5G Expected to Support Mission Critical Communications, but Narrowband Remains Essential

As Mission Critical LTE becomes fully functional, a unified approach is essential, warns ETELM Director

Now is an exciting time to unify legacy and new technologies for Mission Critical Communications (MCC) to ensure that users retain existing functionality whilst adding new advanced LTE services, says Paul Ward, International Sales Director for ETELM, a leading manufacturer of advanced Mission Critical communications infrastructures. 

Huawei First to Complete 5G Network Slicing Tests

Completes China's second-phase IMT-2020 5G R&D test, including 5G New Radio (NR), massive MIMO

Huawei has completed China's second-phase 5G radio technology test in Huairou District, Beijing. During the C-Band test, Huawei adopted 5G New Radio (NR), massive MIMO and other technologies using the entire 200 MHz bandwidth to achieve over 6 Gbps of single-user downlink throughput and over 18 Gbps of cell peak rate.

Infinera Unveils XTM II for Cloud Scale Metro Packet-Optical Applications

Optimized for bandwidth-intensive cloud scale applications at the metro edge, such as 5G transport

Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, unveiled today the XTM II, a next generation packet-optical platform delivering rich Layer 0, Layer 1 and Layer 2 services with high density, low latency and low power consumption. XTM II is optimized for bandwidth-intensive cloud scale applications at the metro edge, such as Remote PHY, 5G transport and data center interconnect (DCI), that are deployable in facilities with restricted space and power.

Keysight 5G Solution Improves Time-to-Market with Accurate 5G Planning Models

Enables field testing of 5G radio coverage to support early radio network planning

Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced a solution for measuring, analyzing and visualizing the coverage generated by 5G base stations. Keysight’s Nemo Outdoor, combined with FieldFox handheld RF and microwave analyzers, enables mobile operators and network vendors to measure 5G radio propagation and coverage.

Nuance Dragon Drive Expands Multi-Passenger Automotive Assistant with AI and Interoperability

Personalizes Auto Experience with Unlimited Access to Apps, Services, and Connectivity into Home

Telia Company to Launch World’s First Commercial 4G Mobile Access for Carrier Ethernet Services

OneAccess Networks Connects Isolated Data Networks in Challenging Environments to Telia’s 4G Mobile Network

Telecom network access and virtualization specialist, OneAccess Networks, has supported Telia Company to deliver the world’s first commercial 4G mobile access for Carrier Ethernet services, significantly enhancing the operator’s digital services delivery in the Nordics. By connecting isolated data networks in challenging environments to Telia’s 4G mobile network, the service, enabled by OneAccess’ equipment, significantly improves connectivity levels for both businesses and the public sector across Sweden and Finland.

Cobham Deploys Public Safety Network for New Intercontinental Tunnel

The Public Safety Communication Network Ensures Emergency Services Can Communicate Throughout the Eurasia Tunnel

Cobham Wireless has announced the delivery of a public safety communications system for the Eurasia Tunnel, the first undersea road tunnel to connect two continents. Its multi-band, multi-technology coverage solution provides the emergency services communication within the 5.4km tunnel, which links two areas of Istanbul and spans both Europe and Asia.

G+D Mobile Security, Murata, and STM in Joint IoT Device Security Effort

Aim to Ensure Integrity and Confidentiality of the Data and Distribution of Fully Secure LPWAN Keys

New long-range and low-power IoT (Internet of Things) technologies like Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)  are enabling new use cases in application areas such as smart cities, smart agriculture, smart manufacturing and work safety. Alongside robustness and availability, security is a key to successful adoption of these new applications. G+D Mobile Security, Murata, and STMicroelectronics have teamed up to integrate cost-effective security features into IoT devices.

ISA and the Automation Federation Aim to Improve US-UK Efforts to Prevent IIoT Cyberattacks

Recent meetings examined operational technology and Industrial IoT cybersecurity challenges

Industrial cybersecurity experts of the International Society of Automation (ISA), the Automation Federation (ISA’s umbrella organization), and the US and UK governments, and global business leaders gathered in London 18 May 2017 to share common experiences and consider strategies to combat common threats.

OpenRPD Initiative Drives Smooth Migration to Future Cable Networks

Offer operators way to increase capacity and extend usefulness of their coax networks

The cable industry is going through a rapid change, as operators are searching for solutions to provide consumers with more and more network capacity and services which enable smooth and reliable online use of verstatile video and TV content. In the European setting alone, this means that Gigabit-level broadband connections should be available for tens of millions of subscribers within the coming years.

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