The race is on to be the first U.S. operator to launch 5G.
As Verizon picks 5G vendors, T-Mobile begins trials.
Here are some pearls of wisdom (and surprises) said by top tech execs in 2017.
Several different groups are trying to bring order to multi-access edge computing.
Virtualization becomes a bigger part of 5G discussion.
Schmidt joined the company in 2001 when it only had a few hundred employees.
The 5G NR specification is a stepping stone on the path to a global 5G standard.
The RAN is the most expensive part of the network.
But Verizon and KT are still pushing ahead with pre-standard 5G.
FlexWare will act as a type of router for the 5G network.
The goal was better connectivity and improved efficiency.
An activist investor says that NXP shares are worth more.
But power companies can be challenging tech partners.
Big Mon uses a technology called GPRS tunneling protocol (GTP) to keep an eye on traffic.
Ericsson will provide pre-standard 5G Core and RAN.