Microsoft’s One-Two 5G Telco Punch

Very good article from Moor. The wireless carrier or MNO space is changing. And, with the Open Ran movement there is certainly indications of changes ahead! The big boys are taking hits!

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Spectrum-Sharing Technologies Like CBRS Key To More Robust Wireless Networks

A good read from Bob O’Donnell.

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Adapting Mobile Devices to Private LTE/CBRS Networks

The potential for many new dedicated secure and private LTE/CBRS networks is on the rise. An important question is: how will commercially available mobile devices connect on these networks?

Three elements are needed for a private LTE network:

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Industrial Private LTE & Wi-Fi: Coexisting

Industrial LTE & Wifi

I often am asked to describe how Private LTE and Wi-Fi would coexist in an industrial company looking at adding Private LTE to its existing Wi-Fi infrastructure.   Since most Industrial Customers ask the question, I decided to summarize thoughts expressed in most of these meetings.   Below are my thoughts.    Let me know if you agree or disagree.

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Private LTE Q&A

How do you determine if you have a real, dedicated and secure private LTE enterprise network?

  • You have a Private LTE  IF your enterprise network has;
    • a) its unique & dedicated SIM cards profile and,
    • b) you control the enterprise LTE EPC CORE, the user access and traffic profiles.
  • You do NOT have a Private LTE if you share the SIM card profile with other clients from your service provider and do not have the control of your EPC Core.  at best in this case you have a semi-private LTE network.