Diameter signalling is spiking thanks to the ongoing deployment of evolved packet core, Voice over LTE and IP multimedia subsystems, new research has claimed.
TIM will deploy virtual RAN (vRAN) in Italy this year, following the July launch of “intelligent” cloud RAN based on virtualised hardware in Palermo.
Vodafone is planning to launch its first NB-IoT networks in Australia, Ireland, the Netherlands and Turkey, as the operator vowed the tech's late entry would not damage its prospects.
EE's Director of RAN talks Brexit, the UK's place within the 5G world and whether regulation should be relaxed to encourage it.
The chipset maker's SVP and President, EMEA, discusses the need to lock down frequency bands for 5G, the risk of fragmentation and what he feels a 5G network will look like.
The operator's 5G Executive Program Manager discusses its 5G strategy, the continuing role of LTE, and how next generation networks require new kinds of regulation.