Viewpoints

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5G: A Great Rural Opportunity?

By Eddie Hold, NPD Group “Focusing on a wired growth plan is not the best approach for providing broadband service in rural markets” While much of the media buzz about 5G is focused on the wireless technology’s potential speed, there’s a more fundamental benefit that 5G will bring to the

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So where exactly is the edge?

By Iain Gillott, President, iGR Edge computing (EC) – and there are several different versions/approaches – emerged on the wireless industry stage several years ago. It has the potential to be as disruptive a technology as anything that is being discussed today – 5G New Radio, NFV/SDN, C-RAN, etc. In

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Edge computing: the nervous system for 5G networks

What does Edge computing do? Edge computing enables new applications which require lower network latency for real-time operations, such as augmented and virtual reality for events, video and speech analytics, remote monitoring for video security, and others. Edge computing will be needed at scale for augmented reality applications, such as

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How Global 5G is Truly Transformational

Chris PearsonPresident, 5G Americas September 04, 2019 For years, the promise of 5G has been dangling in front of us, with visions of being able to change the world. Its ability to greatly improve network speeds, manage more devices, have better coverage, use more spectrum, be more energy efficient, and

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Sparring Partners: Does the edge matter to the enterprise?

Watch the Sparring Partners webinar on how the edge enables enterprise private networks with Chris Nicoll and Monica Paolini: – Does the enterprise need edge compute for access, services and IoT?  – Do private networks benefit from the edge? – What are the operational, security, and network topology implications of

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5G Radios are Packed with Advanced Antenna Technology

Building on 3GPP Advances Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas August, 2019 It’s now been a little over ten and a half years since the introduction of Long-Term Evolution (LTE) in December2008, which has been the fastest growing mobile broadband technology in history.  Over the years, we’ve seenstrong and steady improvements

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5G technologies create the most secure wireless networks

Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas July, 2019 Security has always been at the forefront of mobile communications networks. It is the immune system which keeps a cellular network and ecosystem running. Yet, with each new generation of networking technologies, sophisticated hackers drive the need to build a bigger and better

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The Evolving Internet of Things will require robust 5G networks

July 2019 This is truly an astonishing time for 5G, as sophisticated enabling technologies are converging in a quicklydigitizing world. Individually, technologies like AI and machine learning, augmented reality, blockchain, robotics, cloud and edge computing all represent transformational technologies of our age. They are the electricity and oil ofour current day. Combined,

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FCC’s Pai plans to tee up 2.5 GHz auction for 5G

FierceWireless News June 18, 2019 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday unveiled plans to open up access to unused 2.5 GHz spectrum, with a draft order that would eliminate current educational use requirements for the EBS portion the band and tee up an auction to use the mid-band airwaves for

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FCC CONCLUDES FIRST HIGH-BAND 5G AIRWAVES AUCTIONS

High-Band Spectrum in 24 GHz and 28 GHz Bands Auctioned for Over $2.7 Billion  FCC Press Release  Media Contact: Will Wiquist, (202) 418-0509 will.wiquist@fcc.gov   For Immediate Release   FCC CONCLUDES FIRST HIGH-BAND 5G AIRWAVES AUCTIONS  High-Band Spectrum in 24 GHz and 28 GHz Bands Auctioned for Over $2.7 Billion

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