Commercialisation of 5G sub-6GHz carrier aggregation
Qualcomm Technologies has announced they have together enabled the world's first commercialisation of 5G sub-6GHz carrier aggregation (sub6-CA) in Japan, effective immediately, to bring multi-gigabit mobile experiences to DOCOMO customers.
5G test system to FAANG client wrapping up 2020
Ranatec has announced it has delivered a 5G testing system to one of the big five (FAANG) US-based tech companies. In a significant 2020 product milestone, the Swedish manufacturer wraps up 2020 deliveries with a substantial order of 500K Swedish kroner, approximately €50K.
5G massive MIMO radio unit solutions announced
Marvell and Analog Devices have announced an advanced 4G/5G radio unit (RU) design that supports high antenna counts and multi-gigabit per second throughput for both integrated RAN and Open RAN deployments.
NeutrORAN testbed used in UK 5G Open RAN trial
The UK Government and NEC have announced the launch of the NEC ‘NeutrORAN’ project, which will showcase the latest innovations in the Open Radio Access Network (RAN) space. The project will be used to test and demonstrate a multiple operator, neutral host solution using an Open RAN ecosystem.
Content delivery predictions for 2021
2020 was a dramatic year for OTT content providers and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). The shift to online living and remote working resulted in a massive surge in demand for content - from streaming services, to online gaming and video conferencing solutions.
5G NR router providing a powerful edge computing gateway
Advantech has announced the introduction of its ICR-4453 ultra-high-speed 5G NR router (New Radio) and powerful edge computing gateway focused on the global market. The 5G ‘gigabit’ speed, provides low latency and guaranteed quality (SLA) of connectivity and is a real step forward to massive IoT and enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) applications. The router also offers remote configuration, management and diagnostics.
Partnership on 5G core to accelerate monetisation
Enea has announced that it has partnered with MATRIXX Software, provider of next-generation, real-time converged rating and charging for 5G. The combination of Enea’s Policy Manager and MATRIXX Software’s 5G Converged Charging System gives operators a turnkey, cloud-native policy and charging solution for 4G and 5G networks which can be deployed on public, private and hybrid clouds.
5G end-to-end connection accelerating RAN development
Wireless Telecom Group has announced that CommAgility has achieved the technological milestone of establishing 5G high data rate end-to-end connections with its latest software and reference design products for 5G base stations. The company’s expanding portfolio of robust, flexible 5G New Radio (NR) products help developers cut the time, complexity, and cost of creating 5G solutions for specialised applications and private networks.
3GPP Release 16 interoperability interface for 5G
Enea has announced that a tier one North American operator has deployed its 5G network data layer (NDL) solution, Stratum to create a 3GPP Release 16 interoperability interface in a 5G standalone (5GSA) environment. The interface will allow the mobile operator to bring together all network and subscriber data from across its 4G and 5G networks.
IPsec Packet Engine secures 5G networking at 10Gbps
Rambus has announced the availability of a high-performance IPsec Packet Engine with integrated DPDK and companion key negotiation toolkit capable of securing 5G network traffic at data rates from one to 10Gbps. A complete IPsec solution, the packet engine can be easily integrated into SoCs for a broad range of 5G devices from base stations and cloud, to gateways and end devices.