AT&T, Google, and Microsoft highlighted significant progress for the ecosystem, but an enterprise survey showed most remain on the sidelines of actual deployment.
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It will spend some of its funding to expand its business in Europe and in Japan.
The software is targeted at large-scale enterprises looking to make the jump from legacy or proprietary systems like those from Cisco.
AT&T rebranded its AIC. And 5G will be the first new use case to run on its evolved network cloud.
The Trump administration is considering lifting the ban in exchange for a removal of tariffs on products from the U.S. farm belt and reduced tariffs on imported U.S. automobiles.
The hyperconverged platform combines Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 and Red Hat Ceph Storage 3 into one product.
Many of the groups working on edge computing are associated with telco networking. But edge computing is definitely not limited to telco networks.
The small cell platform supports interface splits between the central unit and the remote radio head, which means operators can use it for fronthaul.
From foliage that blocks antennas to bandwidth speeds that vary dramatically, global operators open up about the good, bad, and ugly of their 5G trials.
Early 5G markets will be a diverse group of cities — from densely populated New York City to flat, sprawling Phoenix.
Virtualizing the RAN is a goal for operators but it won’t happen overnight.
The carrier sees an addressable market of some 30 million homes for its fixed 5G service plans, but it will also support slices for mobile and enterprise services.
NTT DoCoMo and NEC also trialed data transmission between a 5G base station and a 5G mobile station using a car moving at 189 mph.
Many Chinese service providers are reliant upon ZTE’s optical gear for their transport networks and backhaul. And switching to another vendor is not that easy.
The telecom will cut costs and employees as it attempts to evolve its legacy networks and fend off regulatory impact.