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Bharti Airtel collaborating with SK Telecom to develop 5G technology

India — Bharti Airtel has entered into an strategic alliance with SK Telecom to leverage SK Telecom’s expertise to build the advanced telecom network and together work in developing 5G network technology, NFV, SDN, and IoT. Airtel…

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LG Uplus rolls out NFV-based routing solution for evolution to 5G network

South Korea — South Korean leading mobile and internet data services provider LG Uplus has rolled out Korea’s first-ever carrier-grade virtual routing deployment as part of a broad infrastructure solution, supporting its evolution towards a…

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…


Red Hat, Ericsson announce alliance focusing IoT, 5G

Sweden — Red Hat and Ericsson announced a broad alliance to deliver fully open source and production-ready cloud infrastructure, spanning OpenStack, software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined infrastructure (SDI). Ericsson and Red Hat are working together…

Orange 5G

Orange and Ericsson developing 5G for rural, mission critical IoT, Connected car, and planning for LTE to 5G evolution

United Kingdom — Orange and Ericsson are working on the development of 5G use cases and service scenarios, including technical alignment and external demonstrations. The partnership will enable 5G technology building blocks, proof of concepts,…


Huawei Releases UBB 2020 White Paper

Huawei released its UBB 2020 White Paper at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (MWC). This White Paper, entitled “Open Roads to UBB 2020”, covers the UBB industry vision as well as the operators’ UBB business…