Tag: 5G

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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New BT CEO Allison Kirkby Set for Busy Start

Next week marks the beginning of a new era for BT as Allison Kirkby officially takes over as Group CEO. The Glaswegian brings huge experience to the role: she has…

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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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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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Standalone 5G: Impact on Industry 4.0 and Private Mobile Networks

In a previous blog, we assessed the potential impact of standalone 5G on connectivity services for operators and the evolutionary pathway to new business models it offers. To follow on…

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Interview with Durga Malladi, Qualcomm

Earlier this month, I had the chance to speak with Durga Malladi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Technology Planning and Edge Solutions with Qualcomm Technologies. We had a discussion…

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Predictions Event: Interview with John Smee, Qualcomm

Last week, CCS Insight held its Predictions for 2024 and Beyond event, the full replays of which are available now on demand. As part of the event, I had the…

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Standalone 5G and the Road Map to New Connectivity Service Models

The mobile services landscape is being transformed by 5G, which is bringing new capabilities and opportunities for communication service providers. But it also brings challenges in how to deliver these…

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RAN Evolution Virtually Opens the Door to 5G Profitability

A theme that stuck out to me at MWC 2023 was that networks are cool again. They’re at the heart of the transformation of an entire industry moving toward agility,…

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MWC 2023, Monday 27 February

Today, MWC officially opened its doors and we saw manufacturers such as Xiaomi and Lenovo launch new devices, operators commit to Open RAN, partnerships emerge for extended reality, and sustainability…

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