What is the difference between vRAN and Open RAN?
October 25, 2020

The mobile industry is currently discussing Virtualized RAN (vRAN) and Open RAN, but it is vital to distinguish between these two concepts because they represent different approaches. These two initiatives serve different purposes that may often overlap. From a high-level perspective, the two initiatives are described below • vRAN These networks decouple software from hardware […]

5G Uplink Challenge!
October 21, 2020

One of the big challenges nowadays in 5G technology is the Uplink or UL. Historically, most mobile network traffic has been on the downlink since users have long craved high data speeds to download their favorite videos. With the new normal, and the increase in video conferencing, the uplink traffic increase by up to 40 percent, putting a significant strain on the uplink as per […]

Does 5G work with Dual SIM in iPhone12?
October 20, 2020

All 5G iPhone 12 models support Dual SIM mode, which refers to the ability to switch between a SIM card and an eSIM operating on independent numbers and/or carriers. However, an image of a training document from Apple’s Sales Web resources called “What you need to know about 5G on iPhone” and posted to Reddit suggests the ‌iPhone 12‌ will […]

Apple Enters 5G Race with new iPhone 12
October 15, 2020

Finally, Apple Inc on October 13,202 launched its next-generation iPhone 12, with faster 5G connectivity. The company announced four new iPhones in a virtual event on Tuesday — the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 Pro, the iPhone 12 Pro Max, and a new, smaller, iPhone 12 mini. All the phones are 5G-equipped, meaning they can […]

When should MNOs shut down their 2G and 3G Networks?
September 24, 2020

Many of my friends asked me why MNOs (Mobile Network Operators) didn’t switch-off legacy network like 2G and 3G till now?  Yes, this is a good question specially day-by-day I am talking about the benefits and the power of 5G. With the smartphone revolution, and the rapid growth in wireless data services, operators worldwide are […]

T‑Mobile Achieves more than 5.6 Gbps with MU‑MIMO
September 13, 2020

T-Mobile and Ericsson teamed up on a 16-layer multi-user multi-input multi-output (MU-MIMO) demonstration, showcasing peak cell throughput of more than 5.6 Gbps! That’s on one channel of the 2.5 GHz spectrum. During the test, engineers connected 8 separate smartphones to the same 5G radio and resources and, thanks to MU-MIMO — a fancy term for […]

Ericsson Mobility Report – Q2 2020
September 8, 2020

Ericsson Mobility Report provides industry-leading projections and analyses of the latest trends in the mobile industry, including subscription, mobile data traffic, and population coverage. Our forecasts are based on past and current data, validated with extensive network measurements. Read the report to learn about the latest figures for 5G, IoT, fixed wireless access, and more. […]

How Beams are Formed in Beamforming?
August 1, 2020

One of the most common questions I face every day What is Beamforming? How Beams are formed?, Actually I read some interesting topics from latest Huawei white paper about 8T8R Antenna Beamforming. let’s see the answer.  What are the Principles of 8T8R Beamforming? Beamforming is a digital signal processing technology that can be implemented on […]

What is the importance of the “Virtualization”?
July 2, 2020

Introduction Simply put, virtualization is an idea whose time has come. The term virtualization broadly describes the separation of a resource or request for a service from the underlying physical delivery of that service. With virtual memory, for example, computer software gains access to more memory than is physically installed, via the background swapping of […]

High-Level ETSI NFV Framework
June 12, 2020

NFV Architectural Framework The architecture that defines traditional network devices is fairly basic because both the hardware and software are customized and tightly integrated. In contrast, NFV allows software developed by the vendors to run on generic shared hardware, creating multiple touch points for management. The NFV architectural framework is developed to ensure that these […]

Everything you need to know about [5G NSA Option 3X]
June 2, 2020

Option 3 Introduction The initial deployments of 5G services are based on 5G NSA, also called option-3. The variants of option-3 are option-3, option-3a and option-3x. Option-3/3a/3x is transparent to MME and P-GW and translates to an E-RAB modification procedure at MME. Option-3: Traffic is split across 4G and 5G at eNodeB. Option-3a: Traffic is […]

May’s Recap: LinkedIn Posts
June 1, 2020

New Lab Demonstration Uses MU-MIMO Technology to Showcase 5G’s Vast Capacity Samsung’s 5G New Radio (NR) Access Unit (AU) supporting 28GHz spectrum. Using two test mobile devices, the demonstration achieved approximately 4.3Gbps speeds on each, reaching an industry peak speed of 8.5Gbps across both devices. In order to achieve the speed, two key technologies were used: carrier aggregation CA and […]

5G Voice over New Radio (VoNR)
May 27, 2020

VoNR is IMS based voice services that use 5G as the access network (as opposed to LTE and VoLTE) Introduction Voice over New Radio (VoNR) is the IP Multimedia System (IMS) based voice calling services that use the 5G network for its source of Internet Protocol (IP) voice processing. The New Radio network communication is […]