THE 5G MYTH - excerpts from the book by Dr. William Webb - Complimentary eBook

Without some new “killer application” there is no expectation of ARPU increases after 5G deployment and little incentive for MNOs to deploy it

Introduction

A “Wi-Fi first” world

Previous calls for enhanced coverage have mostly focussed on cellular, and previous efforts to provide widespread Wi-Fi “municipal” coverage have generally been seen as a failure. The steps set out in the previous section would move Wi-Fi back centre-stage in the world of communications. Is this plausible, and have lessons been learnt from previous attempts to deploy widespread Wi-Fi?

G.fast takes center stage as Broadband Forum takes part in ITU Telecom World 2016

Forum leaders team up with Telebyte to showcase G.fast in real-world test environment

 

Broadband Forum Chairman Kevin Foster on G.fast

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Upshot Briefing: AT&T's Top IoT Exec Mobeen Khan on Real-Time IoT Data

Recently, we had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with M. Mobeen Khan, Executive Director, M2M Solutions for AT&T's Advanced Mobility Solutions division.

Upshot Briefing: Spectrum Management

Interview with Karl Nebbia, Director of Spectrum Solutions at Alion Science and Technology

Click here to watch the presentation on YouTube

The Future of Cloud WAN

The total opportunity for Cloud WAN services is $7.5B by the year 2020

M2M and IoT: What does it mean for the Mobile Network Operator?

New report forecasts to 2019 with analysis of key drivers, success factors, and industry dynamics

The Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications market is seen as the future for wireless revenue growth with various reports touting market size to reach 50 billion connections by 2020.

Irish cellphone entrepreneur banks on a smarter Haiti

Reuters

When Irish billionaire Denis O'Brien set about building a cellphone company in the western hemisphere's poorest country, there was no shortage of skeptics.

Six years later O'Brien's company Digicel is the largest private investor in Haiti and has 4.8 million users, about half the population. It is a rare beacon of entrepreneurship in a country still struggling to rebuild after the 2010 earthquake.

M2M enterprise: the importance of APIs

Layer 7 Technologies

This year has marked the start of the mobile and big-data age in enterprise IT. A related but distinct trend has also been the emergence of “machine-to-machine” (M2M) communication, which depends on wireless technology and real-time analytics. M2M is revolutionizing technology across a range of industries, from smart meters in energy and utilities (the “smart grid”) to connected vehicles in automotive and logistics, heart monitors in healthcare, RFID‐tagged inventory in retail and manufacturing, and digital signage in media and communications.

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