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GSA reports 180 mobile carriers have already deployed 5G in 72 countries

A total of 180 operators in 72 countries had already launched one or more 3GPP-compliant 5G services as of the end of September, according to the latest update from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). Also, 465 operators in 139 countries were investing in 5G,...

#TBT: LTE-Advanced debuts; Softbank, Dish vie for Sprint; Sprint fights Dish on Clearwire stake… this week in 2013

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! SK Telecom launches...

Verizon bringing mobile 5G to 30 cities in first half of 2019

Verizon also said 5G Home service set for expansion BARCELONA--After a limited launch of its 5G Home service in October last year, Verizon last week added some clarity to its plans for a mobile service--CEO Hans Vestberg, speaking at an investors event, said the carrier...

Sprint lawsuit: AT&T’s 5GE branding is ‘false advertising … deceptive’

AT&T displaying 5GE logo on devices connected to LTE Advanced network AT&T's decision to put "5GE" indicators on Android and potentially Apple devices connected to the carrier's LTE-Advanced network -- which it has branded as "5G Evolution" -- has drawn widespread criticism from media, analysts...

Sprint spent $5 billion on its network in 2018

Sprint CTO highlights investments in small cells, massive MIMO and more Sprint CTO John Saw, in a recent blog post, described 2018 as a "banner year" for the carrier, which is moving toward a merger with T-Mobile US pending further regulatory reviews, but still executing...

Analyst Angle: The rise and outlook of antennas in 5G

Antennas: A critical element in your 5G network The antenna has become a very complex and invaluable segment of the 5G network, and momentum is rapidly building up with 5G, particularly in light of recent announcements in the mobile service provider (MSP) world, on the standardization...

Gigabit LTE: From 1 to 43 global deployments in 2017

Gigabit LTE creates a wireless fiber experience Back in January, Telstra launched the world's first gigabit LTE network in partnership with Ericsson, Qualcomm and Netgear. Based off the LTE Advanced specification, gigabit LTE networks have three fundamental building blocks: 4x4 multiple-input, multiple-output, multi-channel carrier aggregation...

Radisys introduces new open telecom solution MobilityEngine

Radisys invests in early 5G initiative with MobilityEngine Radisys Corporation introduced a new platform that it says will allow disaggregated mobile networks to meet 5G demands. Radisys MobilityEngine, an evolution of its CellEngine product line, is a portfolio of disaggregated Radio Access Network (RAN) solutions...

Verizon remains comfortable with LTE, 5G spectrum position

The carrier may have come out of the recent 600 MHz incentive auction empty handed, but Verizon claims plenty of runway for current LTE and future 5G plans. Verizon Wireless may have come out of the recent 600 MHz incentive auction empty handed,...

C Spire nears completion of 700 MHz, 850 MHz LTE network enhancements

Mississippi-based C Spire said it expects to complete addition of 700 MHz and 850 MHz spectrum to current LTE network in July. Regional wireless operator C Spire said it was adding low-band spectrum to more than 900 cell sites in an attempt to...

Analyst Angle: Another next-gen mobile technology revolution – in voice with VoLTE and digital assistants

Voice communication may not have the hype of high-speed data services, but VoLTE and digital assistants show the market has next-generation potential. Editor’s Note: Welcome to Analyst Angle. We’ve collected a group of the industry’s leading analysts to give their outlook on...

Sprint tech exec breaks down carrier’s recent LTE and 5G moves

Sprint COO of Technology Guenther Ottendorfer digs into the carrier’s recent technology announcements set to bolster LTE and 5G plans. On this week’s “Carrier Wrap” we speak with Guenther Ottendorfer, COO of technology at Sprint, to get an update on the...

Sprint partners with Nokia, Ericsson to bolster LTE, set table for 5G

Sprint demos with Nokia highlights MIMO, 64T64R technology to boost cell capacity; with Ericsson on 3CCA, 4x4 MIMO, 256 QAM for 1 Gbps speeds. Sprint highlighted a pair of demonstrations with vendor partners Nokia and Ericsson at this week’s Mobile World Congress...

Qualcomm Webinar: The essential role of Gigabit LTE and LTE Advanced Pro in a 5G World

With 5G NR trials and deployments on the near horizon, one may suspect that advancements in LTE networks are slowing down…that LTE innovations are running out of steam. Quite the contrary! In 2017, LTE networks will take a major leap forward in capability and...

Analyst Angle: Smartphone modems are key for LTE network efficiency and for better user experience

Are LTE smartphones not moving as fast as the networks they support? Editor’s Note: In the Analyst Angle section, we’ve collected a group of the industry’s leading analysts to give their outlook on the hot topics in the wireless industry. As mobile operator CTOs are rapidly...

AT&T: LTE-A and 5G work needed to fight 250,000% surge in mobile data traffic

Citing an astronomical increase in mobile data traffic driven by video, AT&T highlighted upcoming LTE-A, 5G technology and fiber plans. Following up on network progress reports by T-Mobile US and Sprint, AT&T highlighted its work with current LTE deployments, plans for “5G”...

Sprint to ‘bring back’ 5,000 jobs to U.S.

Sprint said its jobs plan is tied to a recent agreement between chairman Masayoshi Son and President-elect Donald Trump, with focus on customer care, sales. Sprint looks set to reverse course on its recent history of job cuts and outsourcing, announcing plans to “bring...

Sprint LTE coverage set for device jolt, touts NYC small cell gains

Citing a recently approved HPUE protocol from 3GPP, Sprint expects near coverage parity with 1.9 GHz LTE, seeing small cell performance gains. Sprint is looking to shore up some of the deployment shortcomings of its 2.5 GHz spectrum band, announcing plans to...

Shaw rebrands Canadian wireless from Wind to Freedom, launches LTE-A

Newly rebranded Canadian wireless carrier Freedom Mobile using 64 QAM MIMO for LTE-A, though larger rivals have 5G on the horizon. Canada’s mobile telecom market is set to gain a new LTE network option backed by the rebranding efforts of the country’s No....

Bluegrass taps Verizon LRA program for LTE-A deployment

Bluegrass LTE-A plans with Verizon push the rural carrier deeper into 4G market with 5G plans for segment on the horizon. Networks advances may be common across the domestic market’s nationwide operators, but rural carriers are also getting in on advancing their LTE-based...

5G and LTE-A set to power mobile backhaul market out of current doldrums

A new report from IHS Markit notes the current mobile backhaul market is trending down slightly, but 5G and LTE-A plans are set to propel growth Ongoing network evolutions centered on LTE-Advanced and “5G” technologies is expected to power long-term growth in the macrocell mobile...

Telus and Huawei partner on 5G trial in Vancouver

Canadian operator Telus said the 5G trial with Huawei produced network speeds of 29.3 Gbps, though details on spectrum and technology remain light. Canadian telecom operator Telus is the latest from north of the border to get in on the “5G” trial craze, announcing work...

Bell plans LTE-A deployment as part of ‘Innovation Alley’ in Winnipeg

Bell is reportedly looking to boost chances of regulatory approval for pending MTS deal, said focused broadband deployment to include fixed gigabit and LTE-A access Following up on its planned acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services, Canadian telecom operator Bell announced plans for an “Innovation Alley”...

Report: 5G the future, but LTE the financial now

A new report from SNS Research expects 5G to drive spending long term, but LTE-based networks will generate significant cash in the near term The topic of most wireless telecom conversations may be related to what’s coming down the road in terms of “5G” technology,...

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