Saturday , 19 August 2017
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WatchGuard launches new firewall appliances, 5G focus of MWC – TechTarget

Drew Conry-Murray, writing in Packet Pushers, reviewed the new line of firewall appliances released by WatchGuard. The new firewall appliances are part of the vendor’s Firebox line, targeting locations with 100 to 850 users. The new firewall offerings are intended to inspect decrypted internet traffic and serve as an intermediary for analyzing HTTPS traffic. After interception and decryption, traffic can ... Read More »

1.4B 5G Connections by 2025? Analysts Say Yes – Light Reading

Juniper Research is predicting that 5G connections will blow through the billion mark within six years of the next-gen networks launching in 2019. Juniper Research Ltd. forecasted this week that there will be “1.4 billion 5G connections by 2025, an increase from just 1 million in 2019, the anticipated first year of commercial launch.” This will represent an average annual ... Read More »

5G phone network: Expert concerned by lack of understanding of potential health effects – ABC Online

More research is needed into the potential health effects of new 5G mobile phone technology before it is rolled out in Australia, an international expert says. The high-speed mobile phone network could be operational in Australia from 2020, offering up to 50 times the bandwidth currently available on 4G networks, allowing users to download the equivalent of three television episodes ... Read More »

Verizon (VZ) to Aggressively Deploy Dark Fiber for 5G Backhaul –

U.S. telecom behemoth Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has decided to acquire and install dark fiber based network throughout its footprint. This initiative comes in a bid to support the existing 4G LTE network and more importantly to aid the company transition into the upcoming 5G wireless network. Dark fiber provides abundant bandwidth which is of utmost necessity for the smooth functioning ... Read More »

Huawei focuses on 5G backhaul needs – RCR Wireless News

New mobile bearer solution to allow operators to build end-to-end 5G networks including any type of backhaul connection Huawei said its new X-Haul product supports flexible backhaul access to the core network through IP, microwave and optical transport network (OTN) technologies, regardless of the requirements of the base station. X-Haul features a cloud-based architecture that enables agile operations on 5G ... Read More »

What 5G could mean for broadcast – IBC365 (registration)

At the beginning of August, a consortium including Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm achieved a wireless network speed of 953 Mb/s. Much faster speeds have been achieved in the lab, of course, but this was a real-world, dynamic wireless network, in Boca Raton, Florida, using readily available components. This demonstration used licensed assisted access (LAA), an Ericsson technology which boosts the ... Read More »

Global 5G connections to reach 1.4bn by 2025 – ITWeb

5G fixed wireless broadband will need to meet expectations in real-world scenarios. Global 5G connections are forecast to reach 1.4 billion globally by 2025, an increase from the one million connections predicted for 2019. This is according to a new report from Juniper Research, which says the increase will represent average annual growth of 232% from 2019, which is anticipated to be ... Read More »

Gartner's Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G And Deep Learning For First Time – Forbes

Gartner added eight new technologies to the Hype Cycle this year including 5G, Artificial General Intelligence, Deep Learning, Edge Computing, Serverless PaaS. Virtual Personal Assistants, Personal Analytics, Data Broker PaaS (dbrPaaS) are no longer included in the Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 provides insights gained from evaluations of more than 2,000 technologies the research ... Read More »