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FierceWireless News June 14, 2017 The 3GPP officially completed the Standalone (SA) version of the 5G New Radio (NR) standard at a meeting in La Jolla, California, this week, marking a long-awaited target date for the standard. The Non-Standalone (NSA) version of the standard was approved in December 2017. The
According to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, global cellular IoT connections are set to grow 30% a year, largely thanks to accelerating deployments in China. By 2023, Ericsson predicted 3.5 billion cellular IoT connections worldwide. Its projections for 2023 have almost doubled within the last six months. North East Asia is expected to
Bloomberg News June 7, 2018 U.S. regulators set rules for gear operating in a swathe of airwaves that may be useful for fast 5G networks, helping to set the stage for an auction of the frequencies to mobile carriers. The Federal Communications Commission with a 4-0 vote Thursday said equipment
FierceWireless News June 4, 2018 The White House said President Trump has nominated Geoffrey Starks to the FCC. If confirmed by the Senate, Starks will fill the seat left vacant by Mignon Clyburn, who recently stepped down after eight years with the agency. Starks is currently an assistant bureau chief at
FierceWireless News May 22, 2018 CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—One of the FCC’s five commissioners said that he’s working to release enough midband spectrum over the next two years that providers could create a new, fully operational 5G network using the licenses. Those comments, made here at the WIA’s Connect (X) show
RCRWireless News May 8, 2017 How will you know if a wireless device is using the Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum at 3.5 GHz and interoperates with other such devices? It will be OnGo certified. CBRS Alliance, taking a page from the interoperability and functional certification that is conducted as