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What is the monetizable mmWave mobility use case?

mmWave 5G was the subject of some industry skepticism in its earlier days, particularly around the ability to support mobility use cases and the sheer economics of densification required to provide a workable degree of coverage. mmWave has since been the subject of significant...

Editorial Report: The business case for 5G mmWave: Charting a path to ROI

While there are clear challenges associated with the propagation characteristics and cost of densely deploying 5G using millimeter wave frequencies, the high-band spectrum offers unique advantageous. In addition to providing multi-Gbps user experiences, 5G mmWave allows operators to add huge amounts of capacity in...

Singtel reaches 95% 5G standalone nationwide coverage

Singtel had announced the launch of its 5G SA network in the country in May of 2021 Singaporean carrier Singtel's 5G Standalone network currently covers over 95% of the country’s territory, the telco said in a release. Singtel noted that the milestone comes more than three...

Test and Measurement: SRG finds ‘stellar’ uplink performance in Tokyo’s mmWave

Japanese operators have deployed a significant amount of 5G millimeter wave coverage in Toyko with unobtrusive sites and are using carrier aggregation (2 x 100 megahertz) in the uplink to achieve speeds in the hundreds of megabits per second, according to a new Signals...

SoftBank, Kyocera demo backhaul system using 5G mmWave

The test was conducted using SoftBank base stations located in Tokyo Japanese operator SoftBank and compatriot company Kyocera conducted a backhaul system verification test utilizing the millimeter-wave band allocated to SoftBank for 5G services. In a release, the telco said that the test was conducted using...

Qualcomm Webinar: 5G mmWave today – Insights on monetization and global adoption

mmWave is poised to deliver the true promise of 5G – cost-efficient extreme capacity and new user experiences. With 110+ operators licensed to deploy ultra-high band spectrum above 24 GHz in over 27 countries, and a robust mmWave device ecosystem, strong 5G mmWave growth...

Where we’ve been and where we’re going: mmWave standards and spectrum

The U.S. moved comparatively early on making mmWave spectrum available for 5G services with Verizon launching a pre-standard fixed wireless access service in the second half of 2018. Since then, in addition to the completion of the initial 5G New Radio standard by the...

Verizon unveils connected police cruiser prototype

The police vehicle leverages the carrier's mmWave and C-Band network At Wednesday’s 2022 National Sheriffs’ Association annual conference, Verizon Frontline unveiled a “reimagined,” connected police cruiser. The prototype, called the Mobile Utility Technology Transport (MUTT), leverages the carrier’s mmWave and C-Band 5G network and several...

Editorial Webinar: The business case for 5G mmWave: Charting a path to ROI

While there are clear challenges associated with the propagation characteristics and cost of densely deploying 5G using millimeter wave frequencies, the high-band spectrum offers unique advantageous. In addition to providing multi-Gbps user experiences, 5G mmWave allows operators to add huge amounts of capacity in...

Canada launches consultation process to award mmWave spectrum

The government of Canada aims to award mmWave frequencies in 2024 The government of Canada has announced the launch of a consultation process to award millimeter Wave (mmWave) spectrum bands with the aim of promoting competition in the local mobile market. The government said that the...

SureCall White Paper: As Data Demand Grows, ‘Eventually Everyone Has to Go to mmWave’

The deployment of mmWave 5G networks has been a slow roll. First, there was skepticism that mmWave was viable in a mobility use case which has been proved out in the field. Now there’s scrutiny on the business case, which through selective deployment in...

Verizon customers at Indy 500 used more than 17 terabytes of data

More the 325,000 fans attended the Indy 500 race Over the weekend, Marcus Ericsson won the 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500, or the Indy 500, a major racing event that takes place annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. According to Verizon,...

Over-the-Air Testing Report

This report will examine the benefits, challenges, and emerging solutions for efficient and effective over-the-air testing. Cell phones were once recognizable by a prominent antenna protruding towards the sky—or rather, to the nearest cell tower. A similar story can be told for vehicles, televisions, and...

Do mobile telcos really need fiber when they have microwave & mmWave? (Analyst Angle)

5G is picking up acceleration. The total installed 5G global cell sites are expected to expand from 986,000 cell sites in 2021 to 6.6 million cell sites in 2027 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 44.9%. It is not just infrastructure. 5G...

T-Mobile US in 2022: It’s time to ‘finish what we started’

Neville Ray, T-Mobile US president of technology, looks back and looks ahead  AUSTIN--T-Mobile US is inarguably in a strong position based on a rich spectrum portfolio, an astonishingly fast field deployment operation, and disciplined, clear-eyed network leadership from President of Technology Neville Ray. After a...

Ericsson, Telia carry out 5G tests in Norway using mmWave spectrum

Ericsson said that the 26GHz mmWave tests took place in the Norwegian cities of Oslo, Trondheim and Lillestrøm Telia Norway and Ericsson have carried out 5G tests using mmWave spectrum, achieving download speeds of close to 4 Gbps, the vendor said in a release. The 26...

Is 5G fixed wireless access key to closing the digital divide?

GMSA Intelligence sees substantial cost savings when comparing 5G fixed wireless access with fiber-to-the-home Bridging the digital divide is a focus of governments and operators around the world. The primary stumbling block is finding the right balance between conducive policy and incentivization with economic feasibility...

Dish picks Ceragon for 5G transport

Ceragon Networks said this week that DISH Wireless has picked its IP-50 platform to provide 5G transport services.

How is Verizon evolving its 5G network?: A Q&A

'More than 30% of overall traffic is leveraging C-band,' says Verizon SVP and chief engineer On January 19th 2022, Verizon — along with AT&T — turned on its C-band networks, and in doing so, finally shook up the dynamic in which T-Mobile was the...

What is 5G Integrated Access and Backhaul (IAB)?

Integrated Access and Backhaul provides scalable and easily-migrated wireless backhaul in 5G mmWave deployments.

As satellite companies clear out of C-Band, Verizon adding 5G coverage

Verizon paying SES $170 million to accelerate C-Band clearing Verizon in January activated its C-Band spectrum, won at auction in 2021, and immediately covered 100 million people with mid-band 5G. The year-end goal is to expand that coverage number to 175 million. And now, based...

Is mmWave key to consumer 5G success?

Finding the right match for mmWave in consumer 5G means both identifying business cases and building technology to support them.

Qualcomm, Movandi partnership demonstrates shared mmWave vision

Movandi CEO and Founder says that the mmWave market needs more alliances like the one it forged with Qualcomm Qualcomm and Movandi are teaming up to generate more momentum around 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) technology by combining the capabilities of mmWave small cells powered by...

Verizon capex to peak in 2022 as C-Band deployment continues

Verizon CFO Matt Ellis notes the intersectional importance of lower capital intensity and revenue/margin growth Looking at the next few years, Verizon CFO Matt Ellis sees a clear path to grow revenue by 4% by 2024 while capital investment will peak this year and normalize...

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