ProLabs at Fierce Wireless NextGen Summit: “Utilise WDM in the quest to invest for 5G success”

Dallas, USA, 17 October – With new technologies regularly being rolled out for 5G, operators can maximise their existing infrastructure and not pay a fortune to meet customer demands with waveguide division multiplexing (WDM). That’s the message from ProLabs on the first day of the Fierce Wireless NextGen Wireless Networks Summit in Dallas, Texas. Anthony Clarkson, Technologist at global leader in compatible optical solutions ProLabs, has stressed how, in the quest to invest in future-proof technology, operators can run into hurdles and get it wrong. “They’re trying to balance making…

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SCF and TEEMA Partner to Put 4G and 5G Small Cells at the Heart of Smart Cities

Forum and Taiwanese Government Association inked MOU and showcased use cases at Taipei event London, UK – 16th October 2018 – Small Cell Forum (SCF), the telecoms organization driving densification worldwide, has partnered with the Taiwanese Government’s Electric and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (TEEMA) for the latest in its series of regional workshops and summits. The bodies held an inaugural event, entitled 4G and 5G Small Cells for Smart Cities, aimed at understanding and capturing specific requirements that different regions have for small cells, and to feed these into globally aligned…

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Vancouver Conference to Deliver Global Perspective on the Future of the 5G Ecosystem

Frankfurt, GERMANY, October 11, 2018 – The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance – which drives and guides the development of all future mobile broadband technology with a focus on 5G – is bringing together the mobile industry to discuss the future of this emerging ecosystem to a global audience at its 7th Industry Conference & Exhibition 2018. Taking place at the JW Marriott Parq in Vancouver, Canada from November 6 – 8, the conference, supported by TELUS, will gather some of the world’s top operator and industry CTO’s to…

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Small Cell Forum to Accelerate Densification with New Work Program Focused on Siting Policy, Enterprise Engagement and Technologies for the 5G Era

Requirement gathering events shine light on urgent need for densification and a unified platform London, UK – 11th October 2018 – Small Cell Forum (SCF), the telecoms organization driving densification worldwide, has outlined its work program for 2018-19, following the conclusion of its European plenary. The wide-ranging brief covers every aspect of densification, including policy improvements for siting and spectrum, 5G-enabling technologies and the next iteration of its enterprise action plan. The program has been designed in consultation with industry partners and enterprise groups, and reflects the growing urgency to…

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Ranplan releases the world’s first heterogeneous wireless planning tool supporting 5G

08 October 2018 – Ranplan Wireless, provider of the industry’s only in-building and outdoor wireless planning and optimisation software solution, has announced the release of Ranplan Professional 5.2, offering key functionality to support 5G New Radio (NR). These new 5G NR capabilities allow the telecommunication industry to efficiently plan, design and optimise the next generation of mobile networks, supporting the key features of 5G NR specified in 3GPP Rel 15 for both non-standalone (NSA) and standalone (SA) deployment modes and all foreseen 5G frequency bands from 700MHz to 100GHz. Building…

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LS telcom announces delivery of C-Band/5G Spectrum Compatibility Study to Intelsat and SES

Bowie, Maryland, Lichtenau/Baden, Germany, 1st October 2018 – LS telcom Inc., a worldwide leader in spectrum management and monitoring solutions, today announced that it has delivered a comprehensive study of 5G spectrum compatibility to Intelsat and SES, leading providers of C-Band satellite services in the United States. The objective of this spectrum study was to analyze the characteristics and impact of signal interference as well as potential mitigation measures as a result of introducing 5G deployments in adjacent spectrum to existing C-Band satellite services. As the FCC continues its comprehensive…

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New Deliverables From NGMN Suggest Principles to Build End-to-End Solutions for A Connected 5G Future

Frankfurt, GERMANY, September 24, 2018 – The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance – which drives and guides the development of all future mobile broadband technology with a focus on 5G – has published its three deliverables on 5G Extreme Requirements entitled “Operators’ views on fundamental trade-offs”, “RAN Solutions”, and “End-to-End considerations”, respectively. Compiled by the Alliance’s 5G Extreme Requirements task force, the papers aim to highlight what implications and trade-offs related to the delivery of new 5G services are relevant for mobile network operators. Ilaria Thibault, task force lead…

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“Network infrastructure needs revolutionising to guarantee a successful 5G connection,” warns ProLabs at ECOC 2018

Ambroise Thirion emphasised if operators deploy suitable fronthaul solutions now, a smooth deployment of the network will follow Rome, Italy, 24 September 2018: If 5G networks are to be utilised and deployed successfully, operators must consider upgrading and redesigning their fronthaul network, warned optical transceiver specialist ProLabs today at ECOC 2018 in Rome. Speaking at the event, Ambroise Thirion, Technology Solutions Specialist at ProLabs, recommended evolving architectures as the key to unlocking 5G’s full potential. “The 5G mobile network is coming and bringing considerable advantages for the consumer, yet the…

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Source Photonics Calls for Incredible Potential of 5G to be Matched by Mobile Network Architecture

The Incredible Potential of 5G will need to be matched by a huge investment in Fiber Optic Network Infrastructure: Source answers the call! Rome, Italy – 09/24/18 – There may be a vast number of opportunities for mobile fronthaul and backhaul on the horizon but improvements in protocols, standards and technology will also need to be made. This was the message given today by Supriyo Dey, Senior Director Product Line Management at Source Photonics, speaking on the opening day of the ECOC 2018 Exhibition, taking place in Rome, Italy. Dey…

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802.11ax Wi-Fi standard to unleash new wave of opportunities for industry, says WBA

Latest white paper reveals 802.11ax will fast track 5G use cases by several years London, 5th September 2018 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published a new white paper highlighting how the capabilities of the latest generation of Wi-Fi, 802.11ax, are set to revolutionise the industry by enabling a new suite of opportunities that benefit operators, enterprises and end users. The paper, ‘Enhanced Wi-Fi – 802.11ax Decoded’, calls attention to the advantages of using 802.11ax to deliver both fundamental improvements for Wi-Fi as a standalone business and also how…

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