Infrastructure New software from Nokia means that millions of legacy 4G radio units can now be remotely switched to 5G/NR, without the need for engineers to climb towers.
Use cases Ericsson’s 5G evangelist Peter Linder believes that use places, within a specific geographical area, can support new use cases, and provide material value to CSPs.
Networks Advanced network slicing and IIoT use cases will be enabled by Verizon’s shift from 4G LTE-supported 5G to a standalone 5G infrastructure.
Security It’s still too early to quantify supply chain disruption following the US ban on Chinese tech, Huawei’s vice-president explains.
Networks Whilst waiting for fiber to be installed, a portion of mmWave bandwidth can now be used to connect a cell site to the core network.
Infrastructure Kenya’s largest MNO, Safaricom, has partnered with Aviat to install microwave backhaul, delivering 5G to remote locations around the country.
Infrastructure Nokia has issued a statement to reassert its commitment to leading the “open mobile future” by investing in Open RAN and Cloud RAN.
Infrastructure New software from Ericsson will enable 5G service providers to stop relying on 4G LTE infrastructure, and deliver standalone (SA) 5G for the first time.
Networks Vodafone has become the first UK operator to showcase the next phase of its 5G technology via a new network built for Coventry University.
Infrastructure Working with Vodafone, Swisscom, and using tech from Kathrein Mobile Communication, Ericsson has developed two new products to help CSPs save space.
Networks Dish, the satellite TV provider, has announced a new partnership with Open-RAN software specialists, Altiostar, to deliver the first virtualized standalone 5G network in the US.
Infrastructure Nokia has achieved anyhaul speeds of up to 8.5Gbps using its microwave Wavence product, which will support growing demand for capacity and low latency within next-gen networks.
Driverless vehicles To avoid essential workers being put at risk, Huawei has partnered with the NBTC and Siriraj Hospital to introduce driverless delivery vehicles.
Infrastructure Nokia has won a three-year deal as the exclusive 5G vendor for Taiwan Mobile’s 5G RAN, Core and IP Multimedia Services.
Report Mobile testing company Opensignal has released its first report on the state of 5G in South Korea, with impressive results.
Networks Verizon has used holographic beam forming repeaters from Pivotal Commware to extend its mmWave 5G Ultra Wide Band signal.
Manufacturing In partnership with Vodafone Business, electric vehicle production will be enhanced at Ford’s E:PriME facility with the introduction of a next-generation 5G private network.
Regulation The FCC has won a case with Small Satellite Operators, which were looking to postpone the auction of spectrum in the “critical” mid-band range.
Manufacturing Toyota Production Engineering Corporation (TPEC) in Japan will work with Nokia to implement a private 5G network at its design center in Fukuoka.
Report But despite the majority of people believing 5G would be beneficial, one fifth still didn't know anything about 5G technology.