Ericsson: ‘5G is not a single thing’

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Ericsson: ‘5G is not a single thing’4G and 5G will coexist for much longer than previous generations of mobile broadband PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island—For Peter Linder, Ericsson’s vice president of marketing and communications in North America, the most important thing for policy makers and businesses to understand about the next generation of mobile broadband is that […]

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#TBT: T-Mo anticipates 600 MHz auction; Verizon balks at unlimited plans; LTE use on the rise … this week in 2013

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#TBT: T-Mo anticipates 600 MHz auction; Verizon balks at unlimited plans; LTE use on the rise … this week in 2013  Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set […]

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Rohde & Schwarz White Paper: Antenna Array Testing – Conducted and Over the Air: The Way to 5G

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Rohde & Schwarz White Paper: Antenna Array Testing – Conducted and Over the Air: The Way to 5G5G networks will need to offer more capacity and flexibility while lowering the operational expenses of the system. Two new technologies can simultaneously address both the increase in capacity and the increase in energy efficiency: Virtualization & Massive […]

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5G in Singapore: StarHub open to network, spectrum sharing

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5G in Singapore: StarHub open to network, spectrum sharingStarHub looking beyond eMBB to 5G for URLLC With 5G on track to launch in Singapore and 2020, the three carriers are waiting for state regulators to finalize spectrum allocation before moving forward with plans to bypass non-standalone 5G networks like those in the U.S. and elsewhere […]

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Editorial Webinar: Public Safety, Critical Communications – UK/EU

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Editorial Webinar: Public Safety, Critical Communications – UK/EUDisasters cross international borders, and in Europe, critical communications need to support the ability of first responders in neighboring countries to work collaboratively. This webinar explores the latest trends and developments in how European Union countries and the United Kingdom are meeting the challenges of critical communications, from […]

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Beeline launches 5G pilot zone in Moscow

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Beeline launches 5G pilot zone in MoscowMegafon also planning a 5G testbed Russian mobile operator Beeline has launched a 5G pilot area near the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russian press reported. The launch of the 5G pilot area comes after an agreement signed between the telco and Moscow municipal government. Part of the 5G pilot […]

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Senators urge FCC to review licenses of two Chinese carriers

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Senators urge FCC to review licenses of two Chinese carriersFCC Chairman urged to review China Telecom and China Unicom domestic operations Two U.S. senators asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and national security agencies to review whether Chinese state-run telecom operators China Telecom and China Unicom should be allowed to operate in the United States due to […]

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The five rural use cases for 5G

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The five rural use cases for 5G5G might make the city smart, but it can also make the country clever PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island—This week, Ericsson finalized its new deal with Kansas-based mobile operator Nex-Tech Wireless and the Rural Independent Network Alliance (RINA) Wireless, a cooperative, peer-to-peer association of independent Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to bring […]

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Disaster Tech Lab: Using cellular in disaster response

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Disaster Tech Lab: Using cellular in disaster responseIncreased digitalization is impacting disaster response and recovery Coverage, power and backhaul. Those three pieces are fundamental to any working cellular network, but they can be awfully hard to come by during a response to a natural or humanitarian disaster. Disaster Tech Lab specializes in providing emergency connectivity […]

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‘Major wake-up call’: SIM vulnerability targets mobile users for surveillance

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‘Major wake-up call’: SIM vulnerability targets mobile users for surveillanceResearchers at AdaptiveMobile Security say that they have uncovered a SIM-based smartphone vulnerability used for targeted surveillance which has been expanded to use for fraud, scam calls and other uses by hackers. Dubbed Simjacker, AdaptiveMobile Security said that the vulnerability represents “a huge jump in complexity […]

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