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By Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas With the global pandemic underway, more people are working from home. Social distancing is in practical terms, physical distancing. Wireless networks are seeing a dramatic increase in data usage. It is clear by now that mobile connectivity will have outsized importance in our world,
Click here for Pre-Recorded Webinar Hosted By Informa Tech 5G is now a mainstream topic of conversation, not just within the telecom industry but in wider consumer and enterprise communities as well. Whilst the rollout of 5G RAN is taking place at an impressive rate, there is still a long
By Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas Just a few months ago, I had the opportunity to predict what the major storylines for 5G and LTE for 2020 were going to be: spectrum availability, more network densification, the move towards standalone 5G – and a vast increase in the number of
By Will Townsend, Moor Insights & Strategy As a networking analyst, I travel the world to spend time with infrastructure providers of 4G LTE and 5G core, radio access, and transport solutions as well as carriers and service providers. One of my biggest takeaways recently is the growing momentum behind
In this Ciena podcast episode recorded in Feb 2020, 5G Americas’ Chris Pearson and Ciena’s
The age of the smart machine being smartly connected is here. Those words may seem cliché by now, but it’s true. We are entering an amazing time in history when not just people, but things are becoming intelligent. Artificial Intelligence is no longer relegated to the tall towers of the
5G is touted as a game changer in the world of mobile communication. Technology experts say its performance benefits and industry use cases will be unparalleled. As business owners consider upgrades to their networks and devices, they’re asking: is 5G going to be worth the hype? Chris Pearson, president of
By Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas In the world of wireless telecommunications, there is perhaps nothing so shrouded in mystery and complexity than when introducing cloud native concepts. We are an industry that is undergoing a profound digital transformation that is introducing massive changes to our ability to scale our
Chris Pearson, President, 5G Americas | November 2019 A few weeks ago, when I was at Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles, I overheard more than one industry analyst observe that 5G is at the top of the “Hype Cycle”. The implication was that the cellular wireless industry had revved up marketing to such a degree
Service Enablement and Assurance are key to revenues By Sue Rudd, Strategy Analytics Overview After years of work on standards and process evolution, Communications Service Providers (CSPs) can now begin toleverage 5G management, orchestration and automation to enable new services and assure their quality in minutes not weeks or months.