Mobile and Fixed Testing & Assurance

The educational content of this category relates to Mobile and Fixed Testing & Assurance  for Telecom/Communications Service Providers' (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.


5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Get The Point?

Nov. 11, 2021
FWA Is All About Quality Infrastructure Fixed wireless access (FWA) connections are forecast to grow more than threefold and reach over 180 million by the end of 2026, accounting...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Cloud-RAN Deployment With CPRI Fronthaul Technology

Sept. 1, 2021
The increasing use of smart phones and tablets is fueling the demand for ever-increasing availability of higher-bandwidth mobile networks such as 4G LTE. Multiple technologies...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Covert Concealments

Sept. 1, 2021
Ubiquitous 5G Requires Unique Small Cell Concealments — Meeting the goal of ubiquitous 5G service means deploying about 1 million 5G nodes from the approximately 300,000 that ...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Feeling Attached But Overloaded?

May 1, 2021
5G deployment is unique. To begin, 5G requires small cells — and lots of them. The Small Cell Forum (SCF) forecasts the worldwide Small Cell Market will continue to grow […]


VIAVI Solutions White Paper, The Role of C-Band in 5G, for eblasts
FTTx/Optical Networks

The Role of C-Band in 5G

May 8, 2021
The key to delivering on the 5G promise The C-band (or midband) is considered the “waterfront property” of RF spectrum for 5G. It offers the best compromise between RF coverage...
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Anritsu Podcast, 5G RAN
FTTx/Optical Networks

Understanding 5G RAN Transport Testing Challenges to Ensure Network Synchronization

April 1, 2021
5G transport deployment uncovers new challenges within every element of the network – core, transport, and radio access network (RAN) – when transitioning from 4G to 5G. It will...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Multifamily Gigabit as Essential Service

March 1, 2021
Creative Options to Serve Small MDUs and Home Clusters — Gigabit services delivered exclusively over fiber often bypass MDUs and garden home clusters because of the construction...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Small Cells Go Undercover

March 1, 2021
007 Solutions for Meeting Stealth Municipality Requirements — Small Cell densification has been occurring in some form or fashion in the US for more than 6 years. Early small ...
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Smarter Drones Need 5G for A.I.

Feb. 15, 2021
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, have come a long way since the first low-cost systems emerged in 2007. They have been used for a wide variety of exciting and […]