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The real challenge to achieving 5G: the networks

With 5G almost upon us, everyone seems focused on the devices. But that's not where most of the work remains to be done. The greater challenges are with the networks.

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Beyond SD-WAN: VMware’s vision for the network edge

Under the ownership of VMware, the VeloCloud Business Unit is greatly expanding its vision of what an SD-WAN should be. VMware calls the strategy “the network edge.”

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5G: A deep dive into fast, new wireless

5G wireless networks are just about ready for prime time, overcoming backhaul and backward-compatibility issues, and promising the possibility of all-mobile networking through enhanced throughput.

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What is 5G? How is it better than 4G?

5G networks will boost wireless throughput by a factor of 10 and may replace wired broadband. But when will they be available, and why are 5G and IoT so linked together?

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Foldable phones and 5G: Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2019 | TECH(talk)

This year's MWC was mainly about 5G networking. And foldable phones. In fact, it was the foldables that stole the show, according to PC World's Michael Simon. He and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis chew over both topics in...

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Mobile World Congress: The time of 5G is (almost) here

Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry’s big annual showcase, featured a heavy emphasis on 5G, the next generation of licensed mobile networks.

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Android security flaw and big telecom news | TECH(feed)

An Android security flaw could leave your phone vulnerable to hackers while viewing images. And yes, we're talking more about Huawei's battle with the U.S. government. All that and more mobile news on today's episode of TECH(feed).

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Cisco touts 5 technologies that will change networking in 2019

A Cisco exec says the top 5 technologies that will impact enterprise networking customers the most include Wi-Fi 6, or 802.11ax, 5G, geolocation, SD-WAN and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for network management.

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Intel announces new data center processors and more

New Xeons, AI processors, and 5G capabilities are among the announcements Intel made at CES this week.

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5G versus 4G: How speed, latency and application support differ

5G wireless network technology is set to boost the bandwidth, capacity and reliability of cellular broadband. Are you ready to leave your 4G world behind?

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Six IoT predictions for 2019

From security issues to skills shortages, these are the most important Internet of Things things to look for in 2019.

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Private 5G networks are coming

Control over security is prompting big industrial companies to explore private 5G wireless networks.

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5G and 6G wireless technologies have security issues

5G and 6G wireless network technologies promise faster speeds and greater reliability, but they have security issues that must be addressed before they launch, researchers say.

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Intel makes a play for high-speed fiber networking for data centers

Intel revamps its strategy around the data center and delves into silicon photonics transceivers that target 5G wireless infrastructure and data centers.

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How enterprises can prep for 5G networks

There’s plenty of hype around 5G networking and its promise to revolutionize driverless cars and entertainment, but what’s less clear is how it will enable the typical enterprise to innovate.

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6G will achieve terabits-per-second speeds

Initial 5G is going to be a disappointment, a University of Oulu researcher says. 6G, with frequencies up to terahertz, will be needed for true microsecond latency and unlimited bandwidth.

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Are you ready for 5G?

A move to the edge needs to come first.

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How millimeter-wave wireless could help support 5G and IoT

Millimeter-wave technology is becoming less expensive and easier to deploy, making it a candidate for many wireless connections, including backhaul, personal area networks, LANs and even mobile devices.

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