Bristol to launch a live 5G test bed in March 2018

A live 5G-based proof of concept designed to test and validate smart urban applications over next-generation mobile networks will be deployed in Bristol city centre as part of a joint research programme between the University of Bristol, BT and Nokia. Using ...
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LG U+, Huawei Complete 5G Pre-commercial Tests for World’s First Commercial 5G

South Korea -- During the 4th Global 5G Event, LG U+ partnered with Huawei to complete the world's first large-scale 5G network test in a pre-commercial environment in Gangnam District, Seoul. This network consists of both 3.5 GHz and 28 GHz ...
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Huawei Wireless X Labs and TPCAST Sign MoU to Develop 5G Cloud VR Rendering Solution

UNITED KINGDOM-- TPCAST and Huawei Wireless X Labs has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a 5G cloud VR rendering solution. The MoU was signed during the 8th Global Mobile Broadband Forum. TPCAST plans to offer an ultra-low latency ...
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India should earmark L band (1427-1518 MHz) and 600 MHz band for 5G – GSMA

India – GSMA has recommended that the Indian government also earmark L band (1427-1518 MHz) and 600 MHz band, or the part of C band in the 3.3 GHz band that has been already under the Indian regulator's consultation process, for ...
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Bharti Airtel partners with Ericsson 5G roadmap

India -- Bharti Airtel has partnered with Ericsson for 5G roadmap. As part of the agreement, Ericsson will work with Bharti Airtel on creating a strategic roadmap for evolution of the network to 5G technology. "We have MoUs (agreements) with 36 operators ...
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Ericsson files 5G patent application

Ericsson has filed 5G patent application. The telecom vendor incorporated numerous inventions into a complete architecture for the 5G network standard before filing the patent application. The patent application, which combines the work of 130 Ericsson inventors, is the largest in ...
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Intel announces commercial 5G modems

Intel today announced of 5G new radio (5G NR) multi-mode commercial modems (the Intel® XMM™ 8000 series). Intel also announced it has successfully completed a full end-to-end 5G call based on its early 5G silicon, the Intel® 5G Modem – a ...
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RCS & RDS (Digi) launches network upgrade for 5G and IoT

Romania -- RCS & RDS (Digi) has partnered with Ericsson to launch enhanced mobile broadband services across its Digi Mobil network in Romania. According to the agreement, Ericsson will swap out the existing vendor to deploy the latest 5G-enabled and Narrowband IoT ...
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Turkey, Japan to ink cooperation deal on 5G technology

Turkey -- Turkey and Japan will sign a cooperation agreement on 5G technology during a forum in South Korea next week, the head of Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) said on Tuesday. BTK chief Ömer Fatih Sayan said that through ...
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DOCOMO and SONY to Trial 5G-Enabled Concept Cart

NTT DOCOMO has partnered with with SONY to conduct a joint trial involving the real-time transmission of high-definition video via a 5G mobile communications system to a 4K digital signage system fitted to the outside of the New Concept Cart, ...
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Protected: Telia launches 5G Finland Network

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Telefonica completes 5G transport test

Spain -- Telefonica has successfully completed phase-1 5G transport test in cooperation with ZTE at its Future Networks Lab in Madrid, Spain. It marks the two parties have been standing at the forefront of 5G industry chain. Telefonica has very positive comments ...
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SK Telecom achieves seamless in-building 5G connection

South Korea -- SK Telecom today announced the successful demonstration of essential technologies for 5G network communications in a real-world setting, accelerating its research and development efforts to roll out 5G service earlier than expected. The indoor only relay capabilities enable it ...
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MTS to purchase Ericsson equipment for EUR 400 mln to prepare for 5G and IoT

Russia -- MTS Russia has signed an agreement aimed at modernizing the existing MTS network in order to prepare it for 5G and Internet of Things (IoT). Under the terms of agreement, in 2017-2020 Ericsson will supply MTS with the latest equipment ...
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5G to generate 48% incremental revenue for Australian telcos by 2026

Australia -- Ericsson's new report estimates that 5G technologies can enable new revenue opportunities worth US$13.5 billion for Australian operators by 2026. With the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, to be one of the early 5G movers, Ericsson estimates the introduction of ...
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Vodafone India introducing massive MIMO to 4G, embracing IoT  

India -- Vodafone India, the country’s second-largest telecom operator, is working on embracing Internet of Things (IoT) to capture new business opportunities thrown up by 4G and 5G technologies. The company, which is in the process of merging its operations with those ...
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LG Uplus tests UHD IPTV on 5G platform

South Korea -- LG Uplus Corp has successfully tested an ultra high-definition quality TV service in a 5G network environment. LG Uplus said it used 5G equipment by Chinese vendor Huawei to send data to an internet protocol television from its Sangam ...
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VodafoneZiggo Prepare for 5G

Netherlands -- VodafoneZiggo is working together with Ericsson to increase the capacity of the Vodafone mobile network in the Netherlands by maximizing the potential of Ericsson's latest 5G-ready radio equipment and Vodafone's spectrum assets. Consumers will enjoy higher mobile browsing speeds while enterprises benefit ...
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Nokia and du demonstrate the 5G use cases at GITEX 2017

Nokia and du demonstrated how 5G will transform people's lives with a showcase of 5G robot control and live streaming at GITEX Technology Week 2017 in Dubai. The live streaming uses the Nokia OZO+ virtual reality camera and OZO Live, a ...
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Protected: Etisalat reaches new record speeds of over 70Gbps in live 5G trials

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