Run Amazon EKS Anywhere on Bare Metal: No Hypervisor Required – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/AdobeStock_99996948-scaled.jpeg These two Equinix Metal customers and EKS Anywhere launch partners have already validated their solutions with EKS Anywhere on bare metal: Tetrate created an edge-to-workload application connectivity platform for multicluster, multiregion and hybrid cluster deployments. The Tetrate team recently implemented EKS Anywhere on bare-metal servers so they could distribute workloads between EKS clusters […]

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5G antenna shrinks to fit smaller IoT devices

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Mimima-antenna-SR4L075.jpg Antenova Ltd announces a new and smaller SMD antenna for 5G and 4G frequencies. The antenna is named Minima, part number SR4L075. At 40 x 10 x 3.3 mm, Minima is the smallest 5G antenna that Antenova has brought to market so far. Its small volume and low weight, below three grams, suit […]

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The Future of Banking Will Be Open and Interconnected – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Banking_877278574-scaled-e1658354661330.jpeg BaaS exposes banks to supply chain models they haven’t operated in before, including B2B2B and even B2B2C. These new supply chains models are highly interconnected; to successfully apply them, banks need IT infrastructure that’s agile, instant and intelligent. For established banks that have spent many years investing in a more siloed, traditional approach […]

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Open RAN test suite runs from the cloud

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/image004.png Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced that the Keysight Open Radio Access Network Architect (KORA) test solutions are moving to cloud-based deployment for improved flexibility and rapid deployment. In addition, the company’s LoadCore software for testing 5G Core (5GC), is now available as a metered, pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solution in AWS Marketplace to allow customers to scale costs with […]

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Verizon is rolling out faster 5G in more places, but you’ll have to guess where

[ad_1] https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h-dMjhnigZXgKz7mHlQHq1NMJKk=/0x146:2040×1214/fit-in/1200×630/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/12865923/acastro_180430_1777_5G_0001.0.jpg Verizon says that customers in “many markets across the US” could get significantly faster 5G speeds, even when they’re not right next to a cell tower. According to a press release on Monday, this is possible because Verizon’s deploying extra C-band spectrum; for some areas, the carrier’s now using 100 MHz of bandwidth […]

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Can You Replace MPLS—and Should You? – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/GettyImages-453535405-scaled.jpeg The challenges of MPLS for today’s hybrid cloud infrastructure When MPLS was first developed, it was a boon to enterprise customers seeking better performance, lower latency and reduced network congestion. However, in the last few decades, as cloud computing has grown, companies often need faster, lower-cost networking solutions that support better interconnectivity for […]

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IMS 2022 video: pSemi – 5G Technology World

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/IMS2022_pSemi_blockdiag.jpg pSemi’s David Watling demonstrated the company’s eight-channel beamforming ICs for RF engineers. Beamforming, also called beam steering, is one of the features at 5G that should bring mmWave and it’s wide signal bandwidth to the masses. pSemi, one of several semiconductor companies in the beamforming business, demonstrated its eight-channel Beamforming Front End, the […]

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Connecting Telco Cloud and MEC From A to Z – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/GettyImages-512341755-e1657745381693.jpeg Large volumes of NSP traffic are starting to aggregate at a few key locations, such as cloud on-ramps at Equinix IBX® data centers. Having to “trombone” their data back and forth between their own infrastructure and an Equinix facility can create higher costs and unacceptable levels of latency. In turn, that latency will […]

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IMS 2022 video: Anritsu – 5G Technology World

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/me7838a4-broadband-vector-network-analyzers.png Anritsu demonstrated a 4-port VNA capable of sweeps from 70 kHz to 220 GHz. At the 2022 International Microwave Symposium, test-equipment manufacturer Anritsu demonstrated its VectorStar ME7838x4 Broadband System vector-network analyzer. Based on the MG7838 with additional units, the VNA can cover 70 kHz to 220 GHz in a single sweep. The video […]

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I became a Dish influencer to get a 5G NFT

[ad_1] https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6yMTa7vXgm1a89aYEorOTBzuREY=/0x0:2040×1068/fit-in/1200×630/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/23661443/akrales_220629_5323_0047.jpg For months, Dish has been promising one thing about its cellular network — that it would come with NFTs. (And also that it would cover 20 percent of Americans, like it’s legally required to do.) I’m happy to report that after about a month of testing, I’ve finally acquired one of these NFTs […]

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How to Build a Future-Proof Business in Latin America – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/AdobeStock_109902160-scaled.jpeg More than 90% of LATAM IT leaders say future-proofing is a top priority The COVID-19 pandemic is among the defining stories in IT during the last several years, and it’s still impacting the way IT organizations operate today. However, there are clear signs in the GTTS data that LATAM businesses are already planning […]

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Optical networks move to metro 800G and long haul 400G

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Ribbon_Fig2_1258by626.jpg Ever increasing data demands push optical networks to transport data at faster and faster rates. Modulation and baud rate affect the distances that optical signals can travel. The mission of optical networks is to transport astronomically high volumes of service traffic over wide geographic areas at an infinitesimally low cost per bit. The […]

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Increased IT Spending in Asia-Pacific Fuels Ambitious Expansion Plans – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/GTTS-2022-Taboola-Ads_3.jpg An expansion plan that covers all-fronts  According to the latest GTTS, 82% of IT leaders in Asia-Pacific indicated they are planning for expansion in the next 12 months. Interestingly, this data shows that compared to global counterparts, Asia-Pacific leaders don’t seem too phased by economic anxiety.  For example, only 59% of decision-makers in […]

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How cloud principles impact 5G

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Interdigital_cloud_Fig3_4G_5G_Core_6275x1770.png As part of the internet, “the cloud” core principles have significantly changed how software is developed and deployed. The principles of virtual machines and containers have impacted 5G’s system architecture. Here’s how. The concept of cloud computing has been around for decades, dating back as early as the 1950s where multiple users could […]

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Dish says SpaceX ‘manipulated’ tests about 5G interference

[ad_1] https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lIUYbDN9kwpa9nOK381HbAnfKhs=/0x215:3000×1786/fit-in/1200×630/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/23630242/acastro_STK052_02.jpg Dish says SpaceX has been lying to customers about how a plan to expand the use of certain airwaves for 5G could disrupt its Starlink internet-from-space service. SpaceX sent a “manipulated filing” to the Federal Communications Commission in an attempt to prove the expanded 5G usage would lead to substantial interference, writes Dish […]

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Future-Proofing Europe, Middle East and Africa IT Strategies – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Connectivity-_-Data_-Lines_-Motion-1024×684.png Building a sustainable future is a business imperative The results of the GTTS make it clear that prioritizing sustainability is much more than just the responsible thing to do; it’s rapidly becoming a requirement to attract new business and stay ahead of the competition. For example, 65% of IT decision-makers across the globe […]

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EdgeQ demos IC for base stations, PCIe card for Open RAN

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/EdgeQPCIeInside_2606x1724.jpg Configurable silicon lets hardware run as a 4G/5G radio through to digital baseband at layer 3. In Q3 2021, EdgeQ announced that it was developing a “base station on a chip” that uses software-configurable silicon for 4G and 5G macro cells and small cells. In June 2022, the company began demonstrating the technology […]

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T-Mobile 5G home internet now available in Colorado, Oklahoma, and more

[ad_1] https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xnV91DFz9CSu7C0xxIcffYIW-8k=/0x146:2040×1214/fit-in/1200×630/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/19367784/acastro_191108_1777_t-mobile_0002.0.jpg T-Mobile has announced that its 5G home internet service is now available in more cities, spanning parts of Colorado, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, and Kansas. The service now covers more than 40 million homes, and earlier this spring, the company said it signed up its one-millionth customer. That’s good news in our landscape of […]

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IT Decision-Makers Demand the Anywhere Economy – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/AdobeStock_395843892-scaled.jpeg 71% of global IT decision-makers embrace an XaaS model for the anywhere economy We heard from IT leaders that XaaS models are taking center stage in the anywhere economy. Delivering exceptional customer and employee experiences supported by 5G, the digital edge, IoT and other emerging technologies such as Web 3.0—with a foundation of […]

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Finding the limits of Dish’s new 5G network

[ad_1] https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VMDffC-tSZasq2H0j7ma-18-7IA=/0x146:2040×1214/fit-in/1200×630/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/23661440/akrales_220629_5323_0010.jpg Dish is trying something no one’s succeeded at for a very long time: build a new nationwide cell network from the ground up. The 5G service, called Project Genesis, finally went live in “over 120 cities” two weeks ago, and my colleague and I immediately signed up to test it out. From the […]

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Don’t Let the Chip Shortage Derail Your Digital Transformation – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/AdobeStock_465049041-scaled.jpeg The ripple effects of this crisis have been felt across the IT industry: Dell CFO Tom Sweet said his company has not been immune to the crisis, with the shift to remote work increasing demand for PCs.[5] Meanwhile, Intel has announced it is investing $20 billion into two new plants in Arizona to […]

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Wireless IP adds digital key capability to automotive ICs

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/CEVP272-CEVA_UWB_CCC_PR_Banner_Social_220620.jpg CEVA, Inc. announced that its RivieraWaves ultra-wideband (UWB) IP has been extended with the RW-UWB-CCC MAC software package to support the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) Digital Key 3.0 specification. Already licensed to one of the largest players in the automotive semiconductor industry for their digital key product line, CEVA’s Digital Key 3.0 compliant UWB IP allows […]

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Sprint’s LTE and 3G networks are officially retired

[ad_1] https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-l8CTvW7N4bDE-6i9rPMseIzlus=/0x215:3000×1786/fit-in/1200×630/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/10752769/acasatro_180430_1777_sprint_Tmobile_0002.jpg The remnants of Sprint’s network have been put out to pasture. As of yesterday, Sprint’s LTE network has been retired by its new owner, T-Mobile. That’s along with Sprint’s 3G CDMA network, which was shut down earlier this year, and what remained of T-Mobile’s own 3G network, which enters retirement today. T-Mobile spokesperson […]

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European Union keeps mobile roaming fees at bay for another decade – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Five years ago, the European Union passed rules which largely ended mobile roaming fees for citizens traveling with their devices across borders within the bloc. Today lawmakers are reupping the regulation that lets EU citizens “roam like at home” for a full decade, meaning European consumers can keep avoiding most extra fees when travelling […]

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The future of elderly patient care begins with architecting digital ecosystems – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Untitled-design-11-1.jpg The ILTC sector is extending healthcare beyond the four walls of nursing homes to community-based care services, which consist of home care and center-based care. While most of the ILTC providers currently leverage private cloud, we’re also seeing  increased interest in exploring the benefits of public cloud, particularly in the integration of related […]

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Guerilla RF adds 0.1 W PA at IMS

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/IMG_0734_GuerillaRF_blockdiag_2655x2215-scaled.jpg The GFR5317 linear power amplifier boosts signals in 5G repeaters, antenna systems, and automotive “shark fins.” Guerilla RF GRF5317 linear amplifier block diagram and pinout. At the 2022 International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Guerilla RF announced the GRF5317, the first of a series of new 0.1 W linear power amplifiers (PAs). The amplifiers find […]

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SpaceX asks Starlink customers for support in wireless battle with Dish

[ad_1] https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ToYCRSg6OtWvE1y_5zuksV7hL94=/0x255:2040×1323/fit-in/1200×630/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/23649068/verge_IMG20220619075927_2040pxl.jpg SpaceX emailed Starlink customers today asking for help in its battle against Dish Network over radio frequencies for its Starlink internet-from-space effort. Some Starlink customers received an email urging them to contact the Federal Communications Commission and members of Congress in order to support SpaceX in the ongoing dispute. “Today we ask for […]

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Equinix Increases Network Agility with F5 NGINX Plus Load Balancer – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Network-Agility_G1073941846-1024×683.png To help unlock greater network agility while also ensuring high availability, we are proud to announce the NGINX Plus load balancer from F5 is now available as a new Network Edge virtual device. It will be paired with other Network Edge digital services to form a multitiered network stack that can be deployed […]

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Level translators handle processor and SIM voltage levels

[ad_1] https://www.5gtechnologyworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/NEXP024_PR-image-SIM-Card-Level-Translators.jpg Nexperia announced the latest addition to its family of voltage level translators, the NXT4557GU and NXT4556UP. These devices enable seamless connectivity of next-generation low voltage mobile phone baseband processors with its subscribers’ identity module (SIM) cards. As processor geometries advance to single-digit nanometer nodes the core voltage of advanced SOCs continues to move […]

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Why Using the Right Time Protocol is Essential for Business – Interconnections

[ad_1] https://blog.equinix.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/AdobeStock_467683897-scaled.jpeg PTP was designed to achieve more precise synchronization on smaller networks. Its initial use was in industrial automation to control robots on closed networks. PTP can take advantage of hardware timestamping capabilities in existing network cards to achieve better results. Some network switches and routers also offer PTP-specific features like Boundary or Transparent […]

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