Let your honesty shine

Posted on Friday, February 22, 2019

The Heathrow airport immigration officer asked me why I had come to the UK and I told him that Huawei was having an event the next day in a London hotel. “The’ve had a spot of trouble in the press lately, no?” he replied. I said, “Yes, and that’s why I came: to hear what […]

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In my own way

Posted on Friday, February 15, 2019

A few weeks ago, I introduced the topic of Private Mobile Broadband (P-MBB) networks also referred to in specific implementations as Private LTE or Private 5G. The issue in that blog was Do-it-yourself versus Managed Services and was written from the client’s perspective. Now I want to talk about the challenges for Mobile Network Operators […]

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Avoiding Allentown

Posted on Friday, February 08, 2019

On Wednesday (February 7 2019), the Colombian government introduced its 2018 – 2019 Development Plan. Its third objective is Increase direct support to companies for productive modernization and Industry 4.0 appears as a significant part of this objective and in many other parts of the plan. The TV news report I saw on the night […]

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“No” was all he said

Posted on Friday, February 01, 2019

If 5G was listed on the stock market, this would not have been a good week. Verizon stumbled, AT&T fumbled and Nokia mumbled or at least indicated 2019 will be slow starting for the erstwhile ‘Next Big Thing’. The biggest news was Verizon’s CEO Hans Vestberg saying that their 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) product […]

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Do-it-yourself

Posted on Friday, January 18, 2019

Ken Rehbehn has started a consulting practice on what is known in the business as ‘Critical Communications’ which normally is thought of as a public safety technology. But he has expanded into ‘Business Critical Communications’ and he got me interested in the subtopic of Private Mobile Broadband Networks. Hence the title. You can see Ken’s […]

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