5G: are we there yet?

5G, or Fifth Generation networks are being lauded as the vehicle which will launch technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain based applications into mainstream use - and with good reason. 5G promises significantly faster speeds than its predecessor,...

Ericsson boosts indoor coverage

With mobile data traffic surging by eight-times and 1-billion 5G subscriptions expected by the end of 2023, mobile operators must meet consumer and enterprise demand for applications such as 4K/8K video streaming, virtual reality/augmented reality, and immersive...

ZTE debuts 5G E2E network slicing

ZTE has released what is claims is the world's first 5G E2E network slicing solution. The release will push forward the technical maturity of the 5G commercial system to a new level, lay a solid foundation for the new mode of 5G slice-based network operation, build up...

Heidelberg and Nigel go wireless with WIRUlink

Fixed wireless broadband provider WIRUlink will be increasing its wireless internet coverage to include various outlying regions across South Africa, with its latest deployments including Heidelberg and Nigel. This move will see the wireless broadband provider...

5G NR standard tested

Intel, Deutsche Telecom (DT) and Huawei have conducted the world's first successful over-the-air test showcasing 5G interoperability and development testing (IODT) based on the Release 15 NSA 5G NR specification. The standard is defined through collaboration of the...

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