AT&T to Launch 5G in Dallas, Waco, Atlanta

United States -- AT&T has announced that it will first roll out 5G to three locations: Dallas, Texas; Waco, Texas; and Atlanta. AT&T earlier announced that it would introduce the 5G network to about a dozen U.S. markets by late 2018, but ...
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5G makes Pyeongchang Olympics the most high-tech Games in history

Pyeongchang Olympics -- 5G is making the Pyeongchang Olympics more wonderful and offering an immersive experience to spectators. Spectators are not just getting to watch the great performances of athletes in winter sports, but they're also experiencing the most high-tech Olympic ...
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SK Telecom to showcase its 5G prowess under “perfect 5G”

Barcelona Spain -- SK Telecom will roll out ambitious 5G diplomacy at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, which lasts four days beginning February 26. Around 2,300 ICT companies from 208 countries around the world will showcase their prowess ...
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Vodafone tests applicability of IP microwave backhaul for 5G

United Kingdom -- Vodafone along with Huawei have completed lab tests which indicate that traditional IP microwave links will be considered a viable technology for 5G backhaul. 5G will play a critical role in meeting the bandwidth requirements of mobile customers from ...
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India to Finalise 5G Service Roadmap by June 2018

India -- The Indian Telecom Department (DoT) expects to finalise a roadmap for 5G services by June this year, according to a top official. "By June this year, I hope we will be able to unveil India's 5G roadmap," Telecom Secretary ...
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Telstra Wants 5G Spectrum Auction “As Early As Possible”

Australia -- Telstra is urging the Australian Federal Government to bring forward the planned 5G spectrum auction. The 5G spectrum auction is scheduled for October this year. The Australian telco claimed that it’s amidst discussions to fast-track procedures. Telstra Chief Executive, Andrew ...
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Elisa to Deploy a 5G-Ready Network by May this year

Finland -- Finnish telecom operator Elisa announced to complete a 5G-ready network in the city of Turku by the end of May. Turku is the oldest city of Finland, settled during the 13th century, and is expected to be one of ...
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Three Ireland Announces 5G Investment, Planning to Infuse €100 Million a Year

Ireland -- Three Ireland has announced its 5G investments plan. The operator is planning to spend €100 million a year on the rollout of its 5G network as it prepares to launch its 5G network over the next 12 to 24 ...
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Global Mobile Operators Select Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50 5G Modem for Mobile 5G NR Trials in 2018 – Qualcomm

QUALCOMM announced that the company's 5G modem "Snapdragon X50 5G modem" was selected by carriers all over the world for their 5G NR trials. "Snapdragon X50" is a modem compatible with the 2nd to 5th generation mobile communication standards. Also added ...
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We expect 5G to be the technology of the IoT – Vodafone Ireland CTO

Ireland -- Vodafone Ireland alongwith its technology partner Ericsson achieved speeds of 15 Gbps with a latency of less than five milliseconds in a 5G technology trial at an event in Trinity College Dublin. The operator also tested pre-standard 5G across its recently ...
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44 percent of smartphone users are willing to pay for 5G services – Ericsson

India -- What will it take for operators to gain consumers’ trust as they gear up for a 5G future? The latest study of Ericsson answers this very crucial questions. "Towards a 5G consumer future" – its Consumer and Industry Insight report discusses ...
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Indian needs 5G, but Telcos must think about monetisation of 5G: Aircel CMO Anupam Vasudev

Telecom operators in India must think about monetisation of 5G before taking steps to introduce the latest technology to the country considering that their massive investments in 4G technology have yet to yield returns, Aircel's chief marketing officer Anupam Vasudev ...
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West fears China’s success in developing 5G network technologies

China -- Western countries are fearing that China's plans to accelerate the development of 5G mobile networks and related technologies can lead to the fact that licensing of equipment for these networks will subsequently take place on Chinese terms. As a ...
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Ooredoo launches 5G service in Doha on Qatar National Day

Qatar Ooredoo Qatar announced on Tuesday that it has launched one of the first ‘5G Speed Experiences’ in various areas of Doha for a select number of VIP customers in time for Qatar National Day. Ooredoo’s 5G launch is in line with ...
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Protected: The biggest stumbling block of 5G Development: Limited Spectrum

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Vodafone Italia launches 90 million euros 5G project

Italy -- Vodafone Italia, a subsidiary of U.K.-based telecoms group Vodafone, has officially launched its 5G project.  The telco will trial 5G technology in Milan using spectrum in the 3.6-3.8 GHz band. Vodafone Italia’s CEO Aldo Bisio made the announcement at an ...
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5GAA discusses 5G future roadmap in Europe

BRUSSELS -- The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) organized a political debate on Tuesday 5th December in Brussels to decide over the future roadmap to promote more than 5G networked and automated driving in Europe enable. Markus Dillinger, 5GAA Secretary and Member of ...
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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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