This original piece of research by Sudhir Iyer examines the market forces supporting Open RAN, investigating whether Open RAN is indeed too late for realisation in 5G and what the value proposition truly is.
From the internet to microchips, the US Military has long been a key component in the development of new technology. In 5G and beyond the conversation between private and public is less straightforward.
Wireless networking in industrial and mission-critical domains may not be news to readers of 6GWorld™, but the latest innovations in this realm are still a novelty to many people whose jobs and lives will soon be transformed by them. Indeed, the world of private LTE and 5G networking infrastructure represents a largely untapped growth opportunity, even though by 2025 it will have enabled a new age of pervasive connectivity and awareness that will foster entirely new modes of customer interaction and service delivery.
Industry experts say 6G should follow a very different path to its predecessor. One of the allegations levelled at 5G is that it is a solution in search of a problem. If that is true, perhaps the very first question that 6G visionaries should ask themselves is: What will 6G be for?
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai headlined day one of the 6G Symposium with a fireside chat to explore Beyond 5G and 6G initiatives in the United States, hosted by InterDigital CEO Bill Merritt. The discussion outlined current spectrum...