Opening up the road to 5G by redesigning the fronthaul
April 17, 2018
5G is more than a new generation of technologies. It marks an inflection point for how we connect with the world today. It also promises instantaneous, high-speed data access to billions of users, devices, machines, buildings, and cities – each placing new demands on mobile infrastructure and sparking the need for a change in its design, starting with the Radio Access Network (RAN).
To provide the different levels of performance, spectrum, latency, and power that various applications require, 5G disaggregates the RAN into different functions and employs a flexible, service-oriented protocol... Read More
Leading Lights 2018: A Bumper Crop of Finalists
April 12, 2018
The wait is over. With hundreds of entries analyzed, scrutinized and debated, the shortlists for this year's Leading Lights awards have been published. And what a line-up it is!
We have more than 140 finalists across the 24 regular categories and a further 11 in the three Women in Comms categories, featuring many familiar, and some maybe not so familiar names.
As you might expect, the likes of Amazon Web Services, AT&T, Colt, Comcast, Equinix, GTT, Orange, Reliance Jio, SK Telecom, Sprint and Verizon are in the mix in the services and... Read More
Dali Wireless’ Virtual Fronthaul Interface Opens RAN to 5G
March 1, 2018
Dali Wireless launched the second-generation Dali Matrix Virtual Fronthaul Interface (vFI) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, which allows any baseband to be routed to any remote radio unit. The product, which follows the trend for open RAN to be a component of 5G networks, will be trialed by major operators in the United States and globally later this year.
“While the applications and use cases of 5G are no doubt very exciting, it is important to remember that 5G is yet another network rollout for mobile network... Read More
Editor’s Corner—This is why the wireless industry is running from cRAN to vRAN to oRAN
February 27, 2018
Dali Wireless announced the launch of its second-generation Dali Matrix virtual Fronthaul Interface, which the company said is part of the oRAN effort. Read More
Future Ready: Dali Wireless’ hardware and software are adaptable to 5G and beyond
February 26, 2018
Like all technology, wireless communication is always changing. In recent years, network carriers have upgraded network broadband standards from 3G to 4G, with the 5G standard right around the corner.Distributed antenna system (DAS) provider Dali Wireless is more than ready to handle the next wave of wireless. “We are technology agnostic,” Vice President of Technology and Market Development Gary Spedaliere says. “As wireless systems evolve and change, we can handle new protocols and give users the ultimate experience in a wireless communication system.”Founded in 2006 by Chairman and CEO Dr.... Read More
Dali Wireless introduces fronthaul for 5G at #MWC18
February 26, 2018
Cellular fronthaul specialist Dali Wireless has launched of its second-generation Dali Matrix Virtual Fronthaul Interface, vFI.
This has been developed in response to increased interest from a variety of operators who need far greater flexibility in updating their networks for 5G. Virtualized fronthaul will be a key element in the new deployments because it enables operators to partition their networks far more effectively and this leads to greater levels of efficiency.
A further advantage is that it enables considerable cost reductions because it allows generic processing platforms to be used with function... Read More
Dali Wireless promises cost efficiency in 5G networks
February 21, 2018
Dali Wireless announced the launch of its Dali Matrix Virtual Fronthaul Interface (vFI) to meet the demand for open RAN that will become a critical component of 5G networks.
Menlo Park, California-based Dali Wireless said the latest version of the fronthaul solution will be solving vendor lock-in issues and lowering network rollout costs.
Major mobile operators in the US and EMEA will be testing the Dali’s vFI later this year. The company does not disclose the name of these mobile service providers.
The company claims that the open RAN enabled by Dali vFI will... Read More
Pre-MWC news as you like it
February 21, 2018
The Open RAN is a target for new wireless entrants that want to break up the dominance of the established NEPs by splitting the integrated link between the remote radio head and the baseband unit. Mavenir has been a strong proponent, and now comes Dali, which is proposing its second generation vFI.
It says the release is in response to “heightened demand for open RAN to become a critical component of 5G networks, solving vendor lock-in issues and lowering network rollout costs.” Dali says its vFI will be trialed by major operators... Read More