Monday, November 21, 2016

CableLabs: Thinking about the Implications of 5G

In this 2-minute video, Pete Smythe, VP, Core Innovation, CableLabs, discusses some of the implications of 5G, including the impact of ultra-low latency on fixed mobile convergence.

Another area of interest is unlicensed spectrum for LTE and WiFi, where we can anticipate an intersection of mobile networks and fixed-line networks, as well as an overlapping of public and private networks in hospitals, factories, etc.

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Momentum Builds for Citizens' Band LTE (3.5 GHz)

The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) Alliance, which was formed in February 2016 with the goal of making LTE-based solutions in the 3.5 GHz CBRS band widely available, announced the addition of Accelleran, Airspan Networks, American Tower Corp., AT&T, Baicells, CableLabs, Ericsson, ExteNet Systems, Nsight, Ranzure Networks, Rise Broadband, and ZTE as members. Founding members of the alliance include Access Technologies (Alphabet), Federated...

Liberty Global and CableLabs Join the MulteFire Alliance

Liberty Global and CableLabs have joined the MulteFire Alliance, an independent, diverse and international member-driven consortium dedicated to developing next-generation wireless technology. customers.” The main focus of the MulteFire Alliance is to ensure that next-generation LTE mobile standards are compatible with shared and unlicensed spectrum. This compatibility ensures that the next generation