Posts tagged as 5G

5G in the top five trends for 2016

  National Instruments has identified 5G as the top trend in its 2016 Trends Watch report. Delivering the keynote address at the NI LabView Developer Days held in Johannesburg on 6 July 2016, Philip Ehlers, area sales manage for NI said that 5G will undoubtedly evolve our wireless networks to heights never before imagined, but that […]

Five factors are shaping the future of ICT: ITU

To realise the full potential of the digital economy, policy-makers and regulators have a key role to play in building policy and regulatory environments in which new technologies can flourish. “Information and communication technologies (ICT) are now all-pervasive and will be central to helping the world meet all 17 sustainable development goals. The role of […]

Technical symposium highlights current trends

  National Instruments held its 2016 technical symposium on 25 February 2016 in Midrand. The focus of the symposium was the industrial internet of things (IIoT) with the latest innovations from National Instruments in LabVIEW, data acquisition, automated test, and embedded systems. Through interactive presentations and application-orientated demonstrations, the latest advancements in design, research and […]

Lack of spectrum biggest inhibitor for mobile broadband growth

  “Lack of spectrum will inhibit the real growth of mobile broadband as  operators are limited in rolling out long term evolution (LTE) and cannot even consider the next development 5G”, said Jose Dos Santos , CEO of Cell C at a recent media briefing at the C Cell campus in Sandton. “The only solution […]

LTE the ultimate in mobility? Think again, 5G is on its way!

  Long term evolution (LTE) is not the ultimate in broadband mobility, it is just the beginning. While the new 5G is not yet out of the research laboratories – with several parameters and standards still to be finalised by organisations like IEEE, 5G Forum, the International Telecommunications Union and others – it is waiting […]