5G

Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Ericsson said they’ve demonstrated the use of 5G end-to-end network slicing in a customer-centric service delivery model for video streaming, where a customer can control and adapt slice performance based on demand.  The proof-of-concept sets a benchmark for “network-as-a-service” innovation, revealing how 5G network slicing can enable a new level of
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Microsoft wants to be the global wide area network (WAN) for 5G. Victor Bahl, chief technology officer of Azure for Operators, noted in a blog posting that while 5G offers big boosts in speed, those speeds get watered down because “every network operator ultimately depends on the internet at some point.” He said ultra-reliable low-latency
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Dave Mayo, Dish Network’s EVP of network development, outlined the company’s 2021 buildout goals, and discussed some of the steps Dish is taking to create a startup business mentality for its 5G network even though it is a mature company with a successful legacy direct broadcast satellite (DBS) business. Mayo, who spoke last week at
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Talk about a white-knuckle ride. The 3.45 GHz auction threw a lot of folks in a tizzy after Thursday’s bidding rounds. Will the auction collapse? The 3.45 GHz auction, which started October 5, completed 23 rounds on Thursday, with bids tallying more than $4 billion. Demand started out high at the beginning of the month,
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T-Mobile extended its lead in the 5G availability and download speed departments in Opensignal’s latest quarterly report. Verizon won accolades for 5G video and gaming. Once again, T-Mobile took the award for 5G download speed – for the fourth time in a row – increasing its lead on Verizon and AT&T and becoming the first
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The U.S. military has emerged as the largest current buyer of hardware, software and services related to private 5G wireless networks. This point was hammered home at Connect (X) in Orlando this week, in a panel appropriately titled Architecting and Deploying the Largest Private 5G Wireless Deployment. The military’s 5G initiatives were outlined by Sal
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