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Advantages of 8T8R in 5G NR Sub-6 GHz Networks

5G promises all kinds of new opportunities for mobile operators to deliver enhanced capacity and end-user experience to customers to address the ever-growing demand for data. But you need to prepare the groundwork correctly, and that means making the right choice of antennas and RF paths. There are challenges to address on the road to […]

From network planning to monetisation by cell: the critical role of Smart CAPEX

What would make a mobile operator jitter the most when it decides to roll out 5G services? In all likelihood it would be the cost. When answering a recent industry survey on 5G, 60% of all the respondents cited gear and deployment cost as the biggest impediment to 5G rollout. Something worth noting is […]

5G Private Networks for Industry 4.0 – Part 2

5G private networks bring significant benefits to manufacturers, but the road to deployment has challenges those manufacturers and their partners must overcome to ensure network coverage, connectivity, and stability. Various deployment options, stringent requirements, and the need for security make implementing a 5G private network a complex task. Overcoming these challenges requires a holistic view […]

5G Private Networks for Industry 4.0 – Part 1

5G private networks are proliferating, but the road to 5G private networks is paved with challenges. Enabling 5G private network use cases for Industry 4.0 puts significant demands on network performance. Overcoming these challenges requires a solid understanding of 5G private network use cases and their requirements. Anyone adopting a 5G private network should also […]

5G and beyond for dummies

The future of 5G is here. 5G & Beyond For Dummies, Keysight Technologies Special Edition, details the continuing evolution of 5G to new frequencies, deployments, capabilities, and business transformations. No matter if you’re a chipset/device maker, a network equipment manufacturer, or a mobile network operator, you can use this handy guide to find out what […]

Huawei Operation Transformation Press Conference 2022

Key talking points from the Huawei Operation Transformation Press Conference held at MWC 2022 in Barcelona. At MWC Huawei held a round table looking at digital transformation within the telecoms industry. In it, a panel of experts from Huawei took questions from journalists on subjects including best practice, partnerships how operators can manage their own […]

Full-fiber Broadband Service with Huawei SingleFAN Pro Solution, successfully implemented in El Salvador

[San Salvador, El Salvador] The Huawei’s SingleFAN Pro(AirPON)solution provided full-fiber broadband services for the touristic beach El Tunco. This solution utilized existing Tigo El Salvador Telecomunication wireless sites and completed the construction of fiber access network from several months to 7 days. With the end-to-end digitalization capability, excellent network services were provided for tourists and […]

Impact of 5G on CSPs Regarding Lawful Interception

5G will improve efficiencies and advance technologies that touch us all, transforming physical, monolithic networks into cloud-based ones. Throughout this evolution, Communication Service Providers (CSPs) must enhance their lawful intercept capabilities in anticipation of the new data speeds and throughput associated with 5G. In this whitepaper, we examine the challenges CSPs are facing as they […]

Building a Green and Low-Carbon Optical Network

Recently, IDATE, a well-known French analysis and research institute, jointly held the Green Optical Network Summit with carriers and equipment vendors in Barcelona. Maria Yolanda Crisanto, Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) of Globe Telecom, a leading digital solution group, described Globe’s Net Zero strategy and a pathway to low-carbon networks by emerging green technologies. As a […]

IPv6: Release Connectivity Potential, Boost Digital Economy

On February 28, 2022, IPv6 Summit (hosted by Informa Tech) themed “Release Potential Connectivity, Boost Digital Economy” was held at W Hotel Barcelona, Spain, during MWC 2022. Nine speakers from the Internet Hall of Fame, European Telecommunications Standards Institute, Botswana Minister of Transport and Communications, MTN, Swisscom, OMDIA, and Informa Tech attended the summit and […]

To 5G with O-RAN

The diverse requirements of 5G and the different business models enabled by 5G provide new opportunities in the market. Further opportunities can be found through adoption of O-RAN technology. This white paper sheds light on the different aspects by giving a high-level view on the following: 5G architecture 5G New Radio (NR) air interface, also […]

Huawei launches FTTR solution in MWC 2022: Redefining Digital Home and SME Experience

[Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2022] At the 2022 Mobile World Congress (MWC), Huawei launched innovative gigabit fiber-to-the room (FTTR) solutions. The solutions extend fibers to every room and aim to build an all-optical base for smart homes and digital enterprises, enabling gigabit Wi-Fi 6 coverage in each room and creating a brand-new digital life experience. […]

Network Performance Score (NPS)

The Network Performance Score (NPS)… is an ETSI-ratified methodology characterizes overall network performance in a single, transparent and – QoE-centric metric compares the quality of mobile networks within a market and globally for the purposes of benchmarking and optimization campaigns. Download this white paper to learn how the NPS integrates voice and data KPIs to […]

Own 5G. Own the Edge.

by Brian Lavallée, Sr. Director of Solutions Marketing, Ciena 5G has quickly gone from hype to reality with live commercial deployments taking place worldwide. How can network operators best compete in this hyper-competitive market to help them own the edge? By taking an adaptive approach to designing best-in-breed 5G networks that are open by design, […]

Planning today for the networks – and revenue opportunities – of tomorrow

How well operators plan their 5G network rollouts today has a direct impact on profitability in the future, and yet revenue increasingly comes from new, often untested services and business models. There’s no room for waste; the increasing configurability and density of modern networks means that CAPEX allocation must be highly precise, based on accurate […]

Cloud-Accessible Lab-Based Open RAN Solutions

With over 85% of NEMs using VIAVI RANtoCoreTM solutions for gNB development, VIAVI uniquely offers market-leading 5G and Open RAN test solutions for conformance, performance, and interoperability of O-RU, O-CU, O-DU, RIC and Core elements. VIAVI solutions can be deployed in both public and private clouds to enable customers to improve return on investment, utilization, […]

Open RAN Radio Verification

Open RAN sets out to deliver well-defined specifications to the industry with the goal of enabling open RAN based programmable networks consisting of fully disaggregated modular open RAN network functions. These networks are designed to be multi-vendor and interoperable over open interfaces, running on cloud-based virtual systems. Why is the VIAVI OneAdvisor 800 the ideal […]

Test Suite for O-RAN Specifications

Operators and equipment manufacturers worldwide are adopting O-RAN to reduce the costs of deploying the infrastructure and to lower the barrier to entry for new product innovation. Having the right test and network management strategy can help overcome the challenges that come with the test and integration. Discover in this application note: What is O-RAN […]

Child Abduction & Trafficking: How Technology is Used to Target the Innocent

With more and more children having access to smartphones and computers, predators and human traffickers have a better chance to reach them. And with the Internet, that reach has quickly become global. This whitepaper looks into the technology leveraged to groom potential victims, but then also solve missing, runaway, and trafficked children cases. Online enticement […]


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