Virgin Media O2 selects Ericsson 5G core to power standalone network deployment

Ericsson has been selected by Virgin Media O2 to deploy cloud native, container-based dual-mode 5G Standalone Core on cloud infrastructure in the UK, paving the way for Virgin Media O2 to deliver ultra-fast connectivity to consumers and develop advanced enterprise use cases.

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5G roamers to surpass 200mn by 2026 as operators pushed to accelerate rollouts

A new Juniper Research study has found that the global number of roaming subscribers using 5G services will increase from 4.5 million in 2021 to 210 million in 2026.

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Leverage private networks to accelerate business development

The concept of private networks has been there for quite some time. Private networks are usually preferred by businesses and various types of private organisations to protect the data and information that they store and handle.

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Multi-region connectivity and device deployment impeding UK IoT adoption

UK organisations are being challenged with connectivity, device deployment and rollout to a greater extent than their US counterparts according to a new State of IoT Adoption Study published by global IoT connectivity specialist Eseye.

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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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Qualcomm and Capgemini collaborate to boost 5G private network implementations

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a global provider in 5G, wireless communications and compute and Capgemini, have announced their plan to collaborate to unlock the benefits of 5G private networks to support their clients’ digital transformation towards Intelligent Industry.

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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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Fibocom launches FM350 5G module with Intel and MediaTek to inspire new 5G solutions for PC

Fibocom, a global provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solution and wireless communication modules, announces the joint release of the FM350 5G wireless module. Partnered with Intel and MediaTek, Fibocom’s FM350 is designed to offer high-speed 5G wireless connectivity for better PC platform support and user experience.

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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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DataQube Global unveils edge data centre system with multiple shape and configuration options

DataQube Global Ltd, digital infrastructure specialists spearheading an innovative approach to data analyses and storage challenges, has successfully deployed a fully operational edge data centre system at its campus in Cambridge.

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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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Unlocking the Best Practice in 5G Verticals for Industry Users

However, the adoption of 5G wireless solutions and services at a large scale can be costly at the early stage of the deployment. And what could be the most suitable 5G practice for your IoT project? As the leading global provider of 5G key components – 5G module in the industry chain, Fibocom has invited

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AT&T cybersecurity delivers new managed SASE solution

AT&T is delivering a new, global managed Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offering. AT&T SASE with Palo Alto Networks is an integrated solution that brings together software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) technology, security capabilities and fibre-based network connectivity.

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Cellular IoT module shipments exceeded 300mn units globally in 2020

Berg Insight estimates that global cellular IoT module shipments increased by 14% to a new record level of 303 million in 2020. Annual revenues grew slower at 8% to reach US$3.4 billion (€2.79 billion).

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OPPO partners with Thales as 5G SA-compatible eSIM brings new possibilities for smart devices

OPPO is claiming the world’s first 5G SA-compatible eSIM in its newly launched flagship 5G smartphone, the OPPO Find X3 Pro. This has been developed with eSIM connectivity management company, Thales.

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Extreme introduces cloud-native network visibility platform for service providers

Extreme Networks, Inc., a cloud-driven networking company, introduced the Extreme 9000 series, featuring the Extreme 9920 intelligent network visibility platform.

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