• Learn What it takes to build a smart city and the futuristic innovations that exist within
    by Connected on December 2, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    Listen as Laurie talks with Ken DiScipio, from Tavistock, on what technologies exist in the smart city of Lake Nona, FL and why people want to live there.   0 (1s): Podcasting from great gate studios. It’s time for Connected with Laurie tune in every other Wednesday to learn about the future innovation of technology The post Learn What it takes to build a smart city and the futuristic innovations that exist within appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Snapdragon 888 brings new 5G carrier aggregation capabilities
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on December 2, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    Imaging, gaming and AI get big boosts with Snapdragon 888 On the second day of its Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit, company reps provided deep dives into key aspects of the forthcoming Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform, giving a glimpse into some of the features Android users can expect in 2021 flagship devices.  In addition to [...] The post Snapdragon 888 brings new 5G carrier aggregation capabilities appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Ericsson: ‘Cloud gaming represents the full potential of 5G’
    by Catherine Sbeglia on December 2, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    Of the 106 CSPs with 5G services, 22 have announced mobile cloud gaming services, reports Ericsson The November Ericsson Mobility Report included a dedicated mobile gaming section, where it explored the new business opportunities emerging in this space as a result of 5G and cloud computing.   By running a game on a nearby server [...] The post Ericsson: ‘Cloud gaming represents the full potential of 5G’ appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • 2020 has been ‘an exceptional test year’ for FirstNet
    by Kelly Hill on December 2, 2020 at 4:56 pm

    The global pandemic, severe wildfire and one of the most active hurricane seasons on record have meant that 2020 “has proved to be an exceptional test year” for the FirstNet network, according to the most recent iteration of Ericsson’s Mobility Report (pdf). The report included a section highlighting AT&T’s FirstNet network for public safety and [...] The post 2020 has been ‘an exceptional test year’ for FirstNet appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • An overview of key players in the private network ecosystem
    by Catherine Sbeglia on December 2, 2020 at 3:36 pm

    There has been a paradigm shift when it comes to who is involved in delivering enterprise network connectivity Private cellular networks are seen by many as a major opportunity to set up bespoke networks in support of industrial internet of things projects and in service of applications where data sovereignty is paramount. While enterprises can [...] The post An overview of key players in the private network ecosystem appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • TDC completes 5G network deployment in Denmark
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on December 2, 2020 at 3:22 pm

    Danish operator TDC said it completed nationwide 5G deployment on December 1 after upgrading 3,800 mobile masts. The carrier said that this makes Denmark the first Nordic country to have 5G service across the country. “Every year, Danes’ consumption of mobile data increases by about 35-40%. The need for a fast mobile network has never [...] The post TDC completes 5G network deployment in Denmark appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Fujitsu to deliver O-RAN compatible 5G radio units for KDDI
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on December 2, 2020 at 3:19 pm

    Japanese company Fujitsu announced that its O-RAN-compatible 5G radio unit was selected by compatriot carrier KDDI for the construction of virtualized base stations for 5G commercial services in Japan. The base stations will be delivered in the second half of fiscal year 2021, Fujitsu said. The newly developed 5G Radio Unit uses O-RAN standard specifications [...] The post Fujitsu to deliver O-RAN compatible 5G radio units for KDDI appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • New cost-effective way to leverage fiber for in-building cellular coverage
    by Dean Richmond, Sr Director of Marketing, Nextivity on December 2, 2020 at 3:06 pm

    While having cellular coverage is no longer  optional in large buildings – such as schools, offices, retail spaces, hotels, warehouses, data centers, medical facilities, and emergency response headquarters – many of these facilities have spotty or poor quality cellular reception which needs to be addressed. This is of critical importance as schools and businesses go [...] The post New cost-effective way to leverage fiber for in-building cellular coverage appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Will 5G Change the World? Gheorghe Spiride, Ericsson (Ep. 28)
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on December 2, 2020 at 3:04 pm

    RCR Wireless News · Will 5G Change the World? Gheorghe Spiride, Ericsson (Ep. 28) Ericsson’s Gheorghe Spiride discusses what 5G can do for rural communities as well as how smaller operators are exploring the technology, and he parses whether the impact of 5G will be marked by a single action or, rather, something more like [...] The post Will 5G Change the World? Gheorghe Spiride, Ericsson (Ep. 28) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • More time online at home means more cyber attacks, Allot says
    by Kelly Hill on December 2, 2020 at 2:59 pm

    Cyber threats are rising and falling along with the amount of time spent at home and online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The new wave of infections and lockdowns meaning that people spend more time online and experience more attacks, according to Allot’s security report for the third quarter of 2020. The report is [...] The post More time online at home means more cyber attacks, Allot says appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Las Vegas Raiders and MatSing partner for a leading fan experience at Allegiant Stadium using lens antennas
    by Bo Larsson, CEO of MatSing on December 1, 2020 at 7:33 pm

    As Allegiant Stadium prepared to host football games for the first time, the Las Vegas Raiders sought to build a leading fan experience in the NFL to match the new look and feel of the stadium. A key component of this fan experience would be providing the stadium with cost effective and high performance mobile [...] The post Las Vegas Raiders and MatSing partner for a leading fan experience at Allegiant Stadium using lens antennas appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Virtual Shows move into the modern era at Connected Virtual Tech Event
    by Joe Dyton on November 19, 2020 at 5:32 pm

    This week’s Connected Virtual Tech Event has shown the way for the future of virtual shows by using an innovative new platform called Purple which allowed attendees, speakers and sponsors to actually use voice communication to interact. The event was held Monday and Tuesday and drew almost 1300 registrants to learn, explore, network and exhibit. The post Virtual Shows move into the modern era at Connected Virtual Tech Event appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Tishman Speyer creates $300M SPAC for Proptech investments
    by Joe Dyton on November 19, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    Tishman Speyer, one of the largest commercial real estate landlords in the United States with a 78 million square feet portfolio, recently created a $300 million special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to invest in property technology (Proptech), Commercial Observer reports. The news comes after Tishman Speyer filed paperwork with the SEC on November 9. According The post Tishman Speyer creates $300M SPAC for Proptech investments appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Corporate CRE tenants look to sublease unused office space
    by Joe Dyton on November 19, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced industries across the U.S. to be creative and flexible in how they generate or save money for the past several months. Companies with extra office space are no exception as many of them are now looking to lease it to other tenants, The Wall Street Journal reports. As more employees The post Corporate CRE tenants look to sublease unused office space appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Private companies deploy their own 5G networks
    by Joe Dyton on November 19, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Major wireless carriers in the U.S. have been hard at work to deploy a nationwide 5G wireless network, but there will be a key question raised regardless of who does it first—will everyone have access to the network? Wisconsin-based WiConnect Wireless is working to make that question a non-factor at least locally, The Wall Street The post Private companies deploy their own 5G networks appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • More malls file for bankruptcy amid COVID-19 pandemic
    by Joe Dyton on November 19, 2020 at 3:59 pm

    The rapid clip at which mall landlords are seeking bankruptcy protection during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as beforehand, could mean things are getting worse for the industry before they get better. Mid-sized publicly listed mall owners CBL & Associates Properties and Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust announced they were filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy The post More malls file for bankruptcy amid COVID-19 pandemic appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Parking Lot Tech? REEF turns Lots into Neighborhood Hubs
    by Joe Dyton on November 19, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    REEF Technology secures $700M investment to remaking parking lots SoftBank and Mubadala Corp. recently put their continued faith in the commercial real estate industry on display when it invested $700 million into REEF Technology, TechCrunch reports. REEF, which began as a hardware, software and management services provider for parking lots, now also adds infrastructure for The post Parking Lot Tech? REEF turns Lots into Neighborhood Hubs appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • U.S. House passes $750M Open RAN 5G bill
    by Joe Dyton on November 19, 2020 at 3:52 pm

    The U.S. House passed three telecommunications-related bills this week, including The Utilizing Strategic Allied (USA) Telecommunications Act of 2020. The bill, which passed unanimously, will make $750 million of grants available through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on a consistent basis to support Open RAN 5G network deployment and use throughout the United The post U.S. House passes $750M Open RAN 5G bill appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Enable Timely 5G Network Deployments Utilizing Mid-Band Spectrum
    by Microlab on November 19, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    The role of new licensed, unlicensed, and shared mid-band spectrum (2-6 GHz) is vital in continuing the widespread adoption of 5G networks. The FCC is continually freeing up more mid-band spectrum, including coveted frequencies within the C-band, CBRS, and unlicensed bands for 5G NR-U. It provides capacity improvements and wider coverage needed for an increasing The post Enable Timely 5G Network Deployments Utilizing Mid-Band Spectrum appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • An Interview with Andrew Segal- A new approach to Real Estate and Technology
    by Connected on November 18, 2020 at 6:05 pm

    Hear Laurie interview Andrew about his different way of looking at Real Estate assets and the technology to run them with their home grown platform called Stemmons. The post An Interview with Andrew Segal- A new approach to Real Estate and Technology appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

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