If I had to cite one word that featured in a number of presentations at the NGMN Alliance's industry event this week on 5G, it would be "slice". Not the most technical of terms it has to be said, but it cropped up time and time again as operators and vendors sought to explain how future mobile networks would be designed to cope with the demands of the "5G era" after 2020.
Facebook is open-sourcing an internal tool it has used to test how apps perform on 2G, EDGE, 3G, and LTE networks. The social networking giant is making the tool available on GitHub.
Cisco and HP continue to be the vendors to beat in the cloud infrastructure market, accounting for 27 percent of worldwide revenues, says a new Synergy Research report.
FRANKFURT, Germany--The spectrum requirements of future 5G networks and services are expected to be broad and varied, and mobile operators continue to stress that exclusive licence regimes remain the preferred solution and should be extended further.
FRANKFURT, Germany--The mobile industry has often been criticized for putting technology ahead of what users actually want, but operators and vendors appear to placing significantly more effort on putting users first as they prepare for "5G" networks.
SVOD provider Netflix, which launches in Australia on March 24, has taken a page out of HBO's marketing playbook. The company is reportedly "looking the other way" regarding VPN masking, which allows Aussies to access the U.S. region of its streaming service, in order to build hype around its upcoming local product, Mashable says.
Celtic-Plus, an industry-driven European research initiative, has introduced a new product looking at how to deliver multiple Gigabit of bandwidth over copper pairs based on G.fast technology.
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don't have a deep knowledge of the business phone system trends and are not using the new array of advanced phone features on the market, says a new survey released by Allworx, a subsidiary of Windstream.
Ericsson said Etisalat is the first operator in Egypt to deploy the infrastructure company's Radio Dot indoor network equipment, as the operator moves to meet growing data usage in the country.
Tigo Tanzania, which is owned by Sweden-based Millicom International Cellular, has unveiled plans to spend $120 million (€110 million) this year on the expansion of its network for 3G and 4G services in the East Africa country.