Category: 5G


France targets 2020 5G rollout

French regulator Arcep has laid out its 5G roadmap with ambitions to launch the mobile euphoria in at least one major city by 2020, and provide 5G coverage of the main transport routes by 2025.

Is your RF ready for 5G?

Mobile operators are now able to advance their plans for 5G rollouts thanks to accelerated 5G standards development.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: It’s coming home

Iain kicks off this week with tales from Transylvania, which he recently visited to hear about all the cool things Orange Romania is working on with 5G such as fixed wireless access and smart cities. Scott then moves on to chapter 11 of the ZTE saga, in which the fraught Chinese kit vendor seems to have been offered a lifeline of sorts from by the US. The guys then move on to the content side of things and pray AT&T doesn’t ruin HBO, before concluding with a tangential review the World Cup and Wimbledon.

How 5G will revolutionise the MVNO market

5G networks will create new business models for operators and MVNOs. How can they take advantage? MVNOs World Series talked to a few industry insiders to find out.

Virtualization of the RAN is a key part of the move to 5G

To deploy 5G operators need to re-think how they will re-architect the network for key parameters such as latency, service quality and cost reduction. Architectures such as Cloud RAN enable major cost reductions saving mobile operators 49 percent in capital costs and 31 percent in annual operating costs, compared to traditional RAN implementations. To be successful, operators must deliver more profitable strategies moving forward. Now is the time for operators to look toward virtualization, Cloud RAN, and other associated technologies to improve their bottom line by developing their end-to-end network capabilities. Mavenir offers solutions to help mobile operators transform network economics through cost savings, revenue-generating services and revenue protection capabilities.

3 + BT + SSE = 5G, FYI

UK MNO Three has announced a new deal that gives it access to a bunch of BT local exchanges to augment its backhaul. This will be handy for 5G, we’re told.

MWC Shanghai 2018 video wrap up

Telecoms.com roving reporter Jamie Davies delivers offers his take on MWC Shanghai, featuring an interview with Nokia’s Jane Rygaard.

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

Loading ... Loading ...