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Live Webinar: 12th October 2021 | 2-3pm (UK Time) Join Tony Wakefield on Tuesday 12th October (2-3pm UK Time) for this free training webinar 5G New Radio. Register here. Delivering ever-increasing data volumes to a growing customer base who are willing to accept mobile and nomadic broadband services places enormous strain on telecoms operators in terms of capacity requirements and network densification. New broadcast-based services and business models, as well as connected innovation and IoT, add to the challenges. A range of measures can be used to ease the pressure, and many have been the subject of ongoing development as part of the 4G LTE Radio. The...

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As part of the study item FS_SMARTER, ‘Study on Stage 1 for New Services and Markets Technology Enablers’, 3GPP examined the market segments whose needs should be addressed by a 5G mobile communication system. TR 22.891 identified over 70 use cases, and collected those use cases into the five categories shown in the diagram. The first four categories are based on common requirements in support of a vertical service or market: eMBB (Enhanced Mobile Broadband): Human-oriented access to multimedia content, services and data. The category includes hotspots, characterised by high user density, very high capacity and low mobility, and widearea coverage, characterised...

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A cellular radio communications system is subject to a number of threats, which are outlined in the diagram below..The motivations for attacks against cellular networks typically fall into one of the following categories: attempts at unauthorised network access to get free services attempts at ‘grabbing’ user identities to make clones attempts at eavesdropping on network traffic to gain unauthorised access to information attempts at tracking users by eavesdropping on signalling traffic The vulnerability of cellular systems to these threats is based mainly on the fact that they employ radio-based user connections.Typically, the most vulnerable parts of the cellular system are...

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Introduction – 5G and Use Cases As well as supporting the existing operator mobile broadband business model in a very efficient and flexible way, 5G also enables a wide range of new Use Cases and deployment scenarios. The key phrase here is “wide range”, because it throws up significant issues for operators, who are used to defining and working with a fairly constrained service set that is primarily based on human communication and broadband access to internet-hosted content and apps. To support the wide range of use cases, 5G, compared to previous generations, is much more capable in a number...

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5G, Transport Industry -

Railways across Europe rely on GSM-R for voce and data communications including ETCS (European Train Control System) signalling, however GSM-R is predicted to reach end-of-life by 2030.  A replacement needs to be found.  The International Union of Railways (UIC) having already specified GSM-R have now outlined the Future Railway Mobile Communications System.  FRMCS is not intended to simply be a replacement for GSM-R but it’s an opportunity for railway undertakings to harmonize all of their railway related communications needs.  GSM-R is ideal for voice and low bit rate data communications, but a modern railway demands broadband capability to support applications...

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