Verizon CEO meets FCC Chairman to talk C-band spectrum for 5G
Sat Jun 15 08:36:22 EDT 2019
Verizon fixed and mobile 5G services currently focused on millimeter wave spectrum Verizon went to market with a millimeter wave-based fixed wireless access 5G service then expanded to mobile, also based on high-band frequencies. AT&T also used its millimeter wave to launch 5G. Sprint is tapping its 2.5 GHz holdings and T-Mo is planning nationwide [...]
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New 5G networks require a new way of thinking
Sat Jun 15 07:40:59 EDT 2019
RAN virtualization changes 5G network economics LONDON–One of the challenges as we roll into 5G is thinking the old way. To change economics, to change the speed at which you can deploy, to change the way in which you can be agile to deliver new services…youve got to think about things differently. That was the [...]
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Test and Measurement: Ixia highlights the 400GbE ecosystem
Fri Jun 14 12:20:02 EDT 2019
Keysight Technologies’ Ixia put together what it says was the world’s first public open demonstration of the progress of the 400 Gigabit Ethernet ecosystem for hyperscale data centers, during this week’s Interop Tokyo conference in Japan. Ten companies participated in the demo, Ixia said, which included Cisco’s Nexus 9000 data center switches, Ixia’s AresONE-400GE test [...]
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Germany completes 5G spectrum auction
Fri Jun 14 11:14:00 EDT 2019
Germanys Federal Network Agency Bundesnetzagentur announced that the auction for 2 GHz and 3.6 GHz mobile spectrum has come to an end after 52 days and 497 rounds of bidding. The government confirmed it will raise a total of EUR 6.5 billion ($7.31 billion) for 420 megahertz of 5G spectrum. The process will pave [...]
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