Although 5G means many different things in terms of services and applications to many different people, the requirements for 5G mobile transport are becoming clearer in terms of ultra-high capacity, ultra-low latency, timing and synchronization (T&S), and flexibility and reliability. In order to ensure they offer future-proofed solutions, mobile transport equipment vendors will need to deliver products that meet 5G requirements, and through this year we expect to see those vendors emphasize key areas. Clients, please log in to view the full content.
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Senior Principal Analyst, Mobile Transport & Microwave
As part of Omdia’s service provider network infrastructure team, Richard covers mobile x-haul equipment (mobile backhaul, midhaul, and fronthaul) across all technologies. He delivers regular market forecasts, market share analysis, and service provider survey reports and research notes in addition to custom consulting research projects and topic-focused webinars.
Richard’s data and analysis have been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and The Economist, among many other publications. He has spoken at numerous industry events including the Mobile World Congress, Packet Microwave Congress, and Small Cells Global Forum. Richard joined Informa (now Omdia), formerly IHS Markit, in 2019. Prior to that, Richard worked as a directing analyst at Infonetics Research in 2001 until IHS acquired it in 2015. He joined the telecom industry in 1997 as a conference director at The Phillips Group. He has a degree in English literature and cultural studies from the University of Gloucestershire.
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