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Nokia Bell Labs Demonstrates Ultra-low Latency 10G PON For Mobile Fronthaul

Espoo, Finland –  Nokia has announced a significant industry breakthrough in the effort to better support mobile fronthaul and latency sensitive services. In a world-first, Nokia Bell Labs showed it is now possible to use…


Spark New Zealand

Spark New Zealand invests in strategic partnership with Nokia for core infrastructure to prepare for 5G, ultra-broadband and IoT

Espoo, Finland – – Nokia and Spark are partnering to prepare New Zealand for the future with a “step change” in the capacity, flexibility and agility of Spark’s core and backhaul IP/MPLS network. Unprecedented growth…


Samih Elhage of Nokia (left) and Nasser Al-Nasser of STC (right) sign MoU

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…


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MTS Russia Selects Intracom Telecom’s Ultra High Capacity Radio for its Mobile Network Modernization

Russia — Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, through its Moscow-based subsidiary Intracom Svyaz, last month signed a USD 25 million contract to supply its new E-Band, ultra high capacity Ethernet radio,…


China Unicom Site

China Unicom, Huawei complete world’s first FDD Massive MIMO field verification

China — China Unicom, together with Huawei, completed field verification of the industry’s first FDD-based Massive MIMO technology, using the existing two-antenna receiving terminal on the 20MHz spectrum to achieve a peak network rate of…



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LTE and 5G to Power Hyper-Connected Internet of Everything, says 5G Americas

United States — 5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, today announced the publication of LTE and 5G Technologies Enabling the Internet of Things, a report focused…


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Nokia demonstrating 5G-related technologies at IEEE Globecom 2016

United States — Nokia is to showcase its latest 5G-related innovations at IEEE Globecom 2016, showcasing technologies that will be the basis of the next-generation of dynamic networks. Through demonstrations and plenary discussions at the…



From left: FET President Yvonne Li, FET Chairperson Douglas Hsu, Ericsson President & CEO Jan Frykhammar, and Head of Ericsson Taiwan Håkan Cervell.

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…


LG Uplus and Huawei engineers demonstrate 31Gbps transmission speed using 5G base stations

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…


Nives Sandri, Nokia and Boris Drilo, HT

Hrvatski Telekom introducing LTE-Advanced Pro (4.5G Pro) and G.fast in Croatia

Croatia — Hrvatski Telekom (HT) demonstrated LTE-A Pro (4.5G Pro) and G.fast technology at the Zagreb-based Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, with which HT has been implementing an increasing number of joint projects. Hrvatski…


SmarTone Ericsson 5G contract

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…


Alexandre Fonseca, da PT,

PT Portugal, Huawei demo 4.5G, NGPON2, focusing on IoT, 5G and Industry 4.0

PT Portugal (MEO) and Huawei have demonstrated 4.5G network, reaching maximum download speed of 1.7Gbps, five times the current speed of the mobile network and twice the fiber. To support the backhaul link NG-PON2 technology, developed…