Inmarsat orchestrates new hybrid network

Satellite operator to invest $100m in at least 150 LEO satellites to create a multi-orbit constellation combined with a terrestrial 5G network. Inmarsat announced plans to create a ‘multi-orbit’ constellation called Orchestra, intensifying competition in an increasingly crowded market in space. The UK-based satellite operator aims to add a terrestrial 5G network and a small … Read more

OpenRAN is unlocking innovation but also raises several challenges

Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Steve Douglas, Head of 5G Strategy at Spirent Communications, takes a look at the pros and cons of OpenRAN technology. he last few years has seen a slew of new vendors enter the largely closed mobile network … Read more