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White House Underlines Opportunity to Apply Lessons from 4G to 5G-LTE Challenges Ahead

The White House Briefing Room

 

Under President Obama, we have seen technological breakthroughs and strategic investments that have propelled the United States to the forefront of wireless broadband—with world-leading 4G/LTE coverage for more than 98 percent of U.S. citizens. Today, the Obama Administration is announcing new steps to maintain U.S. leadership and win the next generation of mobile technology with the launch of a $400 million Advanced Wireless Research Initiative led by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

NAB Show New York Expands Show Floor Offerings

Media, Technology and Entertainment Convention to Feature New Drone and Virtual Reality Attractions, Among Others

Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and held November 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, the 2016 NAB Show New York will feature an

New LoRaWAN Network in Japan Now Open for Field Testing IoT Applications

Semtech LoRa Technology to be Used by NTT West in Its New Low Power, Wide Area Network for Field Tests

Semtech Corporation a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced that its LoRa® wireless RF technology will be featured in a new low power, wide area network (LPWAN) deployed by regional telecom carrier Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West (NTT West) in the Kansai area of Japan to field test a wide range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications such as smart metering and agriculture, system monitoring of networks and equipment, asset and people tracking, and environmental warning systems.

Orange acquires Log’in Consultants

Company Strengthens its Desktop Virtualization Activities in Europe

Orange announced today that it has completed the acquisition, through its Orange Business Services entity, of Log’in Consultants, a specialist in desktop virtualization integration services and subsidiary of the Log’in International group. Founded in 2002, Log’in Consultants consists of three entities located in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, which offer VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) consultancy and infrastructure management services to companies of all sizes.

Sonus Leads in NFV with Cloud-Optimized Session Border Controller

Enables Service Providers to Offer Real-Time Communications in Public and Private Clouds

Sonus Networks, Inc a global leader in secure and intelligent Cloud communications, announced today key enhancements to its Session Border Controller Software edition (SBC SWe). With these updates, Sonus’ industry-leading SBC SWe allows service providers to break free from proprietary hardware and accelerate real-time communications in public and private Clouds.

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

Top Down or Bottom Up, FCC's 5G Broadband Wireless Ruling Looks Good Either Way

Even as 5G Standards Remain Undefined, FCC's 'Spectrum Frontiers' Illuminates a Path Forward

Last week, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of a new wireless broadband roadmap, aka "Spectrum Frontiers, which designates 11 GHz of licensed high-speed spectrum for LTE and 5G infrastructure, and which set rules use of 7GHz of unlicensed airwaves. Even as debates continue over the definition and standard of what is 5G, the FCC has stepped up to the plate and shown it is ready to work with industry to meet grand new goals the entire ICT ecosystem has come to expect from the next era of LTE and broadband wireless.

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5G — To support the development of 5G in the U.S., the FCC allocated almost 11 GHz of licensed and unlicensed spectrum above 24 GHz. The commission is also asking for comments on allocating an additional 18 GHz, including E-Band.

Verizon released a 5G radio specification that defines guidelines for testing and validating technical components. Read it here.

Have You Deployed Connected Devices in the Field?

Can You Share Your Experiences with Fellow Professionals From Various Industries?

The IoT M2M Council – the largest and fastest-growing trade association in the IoT sector – is offering serious incentives for technology Adopters to share their experiences.  The IMC is now nominating industry executives of high standing for seats on its Connected Leadership Committee (CLC) – a steering/advisory committee of OEMs, enterprise users, and applications developers that deploy IoT solutions in the field. Just some of the benefits of having a seat on the CLC include…

Have You Deployed Connected Devices in the Field?

Can You Share Your Experiences with Fellow Professionals From Various Industries?

The IoT M2M Council – the largest and fastest-growing trade association in the IoT sector – is offering serious incentives for technology Adopters to share their experiences.  The IMC is now nominating industry executives of high standing for seats on its Connected Leadership Committee (CLC) – a steering/advisory committee of OEMs, enterprise users, and applications developers that deploy IoT solutions in the field. Just some of the benefits of having a seat on the CLC include…

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Mobile Infrastructure in China

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