Topic: 5g

Intel slashes plans to enter the 5G smartphone modem space

Intel has announced that it will no longer be working on 5G smartphone modems. Instead, the company will be doing an assessment of what opportunities there are for 4G and 5G modems for PCs, IoT devices, and other data-centric devices. “We are very excited about the opportunity in 5G and the ‘cloudification’ of the network, … continue reading

Report: 5G could increase total network energy consumption by almost 200 percent over the next several years

The hype around 5G is continuing to grow, especially after the buzz about the technology from this week’s MWC in Barcelona. But a new report from Vertiv and 451 Research has revealed concerns around higher energy costs as a result of the new technology. According to the survey, which questioned over 100 telecom operators, 90 … continue reading

MWC: Intel contributes to 5G, Sprint partners with AWS, and D-Link reveals new network solution for SMBs

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is happening is Barcelona this week, with several device manufacturers attending to show off their latest gadgets. In addition to new device announcements, several companies are also demoing and introducing new solutions for 5G, IoT, and networking. Among them is Intel, which announced several new solutions. It revealed that Ericsson … continue reading

Nokia plots enterprise expansion with focus on blending LTE and 5G with IoT

Nokia is best known as one of the world’s largest suppliers of transmission infrastructure to broadband telecommunications and cellular carriers, but the company believes there’s growing demand among enterprises for its LTE wireless, and high-speed optical networking gear. Seeking to tap that demand, the company is launching a new enterprise business unit on Jan. 1, … continue reading

RAN Innovation: Enabling 5G delivery of IoT, AR, and VR applications

The advent of 5G in the telecommunications industry was top of mind for the 22,000 attendees of the first Mobile World Congress Americas conference, recently hosted in Los Angeles. 5G brings the possibility of virtualizing a radio access network (RAN) and running in an edge cloud. Cloud computing is also a key factor in transforming … continue reading

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