DAS & Small Cell News

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5G Is Official: First 3GPP Specs Approved

The mobile sector's key industry body, the 3GPP, has approved the initial 5G New Radio (NR) specifications at a meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, heralding the start of the standards-based 5G era and a new battle amongst the mobile sector's leading players to claim...

It’s a Good Time to Hop on This Growth Train

What’s the big deal about the Internet of Things (IoT)? In 2016, Business Insider estimated that “there will be 34 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020, up from 10 billion in 2015.” It went on to forecast that from 2016 to 2020, almost $6 trillion would...

Huawei demos 5G uplink-downlink decoupling tech

Huawei has demonstrated separate uplink-downlink (UL/DL) decoupling technology across a 5G-LTE network deployment in London as part of its strategic partnership with BT and EE. The trial network includes 5G New Radio (5G NR) and LTE co-site deployments, separating...

Sprint assesses airborne small cells

Sprint evaluated the potential of small cells mounted on drones as a means of rapidly deploying temporary coverage for large events or disaster response situations. Gunther Ottendorfer, Sprint’s COO of Technology, said in a blog post trials in the US state of Texas...

Intel Revamps Its Internet of Things Strategy

Intel (INTC) is facing competition from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in the PC (personal computer) and server processor markets, where it is a leader. Aiming to tap data-centric technologies, Intel has made efforts in the IoT (Internet of Things) market, which...

The future of 5G is in the cloud

Asia Pacific is moving quickly in terms of 5G development. According to the latest GSMA’s study, 5G connections across the region are expected to reach 670 million by 2025, accounting for just under 60 percent of global 5G connections. Therefore, mobile operators in...