Nokia teams up with Austrian telco A1 for edge cloud network slicing test

Nokia has announced the successful completion of what is claimed to be the first 5G edge cloud network slicing trial, in conjunction with A1, Austria’s leading telecoms provider, and Microsoft.

The deployment entailed using Nokia’s 5G edge slicing solution, integrated with Microsoft Azure’s managed edge compute, on A1’s live commercial network in Vienna. The test comprised real-time HD video streaming, transmitting live camera feeds from several mobile devices with...

Edge ROI opportunity strong – with telcos likeliest to foot the bill for infrastructure

Almost three quarters of organisations surveyed primarily across the technology and telecoms value chain have expressed intent to increase investments in edge computing over the coming 12 months.

That is the key finding from a new report by the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) alongside GSMA Intelligence. The study polled 400 executives from five industries; mobile operators, network equipment vendors, cloud service providers and IoT service providers and system...

Three Ireland launches next evolution 5G network capability for businesses

Three, Ireland’s largest mobile network, is the first Irish operator to launch the next evolution of 5G, 5G Standalone, which has the potential to accelerate innovation across industries and unlock exciting possibilities for businesses and consumers.

Operating initially on a trial basis, the 5G Standalone technology, powered by Ericsson, will be available to select corporate customers who will have the opportunity to test and trial its capabilities.

5G Standalone is...

InterDigital study offers insight into 5G-advanced features

The features and functionality of 5G-Advanced means the technology is primed for enterprise - but only if mobile operators can consider its applications and turn use cases into practical solutions.

This is according to a new report commissioned by InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, and written by market research firm ABI Research, which highlights why this latest network generation has not yet realized its potential in unlocking new...

Rakuten Mobile launches R&D into advanced edge cloud technology

Rakuten Mobile's research and development (R&D) project into advanced edge cloud technologies for next-generation communications has received funding from Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT).

The funding is offered as part of NICT's Beyond 5G (6G) Fund for Innovative Information and Communications Technology FY2023 Social Implementation and Overseas Development-oriented Strategic Program.

As part of this funded project,...

Kingston Technology: How data centres are evolving to meet edge use cases

Ahead of the Edge Computing Expo in London on November 30 and December 1, Edge Computing News caught up with Ann Keefe of Kingston Technology to discuss innovations in edge, customer use cases and demands, and convergence of technologies such as 5G in enabling the edge stack.

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Can you introduce yourself, your role at Kingston Technology and give a short overview of what Kingston does?

My name is Ann Keefe and I am Regional Director for UK & Ireland at...

CTHINGS.CO, Deutsche Telekom and Valmont demonstrate use of 5G Network Slicing

CTHINGS.CO, an innovator in edge IoT solutions, recently partnered up with Deutsche Telekom for a live demonstration of 5G Network Slicing and quality on-demand open APIs during the launch of the hubraum 5G Testing Lab in Kraków, Poland.

The demonstration featured Valmont’s Smart Lamp Pole, a cutting-edge urban infrastructure solution developed with CTHINGS.CO to enhance safety and security within smart cities. Leveraging the power of the standalone 5G Network in Deutsche...

Nokia brings 5G private wireless to small industrial sites with compact DAC

A Nokia chip.

Nokia has launched the Nokia DAC PW Compact, a new configuration optimized to meet the private wireless connectivity needs of small-and mid-sized industrial sites.

As more industries move toward digital transformation to improve their business processes, a compact version of Nokia’s market-leading private wireless solution delivers the rigorous security and reliable connectivity that ensures even the smallest enterprise sites can benefit from the...

Northern Ireland’s largest 5G testbed set to supercharge smart manufacturing 

Technology consortium Smart Nano NI, formed to further the development of smart manufacturing in Northern Ireland, has launched the largest 5G testbed in Northern Ireland in Derry, marking a significant step in a five-year plan to accelerate smart manufacturing in the country. 

Led by consortium partner Digital Catapult, the UK authority on advanced digital technology, the 5G testbed is the organisation's latest innovation activity to bolster economic growth and investment...

Wind River Studio enables latest Vodafone Open RAN deployment milestone

Wind River, a specialist in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems, has revealed that Wind River Studio is being used by Vodafone for its Open RAN deployment across Wales and South West England.

With this latest deployment, Vodafone is replacing traditional, legacy technology and installing Open RAN equipment for 2,500 sites.

Paul Miller, CTO, Wind River, said: “Vodafone has been a leader in Open RAN from the start. With this new milestone, Wind...