• The biggest 5G revenue opportunity depends on edge ML — are telcos ready? (Reader Forum)
    by Jason McCampell, Director of Architecture, Wallaroo Labs and Hector Leano, Head of Product Marketing, Wallaroo Labs on August 16, 2022 at 1:37 pm

    One of the most promising new revenue opportunities in 5G is network slicing. This allows spectrum owners to create private wireless networks which they can then rent or lease to enterprise users for short or long durations. By some estimates, the private 5G network market could reach up to $30 billion in annual revenue. For The post The biggest 5G revenue opportunity depends on edge ML — are telcos ready? (Reader Forum) appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Prioritizing People Across All Network Technologies with Jessica Firestone of Tempest
    by RCR Wireless News on August 16, 2022 at 8:00 am

    While the technology industry continues to develop and evolve, it remains that the human element and leveraging a workforce’s skills play an important role in allowing the industry to thrive. In today’s episode, Jessica Firestone, CEO and President of Tempest shares her vision to provide complete management of maintenance programs, explore new relationships and to The post Prioritizing People Across All Network Technologies with Jessica Firestone of Tempest appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • CRE lenders earn higher pre-tax returns, FDIC reports
    by Joe Dyton on August 15, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    More than 98 percent of banks engage in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) lending, while CRE loans are the largest loan portfolio type for almost half of all banks, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) recently released Summer 2022 edition of Supervisory Insights. The report included an article, “Commercial Real Estate: An Update on The post CRE lenders earn higher pre-tax returns, FDIC reports appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Editorial Webinar: Key 5G architectural considerations when milliseconds matter
    by RCR Wireless News on August 15, 2022 at 8:16 pm

    Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) is foundational to 5G services to drive the next wave of innovation in enterprise and manufacturing: low-latency, massive device density, and more. Optimizing the telco cloud to deliver these new services starts at the 5G Core and goes to the farthest edge. This webinar looks at the current state of MEC The post Editorial Webinar: Key 5G architectural considerations when milliseconds matter appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Google tests option to play cloud games from search results
    by Catherine Sbeglia Nin on August 15, 2022 at 5:01 pm

    Much of the cloud gaming’s growth can be attributed to advanced connectivity technologies, particularly 5G Google appears to be quietly testing the ability for those using its search engine to play cloud games right from their search results. While not yet available for everyone, some lucky users have claimed that when they search for a The post Google tests option to play cloud games from search results appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Rogers, Shaw sign deal to sell Freedom Mobile to Quebecor
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on August 15, 2022 at 4:59 pm

    With this transaction, Roger and Shaw believe that the merger of their operations should be approved by the Canadian government Canadian operators Rogers Communications, Shaw Communications and Quebecor have entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of Freedom Mobile to Videotron, a subsidiary of Quebecor. The parties said that the transaction is still subject The post Rogers, Shaw sign deal to sell Freedom Mobile to Quebecor appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • China Mobile invests $8.7 billion in 5G tech in H1
    by Juan Pedro Tomás on August 15, 2022 at 4:55 pm

    China Mobile said that the number of 5G subscribers totaled 263 million at the end of June, up 106.7% year-on-year China Mobile, the world’s largest operator in terms subscribers, invested a total of CNY58.7 billion ($8.7 billion) in the 5G segment in the first half of the year, the carrier said in its earnings statement. The post China Mobile invests $8.7 billion in 5G tech in H1 appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Brazil wants Samsung to build a local chip facility
    by Catherine Sbeglia Nin on August 15, 2022 at 4:53 pm

    Brazil is looking to diversify its chip supply chain as a result of Taiwan’s growing tensions with China and the U.S. Brazil and South Korea have signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the establishment of a chip and semiconductor facility in Brazil. Brazil’s Minister of Communications Fábio Faria last week revealed that South Korean chipmaker The post Brazil wants Samsung to build a local chip facility appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • DC Appeals court upholds FCC reallocation of 5.9 GHz
    by Kelly Hill on August 15, 2022 at 4:35 pm

    An appeals court has upheld the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to reallocate a portion of the 5.9 GHz band to unlicensed use, including Wi-Fi, rather than continuing to reserve the whole swath of spectrum for intelligent transportation systems. The decision, released Friday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. circuit, found that the FCC’s The post DC Appeals court upholds FCC reallocation of 5.9 GHz appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • T-Mobile US CFO sees ‘sustained growth’ opportunity ahead
    by Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief on August 15, 2022 at 3:29 pm

    Combo of 600 MHz 5G Standalone and 2.5 GHz gives T-Mobile US a “differentiated” value proposition On the heels of agreeing to spend $3.5 billion to acquire formerly-leased 600 MHz spectrum in 17 partial economic areas, T-Mobile US CFO Peter Osvaldik joined the virtual Oppenheimer 25th Annual Technology, Internet and Communications last week to give The post T-Mobile US CFO sees ‘sustained growth’ opportunity ahead appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • How will cellular networks support the metaverse?
    by Peter Cohen on August 14, 2022 at 1:53 pm

    The metaverse needs a big networking lift, with telcos playing a central role Telcos will be front and center when it comes to providing networking infrastructure to make the metaverse work. Early requirements for the metaverse suggest that Communication Service Providers (CSPs) have a lot more work to do before the metaverse can operate, however.  The post How will cellular networks support the metaverse? appeared first on RCR Wireless News.

  • Envoy bets big on hybrid work with OfficeTogether acquisition
    by Joe Dyton on August 9, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    Following the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have searched for the best way to make their employees feel good about returning the office. The hybrid work approach has been a popular one, but enterprises quickly learned that there’s more to hybrid work than working in the office some days and remotely others — the in-person days The post Envoy bets big on hybrid work with OfficeTogether acquisition appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • EPIC iO solution aimed at global food safety, spoilage
    by Joe Dyton on August 9, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    EPIC iO, a software-focused technology provider and applied AI + IoT (Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things) innovator, recently announced its new enterprise biosecurity solution portfolio targeting global food safety and spoilage, healthcare and public transportation. EPIC iO developed the solution portfolio in collaboration with several U.S. academic institutions, and it’s expected to have a The post EPIC iO solution aimed at global food safety, spoilage appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Prioritizing the tenant experience through proptech
    by Joe Dyton on August 9, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    A number of topics were discussed during Commercial Observer’s recent virtual event, “The Bottom Line: Proptech Reinventing the Workplace,” but one took center stage — prioritizing the tenant experience. Discussions during the event focused on how landlords and employers can attract, and maintain, workers during this modern, evolving era. Proptech, or property technology, was repeatedly The post Prioritizing the tenant experience through proptech appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • More tech companies join the office software arena as hybrid work rises
    by Joe Dyton on August 9, 2022 at 7:04 pm

    Connected Real Estate Magazine reported last week on flexible space provider WeWork’s launch of its space management solution, WeWork Workplace. The solution was designed to provide companies with a universal platform to manage inventory across different office spaces, enhance employee experiences and optimize space through insights and analytics. It turns out WeWork isn’t alone in The post More tech companies join the office software arena as hybrid work rises appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • WeWork, Yardi debut WeWork Workplace
    by Joe Dyton on August 1, 2022 at 10:30 pm

    Helps businesses navigate hybrid, remote work models Flexible office space provider WeWork and real estate software provider Yardi recently debuted WeWork Workplace, a space management solution. WeWork Workplace will give companies a universal platform that allows for inventory management across office spaces, enhanced employee experiences and space optimization through insights and analytics. The rise of The post WeWork, Yardi debut WeWork Workplace appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • FLASH, Brookfield partner to shape smart cities, global mobility
    by Joe Dyton on August 1, 2022 at 10:08 pm

    FLASH, a global cloud parking software provider, and real estate investment management firm Brookfield announced a strategic partnership. Brookfield’s technology growth investment firm will make a $40 million strategic investment in the partnership. Together, the companies will look to evolve the tenant experience by fully leveraging FLASH’s connected mobility and vehicle electrification solutions across Brookfield’s diverse global The post FLASH, Brookfield partner to shape smart cities, global mobility appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • CRE deals slow as banks begin to lend less
    by Joe Dyton on August 1, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    The commercial real estate industry has not been able to borrow as much money as of late, leading to a slowdown in dealmaking and a drop in property values, The Wall Street Journal reports. Banks have been hesitant to loan money to CRE office owners and buyers, and when they do, it’s at a higher The post CRE deals slow as banks begin to lend less appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Ericsson completes Vonage acquisition
    by Joe Dyton on August 1, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    Ericsson recently announced it completed its acquisition of cloud communications provider Vonage. The transaction supports Ericsson’s strategy to leverage technology leadership as it grows its mobile network business and expands into the enterprise. Acquiring Vonage provides Ericsson with access to powerful building blocks to offer a full suite of communications solutions including, Communications Platform as The post Ericsson completes Vonage acquisition appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

  • Microsoft launches Digital Equity Data Dashboard
    by Joe Dyton on July 26, 2022 at 4:58 pm

    New tool reveals local digital divides Microsoft recently released a Digital Equity Data Dashboard that will help create better understanding of the economic opportunity gaps in towns, cities and neighborhoods across the United States. Developed by Microsoft Chief Data Science Officer Juan Lavista Ferres and the Microsoft AI for Good Lab, the dashboard aggregates public The post Microsoft launches Digital Equity Data Dashboard appeared first on Connected Real Estate Magazine.

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