Private LTE vs. Wi-Fi: Comparing Options for Enterprise Connectivity

Private LTE vs. Wi-Fi: Comparing Options for Enterprise Connectivity Private LTE is quickly emerging as a solution to augment and, in some cases, replace Wi-Fi in enterprise networks. This new market is expected to grow significantly over the next decade and is catching the eye of enterprise-level organizations the industry over. What Is Private LTE? […]

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C-Band Spectrum: The Next Step Toward Bringing 5G to Life

For a while now, industry analysts, players and authorities — including GSMA and Ericsson — have been heralding the dramatic growth of mobile broadband (MBB) data traffic that will likely happen over the next 10–15 years. Meanwhile, long-term evolution (LTE) is positioned to become the dominant mobile access technology far beyond 2020, when more commercial […]

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How 5G Enables Advanced Metering Infrastructure for Smarter Utilities

The integrated system of smart meters, communications networks, and data management systems known as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is a dream for forward-facing utility companies. AMI architecture can reduce power outages and electrical spikes, help consumers lower their monthly energy bills, and give access to gas, electric and water readouts through remote mobile devices.   Across Europe and the U.S., smart grids and […]

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The Potential and Challenge of 5G: What 2019-2020 Will Bring

Demystifying 5G: Promises and Challenges Having recently appeared on the PSDcast to discuss the global deployment of 5G technologies (I invite you to listen), I wanted to further discuss how 5G is the future of telecommunications. With its lightning speed, increased reliability, and low latency, 5G is triggering a monumental shift in cellular communications. It offers data speeds of […]

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4 Revolutionary Use Cases of 5G in Healthcare

4 New Applications in Healthcare enabled by 5G Technology   The healthcare IT industry is constantly searching for new ways advanced technology can play a more impactful role in transforming healthcare delivery.   With the emergence of new 5G technologies, IT services and applications within the healthcare industry are set to become better connected than […]

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Benefits of Advanced Metering Infrastructure for First Responders

Accessibility and Reliability: How Advanced Metering Infrastructure Benefits First Responders   Within the next three years, more than 1.1 billion smart meters will stretch across the globe through the Internet of Things (IoT), designed to provide faster, more accurate readouts from devices connected to smart grids, such as electric cabling, gas lines, and water pipes […]

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4G vs. 5G: How New Wireless Technology Will Change Everything

5G Will Revolutionize Wireless Technology   What’s the Difference Between 4G and 5G?   5G represents a revolutionary leap forward for wireless technology. Verizon claims that 5G could bring speeds up to 200 times faster than its current 4G LTE network. More conservative estimates state 5G could be ten times faster than 4G. Speeds will […]

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NB-IoT and LTE-M: Cellular IoT for a 5G World

How LTE-M and NB-IoT Will Pave the Way for a 5G World   5G is almost here, and like 2G, 3G, and 4G before it, it will change the way we send and receive information.   What’s even more exciting is that 5G will enable countless automated wireless applications for the rapidly growing Internet of […]

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What is 5G NR? | Understanding the New Radio Standard

What is 5G NR?   5G has set a new standard for wireless, opening up the spectrum above 6 GHz that has been previously unusable by cellular services.   The new mobile network technology has already begun using the current architecture of LTE to support non-standalone (NSA) 5G, on the way to full standalone (SA) […]

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