6G network in SK ‘might commercialise in 2028’

10 September 2021

The South Korean government has unveiled the five-year plan to invest nearly US$193 million deploying the first-ever 6G network by the end of 2028.

Even though 5G is still in its infancy in many parts of the world, the east Asian nation is already targeting 6G technology. Korea will also structure a program to curate the core standards and technologies in the period of five years.

Lim Hye-sook, the country’s science and ICT minister, said that since the next generation of mobile networks will be the pillar for digital transformation, South Korea intends to lead the international market in the 6G era based on the field experiences.

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‘The Android device series for professionals’

10 September 2021

MiTAC Digital Technology Corporation (MDT) brings to market its new MioWORK A500s series 5” handheld Android™ 10.0 devices for enterprises. The rugged A500s series models replace the A500 series released in 2018 and complement the already available 7” F740s tablets and the larger 10.1” L1000 series tablets.

All devices of the A500s product line are GMS certified for enterprise use, allowing for straightforward implementation of enterprise mobility management solutions. The series contains three models, the standard A500s, the A505s with a Honeywell 1D/2D LED aimer, and an 8 megapixels camera on the back. The A545s model features a Honeywell Laser Aimer instead of the LED aimer, with GPS/AGPS + GLONASS for navigation, and LTE Cat.6 connectivity. There’s more:

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The Amdocs 5G-native CES21 Suite

10 September 2021

Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies, offers Amdocs CES21, the latest evolution of its cloud-native, microservices-based, open and modular BSS-OSS integrated suite.The 5G-native CES21 enables service providers to build, deliver and monetise advanced services, “leveraging their investments in technologies such as 5G standalone network, multi-access edge computing (MEC), software-defined networks (SDN), AI and machine learning (ML), and the cloud”. 

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CommScope unveils Heliax to speed up FTTA deployments

10 September 2021

CommScope’s Heliax SkyBlox has been specifically designed to facilitate network operators to speed up their fibre-to-the-antenna (FTTA) deployments on the back of optimal network performance. With the growing prevalence of 5G deployments, service providers are facing the pressure of installing complex antenna-radio connections across crowded 5G-enabled networks.

Weighing one kilogram, this new piece of kit helps to minimise the impact on tower loads, as well as reducing typical total installation time by more than 50%. This includes mounting the box to the tower, configuring the fibre and securing all power cables. 

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