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Vodafone UK And Ericsson to Collaborate on 4G, 5G

United Kingdom — Vodafone UK has selected Ericsson to evolve its 4G networks in London and southern England using technologies such as Massive MIMO and Carrier Aggregation, which will help deliver improved capacity and end-user…

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TIM to launch its first 5G technology trial in Turin by 2018

Italy — TIM and the Municipality of Turin have signed an agreement on 5G development project for the city. With this initiative, Turin will be the first Italian city and one of the first in…


Nokia and STC sign MoU to collaborate on 5G and IoT development

Saudi Arabia – – Nokia and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development of 5G and IoT use cases. Under the terms of the MoU, Nokia and…


‘IEEE 5G Summit’ Kolkata to focus at ‘Digital India’ and ‘Possibilities for Connecting the Unconnected in 5G Rollout’

India — IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced an upcoming IEEE 5G Summit, 17-18 March 2017 in Kolkata, India. Through IEEE 5G Summits and other activities,…


Airtel partners with Nokia on 5G, IoT

India — India’s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel and Nokia on Wednesday announced creation of a strategic roadmap for network evolution to the 5G technology standard and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled devices. Nokia and…


Ericsson and Intel Launch 5G Innovators Initiative with Honeywell, GE and the University of California Berkeley

SANTA CLARA, California — Ericsson and Intel Corporation are launching the 5G Innovators Initiative (5GI2), an open industry initiative designed to create transformative experiences that change lives, businesses and society. The 5GI2 will join major…


Telefónica launches NB-IoT based telemetry solution for residential water meters

Chile — Telefónica alongwith Huawei, and Kamstrup have successfully launched their first public telemetry project with real user data using NarrowBand IoT technology (NB-IoT). Together, the group successfully tested connectivity management of a telemetry solution…




FET (Far EasTone), Ericsson to expand cooperation on 5G, IoT in Taiwan

Taiwan — Ericsson announced the extension of its contract with Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET). Under the terms, Ericsson will deploy its new radio technology on the 2.6 GHz frequency band in FET’s network, allowing the…


Qualcomm to discuss technological and experiential perspective of 5G at CES 2017

United States — The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that Qualcomm Incorporated CEO Steve Mollenkopf will discuss the revolutionary impact 5G will have in our day-to-day life, both from a technological and experiential perspective, as…


LG Uplus, Huawei achieve 31Gbps speed using 5G base stations

South Korea — LG Uplus demonstrated data transmission speed of up to 31Gbps using the test 5G base station. This is more than 100 times faster than the current 3-band LTE-Advaneced technology. LG Uplus’s 5G…


SmarTone signs ‘pre-5G’ contract with Ericsson

Hong Kong — SmarTone has signed a 5-year contract with Ericsson for the supply of core and radio access network (RAN) equipment. SmarTone CTO, Stephen Chau, said, “SmarTone is pleased to extend our strategic partnership…