Application Insights

Explore our insights covering practical applications of sync, as well as industry-specific articles covering topics such as MiFID II time-stamping requirements, case studies of previous projects we have worked on, as well as tips for improving your network sync. Scroll through the tags on the right to find somewhere to start.

The New Synchronisation Landscape

Published: 27th September 2017
A recent collaboration between Oscilloquartz and The Mobile Network takes a look at the new synchronisation landscape for tomorrow’s networks. Synchronisation is typically required to optimise the spectrum bought by…

Time is Everything with GNSS

Published: 22nd September 2017
The recent news of clock failures on both the European Union’s Galileo and IRNSS satellites (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System) shows that launching and commissioning new satellite navigation constellations is not a…

Europe’s Backhaul Black Hole Looms Above 5G

Published: 20th September 2017
A lightning-fast jab is futile unless a boxer has the leg muscle to unleash it. Operators pumping up their mobile access networks through 5G investments could find themselves similarly…

Deutsche Telekom takes breath away with 5G “first” in Berlin

Published: 19th September 2017
Deutsche Telekom has tapped 5G New Radio to hit speeds of more than 2GBps and latencies of three milliseconds on its commercial network in central Berlin. The operator worked with…

What is MiFID II and how will it affect the EU’s financial industry?

Published: 18th September 2017
The Financial Times take a look at MiFID II regulation, and the far-reaching impacts it will have on the financial industry across the EU. Read the full story here.

Timing Challenges for Financial Markets ahead of MiFID II deadline

Published: 4th September 2017
Ahead of the MiFID II deadline, Wojciech Owczarek (aka @ThePTPguy), provides great insight and advice of how to overcome the challenges of meeting the MiFID II time synchronisation requirements.…

Problem Behind Failing Galileo Atomic Clocks Identified

Published: 1st August 2017
Investigators have uncovered the problems behind the failure of atomic clocks on board Galileo satellites, the European Commission said. For months, the European Space Agency has been investigating the…

5G network slicing is promising – but it isn’t easy

Published: 3rd July 2017
Nearly everyone agrees that network slicing is going to be important for 5G, but there is no industry consensus yet about how to implement it. TMForum looks into the…

Glastonbury 2017: a Record Year of 4G Sharing

Published: 3rd July 2017
Did you attend Glastonbury this year? Discover the stats behind EE’s temporary Glasto network from TelecomTV. Revellers at Glastonbury Festival used a whopping 54 terabytes of data via EE’s…

MiFID II Regulations – The Clock is Ticking

Published: 21st June 2017
It would be all too easy to forget that the rules proposed by the MiFID II regulations need to be implemented by January 2018 amongst all the delays, media…