• Analyst Brief: Edge Use Cases Demand New Storage Strategy
    by Dell Technologies OEM Solutions on September 21, 2020 at 6:15 pm

      Next Generation connected systems requirements are redefining product development. Dell Technologies OEM Solutions group could help you take your product further. The increasing connectivity, exploding data creation, and intertwined business models surrounding these systems put new pressures on traditional data storage and management strategies. This research shows how: The Edge is Reshaping Storage Requirements Optimized [...] The post Analyst Brief: Edge Use Cases Demand New Storage Strategy appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Europe experiences ‘clear lag’ in 5G roll out: Study
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on September 21, 2020 at 3:47 pm

    Europe is seeing a “clear lag” in the launch of commercial 5G, with less than half of the EU Member States currently operating services, according to an assessment paper published by the European Round Table for Industry (ERT). The paper noted that concern is growing that Europe is far behind other world regions, in spite [...] The post Europe experiences ‘clear lag’ in 5G roll out: Study appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • 5G SA Core: Connecting everything simply and intelligently
    by Lu Guanghui, Chief Engineer, ZTE 5G CN Products on September 21, 2020 at 3:46 pm

      5G commercial launch has begun all over the world, with 2019 recognized as the first year of 5G NSA commercial launch and 2020 as the first year of 5G SA commercial launch. Compared with 4G, 5G SA aims to achieve internet of everything (IoE). Therefore 3GPP defined three major scenarios: eMBB, uRLLC and mMTC, [...] The post 5G SA Core: Connecting everything simply and intelligently appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • SoftBank unloads more assets, sells majority stake in Brightstar
    by Catherine Sbeglia on September 21, 2020 at 3:42 pm

    Softbank will retain a 25% stake in Brightstar Softbank is selling Brightstar, the Miami-based cell phone distributor that it purchased in 2014, to the private equity firm of Brightstar Capital Partners (BCP), which will acquire a majority stake of the company at 75%, while Softbank will retain a 25% stake. Brightstar was founded in 1997 [...] The post SoftBank unloads more assets, sells majority stake in Brightstar appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Why network slicing is the Holy Grail for telcos in the 5G era (Reader Forum)
    by David Stokes, Senior Manager of Solutions Marketing, Ribbon Communications on September 21, 2020 at 3:30 pm

    Legacy generations of networks have predominately provided services with best-effort delivery. While this has worked for voice, text and best effort broadband services, end users are hampered with buffering, delays, and drops as the demand for feature-rich services continues to grow. The 5G-era promises new feature-rich services – from ultra-broadband to the mass IoT connectivity [...] The post Why network slicing is the Holy Grail for telcos in the 5G era (Reader Forum) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • An Oracle/WalMart deal and a court injunction keep TikTok and WeChat alive for US users
    by Kelly Hill on September 21, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    A combination of a last-minute deal and a court injunction mean that bans on downloads and updates for Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat have been averted, and the applications are still available to users in the U.S. — at least for now. On Sunday, President Donald Trump said that he had given his “blessing” to a [...] The post An Oracle/WalMart deal and a court injunction keep TikTok and WeChat alive for US users appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • AT&T and Verizon call out scale, maturity and integration as Open RAN challenges
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on September 21, 2020 at 3:23 pm

    Last week the U.S. Federal Communications Commission brought together a variety of Open RAN stakeholders for its Forum on 5G Open Radio Access Networks. While greenfield operators like DISH and Rakuten Mobile seemed steadfast in their conviction that Open RAN was ready to go today, representatives from AT&T and Verizon noted their excitement and work [...] The post AT&T and Verizon call out scale, maturity and integration as Open RAN challenges appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • The Sunday Brief: What pandemic? Telecom 3Q earnings preview
    by Jim Patterson on September 21, 2020 at 2:16 pm

    September greetings from Davidson, NC, and Denver Colorado, where the Mile High weather conditions were simply “smoky.”  This week’s opening picture shows last Thursday’s Denver skyline against the white backdrop of smoke, adding another reason to wear a mask.  The beautiful views of the Rockies were completely hidden.  Truly amazing.   This week’s Sunday Brief will [...] The post The Sunday Brief: What pandemic? Telecom 3Q earnings preview appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Lenovo Flex 5G–What a premium productivity 5G PC should be (Analyst Angle)
    by Prakash Sangam on September 21, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    It is bliss, as an engineer, to witness a whopping 2Gpbs speed on a live commercial network, using an off the shelf device. And that was my experience a few weeks ago, using the new Lenovo Flex 5G on Verizon’s live mmWave network in San Diego. It is even more amusing considering that I had [...] The post Lenovo Flex 5G–What a premium productivity 5G PC should be (Analyst Angle) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Kagan: Do not upgrade to Apple iOS 14 yet
    by Jeff Kagan on September 18, 2020 at 6:10 pm

    Warning, warning, warning! It is that time of year again when Apple releases its next iOS upgrade. Like many of you, I have experienced the hell Apple puts many users through, which is why I always recommend not being the first to download and install the annual upgrade right away. Not yet anyway. Apple will [...] The post Kagan: Do not upgrade to Apple iOS 14 yet appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Corning’s 5G mmWave gear passes Verizon Lab Trials
    by Rich Berliner on September 17, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    Moves on to Field testing in Live Network Verizon has competed lab trials on Corning’s 5G mmWave equipment and is moving on to test it in live field conditions on its network. This is important news as 5G mmWave cannot be brought in from outdoors in most cases and for there to be in-building coverage The post Corning’s 5G mmWave gear passes Verizon Lab Trials appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Cyber Security in the Age of OT and IT Convergence
    by Sandy Jacolow on September 17, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    Maya Angelou, an American poet, said “You can’t really know where you are going until you know where you have been.” Her wisdom still rings true and can be applied to how we approach many of today’s technology challenges. As real estate leverages Prop-Tech innovation to enhance the tenant experience, and improve operating efficiencies, our The post Cyber Security in the Age of OT and IT Convergence appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Fifth Gen Media launches ‘Connected with Laurie’ podcast
    by Joe Dyton on September 17, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    Safe-Fi Technologies CEO and Laurie Caruso holds weekly conversations with tech and telecom experts. Fifth Gen Media has covered the intersection between commercial real estate, wireless connectivity, telecommunications and technology industries in print form with its flagship publication, Connected Real Estate Magazine. The company has recently ventured into the multimedia space and will host the The post Fifth Gen Media launches ‘Connected with Laurie’ podcast appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Air Force seeks help in bringing 5G to 20 bases
    by Joe Dyton on September 17, 2020 at 3:24 pm

    The United States Air Force is currently looking for companies that want to lease space where they can install cellular infrastructure at 20 bases across the U.S., GCN and Inside Towers report. The Air Force’s search is an effort to expand 5G coverage across military bases. The cellular infrastructure would give cellular users high-capacity LTE The post Air Force seeks help in bringing 5G to 20 bases appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Discount retailer Century 21 closes
    by Joe Dyton on September 17, 2020 at 3:21 pm

    New York based discount store chain Century 21 became the latest retailer to fall victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. The retailer announced last week that it filed for bankruptcy and will close all 13 of its locations. Century 21 said its financial difficulties were due to its insurers not paying the retailer the $175 million The post Discount retailer Century 21 closes appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Facebook acquires new REI headquarters
    by Joe Dyton on September 17, 2020 at 3:17 pm

    Facebook will purchase Recreational Equipment, Inc.’s (REI) recently constructed headquarters in Seattle, according to The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets. The outdoor clothing and equipment retailer put its headquarters up for sale last month. REI reversed course because of the COVID-19 pandemic and decided to let employees work from home or its regional The post Facebook acquires new REI headquarters appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Cushman, Industrious team up to launch property management venture
    by Joe Dyton on September 17, 2020 at 3:14 pm

    Real Estate firm Cushman & Wakefield and flexible office space provider Industrious announced a new partnership this week. The companies’ new service, Integrated Building Management will incorporate flexible office and hospitality-driven amenitization into a, “unified, whole-building approach to property management.” “Together, Industrious and Cushman & Wakefield’s complementary services and attentive client-first cultures will bring best-in-class The post Cushman, Industrious team up to launch property management venture appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Onyx Equities Acquires 10 Building Morris County Office Portfolio From Mack-Cali
    by Onyx Equities on September 17, 2020 at 1:29 pm

    Largest Office Transaction in New Jersey and One of the Largest in U.S. Since Beginning of COVID-19 NEWARK, N.J., September 15, 2020— In one of the largest office transactions since the beginning of COVID-19, Onyx Equities, along with partners Taconic Capital Advisors, L.P., Axonic Capital LLC, and Machine Investment Group, acquired a 10 building, 1.5 The post Onyx Equities Acquires 10 Building Morris County Office Portfolio From Mack-Cali appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • The office space revolution isn’t near—it’s here
    by Joe Dyton on September 10, 2020 at 3:51 pm

    Some of the projected changes to traditional office space environment, flexibility in terms of remote work, varying floor plan layouts, etc. have arrived sooner than expected due the COVID-19 pandemic, GlobeSt.com reports. “Rethinking Real Estate” author and Real Innovation Academy owner Dror Poleg explored the topic on CRBE Group’s The Weekly Take podcast. Poleg’s book The post The office space revolution isn’t near—it’s here appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Is NOW the right time to convert more retail to office space?
    by Joe Dyton on September 10, 2020 at 3:42 pm

    A recent New York Times report acknowledged that commercial real estate developers and investors are looking to convert properties vacated during the COVID-19 pandemic into other uses. Converting some of these abandoned properties into office space was perhaps one of the more surprising proposed new uses given the rising work from home trend that was The post Is NOW the right time to convert more retail to office space? appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

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