Huawei’s “ONE 5G” Concept Centre Stage at Global MBB Forum

Although efforts are underway to sunset 2G and 3G networks, many CSPs will need to operate multiple base station types across 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G for…

MWC-22 Las Vegas: Samsung Networks Makes Breakthrough In US Cable Market

Samsung Networks hit the headlines at MWC in Las Vegas with news of its first major contract with a US cable operator. The Korean vendor will provide…

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Private Networks Market: Vendors Hold Key to Operators’ Success

Private networks are still an emerging market and many players offering vertical-specific solutions or specialized services are entering the space to…

Rakuten Mobile – Time To Show Disruptive Networks Can Deliver Disruptive Profits?

With only 310,000 new users added during the 1Q 2022 (slightly more than Q4) Rakuten Mobile’s most pressing challenge is to boost subscriber growth.…

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Strategic Partnerships Tap Expanding Private Network Market Opportunities

The private network market is evolving with operators, equipment vendors, system integrators, and specialized solution providers working together to…

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Podcast #54: Private Networks – What are the Key Trends, Market Drivers, & Challenges

Private Networks, especially in relation to 5G, were one of the hot topics of discussion at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 22) in Barcelona earlier…

Nokia and Kyndryl Partner To Target Campus Wireless Market

Enterprise revenues today constitute a very small proportion of any incumbent infrastructure vendor's total revenues. However, all vendors are…

MWC 2022: 5G Open RAN, Private Networks, eSIM, Foldables & Sustainability Takes Center Stage

It was a great last week to physically go on the annual pilgrimage at the technology mecca GSMA MWC 2022 Barcelona after three years! It was a…

Monetizing 5G Will Be The Challenge For Incumbent Vendors in 2022

Nordic duo Ericsson and Nokia both had a good 2021. With strong cash generation from its core networks business, Ericsson had one of the best years…

First O-RAN Private Network in Germany?

As the largest industrial market, Germany is leading the charge in advancing Industry 4.0 transformation in Europe. The German regulator BNetzA has…

Nokia’s Revival: Is the Finnish Vendor Already Benefiting from Huawei’s Absence?

Nokia is one of the pioneers of the mobile industry but it has been struggling in recent years. The company's mobile access division still dwarfs its…

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5G Network Slicing versus Private Networks: Benefits and Drawbacks

Overview: Network slicing will be a key component of future 5G networks and will support innovative new use cases and business models thus enabling…