One trend is clear: COVID-19 punctuates the need to boost network performance not just where the digital divide persists, but in locations where traffic surges will occur post the pandemic era.
After years of hype, 5G is finally a (partial) reality with the first set of standards published on 3GPP Release 15.
C-band reallocation debates between satellite operators and telecom providers aren’t new. Mid C-band spectrum is seemingly ideal for low frequency applications and resistant to rain fade, with recent 5G technology promoters terming the 3.7-4.2 GHz spectrum as a sweet spot. This part of C-band traditionally has fallen under the purview of the larger 3.4-4.2 GHz.