time...

2015 Predictions: A networkwide inflection point

Editor’s Note: With 2015 now upon us, RCR Wireless News has gathered predictions from leading industry analysts and executives on what they expect to see in the new year. in·flec·tion point (noun) 1. Mathematics: a point of a curve at which a change in the direction...

2015 Predictions: 5 predictions on the future of 5G

Editor’s Note: With 2015 now upon us, RCR Wireless News has gathered predictions from leading industry analysts and executives on what they expect to see in the new year. It’s the beginning of a new year again: the time when we all look back to...

2014: year of 4G; 2015: year of 5G?

4G Americas look back, ahead Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News over the next two weeks will begin to look back at 2014 and ahead to 2015. This will include retrospective columns and “best-of” lists looking back over the past 12 months, as well as 2015...

IEEE GlobeCom: 5G prototyping with updated LabView

AUSTIN, TEXAS – National Instruments co-founder James Truchard today highlighted his company’s recently updated LabView Communications System Design Suite, which integrates software-defined radio hardware with comprehensive software for 5G prototyping. Truchard, speaking from the IEEE GlobeCom show in Austin, Texas, said the redesigned LabView can support...

Analyst Angle: Will cognitive radio, dynamic spectrum access come of age in 5G?

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Analyst Angle. We’ve collected a group of the industry’s leading analysts to give their outlook on the hot topics in the wireless industry. Around 10 years ago, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Next Generation Communications program constructed a prototype cognitive...

Mobile Midday News: Denmark tops ICT index

Denmark has overtaken South Korea as the most connected country on the planet and Ericsson has partnered with IBM to design a new phased-array antenna. http://youtu.be/4DXDxjTXloA The United Nations' Information and Communication Technology Task Force on Nov. 24 released its most recent development index ranking 166...

Global Telecom: Telefónica telco cloud expanded with Equinix

Telefónica telco cloud expands with Equinix Cloud Exchange Telefónica telco cloud has expanded through a partnership with Equinix to connect multiple cloud service providers through the Equinix Cloud Exchange. The partnership is designed to allow direct access to multiple cloud networks across Europe, Asia and North America. Telefónica said the partnership...

EMEA: Alcatel-Lucent – the next big thing is the network

I spent yesterday at Alcatel-Lucent/Bell Labs' annual FutureX Days. This event showcases the topics the research teams are working on to a mix of customers, partners, press and university professors. The top executives of the organization also share their strategic direction. I have to...

Global Telecom: China Mobile completes pre-5G testing

• China Mobile has completed field testing for pre-5G base stations. Partnered with ZTE to test pre-5G 3D/massive multiple-input, multiple-output technology, the company reports that the tests exceeded expectations and improved coverage in buildings and in rural areas. Both companies believe the new technology...

White Paper: The Post 2020 5G Network – Gaining the Advantage Now

The industry has set extremely high goals for next-generation LTE (5G) networks – a zero latency gigabit experience and extensibility into 2030 – all while significantly reducing power requirements, seamlessly handling multiple device types and improving reliability. These elevated requirements were needed to handle the unprecedented traffic...

TC3: China Mobile looks to 5G amid growth

Bill Huang, head of research and development and GM of China Mobile Research Institute, reflected  at the recent Telecom Council Carrier Connections conference on the company’s rapid expansion and looked ahead to the Chinese telecom giant’s plans for creating a "5G" network. Huang sat down...

How does the Americas region fit in 5G push?

The mobile industry still may be in the process of rolling out true 4G services, but that has not stopped those tasked with developing new technology from looking ahead. While no official word is expected on what will constitute the so-called “5G” standard for at...

Worst of the Week: New iPad not sexy enough? How about now?

Hello! And welcome to our Friday column, Worst of the Week. There’s a lot of nutty stuff that goes on in this industry, so this column is a chance for us at RCRWireless.com to rant and rave about whatever rubs us the wrong way....

EMEA: Europe, U.K. trying to lead 5G race

Although Europe lags other regions in LTE adoption, the region is pushing hard to develop "5G." Of all the countries involved, it seems the United Kingdom is pushing the hardest. The country recently hosted the "5G Huddle" conference, following a pledge by flamboyant London mayor Boris Johnson that...

NIWeek: IoT, 5G, big data — and a cuttlefish robot

National Instruments' NIWeek conference is two decades old, and NI's Ray Almgren, VP of corporate marketing, spoke with RCR's Kelly Hill to recap the event and talk about the industry trends reflected there. This year's event focused in particular on some of the industry's most...

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