Articles by Jof Enriquez

  1. The Week In 5G: 6/29/2018 – Finland's Elisa Claims 'World's First' 5G Network, 3.5 GHz Band Key To US 5G Deployment, Asian Manufacturers Prep 5G Devices

    Another telco claims the "world's first" commercial 5G network, a tug-of-war takes place in the U.S. over the 3.5 GHz band, and new 5G technology debuts at MWC Shanghai, all in this edition of the Week in 5G!

  2. The Week In 5G: 6/22/2018 – Ericsson's 5G Hopes, Vodafone 5G Trials, VR Live Demo To Be Tested, South Korea Completes 5G Spectrum Auction

    Ericsson is pinning its hopes for long-term growth on the wide adoption of 5G across multiple industries, Vodafone will test 5G at more than 40 sites in seven UK cities, VR will be showcased during Singapore's first 5G live trial by the end of the month, and South Kora's three most prominent telcos each secured 800MHz of the 2.8GHz spectrum, all this week in 5G.

  3. The Week In 5G: 6/15/2018 – 3GPP Approves Standalone 5G Specs, NYC Accelerates 5G Deployment, Australia Rethinks 5G Plans Involving Huawei
  4. The Week In 5G: 6/8/2018 – 5G PCs From Intel And Sprint Coming Next Year, UK Conducts First Live 5G Trial, AR/VR Needs 5G To Boost Ecommerce

    Intel and U.S. carrier Sprint are teaming up and will start selling 5G PCs next year, a former Qualcomm CEO co-founds a competitor, and providers are pushing hard against legislators to free up spectrum and loosen regulatory barriers, all in this week's The Week in 5G.

  5. The Week In 5G: 6/1/2018 – 3GPP Set To Announce Final Phase-1 Standard In June; 5G Sparks Security and Health Concerns Anew

    The Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) has finalized the 5G Phase-1 Standard, Verizon and AT&T duke it out for 5G rollout dominance, and cell site radiation health concerns resurface, today in the Week In 5G.

  6. The Week In 5G: 5/25/2018 – First 5G NR Solution for Small Cells and Remote Radio Heads, First 5G Video Call With 3D Images

    It's been a week of notable firsts in 5G technology, the mobile communication phase-1 standards for which are scheduled to be finalized also this week.

  7. FCC Wants To Streamline Rules To Spur 5G Small Cell Deployment

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to relax existing rules governing the deployment of small cells needed to run upcoming 5G networks across the United States.

  8. The Week In 5G: 3/2/2018 – Carriers One-Up Each Other With 5G Rollout Announcements At MWC; Ask For More Government Support

    This week's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona ratcheted up the 5G hype a few notches with mobile carriers announcing the build-up of 5G in more U.S. cities while calling on government to support their 5G network rollouts.

  9. Breaking Lorentz Reciprocity With Broadband Passive Isolators

    Physicists at the University of Texas at Austin and City University of New York have developed a fully passive isolator consisting of coupled nonlinear resonators to propagate microwaves over a broad bandwidth. The design could be transferred to optical applications, as well.

  10. Week In 5G: 2/23/2018 – Intel Eyes 5G Laptops, AT&T Announces First Cities Getting Mobile 5G

    Intel will be presenting demos or concepts of 5G-enabled devices at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, between Feb. 26 and March 1, 2018. At the same event, Intel and Huawei will demonstrate the world's first 5G New Radio (5G NR) over-the-air interoperability trial.