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What is a small cell, really?

Analog Devices: 'There have been a lot of different uses of the term small cell' Despite the current emphasis on small cells operating in higher 5G frequencies, this infrastructure is not actually limited, or defined, by frequency. In fact, 4G small cells operate in sub-3...

Quortus research indicates ‘burgeoning excitement’ for private networks

91% of those surveyed believe their network woes are directly tied to the limitations of macro public networks, according to Quortus New research commissioned by LTE and 5G network solutions provider Quortus indicated that enterprise IT decision makers are becoming increasingly interested in private networks...

Ten notable midband tests and trials

As the telecom ecosystem gets deeper into CBRS deployments and eagerly awaits the availability of C-Band spectrum, carriers and vendors are partnering on numerous tests and trials of various aspects of the two bands. In the C-Band, most testing is focused on pre-deployment work...

How system integrators can scale up their private network business – even as demand rises (Reader Forum)

System integrators have perhaps the toughest job in the wireless business. They need to provide world-class service to companies large and small seeking to develop their own private networks — but with far fewer resources than the big service providers have. While this has...

Boingo focused on neutrality, convergence as private cellular business grows

Digital Colony completed acquisition of Boingo Wireless in June Boingo Wireless CTO Derek Peterson has been articulating a message of technology convergence for the better part of a decade. In these (digital) pages, Peterson discussed convergence during CES in 2015 well before the 5G New...

‘Dropping latency at the edge:” Verizon launches private cloud solution for enterprises with Microsoft Azure

Earlier this year, Verizon launched On Site 5G, which allowed enterprise and public sector customers to utilize the carrier’s mmWave network Almost a year after announcing an edge computing solution with Microsoft, Verizon has announced the availability of an on-premises, private edge compute solution called...

DISH ‘seeing significant traction’ around private enterprise 5G networks

DISH planning Q4 beta test of 5G network in Las Vegas; construction to be largely complete by end of Q3 In its ongoing effort to shield customers from coming 3G network shutdowns while working on resell arrangements with both AT&T and T-Mobile US, DISH is...

Will 5G Change the World? Ed Cholerton, Nokia (Ep. 39)

https://soundcloud.com/rcrwirelessnews/will-5g-change-the-world-ed-cholerton-nokia-ep-39 Ed Cholerton, president of Nokia North America, discusses private network traction, the Open RAN landscape, the importance of closing the digital divide, and more. Will 5G Change the World is presented in partnership with NETSCOUT. E-Book 5G Signals New Challenges with Network Monitoring & Performance Download White Paper Service-Optimized ISP Architectures...

AT&T teams up with Texas A&M on private 5G testbed

AT&T's 5G will provide the foundation for new private 5G network testing at Texas AT&T University's RELLIS research campus, for exploration and development of commercial and defense use cases. The private 5G network testbeds will open this fall. The RELLIS campus covers more than 2,000...

‘Ownership of the edge is still up for grabs’: Q&A with Accedian’s Chief Strategy Officer

Accedian's Chief Strategy Officer: 'There is immense opportunity in 5G, the cloud and edge, for both customers and service providers' RCR Wireless News spoke with Accedian’s Chief Strategy Officer Richard Piasentin about what service providers need to do to ensure that they are well-positioned to...

‘There’s a lot of smoke and mirrors’: Betacom promises the real deal in managed private networks

To hear Brian Watkins tell it, the telecom industry's offerings of managed private wireless networks are, once you dig into the details, not all they're cracked up to be. Maybe they aren't designed in-house, or the building of the network is contracted out, or...

Celona and its vision for the edgeless enterprise (Analyst Angle)

Over the past several months, I have spent time with Celona, a startup offering a private cellular networking platform as a service. I like Celona’s strategy as it has the potential to be disruptive from a cost perspective while also simplifying the deployment and...

AT&T to provide private 5G, MEC to USC’s cancer research center

AT&T Business CEO: '5G is going to be a game-changer for the healthcare industry' AT&T is deploying a private 5G network, as well as Multi-access Edge computing (MEC), at the University of Southern California's (USC's) Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine to support cancer...

Private 5G networks will serve as a foundation for Industry 4.0

Industrial-grade enhancements coming to 5G with 3GPP Releases 16 and 17 Initial 5G network deployments, beginning in 2018 and continuing today, have largely been focused on providing consumers with an enhanced mobile broadband experience. However, as operators continue to invest in network capabilities enabled by...

Nokia CEO calls Q1 results ‘a clear improvement year-on-year’

Nokia reported growth in enterprise market and now tallies 290 private wireless customers Before 5G was even commercially available and certainly before "private networks" and "Industry 4.0" were broadly in the lexicon, Nokia was clear it would sell what would become private 5G in partnership...

US National Parks are getting greenfield 5G networks

The open source 5G networks will run on CBRS spectrum AccessParks and FreedomFi are partnering to use CBRS spectrum and open-source 5G network software to bring high-speed connectivity to hundreds of sites within the U.S. National Park system. AccessParks, a specialized Internet Service Provider that...

Verizon, AWS expand partnership, bring private MEC to enterprise customers

The dedicated MEC platform is fully integrated with AWS cloud services and Verizon's 5G private network Enterprise customers interested in a dedicated, on-premises edge compute infrastructure can now look to Verizon Business and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The companies are expanding their 5G collaboration in...

Private 5G: The Swiss Army network (Analyst Angle)

My grandfather gave me a Swiss Army Knife when I was 10 years old. (Of course, the first thing that I did was to test the sharpness of the blade, and I found out that it was a lot sharper than Mom’s kitchen knives). One...

5 telecommunications predictions for 2021 (Reader Forum)

It is not often that a singular event has a profound impact on nearly every industry, but this year’s global pandemic did just that- and the telecommunications industry is no exception. In fact, in 2020, consumers and businesses relied on the connectivity provided by...

Will 5G Change the World? Marisa Viveros, IBM (Ep. 31)

RCR Wireless News · Will 5G Change the World? Marisa Viveros, IBM (Ep. 31) IBM's Marisa Viveros, vice president of strategy and offerings for telecom, media and entertainment, discusses the combination of 5G, network automation and mobile edge computing, and gives some insight into increasingly...

Three key considerations when comparing Wi-Fi and cellular for your enterprise

It’s not just the next generation of cellular technology that’s looming on the horizon, promising to transform businesses. Wi-Fi also got its own upgrade in the form of Wi-Fi 6, or 802.11ax. As a result, enterprises are left with a big decision about how...

The Sunday Brief: CES 2021—don’t let the virtual format fool you

Snow and ice-filled greetings from Davidson, NC, and Springfield, MO.  Pictured is yours truly (with assistance from a nephew) providing an afternoon snack to a few of the many bovines at the in-laws’ Missouri farm.  A relaxing family holiday in a rural setting seems...

How Verizon is approaching private networks: A Q&A with Verizon’s VP of network planning

Adam Koeppe, Verizon’s senior vice president of network planning, caught up with RCR Wireless News to discuss how the operator is tackling the growing interest in private LTE and 5G networks in the enterprise space. When it comes to providing reliable and secure private...

Deploying and managing a private network: A Q&A with Quortus

Mark Bole, the CEO of Quortus, a private mobile network software provider, caught up with RCR Wireless News to discuss what enterprise decision makers should keep in mind when deciding if, how and where to use private cellular in their facilities and how enterprises...

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