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Wi-Fi has been providing critical connectivity alongside cellular deployments for decades. And, says Alex Roytblat, senior director of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs at Wi-Fi Alliance, it will continue to do so for 5G deployments, which are now offered by several of the UK’s network providers including EE and O2.
Nobody could accuse the telecoms industry of standing still – after all, research into 6G technology is underway even though 5G has barely left the labs to go into its deployment phase. But, as Sanjay Bhatia, VP of solutions marketing & strategy at Ribbon asks, is all the network research and investment currently focused on the […]
ZTE partners with China Telecom to deploy 5G commercial ultra-broadband Qcell digital indoor distribution system
A WEEK IN TELCO IT – The news hasn’t improved much lately, and it’s tough to digest a diet of disaster in the media, says Jeremy Cowan. We have to hold our hands up here for sharing tough news in www.TheEE.io , www.IoT-Now.com , and www.VanillaPlus.com ). So, don’t think I’m in denial when I […] More...
Analysys Mason report: Operator spending on monetisation platforms declined by 3% in 2017, but 5G will drive demand
Everyone likes to talk about 5G uses cases, but customers are asking, what sets 5G apart from current 4G services? A recent study by Strategy Analytics tells it like it is – for 5G to be successful, network operators will have to take service innovation to the next level if they want customers to adopt […]
Mobile operators face a range of challenges today from saturation, competition and regulation – all of which are having a negative impact on revenues. The introduction of 5G offers new customer segments and services to offset this decline. However, unlike the introduction of 4G which was dominated by consumer benefits, 5G is expected to be […]
As communications service providers (CSPs) rise to the challenge of generating value from their big data analytics, Philipp Gröne, a senior delivery expert at Unitymedia, explains how the German service provider has uncovered real cash from its deployment of Guavus big data analytics – an estimated seven-digit euro sum annually in opex savings and a […]