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How should carriers approach cloud-native testing for Standalone 5G?

Testing and deployment at cloud scale needs cloud-style automation and orchestration. There’s already been gallons of ink spilled in service of lecturing Communication Service Providers (CSPs) on the importance of adopting cloud-native business processes and technology as they pivot to the introduction of 5G Standalone...

GE adds Verizon 5G to testbed, hopes to connect one million devices per square mile

GE Research’s 5G Mission Leader: '5G can accelerate the path to everything' Verizon Business and GE Research have announced the development of a cross-industry testbed powered by the carrier’s millimeter-wave (mmWave) network, referred to as 5G Ultra Wideband. The pair have already begun the process...

Test and Measurement: Windstream tests 800G in its long-haul network

Windstream and optical networking company Infinera said that they successfully achieved 800 Gbps single-wavelength transmission over 730 kilometers on Windstream’s long-haul network between San Diego, California and Phoenix, Arizona. The two companies also claimed another industry record by looping the signal back and achieving 700G...

Test and Measurement: Keysight expects to be at full capacity by end of Q3

Keysight Technologies said this week that after pandemic-driven shut-downs in March and April, it expects to be back to full operational capacity by the end of the third quarter. "After site closures and limited capacity in March and April, we are pleased to announce that...

Is 5G a gamechanger for end-user experience? RootMetrics tests 5G in 5 cities

What's 5G like? It depends a lot on a carrier's spectrum strategy. As U.S. carriers expand their 5G networks' reach, is 5G living up to the promise that it will be a game-changer for end users' mobile experience? Well ... kind of. In some cases, in...

Spirent supports China Mobile’s testing of mission-critical 5G network slicing transport

  Testing and assurance company Spirent Communications announced that it will collaborate with China Mobile to assure readiness of mission-critical 5G applications via network slicing transport standard testing and validation. In a release, Spirent Communications said that the newly-launched Spirent FlexE-100 test module has been chosen...

Keysight, OPPO establish 5G test lab in China

OPPO will leverage the 5G test lab to advance the development and validation of its 5G smartphones Keysight Technologies and mobile device manufacturer OPPO have jointly established a 5G test lab in Shenzhen, China. The companies hope that the lab will stimulate the 5G ecosystem...

Ookla puts Snapdragon X50 through its paces; RootMetrics ranks Korean 5G operators

How much does a 5G modem improve performance? Ookla analyzed recent results from its Speedtest Intelligence data from July 2019 on Sprint and Verizon's 5G networks, matching up results from the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and the LG V50 ThinQ 5G, which both rely...

OpenSignal: US has the fastest 5G peak speeds

The United States has the fastest 5G peak speeds in the world, due to operators' use of millimeter wave spectrum and large available channels, according to new analysis from OpenSignal. The company looked at device-based data from eight countries and concluded that 5G speeds overall...

What is using 5G really like? OpenSignal tests Korean 5G

Just how fast is 5G, really? OpenSignal's analysis from South Korea showed blazing speeds, with 5G smartphones averaging 48% faster speeds than comparable 4G smartphones and maximum speeds that pushed to nearly a gigabit. Average download speeds for 5G smartphone users in South Korea were...

NTT DoCoMo selects Anritsu for 5G testing systems

  DoCoMo confirmed it will adopt Anritsu’s 5G New Radio RF Conformance Test System ME7873NR platform Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo has formally adopted Anritsu's equipment for 5G testing. The Japanese carrier said it will use Anritsu’s 5G New Radio RF Conformance Test System ME7873NR platform as its...

Keysight provides 5G testing tools for device ecosystem in Korea

  Keysight said its 5G test solutions will allow Korean firm DT&C to deliver 5G testing and verification services to the local mobile device ecosystem Keysight Technologies said it has been selected by DT&C, a Korea-based company that offers test certification services, to establish what it...

Mixed reality on 5G: Verizon, Arvizio test 5G at NYC Alley

Verizon's pre-commercial 5G technology runs mixed reality on 5G successfully Imagine walking through a building that you are designing long before the structure has been built. You’re able to see what your design looks like, down to the doorknobs, and how it feels to walk...

NI creates the missing 5G handset for 5G testing

Some people have both a front-row seat and a behind-the-scenes view of the launch of 5G. The test and engineering tool company National Instruments is one of them.  Particularly Sarah Yost, a senior solutions marketer for 5G at National Instruments. Not only is her team...

Russian regulator fails to award spectrum for 5G testing

MegaFon is currently the only telco with spectrum to carry out 5G testing Russia’s State Commission for Radio Frequencies (SCRF) has decided not to provide mobile operators Rostelecom, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) and VimpelCom (Beeline) with the spectrum they had requested for testing 5G technologies, Russian...

It’s official: 5G New Radio standard is ratified by 3GPP

In a milestone that ushers in the next generation of wireless technology, the Third Generation Partnership Project has officially ratified the first release of the 5G New Radio standard. The non-standalone 5G NR specification, or NSA 5G NR, will rely on an operator having an...

Rohde & Schwarz enables sub-6 GHz 5G device testing

Rohde & Schwarz has introduced a new testing platform designed to test the emerging 5G New Radio specification in frequencies below 6 GHz. Millimeter-wave spectrum often garners the bulk of attention because of the large amounts of spectrum available at high frequencies. But 5G NR...

How one NYU research team is tackling 5G emulation

Testing and verifying designs for millimeter-wave prototypes is an ongoing challenge for the industry as it moves into 5G. Engineers need to understand how 5G mmwave prototypes will behave in a wide range of challenge propagation scenarios, which is typically accomplished through an emulation...

Viavi, ThinkRF extend existing test equipment frequency range to 5G

Canadian software-defined spectrum analysis company ThinkRF has racked up another big testing partnership, this time working with Viavi Solutions to produce a downconverter that extends the capabilities of Viavi's existing 2G/3G/LTE CellAdvisor equipment into "5G" frequencies, including 27-30 GHz. "The ability to monitor high-frequency...

Three indicators of 5G market momentum

Hype is certainly high for 5G, given that the industry is still technically in a pre-standard phase and that standalone 5G systems are still some time off. But the level of interest, and many of the results of ongoing tests and trials, are promising....

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