Author: Richard Webb

Telco Transformation: Gigabit Connectivity and Network Automation

In the first of a three-part series, we look at network technology advances and how they influence strategies for operators as they transform their networks and positioning for the digital…

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5G Core Transformation Is Key to Private Network Evolution

The 5G core is the brain of a 5G mobile network, establishing reliable connectivity and services access, handling mobility management, authentication and authorization, subscriber data management and policy management, among…

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Aligning Evolution and Business Strategy: Two Telecom Examples

As new uses and increased digitization drive IT forward, complexities inevitably arise. Networks need to be rebuilt with closer ties between IT, cloud, edge and telecommunications — a huge challenge…

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GSMA Promotes 5G-Advanced As Enhanced, Sustainable and Intelligent

5G technologies, codified in various releases of 3GPP standards, are being adopted at a rapid pace around the world. Initial standards introduced 5G New Radio, the disaggregated next-generation radio access…

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Security Considerations for Private Mobile Networks

Enterprises need control over their data traffic on mobile devices, or else they risk compromising data security. Private mobile networks present a particular risk, using unsecured and unmonitored connections —…

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Huawei Spotlights Green Network Solutions

Back in July, I attended Huawei’s Win-Win Innovation Week online, and a significant portion of the event discussed green technology. The second day was even dedicated to the topic, with…

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Huawei Proposes 5.5G As Major Development Goal for Operators

Huawei’s Win-Win Innovation Week in July was an event intended to provide development solutions and strategies for operators and to demonstrate the company’s thought leadership in several areas: emerging technologies…

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Sustainability Means More Intelligent Mobile Networks

As a general estimation, telecom networks currently consume 1.5 times more power than global data centres; over the next decade network traffic is expected to grow tenfold with the explosion…

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Event Preview: Huawei Innovation Week

Following the GSMA’s decision to postpone MWC Shanghai because of the city’s evolving pandemic situation, Chinese network solutions provider Huawei has plugged this gap in the events calendar with its…

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Qualcomm Tackles RAN Complexity with Cellwize Acquisition

Earlier in June, Qualcomm announced its acquisition of radio access network (RAN) management platform provider Cellwize. Having previously acknowledged a need to strengthen its position in RAN architecture, Qualcomm’s purchase…

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