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Ligado, Nokia strike deal to target US private networks

Ligado's spectrum will be used in conjunction with Nokia's Digital Automation Cloud for enterprise private wireless Ligado Networks and Nokia announced plans to combine Nokia's Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) enterprise private wireless networks solution with Ligado's L-Band nationwide licensed spectrum for deployment in the U.S....

Alaska Airlines picks T-Mobile as preferred carrier

Alaska Airlines has picked T-Mobile as its preferred wireless provider and will migrate most of its wireless business to the Un-carrier.

Nokia deploys 5G private network at Volkswagen plant in Germany

Volkswagen’s main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany now has a private 5G Standalone wireless network, thanks to Nokia. The network is operating in the dedicated 3.7-3.8 GHz band for local private wireless networks that the carmaker was allocated by the Federal Network Agency. According to the...

Private LTE networks offer enterprises a ‘tremendous opportunity,’ says CTS

According to Rob Cerbone, VP of product management and marketing at Communication Technology Services (CTS), the company have been trending towards selling connectivity services directly to enterprise customers, and as a result, has expanded its portfolio so it can provide full signal sources without...

Geoverse launches CBRS neutral host trial at Orlando’s Caribe Royale Resort

A CBRS-based neutral host offers substantial benefits compared to legacy Distributed Antenna System (DAS)-based approaches, says Geoverse The Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando is getting a pilot, private Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)-based neutral-host network provided by Geoverse to enhance connectivity across the expansive hotel,...

How and why private 5G networks are taking flight (Reader Forum)

In a 2020 survey conducted by Morning Consult, 700 business technology decision-makers weighed in on the topic of 5G, with most agreeing it will create new opportunities for their company (80%), their industry (79%) and their role (79%). Seven in 10 believe 5G will...

5G’s $4 trillion question: How should MNOs approach mass customization? (Reader Forum)

5G is ushering in a new era of faster and more efficient telecommunications, enabling the expansion of other new technologies, from automated factories to extended reality and giving users more security and control over their networks. In essence, 5G is remaking the telecom industry...

Boingo exploring private network opportunities with Petco Park trial

Boingo Wireless worked with the San Diego Padres to deploy a CBRS-based private network  The opportunity afforded through the combination of liberalized spectrum access and private network market appetite is highlighted in a trial deployment at Petco Park courtesy of Boingo Wireless. In discussing the...

Selling 5G ‘is all about the ecosystem,’ Verizon CRO says

Verizon combining 5G and MEC, growing its private networks business, and partnering with hyperscalers LOS ANGELES--Verizon was an early mover on mmWave 5G, has tapped Dynamic Sharing Spectrum to leverage existing spectrum and offer nationwide 5G coverage, and has a trove of C Band holdings...

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)

Ed Cholerton, president of Nokia North America, discusses private network traction, the Open RAN landscape, the importance of closing the digital divide, and more.

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...

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