ANALYTICS
  • 111.8 Mbps average download speed is what 5G smartphone users experience

    111.8 Mbps average download speed is what 5G smartphone users experience

    Supposing that 5G is already here, we can finally question ourselves how fast it can be? Judging by the evidence from South Korea, which is so far the first country to deploy 5G widely, one can observe the average download speed of 111.8 Mbps for smartphone users which is almost 1,5 times higher than the […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 9.06.2021
  • Recent research reports about 4 “R”s of 5G: the returns, the revenue and Rosey the Robot

    Recent research reports about 4 “R”s of 5G: the returns, the revenue and Rosey the Robot

    And if the first 2 “R”s are pretty cohesive and have been discussed recently, the last term might definitely confuse even the most attentive audience tracking the new generation technology deployment. Let’s get deeper into details. Due to the recent Gartner’s analyses, there’re lots of 5G-based innovative technologies to come. Obviously, anticipated two decades ago […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 12.05.2021
  • Changes underwater: what impact does Covid-19 have over the submarine cable industry?

    Changes underwater: what impact does Covid-19 have over the submarine cable industry?

    We have discussed earlier the drastic increase in our dependency on connectivity which was fully realized “thanks” to the pandemic state. The grown demand was mainly associated with the raise of terrestrial networks which also transformed greatly. But everyone kept silence about equally capable submarine connectivity and how it is influenced by the pandemic state. […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 5.05.2021
  • Global telco cloud revenue is forecasted to reach $29B by 2025 – the most recent report suggests

    Global telco cloud revenue is forecasted to reach $29B by 2025 – the most recent report suggests

    According to a research on global telco dynamics, cloud revenue undoubtedly has potential to reach $29.3 billion by 2025 with the five-year CAGR of 27%. This is pretty optimistic considering this year’s level of $8.7 billion.  Answering the question “how is this possible”, authors mention virtual network functions (VNFs), Management and Network Orchestration (MANO) and […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 28.04.2021
  • Securing 5G networks and IoT is seen as the main role of OpenRAN

    Securing 5G networks and IoT is seen as the main role of OpenRAN

    There still was no much surprise when OpenRAN was listed among the most promising trends of 2020 due to the upcoming merges of telecom and fintech giants announced. Another role, which is undoubtedly, the most valuable on the state, not corporate, level is to make every particular region less dependent on the major foreign suppliers, […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 31.03.2021
  • The 2020 storm is finally weathered by telecoms industry!

    The 2020 storm is finally weathered by telecoms industry!

    Even though the terrifying consequences of COVID cannot be overestimated in terms of ruining everyone’s social and economic lives, recent survey proved relatively optimistic attitude of major companies’ representatives toward power of digital solutions in overcoming COVID as well as further development of the industry. Talking numbers, over 40% of the survey respondents admitted facing […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 24.03.2021
  • Automation pressure is put on CSPs by 5G networks, reports the most recent industrial survey

    Automation pressure is put on CSPs by 5G networks, reports the most recent industrial survey

    And this pressure has already got its catchphrase “automate or die”. Sounds too harsh, doesn’t it? The key idea of the research was to show that wide appearance of 5G-based solutions in all the spheres consequently seriously taxes CSP with drastically increased requirements: providers are to play a key role in a full-scale rollout of […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 20.01.2021
  • Experts of telecom industry started accusing the cloud of swallowing everything

    Experts of telecom industry started accusing the cloud of swallowing everything

    Nowadays the society is highly concerned with a growing amount of large swath of communication and infrastructure applications completely swallowed by cloud-based technologies. Since most of telecom providers involved into cloud connectivity growth tend to increase Capex levels (capital spending) and bring more of intense and even rival competition, the market definitely has no reason […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 9.12.2020
  • Analyzing the demand for cloud connectivity: WFH spurs SD-WAN sector

    Analyzing the demand for cloud connectivity: WFH spurs SD-WAN sector

    Talking about two majors sectors of cloud connectivity services, we can notice a drastic difference in their dynamics, since the SD-WAN (Software-defined Wide-area networking)  sector is facing a light decrease (which is usually explained by experts as a consequence of coronavirus-related issues), while the second tool seems to be reaching its peak. Judging by the […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 28.10.2020
  • Spectrum sharing technology options: dynamic vs static

    Spectrum sharing technology options: dynamic vs static

    Since telecom giants are extremely concerned with the issues related to a wider 5G networks deployment, dynamic spectrum sharing (or DSS shortly) technology is mainly seen as a tool with a potential to enable this process quickly within short terms. Another option, an expensive and time-consuming consequent spectrum reframing from the previous generation to the […]

    MAPPLCOM published on 8.10.2020