Category: 5G


5G adoption fast changing legacy trends and services

Aricent had recently participated in 5G world and was part of a panel discussion explaining how use cases of 5G will help monetize networks. Aricent explained later how 5G affects the hardware and software for New radios and antennas. Virtualization of core is coming with 4G leading path for 5G. Use cases are the major driving factors for 5G. 3GPP specifications are now available for non stand alone and recently frozen for stand alone as well. This will further drive 5G adoption.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Social skills

There’s a cosmopolitan theme to the pod this week with Scott reflecting on his trip to Stockholm to hang out with Ericsson and Jamie looking forward with some trepidation to breakfast in China. We also hear about a recent Connected Britain event from guest podder Shannon, who also fuels a massive tangent about the pros and cons of social media. Iain ruins the jaunty mood by lamenting the continuing attrition of jobs among the world’s operators.

Vodafone gets the 5G ball rolling

Vodafone has unveiled seven cities which will serve as test sites for 5G trials between October and December later this year.

Three on network problems, solutions and ambitions…

Phil Sheppard, Director of Network Strategy at Three UK, talks to Jamie about bringing the network up to scratch, reinforcing its position in the 4G market and preparations for 5G deployment next year…

The Telecoms.com podcast: Live from 5G World

This week we bring you the pod live (or at least it was when we filmed it) from 5G World 2018 in London – an event that tested the stamina of our youngest team member. Scott reflects on apparent sentiment that everyone should stop moaning about 5G business cases and just get on with it, while Iain notes the downbeat current phase of the 5G hype cycle, Jamie laments a relative lack of ambition from European operators and guest podder Elliott reflects on living the 5G dream.

Huawei hits back at Australian paranoia

Huawei has written an open letter to Australian members of Parliament hitting back at the claims the company is a security risk, as it scraps for survival in the 5G race.

BT targets 2022 for 3G power down

We’re not too sure whether we missed an announcement over the last couple of months, but BT has now stated it intends to turn off 3G by 2022.

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