The world of gigabits began some 25 years ago, with a progression of interface lanes and links — from 100G and 200G to 400G and then 800G using IO standard and proprietary connectors and cables. Believe it or not, gigabit lanes were first used in 1999. Today, we’re entering the terabit phase with interface links […]
Technical demonstrations round out two 6G conferences
Most demonstrations centered on sub-terahertz communications and the technologies needed to make them a reality.
Brooklyn 6G: 5G has more coming before 2030
Day 1 of the 2021 Brooklyn 6G summit looked at the upcoming standards, features, and enhancements that will come to 5G while the research community explores 6G technologies.
Future connectivity: More than just 5G
At the 2021 (virtual) IEEE Microwave Symposium, the industry looked at where wireless is going and how it will get beyond 5G.
Open RAN functional splits, explained
Open radio access networks offer the option of placing network functions in different places along the signal path. That option, called a functional split, lets network engineers optimize performance and make tradeoffs.
Video: Panel highlights Open RAN technology and policy
Representatives from Open RAN suppliers and users explain how how government policy can affect the ongoing development and deployment of 5G networks.