SRG: 5G coverage maps are ‘optimistic’

RCR Wireless Kelly Hill February 4, 2020 Testing of 5G at sub-6 GHz frequencies concludes that mid-band LTE is “the weakest link” Even with low-band 5G New Radio deployments that would presumably provide more, and more robust, coverage than millimeter-waved-based 5G,...

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Verizon’s SA rollout will be multi-year effort

FierceWireless Monica Alleven January 27, 2020 While the standalone (SA) version of 5G New Radio (NR) offers the ability to do snazzy new things like network slicing, it’s going to take time for U.S. operators to get to that stage, with Verizon’s VP or Technology...

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    December 7, 2020

    There’s a growing sense that the next big update to the 5G standard won’t be finished until 2022, mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, there are widening fears that the global geopolitical tug-of-war between the US and China could fracture the 5G standard in a way that would create a Chinese version of the technology and a US version of the technology.

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  • Verizon details DSS progress

    December 2, 2020

    There’s a growing sense that the next big update to the 5G standard won’t be finished until 2022, mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, there are widening fears that the global geopolitical tug-of-war between the US and China could fracture the 5G standard in a way that would create a Chinese version of the technology and a US version of the technology.

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  • Verizon’s DSS performance ‘disappointing,’ says SRG

    December 2, 2020

    FierceWireless by: Monica Alleven Dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) garnered a lot of attention this year, underscoring its complexities and a bit of mystery. In February, T-Mobile President of Technology predicted it would be a tough year for the technology. Flash forward, and rivals AT&T and Verizon are now using DSS for lower band 5G coverage. […]

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