Ranplan Wireless now has a design tool, Ranplan Professional, which is able to plan and deploy emerging 5G, multi- layer, multi-technology, densified urban networks, bridging the gap between indoor and outdoor design. Designing and planning 5G networks presents a variety of technical challenges; in particular, how to design for short range, high frequencies that can… Continue »
SoftBank, a mobile operator in Japan, has implemented an innovative method for radio access network design from Ericsson, based on machine intelligence. The service groups cells in clusters and takes statistics from cell overlapping and potential to use carrier aggregation between cells into account, thus reducing operational expenditure and improving network performance. Compared to traditional… Continue »
OneVizion has added B+T Group as a customer for its project management solution. B+T Group is a turnkey engineering and construction firm specializing in the wireless industry. OneVizion is a high productivity application Platform as a Service (hpaPaaS) designed to solve the problem of centralizing stranded information sets within enterprises.
The recently-announced T-Mobile US and Sprint merger is intended to create a third national wireless carrier of similar scale to AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless. The “New T-Mobile,” sticking to its ‘Un-carrier’ tagline, wants to be first to deploy a nationwide 5G network. But up to now, both T-Mobile and Sprint have struggled to gain… Continue »
Democrats picked up three Republican votes for their resolution reinstating Net Neutrality yesterday on the floor of the Senate, as the measure passed 52-47. One of those republicans, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) made it clear that her vote for joint resolution, S J Res 52, was not so much a vote in favor of… Continue »
Building its nationwide gigabit wireless-centric network will serve dual purposes for AT&T, deployment of FirstNet and preparation for 5G, Randall Stephenson, AT&T CEO, said at the JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference, this week, in Boston. As AT&T deploys FirstNet, it will also be equipping every cell site for 5G, Stephenson said in… Continue »