Millimeter Wave Technology

AT&T Launches ‘5G Evolution’ Network In Indianapolis

United States — AT&T has launched ‘5G Evolution’ network in parts of Indianapolis, providing faster wireless speeds and an enhanced experience for customers. In Indianapolis, and in select areas of Austin, 5G Evolution offers customers a…

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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…


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…



AT&T Acquiring Straight Path to support development of 5G technologies

United States — AT&T has announced plans to acquire Straight Path Communications which holds a nationwide portfolio of millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, including 39 GHz and 28 GHz licenses. This acquisition complements AT&T’s January acquisition…



AT&T to test 5G NR with Ericsson and Qualcomm to accelerate wide-scale 5G deployments

United States — AT&T has planned to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the expected 5G New Radio (NR) specifications being developed by 3GPP, which will form the basis of the global…


Qualcomm, Ericsson and SK Telecom collaborating on 5G NR trials to drive wide-scale 5G deployments

United States — Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, Ericsson, and SK Telecom today announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on 5G New Radio (NR) standards being developed…


SK Telecom, BMW demo the world’s first 5G connected car

South Korea — SK Telecom have deployed the largest mmWave pre-standard 5G trial network using the 28GHz band at BMW’s driving centre in Incheon and says it has demonstrated the world’s first 5G-based connected car….


China Mobile partners with Samsung for 5G

China — China Mobile has partnered with Samsung Electronics to co-demonstrate key telecommunication technologies for 5G networks. The partnership is expected to help Samsung speed up its penetration into one of the world’s biggest telecommunications…


Claro Puerto Rico trialing LTE-Advanced network with key features of 5G technology

Puerto Rico — Claro Puerto Rico, a subsidiary of America Movil, together with Ericsson, conducting tests on its 4G/LTE network with new LTE-Advanced mobile technology capabilities to enhance network performance. The trials include 256-QAM, UL…


Samsung Electronics and MTS Russia to explore 5G, NGN Technologies

South Korea — Samsung Electronics and Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore and advance new telecommunications technologies. The newly signed MoU specifically covers technologies viewed as essential…


SK Telecom, Samsung Electronics Complete Field Trial of Handover between mmWave 5G Base Stations

South Korea — SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics today announced that they had successfully tested handover between 5G base stations at 28GHz in the outdoor environment. Handover between millimeter wave 5G base stations is a…