Airtel and Qualcomm partner for 5G services in India

Bharti Airtel recently demonstrated and orchestrate live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city. Today Airtel has announced that it has partnered with Qualcomm for accelerating 5G in India. Through Airtel’s network vendors and device partners, Airtel will utilize the Qualcomm 5G RAN Platforms to roll out virtualized and Open RAN-based 5G networks. Continue reading “Airtel and Qualcomm partner for 5G services in India”

Micron introduces first 1α node DRAM process technology

Micron, one of the biggest manufacturers of DRAM and NAND in the world, has begun shipping their latest 1α node DRAM products, which features improvements in bit density, power and performance. The company will be integrating their 1α node across their entire DRAM portfolio in the coming year.

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Airtel says its network is 5G ready; successfully demonstrates live 5G services in Hyderabad

Airtel today announced that it has become the country’s first telcom performance to successfully demonstrate and orchestrate live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city. Airtel said that this has been carried out over its existing liberalised spectrum in the 1800MHz band through the NSA (Non Stand Alone) network technology using Ericsson 4G (DSS) radio infrastructure on OPPO Reno5 Pro and OPPO Find X2 Pro smartphones. Continue reading “Airtel says its network is 5G ready; successfully demonstrates live 5G services in Hyderabad”

Nokia, Elisa and Qualcomm achieve record 8 Gbps speed on a Commercial 5G Network on mmWave Spectrum

Last month, Elisa, a leading mobile operator in Finland selected Nokia as the nationwide supplier of 5G RAN. As a part of the partnership, Nokia provides its AirScale 5G RAN portfolio that delivers enhanced ultra-fast, low-latency mobile broadband services.  Continue reading “Nokia, Elisa and Qualcomm achieve record 8 Gbps speed on a Commercial 5G Network on mmWave Spectrum”

UniFi Dream Machine Review: The ideal networking device for Small office/home office

Choosing a good router/networking device for your home or office is important and several factors including the size of your home/office, number of clients, etc, needs to be taken into consideration. In a typical small office/home office, one would be using different networking devices like router, switch, security gateway, etc. To reduce the clutter and make things easier, Ubiquiti Networks, a California-based company that is known for its networking devices launched its Ubiquiti Dream Machine (UDM) a couple of months back on its India store. It is an all-in-one networking device — High‐Performance Dual-Band 802.11ac 4×4 Wave 2 AP, Managed 4-Port Gigabit Switch, Advanced Security Gateway with Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System and Deep Packet Inspection. I’ve been using the device for quite some time, and here’s the review of the UniFi Dream Machine from Ubiquiti. Continue reading “UniFi Dream Machine Review: The ideal networking device for Small office/home office”

Qualcomm to expand 5G support to Snapdragon 4-series in early 2021

Qualcomm has been steadily pushing 5G connectivity capabilities to its latest generation of Snapdragon series processors in the past year. The latest to join the family of 5G capable chipsets is the Snapdragon 4-series SoC, which are slated to launch in smartphones in 2021.

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Airtel enhances 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with the launch of 2300km undersea optical fibre cable project

Airtel today announced that it is the first mobile operator to launch ‘Ultra-Fast 4G’ services in Andaman and Nicobar, after launching 4G services in the island back in January last year. Department of Telecommunications today launched new 2300 kilometer undersea optic fiber link between Chennai and Andaman and Nicobar. Continue reading “Airtel enhances 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with the launch of 2300km undersea optical fibre cable project”

Jio 5G ‘Made in India’ solution announced, trials and deployment soon

Reliance Jio at its virtual 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) announced that the company has designed and developed a complete 5G solution from scratch using 100% home-grown technologies and solution. Continue reading “Jio 5G ‘Made in India’ solution announced, trials and deployment soon”

Linksys Velop MX5300 WiFi 6 Mesh Router launched in India

Linksys, the brand which is known for its wide range of routers and networking solutions announced ‘Velop’ mesh system last year. Today, the company has launched a new model in that series – Linksys Velop MX5300, the company’s first Tri-band AX WiFi router. Continue reading “Linksys Velop MX5300 WiFi 6 Mesh Router launched in India”

Nokia achieves peak speeds 4.7 Gbps with commercial 5G software and hardware

Using their over-the-air network in Dallas, Texas, Nokia has claimed the record of the fastest 5G connection in the world during a test, reaching speeds of 4.7 Gbps. The test was powered by their AirScale Radio Access end-to-end 5G solution and used a technique called carrier aggregation and Dual Connectivity over 5G and LTE networks.

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Microsoft acquires Affirmed Networks to strengthen 5G portfolio

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Microsoft’s interest in 5G and its applications have been steadily increasing in recent times, with the latest news being its acquisition of Affirmed Networks, a company that is a fully virtualised cloud-based, network function virtualization solutions provider for network operators.

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Nokia Beacon Wi-Fi 6 router with Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh modulation announced

Nokia is expanding its home Wi-Fi portfolio with the announcement of the Beacon 6 Wi-Fi router. It incorporates many core technologies such as OFDMA modulation schemes, Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh, low-latency innovations and more.

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OnePlus 8 series will have 5G support confirms OnePlus

OnePlus 8 series is expected launch mid-April, and the rumored launch date is April 15th. Today the company has confirmed that its upcoming flagship phones will have 5G support. OnePlus said that began its 5G research as early as 2016, and added that the company has accumulated a wealth of experience and cutting-edge technology for tackling the commercialization and mass production of 5G smartphones. Continue reading “OnePlus 8 series will have 5G support confirms OnePlus”

KrØØk Wi-Fi encryption vulnerability affects billions of devices

It seems like every other day, we get news of the discovery of another security vulnerability that affects a lot of our devices. Yesterday, a report published by ESET Research explains the discovery of Kr00k vulnerability that allows an attacker to decrypt wireless network packets.

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Intel announces Atom P5900 platform for 5G wireless base stations and more

Intel has launched a bunch of new products aimed at the deployment of 5G network infrastructure along with an update to its scalable data centre focussed processors. These include their new Atom P5900 processors, Ethernet 700 Series Network Adapter and Diamond Mesa ASIC for 5G network acceleration.

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