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Marvell Industry Analyst Day 2021: New AtlasOne Chip Readies 5G RAN Optical Fronthaul for 5G Ecosystem

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Marvell broadens its RAN portfolio aimed at advancing cloud-optimized 5G infrastructure with the launch of the AtlasOne 50Gbps PAM4 DSP and TIA chipset solution. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the new AtlasOne chipset fulfills fast growing mobile operator demand for 50G fronthaul bandwidth capabilities as they advance vRAN and Open RAN deployments, enhance existing RAN technology, and scale 5G applications such as enhanced mobile broadband, FWA, edge computing, ultra-reliable low-latency communications, and digital workforce.

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Qualcomm Breakthroughs on Path to Advanced 5G Include R&D Test Beds, 5G mmWave, XR, C-V2X, and More – Part Three

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In the conclusion of this three-part series, Futurum Senior Analyst Olivier Blanchard dives deeper into more of Qualcomm’s latest research milestones and how they help expand 5G mmWave deployments, applications, and impact on wide area 5G foundations. Blanchard’s analysis outlines how these over-the-air (OTA) test networks, prototypes, and system simulations help advance 5G research and product development across a breadth of industries. These breakthrough snapshots are especially timely in the wake of the expansive technology roadmap outlined by Qualcomm during its Investor Day presentations just a few days ago and help shed more light on where Qualcomm is with regard to critical R&D milestones.

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Qualcomm R&D Test Beds: a Closer Look at C-V2X, Smart Factories, XR, and Improved System Efficiencies – Part Two

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In Part Two of this three-part series, Futurum Senior Analyst Olivier Blanchard dives deeper into four of Qualcomm’s latest research milestones: C-V2X sidelink, Industry 4.0, extended reality (XR), and green networks. Blanchard’s analysis outlines how these over-the-air (OTA) test networks, prototypes, and system simulations help advance 5G research and product development across a breadth of industries. These breakthrough snapshots are especially timely in the wake of the expansive technology roadmap outlined by Qualcomm during its Investor Day presentations recently and help shed more light on where Qualcomm is with regard to critical R&D milestones.

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Qualcomm’s R&D Test Beds Showcase Exciting New Breakthroughs on the Path to 5G Advanced and Beyond in 5G mmWave, XR, C-V2X, and More – Part One

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In Part One of this three-part series, Futurum senior analyst Olivier Blanchard highlights Qualcomm’s latest research milestones in six critical areas: 5G mmWave, wide-area 5G, C-V2X sidelink, Industry 4.0, extended reality (XR), and green networks. Blanchard’s overview explains how these over-the-air (OTA) test networks, prototypes, and system simulations, will help advance 5G research and product development across a breadth of industries. These breakthrough snapshots are especially timely in the wake of the expansive technology roadmap outlined by Qualcomm during its Investor Day 2021 presentations just a few days ago and help shed more light on where Qualcomm is with regard to critical R&D milestones.

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Part Three of Series: More on RFFE and the Role it Plays in Qualcomm’s 5G Roadmap

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In Part Three of his series on RFFE (RF Front End), Senior Analyst Olivier Blanchard dives into how chipmaker giant Qualcomm is leveraging its global leadership in wireless innovation and recent investments in RF to significantly grow its modem-to-antenna solutions footprint not only in mobile handsets, but also expand that slice of its business into high growth adjacent segments like Automotive, the IoT, and the IIoT. Tying the series to Qualcomm’s 2021 Investor Day provides critical insights into RFFE’s growing importance to Qualcomm’s technology portfolio and business momentum.

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MWC LA 2021: Radisys Jumpstarts the Release 16 5G New Radio Bandwagon

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Radisys launched Release 16 5G New Radio software that delivers the capabilities needed to spur CSP and enterprise support of 5G use cases across multiple industry verticals. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why Radisys is capitalizing on the enhanced R16 features, such as MU-MIMO, DSS, beamforming, key to spurring Open RAN adoption and ecosystem-wide 5G innovation.

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Juniper Support Insights Assures Comprehensive AI-driven Junos Portfolio Vision and Message

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Juniper extends AI-powered support to entire Junos portfolio to streamline operator efficiencies and augment end user experiences. Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why the Juniper Support Insight offering spotlights the capabilities of its AI assets and provides more cohesion across Juniper’s portfolio-wide marketing outreach including delivering the benefits of Experience-First Networking.

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NEC and Netcracker Join Forces with ADVA and Juniper to Boost 5G xHaul Transport Automation

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NEC and Netcracker unveiled an integrated multi-vendor solution with ADVA and Juniper that targets packet optical automation and the streamlining of 5G transport. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the alliance bolsters NEC’s strong hand as lead integrator for Open RAN projects across broader Open 5G network builds, enhances Netcrackers’ Network Domain Orchestration credentials, and augments the 5G ecosystem prospects of ADVA and Juniper.