Enea claims to extend 5G core to manage 4G network data through ‘virtual schema’

Enea announced the creation of the industry’s virtualised data schema giving mobile operators the ability to map 4G and 5G data models into a single customisable view from the 5G Core to the edge.

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Don’t focus only on 5G when it comes to launching IoT offerings

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been maturing for 20 years with some companies driving long-established strategies with high volumes of connections and demonstrably successful business cases.

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ZTE releases white paper proposing industry 5G core solution to enable digital transformation

ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, released its Industry 5G Core White Paper. The white paper elaborates on an in-depth analysis and insights on vertical industries, three private network deployment modes, and proposes the Industry 5G Core solution to enable digital transformation.

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BICS’ new 5G SA lab helps MNOs and enterprises prepare for international roaming

International communications enabler BICS announces the launch of a new innovation platform the BICS 5G Lab to enable mobile network operators (MNOs) and enterprises to test 5G Standalone (SA) use cases in a lab environment.

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Global 5G connections reach 298mn in Q1 2021, 172 5G commercial networks deployed worldwide

The state of the race for the fifth generation of wireless (5G) subscriber adoption has tightened up significantly, as global wireless 5G connections for Q1 2021 have been adjusted to 298 million, according to 5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas.

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Novocomm launches patented multi-channel IoT antenna

Novocomms has launched its new FPCB LTE 4G antenna. The FPCB LTE 4G is the latest addition to the British technology company’s family of patented multi-channel antenna for use within the Internet of Things (IoT) sector.

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IoT takes a village: The era of the ecosystem

I often talk about the “new product mindset” the importance of developing products and services with the cumulative lifetime value they will generate in mind, compared to just the immediate value delivered on launch day.

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Qualcomm 10Gb modem-RF expands 5G use in mobile broadband, industrial IoT and 5G private networks

Qualcomm Technologies has announced the Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF System, its fourth-generation 5G modem-to-antenna solution. Snapdragon X65 is designed to support the fastest 5G speeds currently available with fibre like wireless performance and to make optimise spectrum use for network flexibility, capacity and coverage.

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Privately, you might have missed something big in 2020

Looking back a few years from now, 2020 might be remembered for something other than COVID, 5G, political rancour, or even ‘murder hornets’ in the US. We may recognise 2020 as the beginning of foundational changes for the telecom industry – changes that may either mean its undoing or its remaking into something new. As Marc

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Leak detection innovation is in the pipeline

Leak detection technology is heading in a new and interesting direction internationally. Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) acoustic loggers are set to plug infrastructure, cost and eco gaps across the global water industry.

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Attackers can exploit vulnerabilities in 5G networks to steal subscriber data

Positive Technologies has published its “5G standalone core security assessment”. The report discusses vulnerabilities and threats for subscribers and mobile network operators, which stem from the use of new standalone 5G network cores.

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Orange provides Cavli with LTE-M coverage in Europe and North America

Cavli Wireless, a cellular IoT module manufacturer, is bundling Internet of Things (IoT) modules with LTE-M connectivity from Orange Business Services to provide the building blocks of the IoT value chain to its enterprise customers worldwide.

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NGMN Alliance to assess 6G vision and drivers for mobile networks

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Board has launched a project focusing on the Vision and Drivers for 6G.

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Ericsson buys Cradlepoint for wireless Edge WAN solutions in US$1.1bn deal

Ericsson has agreed to acquire Cradlepoint, the US-based specialist in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions. The investment is key to Ericsson’s ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G Enterprise space.

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Nokia expands 4G footprint of Azerbaijan’s Azercell

Nokia has expanded the 4G footprint of Azerbaijan-based mobile operator, Azercell Telecom, with the installation of its AirScale 4G base stations at more than 1,400 sites across the country.

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MVNO claims world’s first as 5G eSIM service goes live

“Virtual SIM card plan is instantly connecting users to the world’s mobile network in select countries worldwide.”

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