Category: Millimetre wave


Nokia claims new 5G uplink speed record

Finnish kit vendor Nokia teamed up with compatriot MNO Elisa and US mobile chip firm Qualcomm to hit uplink speeds of 2.1 Gbps using 5G over mmWave.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT Sport, mmWave and Russia

No guest this week but we do have a special member of the audience this as the Telecoms.com empire continues to grow. The guys start by looking at BT’s latest attempt to rescue its sport division and what that says about telcos betting on content. They move on to ponder the matter of how useful millimetre wave spectrum is before concluding with a look at the effect Russia sanctions are having on the industry.

Belgium says no to 5G mmWave down south

The government of Belgium’s Wallonia region has given the go-ahead for an increase in radiation limits for 5G, but is sticking to its guns on health concerns about millimetre wave.

Intracom Telecom innovations @ MWC Barcelona 2022

During MWC Barcelona 2022 Intracom Telecom presented its technological innovations on the 28 GHz FDD hub radio WiBAS™ G5 dual-BS and on the 24/26/27/28 GHz TDD hub radio WiBAS™ G5 smart-BS that enhance the density of subscribers and the speed of connection. The company also demonstrated a new ground-breaking 30 Gbps E-Band radio using a single 2 GHz channel, the UltraLink™-XR80 that is ideal for use in 5G-era RAN xHaul use cases.

Brazil gets a new nationwide mobile player

The lion’s share of new 5G spectrum in Brazil has gone to the big three, as expected, but half a dozen small players also won frequencies, with one picking up a national licence.

Adtran makes its mmWave FWA move

There are increasing signs that millimetre wave might finally become useful with Adtran joining the race to apply it to fixed wireless access.

Applications open for Australia’s sub-1 GHz 5G sale

Australia has formally opened its sub-1 GHz 5G spectrum auction process and interested parties have three weeks to submit their applications for a contest that will take place before the end of the year.

Does Verizon have the fastest 5G in the world?

Verizon really does have the fastest 5G in the world, or at least it is allowed to make that claim through its advertising, according to an advertising standards ruling this week.

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