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After four years of growth that propelled the radio access network market to reach new record levels, the RAN market is transitioning from expansion to the next phase in 5G journey with more challenging comparisons and slower growth, according to market research firm Dell’Oro Group.

Telecommunications company Telstra has announced it has begun testing a new radio access network technology called Cloud RAN on its commercial network.

Telecommunications companies Telstra and Ericsson announced the first Ericsson Cloud RAN 5G data call on Telstra’s commercial network, a live trial which will take place on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

5G subscriptions in the Gulf Cooperation Council region are projected to grow at an average annual rate of 30% from 15 to 71 million up to the end of 2028 accounting for 86% of total connections, forecasts Ericsson’s Mobility November 2022 report.

Telecommunications company Telstra claims to have broken another speed record in its commercial 5G network, clocking a download speed of 7.3Gbps.

Telecommunications company Verizon will offer its 5G Ultra Wideband service, now covering more than 150 million people.

Wednesday, 30 November 2022 11:51

Qualcomm announces Edgewise Suite


Semiconductor company Qualcomm introduces the Qualcomm Edgewise Suite, a robust RAN service automation, management, and orchestration platform.

With regulatory and government support, 15 national emerging markets deploying 5G could benefit from GDP growth between 0.3 and 0.46% through 2035 with an estimated three-to-seven-fold cost-to-benefit ratio, according to an Ericsson commissioned study by consulting firm Analysys Mason.

The key to driving digital inclusion for 3.2 billion people is to ensure the whole worldwide population is able to use mobile internet rather than focusing purely on network coverage, according to statistics released by industry organisation GSMA.

NSW Telco Authority has picked Japanese information technology company NEC to build the initial phase of a 5G innovation lab under a partnership.