Posts tagged with: Tech

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...

Plume raises $300M from Softbank Vision Fund 2, eyes 5G FWA

Plume, a Wi-Fi software company and operator of the largest software-defined network (SDN), has raised $300 million in a new round of minority equity investment led by Softbank Vision Fund 2. It comes fresh off the heels of raising $270...

American Tower buys DataSite, adds two data centers for edge ambitions

American Tower has added two data centers to its portfolio, recently closing the acquisition of DataSite.  American Tower is now responsible for management and operations of DataSite facilities in Atlanta and Orlando – bringing its total data center tally to...

Nokia, MediaTek hit 3.2 Gbps in sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation trial

Nokia and MediaTek fired up a carrier aggregation trial that used sub-6 GHz spectrum to reach end-user speeds of 3.2 Gbps. The test combined different frequency channels – lower band FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) 600 MHz and mid-band TDD (Time...

Kore takes IoT to NYSE

Kore Wireless, a long-established IoT company, went public on the NYSE on Friday. Kore debuted at $7/share after completing a combination with Cerberus Telecom Acquisition Corp., led by wireless industry veteran Tim Donahue. Kore announced the merger in March in a...

WifiForward, WISPA tout next steps on 6 GHz

Industry groups WifiForward and WISPA are excited by the FCC’s recent move to set up spectrum coordination systems for unlicensed operations in the 6 GHz band. A public notice on automated frequency coordination (AFC) systems was adopted this week ahead...

Wind Talker creates mesh networks to extend wireless, has worked with Verizon

Wind Talker Innovations is a five-year-old startup whose software creates a mesh network out of wireless devices such as smartphones and tablets. The mesh network can extend existing mobile networks.  Wind Talker executives say they don’t want to compete with...

Massive MIMO, adaptive beam forming spiff up 12 GHz band

Advances in wireless technology are getting some love in the fight over whether the 12 GHz band should be used for 5G. In its latest arguments before the FCC, long-time 12 GHz 5G proponent RS Access points (PDF) to a...

Marek’s Take: My 5G fixed wireless experience

I’ve been a remote worker – either full-time or part-time – for the past 20 years. And during that time, I’ve relied heavily on my local cable company to provide my broadband connection so that I can do my work. And...

Oracle software helps BT in 5G migration, new services

BT, owner of U.K. mobile operator EE, is using Oracle’s cloud-native converged policy software to help ease its transition to 5G and introduce new services more quickly. In the U.S., Oracle is supplying Dish Network with cloud-native policy functionality for...