Announcing Inside 5G

Making sense of the 5G hype… What is this blog? It’s an up to date, live repository for information, links, comment, opinion and news related to the development and discussion of 5G and supporting technologies. Why now? Well, it’s that time – we can ignore it no more. 5G is a thing even if it is not an actual “thing” in network definition terms. There are vendor white papers, conferences, even press releases name-checking 5G, not to mention a plethora…

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5G global Conference Liveblog Day Two

Keith Dyer was at the 5G Global Conference in Berlin, bringing live updates. Relive Day 2 here. 

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5G Global Conference Liveblog Day One

Keith Dyer was at the 5G Global Conference in Berlin, bringing live updates. Relive the day here. 

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That’s a lot of 5G bodies

Nokia 5G cookbook

There’s a recent blog post by Karri Ranta-Aho at Nokia Networks that outlines the likely timelines for 5G definition, standardisation and development.

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Can we please not sell 5G till we’ve shifted all our 4G kit?

Come on people. Stop calling everything 5G, it’s ridonkulous. The race to label everything 5G is silly because it doesn’t even exist yet and in any case even if there is 5G it will involve a stop-off at 4.5G, which is handy because we have lots of 4.5 technology to sell. I mean, by all means go ahead and sell your gear just don’t call it 5G. Still, just as well Alcatel-Lucent is taking this realistic position on 5G. One could…

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