• Huawei P40 powered by Kirin 990 lacks key 5G features (Analyst Angle)
    by Prakash Sangam on March 26, 2020 at 8:03 pm

    The Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its latest flagship smartphone lineup, the P40 today. Its usual pompous, glitter-filled launch event was sadly replaced by a somber online event because of the COVID19 situation. As one would expect, the P40 lineup, powered by Kirin 990 SoC, has a long list of camera, AI and other features, [...] The post Huawei P40 powered by Kirin 990 lacks key 5G features (Analyst Angle) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • 3GPP delays 5G standard updates due to COVID-19
    by Catherine Sbeglia on March 26, 2020 at 4:39 pm

    3GPP has canceled its face-to-face meetings through June It appears that the 3GPP — the global association developing the world’s 5G technology standards — is not immune to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The associated earlier this week announced a three-month delay in the timeline for the completion of two upcoming releases for 5G [...] The post 3GPP delays 5G standard updates due to COVID-19 appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • New services offered by 6G tech to require challenging KPIs: ZTE
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on March 26, 2020 at 4:28 pm

      The potential launch of new services supported by future “6G” technology by 2030 will exert more challenging requirements on the key performance indicators (KPIs) of 6G networks, according to Chinese vendor ZTE. “The 6G network should be able to support the peak data rate of 1 Tbps, the user data rate of 20 Gbps, [...] The post New services offered by 6G tech to require challenging KPIs: ZTE appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Network privacy concerns increase as COVID-19 forces remote work
    by Catherine Sbeglia on March 26, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    Stealth Communications CEO: ‘network privacy concerns amid remote work are being overlooked’ As homes around the world increasingly become offices and classrooms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the news has been awash with headlines detailing the impact of such a shift on our networks. Network traffic is increasing, resulting in slowdowns and congestion, [...] The post Network privacy concerns increase as COVID-19 forces remote work appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Get the tradeshow experience without leaving your chair
    by Joe Dyton on March 26, 2020 at 4:22 pm

    Almost every industry in the United States has been put on hold due to the recent health crisis, and the trade show circuit has been no exception. In these uncertain times, Connected Real Estate Magazine recognizes how important it is to stay connected, and will be launching a virtual trade show event on April 22 The post Get the tradeshow experience without leaving your chair appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • VPN traffic surging in response to increased telework
    by Kelly Hill on March 26, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    Virtual private network use is skyrocketing as remote workers and distance learners try to reach their corporate and educational networks from their homes, in the midst of the ongoing global pandemic. In recent weeks, VPN use around the world has surged, according to reports by multiple VPN providers. In the United States, VPN usage has [...] The post VPN traffic surging in response to increased telework appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • International expert panel deems 5G safe
    by Joe Dyton on March 26, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) recently announced that 5G does not pose a health risk. The independent panel, which provides scientific advice and guidance on the health and environmental effects of non-ionizing radiation, made the determination after it updated its guidelines for protecting humans exposed to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields. The new guidelines The post International expert panel deems 5G safe appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Enterprises yet to fully embrace 5G
    by Joe Dyton on March 26, 2020 at 3:50 pm

    5G wireless networks have been touted as a game changer for a number of different industries—healthcare, education, retail and more. It’s impact is expected to be felt everywhere from office buildings to factory floors. Despite the hype, and 5G’s promise of faster speeds and lower latency, there’s still some hesitation among businesses when it comes The post Enterprises yet to fully embrace 5G appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Huawei speeds up R&D investments to develop own technology: Report
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on March 26, 2020 at 3:39 pm

      Chinese vendor Huawei announced its investments in research and development activities focused on its own technology will reach $20 billion this year, up compared to $15 billion in 2019, South China Morning Post reported Huawei’s CEO Ren Zhengfei as saying. “The U.S. will continue to increase sanctions on us, and we will have to [...] The post Huawei speeds up R&D investments to develop own technology: Report appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • T-Mobile launches $15/month 5G plan ahead of time
    by Joe Dyton on March 26, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    The carrier made T-Mobile Connect available this week to help those impacted by Coronavirus. T-Mobile announced this week it will launch T-Mobile Connect, its lowest priced smartphone plan, ahead of schedule to ensure everyone can get and stay connected affordably amid the Coronavirus outbreak. The carrier initially planned to launch T-Mobile Connect after its merger The post T-Mobile launches $15/month 5G plan ahead of time appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • FCC Grants Carriers Temp Access To Spectrum
    by Joe Dyton on March 26, 2020 at 3:28 pm

    The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Telecommunications Bureau recently granted AT&T and Verizon’s request for Special Temporary Authority to use extra spectrum to help meet Americans’ wireless broadband needs during the health crisis. The FCC granted AT&T the authority to operate in the AWS-4 Band spectrum that’s licensed to DISH for 60 days. Both carriers received The post FCC Grants Carriers Temp Access To Spectrum appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Proptech’s Role in Defending Against COVID-19 and Future Pandemics
    by John Jones on March 26, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    Contributed Content The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has captured the world’s attention with infected individuals in 169 countries and a rising death toll. This virulent pandemic has profoundly changed people’s daily lives and the way businesses operate. COVID-19 has mandated social distancing to promote fewer face-to-face interactions to contain the spread of the virus. With social The post Proptech’s Role in Defending Against COVID-19 and Future Pandemics appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • 5G is finally here–now what? (Reader Forum)
    by Pradeep Bhardwaj, Senior Strategy Director and Head of Industry Standards, Syniverse on March 26, 2020 at 2:43 pm

    While mobile operators have been evangelizing 5G for the last decade, 2019 was the year that 5G network deployments actually started to become a reality. But there continue to be several unknowns about how 5G will actually work and if it can be immediately monetized. Determining these factors will be pivotal to the success of [...] The post 5G is finally here–now what? (Reader Forum) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Understanding the test and measurement angle on Dynamic Spectrum Sharing
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on March 26, 2020 at 2:19 pm

    Addressing the capacity loss question around Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Dynamic spectrum sharing is seen as a key technology operators will employ to scale out 5G coverage by using software-based scheduling to transmit LTE and 5G NR signals in the same band at the same time. Current Ericsson is the only major vendor with a commercially [...] The post Understanding the test and measurement angle on Dynamic Spectrum Sharing appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • #TBT: T-Mo kills contracts, launches LTE; Oracle buys Tekelec; Global LTE momentum … this week in 2013
    by RCR Wireless News on March 26, 2020 at 1:08 pm

    Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! T-Mobile US kills contracts, offers iPhone and launches LTE T-Mobile USA is shaking [...] The post #TBT: T-Mo kills contracts, launches LTE; Oracle buys Tekelec; Global LTE momentum … this week in 2013 appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Keysight Webinar: Take control of the Last Mile – Optimizing your Service Level Management
    by Keysight on March 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Watch this webinar to discover how service providers and enterprises alike can hasten troubleshooting, monitor performance, and ensure quality-of-service across all branch locations — regardless of who is fulfilling the final mile. In this webinar you will learn how to: Ensure your branch locations are always meeting their SLAs Fix problems quickly to save money [...] The post Keysight Webinar: Take control of the Last Mile – Optimizing your Service Level Management appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Carriers step up in a big way during Coronavirus crisis
    by Joe Dyton on March 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Last week, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai launched the Keep Americans Connected Pledge to ensure Americans did not lose broadband or phone connectivity due to the Coronavirus outbreak. All four of the major U.S. carriers, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have all taken the pledge, which for the next 60 days states the The post Carriers step up in a big way during Coronavirus crisis appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • FCC works to keep Americans connected and protected
    by Joe Dyton on March 19, 2020 at 1:44 pm

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it is taking two big steps towards helping people remain connected amid the Coronavirus outbreak. First, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai launched the Keep Americans Connected Pledge to help ensure no one in the U.S. loses their broadband or telephone connectivity because of the outbreak. The FCC also gave Special The post FCC works to keep Americans connected and protected appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • SoftBank rethinking part of WeWork bailout
    by Joe Dyton on March 19, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    SoftBank Group Corp. has opted to back away from part of its bailout of co-working space provider WeWork, according to people with matter, The Wall Street Journal reports. The company privately cited numerous regulatory investigations into WeWork as its reasoning for backing away from the planned bailout. SoftBank made a deal last year to buy The post SoftBank rethinking part of WeWork bailout appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Zoom provides software to schools for free
    by Joe Dyton on March 19, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    Videoconferencing software company Zoom is providing schools with its technology for free as more schools have shut down because of the Coronavirus, Forbes reports. Zoom has been one of the primary tools to keep students learning and businesses going—on March 12, 343,000 people around the world downloaded the Zoom app; 60,000 in the United States The post Zoom provides software to schools for free appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

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