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Telenor’s great 5G network slicing success is yet another reminder of the multiplication effect of 5G partnership and collaboration

During a recent non-commercial trial of 5G, Telenor Research & Innovation said it gained a lot of useful insights into making fast network slicing easier to do.

But what it also learned is applicable well beyond this project: how managing partnerships and updating software components will be critical in making 5G work. 

Guy Redmill

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21 July 2023
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Stop e-wasting our sector’s time for positive ESG action

It’s been estimated that data centres account for 2% of global Greenhouse Gas emissions; you may have seen the recent Panorama on how the cloud is a really bad idea when it comes to climate change.

Guy Redmill
11 Jul 2023
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Are some start-ups extracting the free funding?

You’re a great 6G start-up—perhaps some smart folks at a University, say, who see potential starting into business together, or you’re refugees from some big dumb service provider that’s proving too slow to bring that game-changing bit of comms innovation to market.

Guy Redmill
27 Jun 2023
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Vodafone seems way more sure Open RAN’s a good idea than Ericsson

One step forward—but thankfully it’s never more than one step back with O-RAN.

Guy Redmill
16 Jun 2023
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Is Spain showing railway 5G is gathering steam?

Private and public 5G at 10 Spanish rail terminals? Sounds a better idea than canning free passenger wi-fi to us.

Guy Redmill
6 Jun 2023
Guy Redmill
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How 5G will save consumers millions and the power sector literally billions a year

5G has long been touted as a means to introduce new levels of remote maintenance and to support safety. New research shows how.

Guy Redmill
16 Feb 2023
Guy Redmill
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How 5G will deliver annual economic benefits in the billions to European rail users

What’s the impact of eliminating wired connections at rail crossings? Can 5G deliver real, tangible benefits? Or are we talking about yet more puffery?

Guy Redmill
9 Feb 2023
Guy Redmill
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The next person who suggests you save money by using AI to write your marketing ‘stuff’? Fire their ass on the spot

This is what we DID not do to write this article:

Enter ‘Create a blog post about why it is bad marketing for your tech brand using a Shakespearean conceit for your intro’ into the suddenly ubiquitous ChatGPT.

Guy Redmill
1 Feb 2023
Guy Redmill
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A significant set of numbers: real 5G savings and real 5G economic benefits identified in two traditional industries

5G as an enabler for low-latency applications is well-known. Less well-known is how PoCs and trials translate into real economic benefits. Could recent research indicate that the tide is turning and that we’re about to see some payback?

Guy Redmill
19 Jan 2023
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Orange deserves praise for its new Southern African connected telemedicine service

5G-enabled service showcases practical applications that benefit people, in places where such interventions can make a real difference to society.

Guy Redmill
11 Jan 2023
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