Posts tagged with: standalone (SA)

Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson declare 5G slicing success in video trial

Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Ericsson said they’ve demonstrated the use of 5G end-to-end network slicing in a customer-centric service delivery model for video streaming, where a customer can control and adapt slice performance based on demand.  The proof-of-concept sets a...

Nokia to complete UScellular standalone 5G core in 2022

UScellular’s standalone 5G core supplied by Nokia should be ready by the end of 2022, according to the vendor. Nokia on Thursday announced that it was tapped by UScellular for the carrier’s standalone (SA) 5G deployment. A regional provider, UScellular...

Orange to launch cloud-native standalone 5G pilot network in France

A focus on cloud and open RAN continues this week alongside Mobile World Congress 2021, as mobile operator Orange announced plans to launch a pilot standalone 5G network in France that is cloud-native end-to-end. It’s a two-year project, going live...

DT, Ericsson, Samsung carve a 5G slice for VR gaming in lab trial

Deutsche Telekom completed end-to-end 5G network slicing with Ericsson and Samsung in a lab trial that carved out specific resources to deliver performance needed to support cloud virtual reality gaming. The partners called it a world’s first. The test used...

Rakuten Mobile shows high-speed processing in 5G core trial with NEC, Intel

Rakuten Mobile achieved high-speed processing for containerized user plane function (UPF) in a standalone 5G core lab trial, with partners NEC and Intel. In a disaggregated 5G network architecture, the control plane and user plane can be decoupled, enabling independent...

Ericsson scores 5G core win with Vodafone in the U.K.

Ericsson secured a 5G core network deal with Vodafone in the U.K, as the mobile operator looks to launch standalone across its European markets. It builds on 5G core work with the Swedish vendor in Germany, where Ericsson supported Vodafone...

Dish network chief talks 5G service-based architecture

Dish Network is working to build out a standalone 5G network, and network chief Marc Rouanne is zeroed in on the service-based architecture possible with a purely 5G core. “Service-based architectures have been around in the IT world and the...

Oracle to give Dish 5G core network slicing assist

Oracle might not be the first name that comes to mind in wireless, but Dish Network’s latest 5G vendor is already working with major telcos on 5G efforts.   Dish last week announced Oracle will help enable a service-based architecture...

Marek’s Take: Beware of the return of the half-G

With 5G networks in the U.S. still in their infancy, there’s already some early rumblings of another G. And I’m not talking about 6G (which is in development). I’m talking about the dreaded half-G.  During Huawei’s annual global analyst conference...

Ericsson, MediaTek demo dual connectivity for standalone 5G

Ericsson and MediaTek combined millimeter wave (mmWave) and mid-band spectrum bands in a test of New Radio Dual Connectivity (NR DC) for standalone 5G. Vendors and carriers have been working on 5G carrier aggregation (CA) technology to combine different spectrum channels...
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