AT&T Panel: ONAP, NIST, DHS, AI Cited as Resources for Managing New Cybersecurity Risks Related to 5G

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With the advent of 5G will come new security issues, which in turn will raise new policy issues, explained a panel of 5G security policy experts on a webinar organized by AT&T yesterday. Participants in the webinar, titled “Promoting Standards and Security for Next-Generation 5G...Learn More

IDC: AR/VR Headset Growth Expected to Rebound from Weak 2017, Forecast to Grow 52.5% Annually

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Worldwide shipments for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets will grow to 68.9 million units by 2022, according to an AR/VR headsets forecast from research firm International Data Corporation. That represents a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 52.5%. The market for...Learn More

AT&T Virtual and Augmented Reality Project Taps Edge Computing

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AT&T is testing augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) in a project at the company’s edge computing test zone. AT&T aims to use edge computing to support low-latency data processing for VR and AR. While VR focuses on synthetic three-dimensional worlds, AT&T augmented reality efforts could...Learn More

CTA: AR/VR Headset Sales Approaching 5 Million Units, Generating $1.2 Billion

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Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies are expected to see record growth this year, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The forthcoming U.S. Consumer Technology Sales and Forecasts report from CTA projects AR/VR headset sales (including eyewear) eyewear will sell 4.9 million units in...Learn More

Virtualization: A Path Forward for Cable MSOs to Embrace the Gigabit Society

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Broadband demand continues to accelerate, thanks to home applications like 4K and Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), and business applications that need ultra-high-speed access to the cloud. Even with their lead in much of the market, cable MSOs still need a path toward full-duplex multi-Gigabit capable...Learn More

U.S. Cellular 5G Fixed Wireless Tests: 8.5 Gbps Using Macrocell Antennas at 28 GHz

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U.S. Cellular has achieved speeds of 8.5 Gbps in tests of 5G fixed wireless technology at 28 GHz using macrocell antennas. The U.S. cellular 5G fixed wireless tests were the first to use an antenna height of 123 feet, the company said. Because distances covered...Learn More

IDC: Cloud, New Technologies to Push Worldwide ICT Spending to $5.6 Trillion in 2021

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The cloud and an exciting array of emerging technology will drive significant growth in worldwide ICT spending during the next five years, according to IDC. The firm reports that worldwide spending on information and communications technology (ICT) will grow from $4.3 trillion last year to...Learn More

Rural Youth Technology Survey: Technology Alone Will Not Prevent Rural Flight

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The vast majority (96%) of rural young people age 14 to 22 years old have cellphones, including 17% who get mobile service from a local provider and 75% who get service from a national carrier, according to a rural youth technology survey conducted by the...Learn More

Video Viewing Habits Research: VOD Will Nearly Equal Linear TV Viewing in 3 Years

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The video landscape has changed drastically during the past few years. However, a video viewing habits survey conducted by Ericsson ConsumerLab predicts that even more dramatic changes lie ahead. In three years, video on demand will be almost equal to traditional linear viewing, the study...Learn More

Report: AR/VR Headset Sales Jump 25.5% Over Last Year

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The headset segment of the still young augmented reality and virtual reality segments grew 25.5 percent year-over-year, according to new AR/VR headset sales data from IDC. The category reached 2.1 million headset units shipped, according to IDC. IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset...Learn More

ABI: Enterprise 5G Plans Don’t Match the Hype

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Sixty-two percent of U.S.-based companies spanning nine industry verticals do not have plans to deploy next-generation 5G wireless/mobile broadband technology in coming years, according to new market research about enterprise 5G plans from ABI Research. The results, ABI says, indicate “severe discord” between industry expectations...Learn More

PwC: U.S. Entertainment-Media Revenues to Reach $759 Billion by 2021

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Rapid shifts in digital information and communications technology (ICT), and the ways it’s used by the increasingly large share of the population turning to the Internet for entertainment and media (E&M) content has added a third dimension to the calculus market players need to factor...Learn More

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