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    5G-Advanced explained

    5G-Advanced is set to evolve 5G networks to their fullest capabilities and inject intelligence into the network like never before while placing energy-efficiency at its heart.


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    Update: Open RAN explained

    The introduction of Open RAN, is the final piece of the unbundling puzzle that enables mobile network operators to use equipment from multiple vendors and still ensure interoperability.

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    Making sense of the data deluge with edge computing

    Conventional computing architectures premised on a centralized data center are getting overwhelmed by the deluge of real-time data. The answer lies in edge computing which processes data almost at the source.


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    Explaining SaaS for communication service providers and enterprise

    While a mainstream concept in many industries, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is in its early days for communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises but that is set to change.


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    6G explained

    With every generation of communications technology, the focus of the network changes. In the 6G era, the digital, physical and human world will seamlessly fuse to trigger extrasensory experiences. 


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    Network Slicing explained

    5G brings a quantum leap in speed and throughput of data to the network along with low latency and ultra reliability.

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    5G reduces emissions, explained

    Hear from the Grantham Institute, the World Economic Forum and GSMA how 5G will play a major role in cutting emissions [video].


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    Automation explained

    The world is at a key inflection point whereby intelligent technology is taking over the bulk of the tasks from humans. In such times, the need for networks to scale up is essential and automation can be an important facilitator in that journey.


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    5G and Private Wireless, the technology enabling Industry 4.0

    We all know 5G will bring lightning-fast mobile broadband. But the phone is the least exciting piece of the story. 5G will provide the connectivity for the fourth industrial revolution which will completely alter the way we live, work and play. 5G will also make it a sustainable revolution.

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    Explaining the rapid uptake of 5G and its real potential

    5G is rolling out faster than any previous generation of mobile networks and nearly 3 x faster than 4G

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    Spectrum explained

    In January 2021 telco operators committed USD 80.9 billion for the C-Band auction in the U.S. But what is ‘C-Band’, and where does it fit into the wider topic of 5G spectrum auctions?

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    Private Wireless Explained

    The third industrial revolution (IR) transformed services businesses. The fourth IR will do the same for asset-heavy industries, with private wireless providing the connectivity to power digitalization and automation which increases business efficiency, safety and agility, and shrinks environmental footprint.


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    Private Wireless, 5G and the introduction of Supply Chain 4.0

    Five mega trends are impacting the logistics industry. First, there has been major consolidation over the last decade driven by cost pressures, customer expectation for reduced deliver times and improved quality of service.

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    Update: Open RAN explained

    The introduction of Open RAN, is the final piece of the unbundling puzzle that enables mobile network operators to use equipment from multiple vendors and still ensure interoperability.

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