At the end of April 2020, Dutch operator VodafoneZiggo became the latest to offer a commercial 5G service. The launch stands out as the Netherlands has not formally awarded licences for 5G spectrum writes Kester Mann, Director, Consumer and Connectivity at CCS Insight.
Do you know your Kubernetes from Kafka? Your data pipelines from Elastic Search? If there's anything NFV has taught us, it’s don’t create a bespoke, sector-specific solution when a proven, general-purpose one exists. Steve Legge, COO, NetNumber, talks to Annie Turner.
Understanding how much 5G improves mobile experience is critical to consumers who are considering upgrading to 5G and for the mobile industry to plan how quickly to invest in it, explains Ian Fogg, VP Analysis at Opensignal.
5G promises to be faster and lower latency, enabling multiple new use cases, business models and services. But, asks Kate O’Flaherty, how secure is it really and what’s being done to address vulnerabilities?
In the last year, 5G has emerged from the fog of hype into the comparative normality of the marketplace, but respondents feel there are still a number of serious concerns about the technology, writes Graeme Neill.
Senior execs from Cisco, Ericsson Intel, Mavenir and Metaswitch (now acquired by Microsoft) cleared a lot of fog discussing developments and obstacles in operators’ move from virtual to cloud-native at a roundtable sponsored by Red Hat.
What a difference a year makes. This time last year, 5G deployment was just getting underway in earnest. Now the technology is all over the globe, but there were signs deployment could be slowing, even before COVID-19.