Category: Network Innovation

MWC 2024, Sunday 25 February

MWC 2024 officially opens its doors tomorrow, and our team is once again on the ground in Barcelona covering all the big tech announcements. Our daily coverage starts today with…

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Three Trials Small Cells in Glasgow to Plug Connectivity Gaps

Earlier this month, I visited Glasgow to hear from Three about its trial of small cells using open radio access network (RAN) technology in the Scottish city. Three and its…

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Podcast: Industrial Edge Computing: Strategies That Scale

Edge computing is quickly becoming known for its ability to improve business operations by reducing latency, delivering high performance and providing real-time insights. But despite its promise, many businesses —…

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Trends to Watch at MWC 2024

The connected world’s cornerstone event is just around the corner. MWC 2024 returns from Monday 26 February to Thursday 29 February, promising to be a hub of activity for over…

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Evolving from 5G to 5G-Advanced

What Is 5G-Advanced? Six years have now passed since the inception of the first 5G networks in the US and South Korea. In that time, 5G has witnessed several advances…

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Top 10 Telecom Stories of 2023

It’s been yet another busy year in the telecom world. As 2023 draws to a close, the time has again come for me to share my top stories of the…

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Standalone 5G: The Role of RedCap

Following earlier blogs on standalone 5G looking at connectivity models and the potential benefits for private mobile networks, I wanted to look at the role of Reduced Capability, or RedCap,…

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Why SRv6 Is the Route to Cost-Effective Telecom Network Operations

Consumer demand for faster network speeds and increased use of data throughput presents a pernicious business problem for telecom operators planning infrastructure deployments. The network requirements for modern smartphones are…

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Designing Future-Ready Transport Networks

The surge of data through our networks is a reality of the digital age. A PwC study estimates that data consumption over telecom networks amounted to 3.4 million petabytes in…

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RedCap 5G: Reduced Capability, Increased Potential

Currently, the 5G market revolves around 3GPP Release 15 networks and devices, a form of enhanced mobile broadband which is essentially a faster LTE system. Subsequently, an eagerly anticipated evolution…

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