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Test and Measurement: METIS group finalizes work on proposed 5G channel models

Test company Anite has been leading a task group with the Mobile and Wireless Communications Enablers for 2020 Information Society to put together early models for 5G radio channels. Anite announced that the work on the first channel model proposal is finished and categorized the work as "the...

10 Gbps wireless speeds demoed by Nokia and National Instruments

Nokia Networks and National Instruments are demonstrating a wireless connection that reportedly reaches speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second over the air using the 73 GHz (millimeter wave) band. As a point of reference, the 4G standard calls for speeds that can...

NYU Wireless gets partner in race to 5G

5G research could include millimeter wave spectrum As the feds consider how high-frequency spectrum could figure into future telecom networks, researchers at NYU Wireless have joined with SiBeam in an effort to develop 5G cellular technology. SiBeam, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based research and development arm of Lattice Semiconducter, joins Huawei, Samsung,...

CableLabs sponsors NYU’s 5G research program

Brooklyn 5G Summit set for April 8-10 ATLANTA – A major question floated by industry insiders at the recent Competitive Carrier Association Global Expo: What is 5G, and when will it begin to appear? NYU Wireless, a research center within New York University, is attempting to...

Deutsche Telekom eyes future with 5G research ‘haus’

Ericsson, Duetsche Telekom, China Mobile and others eye the future As carriers continue the research and development that will inform the next generation of 5G mobile networks, Deutsche Telekom recently announced its new innovation lab, the “5G haus.” Germany-based DT has partnered with the Stanford University's...

Ericsson invests in 5G research units

Ericsson and SK Telecom plan 5G demo at 2018 Winter Olympics With commercial availability of 5G cellular networks projected for 2020 – the same year analysts expect there will be some 50 billion connected devices – Ericsson is ramping up investment in research and development that looks beyond...

Test and Measurement: Feds to explore spectrum-sharing testing

Several federal agencies have agreed to explore collaborative testing to develop better methods of spectrum sharing, and are establishing a new joint testing network. The Department of Commerce and Department of Defense have established the National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network as a part of the Center...

Exploring the role of small cells in 5G

While almost entirely theoretical at this point, 5G has already captured the telecom industry's imagination. Although the technology isn't expected to make an appearance in networks until around 2020, early 5G research and contemplation has begun, and some experts believe that small cells will...

IWCE 2015: FirstNet aims for final RFP in 2015

LAS VEGAS – The First Responders Network Authority, or FirstNet, continues to gather input on the planning and implementation of a nationwide LTE network for public safety and is aiming to issue a final request for proposals as soon as this year. Representatives from FirstNet...

Affirmed Networks snags LG U+ NFV, virtualized EPC deal

NFV deal said to enhance South Korean operators network agility, LTE-U plans South Korea telecom operator LG U+ is pushing forward with plans to deploy network function virtualization technology on its network, announcing a deal with Affirmed Networks to deploy an NFV-based virtual evolved packet...

#TBT: AT&T, T-Mobile US price war; Son claims Sprint a broadband savior … 1 years ago this week

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! AT&T Mobility gives...

#MWC15: 4G Americas talks spectrum, LTE-A

Many opportunities for LTE despite emphasis on 5G BARCELONA, Spain – Industry trade association 4G Americas singled out broadband spectrum access as the major driver of advancements in current LTE networks and as a key part of evolving potential 5G standards. 4G Americas President Chris Pearson,...

Analyst Angle: What to expect from MWC 2015

Next week is the GSMA's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Spain, the mobile Internet and cellular telephone industry's largest global conference. The MWC 2015 show is expected to feature conference sessions, keynote speeches, over 1,900 exhibits, co-events, side events, evening parties and much more....

Reality Check: 5G – the history of the future

Over 50% of the world’s LTE subscribers today are in the U.S. With its aggressive 4G deployments aided by the thriving application ecosystem, the U.S. was able to wrestle back the leadership mantle of the mobile world. While consumers are enjoying their mobile broadband devices and services,...

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...

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