When will Exponential Mobile Growth Stop?

London, UK, Lichtenau/Baden, Germany, 10th October 2017 – LS telcom today announces the publication of a report entitled “When will exponential mobile growth stop?” Richard Womersley, Director Spectrum Consulting of LS telcom, explained the rationale for the study, “Exponential growth cannot continue indefinitely as the result would be that whatever is growing will eventually reach an infinite size. We wanted to examine more closely how future mobile data traffic will really evolve and whether current estimates of continuing exponential growth until at least 2030 are valid, in order to inform…

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Small Cell Forum Boosts Membership to Accelerate Progress on Path to 5G

Momentum continues to grow for SCF’s work in enabling the digitized enterprise, densification and lighting the path to 5G London, 9th October 2017 – Small Cell Forum (SCF) has welcomed nine new members from across the wireless and Internet ecosystems, further expanding its breadth of expertise – especially in key Asian markets – and strengthening its efforts in laying the groundwork for robust and interoperable 5G networks. The Forum’s new members are: Ciena, Druid, Fastback Networks, InCoax, NextNav, Plasma Antennas, Raycap, Shenzen Gongjin Electronics Co and Technicolor. As networks continue…

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ZTE and Telenet spark 5G innovation with launch of Innovation Centre

October 5, 2017, Brussels – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today marks the opening of Telenet Belgium’s new Innovation Centre in Brussels. In the centre, Telenet will not only test new technology for connectivity, entertainment, value added services and customer experiences, but also give partners the opportunity to test their projects using Telenet technology and provide access to Telenet expertise. The Telenet Innovation Centre will also serve as a knowledge and innovation centre for the…

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Plasma Antennas Unveils PSiAN mmWave Technology to Halve Cost of 5G Base Stations

Plasma Silicon Antenna is Smaller, Lighter and More Power-Efficient than Current Technology Winchester, UK – 2nd October 2017 – Plasma Antennas, the inventors of plasma silicon technology, today unveiled the mmWave Plasma Silicon Antenna (PSiAN); that offers huge improvements in performance for 5G base stations compared to the current generation of technology. Based on the company’s patented Plasma Silicon technology, the antenna reduces the cost of a 5G base station by up to 50% by eliminating phase shifters, reducing and consolidating amplification and reducing computation. The PSiAN has no moving…

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CEOs and CTOs from across Europe head for Lisbon for Connected Europe next month

London, UK, 20 September 2017 – Leading industry figures from across the European telecommunications industry are Lisbon-bound next month for the inaugural Connected Europe conference and exhibition. Themed “High Speed Connectivity for Europe’s Future”, the event will look at how the region is going to meet EU priorities in an environment further complicated by IoT, 5G, smart cities and big data. Among those taking part are Paulo Neves, Chairman of PT Portugal, Enrique Blanco Nadales, Global CTO of Telefónica S.A, Allison Kirkby, CEO of Tele2, and Hans Witdouck, CEO of…

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Aricent launches 5G Software Frameworks for Network Equipment Manufacturers to Accelerate Product Development

Virtualized Architecture Enables NEMS to Launch Multi-Service Products Faster to Capitalize on the $247 billion 5G market opportunity Santa Clara, California – September 20, 2017 – Aricent, a global design and engineering company, today announced the launch of two 5G-ready software frameworks for network equipment manufacturers (NEM) to fast track their next-generation product roadmaps based on an agile, virtualized and scalable architecture capable of delivering multiple services simultaneously. The Aricent 5G frameworks-for radio access network (RAN) and core network (CN) nodes-enable NEMs to develop advanced features such as dual and…

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COBO President: “Advance bandwidth growth with new optical modules to help realise next generation of technology”

Gothenburg, 18 September 2017 – Next-generation technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, 5G, and the Internet of Things (IoT) stand to benefit from equipment manufacturers’ adoption of on-board optics, the President of Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO), Brad Booth highlighted today. Speaking on the opening day of ECOC 2017 – Europe’s largest global optical communications exhibition – Booth explained how the data center infrastructure will need new approaches such as on-board optics to better cope with the large increases in traffic generated by these new innovative technologies. “Consumers are getting used…

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HUBER+SUHNER to highlight 5G momentum at ECOC 2017

Alongside the latest optical switch and WDM products from Polatis and Cube Optics, HUBER+SUHNER will also present the new E-2000™ fibre optic connector HUBER+SUHNER, leaders in components and systems for fibre and RF connectivity, will be showcasing its extensive range of infrastructure solutions for enabling 5G networks at this year’s European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) in Gothenburg, Sweden at Booth 277. Providing customers and partners with the know-how and support on the journey towards 5G networks, HUBER+SUHNER will showcase its plans for 5G, with products and solutions in small…

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HUBER+SUHNER to launch solutions for network densification on the road to 5G at Mobile World Congress Americas

Solutions underline HUBER+SUHNER’s expertise as a physical layer expert for network architecture evolution Herisau, 5 September 2017 – HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for electrical and optical connectivity, will unveil its solutions for Centralized RAN (C-RAN) at this year’s Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco. HUBER+SUHNER’s booth (#1156) at the event will focus on the forthcoming network topology changes necessary to prepare for the continuously raising capacity increase and complexity in the future 5G network. Using centralized baseband units (BBUs) in a C-RAN architecture, multiple remote radio…

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Quortus announces industry’s first App-based edge computing solutions

PocketEPC complete 4G core will be first product; offered via LimeNET Ubuntu App Store Camberley, 1 August 2017 – Quortus today announced PocketEPC, the first in a range of App-based edge computing solutions that will dramatically change the way in which cellular technology is configured and deployed, paving the way for the 5G networks of the future. PocketEPC – a complete 4G cellular core network realized as an App – will be offered via the Lime Micro LimeNET Ubuntu App Store. PocketEPC is the flagship product in a new range…

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