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Mobile Europe – 2018 predictions: Operators overhaul IoT approach as certainty grows on 5G

Unsurprisingly 2018 is expected to bring greater certainty around what 5G will look like. According to Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of consultancy firm Northstream, the standard is now likely to come to market earlier than was expected a year ago as standardisation is making good progress. Trials will not demonstrate anything spectacular, says Nordstrom, with the […]
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Published January 9, 2018 in , , , , .


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Telecoms.com – Ten telecoms predictions for 2018

3. 3.5 GHz will be the primary band for 5G Telecoms consultancy Northstream believes the 3.5 GHz band occupies the 5G sweet-spot. The mmWave band, popular for pre-5G FWA deployments, presents challenges with mobility support and providing consistent user experience, while sub-1 GHz spectrum is occupied with previous generations of mobile technologies and is not […]
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Light Reading – Cloudy With a Chance of Automation: Telecom in 2018

There has already been a wave of hype — and by no means a millimetric one — about the very high frequency bands that operators could use to support 5G services. In 2018, though, the industry will get over its fascination with so-called millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum and start to focus its efforts on the far […]
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Published December 18, 2017 in , , , , .