5G IoT connections to surpass 100 Million by 2026

A new study from Juniper Research has found that 5G IoT (Internet of Things) connections will reach 116 million globally by 2026; rising from 17 million in 2023. It predicts that the healthcare sector and smart city services will drive…

NXP 5G front end solutions improve 5G network coverage

BTS7202 RX Front End Modules and BTS6403/ 6305 pre-drivers offer higher output power, improved linearity, and reduced noise to help improve 5G call quality and Internet speed. NXP Semiconductors has announced its new higher power BTS7202 RX Front End Modules…

Juniper Research reports: roaming IoT connections to generate 1,100 petabytes globally by 2027

A new Juniper Research study has predicted that the global amount of data generated by roaming IoT connections will increase from 86 petabytes in 2022 to 1,100 petabytes by 2027. 1,100 petabytes would be enough data to stream 165 million…

What is next in cellular IoT?

This piece by Jörg Köpp, Market Segment Manager at Rohde & Schwarz explores emerging IoT trends in cellular networking and other communications. Over the last couple of years, the cellular IoT (C-IoT) ecosystem and especially the 3GPP standardisation has focused…

Choosing a wireless network for an industrial environment

Despite the push for the rollout of 5G in Europe the implementation of 5G, technology has been slower than other countries. Neil Ballinger, Head of EMEA at EU Automation, compares 4G and 5G in relation to the manufacturing industry. In…

Xilinx and NEC accelerate next-gen 5G Radio Units for global deployment

Xilinx and NEC Corporation have announced that the companies are collaborating on NEC’s next-generation 5G Radio Units (RUs) expected to be available for global deployment in 2022. Xilinx 7nm Versal AI Core series devices, which are currently shipping in volume…

5G: Deployment status, industry challenges, and market outlook

5G is paving the way for a fully digitalised and connected world. The past two years have seen many new field trials and an accelerating number of commercial rollouts. Moreover, 5G is starting to be adopted in a wide range…

Wind River and Intel collaborate on 5G vRAN solution for FlexRAN

Wind River has announced that the companies are jointly developing a 5G vRAN solution that integrates Intel FlexRAN reference software for systems fuelled by 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors with built-in AI acceleration, and also features Intel Ethernet 800 Network Adapters and the Intel…

MVNO in the 5G era: opportunities that must be seized

In this article, Hamish White, CEO of telecommunications software provider, Mobilise, explores the 5G future of the MVNO. The Ericsson Mobility Report states that 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed half a billion by the end of 2021 – making 5G…

5G smartphones to represent over 50% of smartphone sales revenue by 2025

A new study by Juniper Research has found that 5G compatible smartphones will account for over 50% of smartphone sales revenue by 2025; rising to $337bn from $108bn in 2021. It urged mobile handset vendors to ensure hardware maximises the…