"First responders should have the absolute best, most effective technologies available to them as they protect our communities and respond to emergencies large and small," explains Verizon's Toby Redshaw of the company's Washington DC 5G lab project.
"We're pleased to work with Lime Microsystems to extend the benefits of mimik's proven technology to support next generation wireless broadband solutions," says Siavash Alamouti, chief executive of edge cloud specialist mimik technology and its entry into the growing LimeNET ecosystem.
"Without strong government support to allocate sufficient spectrum to next generation mobile services, it will be impossible to achieve the global scale that will make 5G affordable and accessible for everyone," warns GSMA head of spectrum Brett Tarnutzer.
With 60 percent of African cellular communication users still on 2G networks, and a projection that just three percent will have upgraded to 5G by 2025, virtualisation is being heralded as the solution to allow for 5G expansion without leaving users behind.
"Just as the European GNU Radio Days event is in addition to the annual GNU Radio Conference event held in the USA, the GNU Radio Symposium would also be in addition to an annual event held in the USA," explains president Ben Hilburn.
"In the worst disasters, chaos and misinformation are pervasive. With better information and better analytics, you can get the resources you need to the places that need it most," explains project lead Bryan Knouse of his team's "clusterduck" system, which provides mesh-based communications and data networks to disaster-hit areas.
Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Summit 2018 was well attended by key stakeholders from across the wireless ecosystem, and there was a real sense of enthusiasm and a commitment to transforming telecoms via open source.
Vodafone "leading the roll out of 5G across the UK, starting with Greater Manchester. A further six cities – Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool and London – will shortly receive full 5G too. Next year, we will bring 5G to the Scottish Highlands, Cornwall and the Lake District, among other locations," says Nick Jeffery.
"Opportunities for all, regardless of whether an entity is interested in fixed or mobile, 5G, or another technology," says FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly of the ruling, which brings additional 5G frequencies within range of LMS7002M-based devices including the LimeSDR and LimeNET families.