Friday , 23 March 2018
Breaking News


Who Will Win The US 5G Race? – Forbes

<div _ngcontent-c20 innerhtml=" NASA/Bill Ingalls The race for 5G is heating up! At Mobile World Congress 2018, each of the U.S. tier one carriers announced their 5G plans. Let’s look at each of the specific announcements and I will share my perspective and analysis. AT&amp;T:&nbsp; Has its promise of a 5G “evolution” delivered or confused the market? AT&amp;T has been ... Read More »

FCC's new 5G rules favor fast setup over federal reviews – CNET

The FCC vote was 3-2, along party lines, Thursday.  Kelly Nelson/CNET The Federal Communications Commission is altering regulations so wireless carriers can deploy 5G faster. In a 3-2, party-line vote Thursday, agency commissioners passed a measure that exempts small cell radio deployments from federal environmental and historical preservation reviews originally meant for large cell phone towers. The vote didn’t affect ... Read More »

Korea Telecom to launch 5G in March 2019, calls Verizon's earlier 5G 'backwards' – VentureBeat

Top South Korean phone company Korea Telecom (KT) announced today that it will offer 5G cellular service in March 2019, Yonhap reports, while downplaying U.S. carrier Verizon’s plan to launch 5G in 2018 as “a step backward.” KT’s prickly comments come after it collaborated with Verizon on 5G video calling tests during last month’s Super Bowl, illustrating the fierce international competition to bring 5G ... Read More »

New FCC Order Pushes 5G Momentum In Right Direction – Forbes

<div _ngcontent-c20 innerhtml=" Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioners Michael O’Rielly, left, and Brendan Carr (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) This Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on proposed rules seeking to streamline wireless infrastructure deployment. This Order, and its passage, comes at a critical time in America’s infrastructure story. The United States has historically focused modernization efforts on physical assets ... Read More »

The Bumpy Road To 5G – SemiEngineering

5G is coming, but not everywhere, not all at once, and not the fastest version of this technology right away. In fact, the probable scenario is that 5G will be rolled out first in densely populated urban areas, starting in 2020 or 2021, with increasingly widespread adoption over the next decade after that. But 5G is unlikely to ever completely ... Read More »

UK 5G spectrum auction gets underway – TechRadar

After a number of delays, the UK’s first auction of 5G spectrum gets underway today, with five bidders hoping to secure a share of the spoils. EE, O2, Three and Vodafone will all be bidding, alongside small cell operator Airspan. Fixed wireless broadband operator Connexin was also approved as a participant, but it withdrew from the process last week. Up ... Read More »

Wanted: New Approaches to Indoor 5G | Light Reading – Light Reading

It’s a statement of the obvious perhaps, but operators planning to offer 5G need new ways to offer service indoors. This matters because this is mostly where we use our phones, and also because some of the major new opportunities for 5G in industrial verticals will need dedicated, high-performance indoor networks — think factories, warehouses, airports, hospitals, etc. The basic ... Read More »

The Many Frequencies of 5G – Electronic Design

Last December saw the 3GPP announce release 15, which specifies the first elements of the 5G NR (5G New Radio) standard, a widely anticipated development with far reaching implications. This joins the Verizon pre-5G specification, sparking memories of the 3G roll-out (with the competing, but ultimately doomed, NTT DoCoMo 3G standard) in which early equipment could work in a limited ... Read More »