AT&T Set to Acquire Straight Path to Support Development of 5G Technologies

AT&T* has announced plans to acquire Straight Path Communications which holds a nationwide portfolio of millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, including 39 GHz and 28 GHz licenses. This acquisition complements AT&T’s January acquisition of FiberTower and augments the company’s holdings of mmWave spectrum. The acquisition will support AT&T’s leadership in 5G, which will accelerate the delivery…

Ixia to Help Customers Test the Path to 5G

Ixia, a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, today announced a new radio access network (RAN) test product, IxLoad® LTE XAir2™, specifically designed for service providers, equipment and chip-set makers, as well as enterprises developing LTE Advanced Pro (4.5G) and 5G-related products and services. IxLoad LTE XAir2 combines scale and performance testing,…

Everyones Having a 5G NR Party – But Nokia’s Not Invited

Today a contingent of mobile communications companies announced their collective support for the acceleration of the 5G New Radio (NR) standardization schedule to enable large-scale trials and deployments as early as 2019. AT&T, NTT DOCOMO, INC., SK Telecom, Vodafone, Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., British Telecom, Telstra, Korea Telecom, Intel, LG Uplus, KDDI, LG Electronics, Telia…

Casa Systems to Unveil Expanded Portfolio for 5G at MWC17

Casa Systems, a worldwide leader in next- generation distributed and virtualized architectures in mobile, fixed broadband and cable access networks, today announced the expansion of its mobile solutions portfolio putting network operators on track to deliver 5G services. The evolution of Casa’s Apex Ultra-Broadband small cells, Axyom Small Cell Manager and virtual mobile EPC solutions…