Europe’s largest consumer technology show, IFA 2019, has wrapped up for another year in Berlin. Although the show is based in Germany, its focus is global. That said, it is important to understand that while the show is global in scope, local market conditions are an important factor in any analysis of emerging technologies and trends.
The Small Cell Forum (SCF) has published the PHY API for 5G to encourage a competitive ecosystem for 5G small cell hardware, software, and equipment vendors.
Ecosystem players will be provided an open and interoperable interface between the physical layer and the MAC layer. The PHY API has been developed with the help of a collaborative effort between companies from across the small cell ecosystem, which includes Intel and Qualcomm Technologies among others.
Carriers’ 5G networks are delivering super-fast speeds where service is available, but the summer heat forced new 5G smartphones to revert back to 4G connections, according to recent speed tests conducted across the country by the Wall Street Journal.
By Bevin Fletcher
mbrace it or 5G data revolution is coming either way. 5G’sultrafast speeds will . But we’ve already learned what these first-generation 5G phones will be like, and they shed light on some of the challenges that everyone might face in these early days of 5G. We’ve tested 5G speeds in multiple cities around the world, from Los Angeles to Seoul. We’ve been wowed. We’ve been frustrated. But each time, we learn something new about the 5G experience., the