Service Provider Strategies

VODAFONE UK 4G

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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Nokia Bell Labs

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…


Jo Sung-ho, head of SK Telecoms 5G Tech lab receives the TechXLR8 Awards 2017 in the category of ‘Best 5G Trial between an Operator and Vendor’.

SK Telecom Wins ‘Best 5G Trial Between an Operator and Vendor’ Award at TechXLR8

London — SK Telecom has been awarded as the ‘Best 5G Trial between an Operator and Vendor’ at this year’s TexhXLR8 awards held on June 14, 2017 in London. The TechXLR8 awards recognize outstanding contributions…




Sprint

Sprint and NYU WIRELESS Join Forces to Advance Mobile 5G

United States — Sprint has joined NYU Wireless as an industry affiliate sponser for 5G research. Sprint will work with NYU wireless to further the development of mobile 5G. As an industry affiliate, Sprint will…


Nokia 5G

KDDI, Nokia trial 5G with AirScale radio for wireless ultra-broadband

Japan — KDDI and Nokia have conducted a country-first trial simulating future 5G network demands, providing high-speed, one gigabit-per-second connectivity inside an apartment block using Nokia radio technology on the 28GHz band. The trial, conducted…


Verizon Wireless

Verizon beats AT&T for 5G spectrum holder Straight Path

United States — Verizon Communications will acquire 5G spectrum holder Straight Path Communications for $184 a share, with an enterprise value of $3.1 billion, the companies announced Thursday morning. In early April, AT&T announced plans…


T-Mobile president and CEO John Legere

T-Mobile Announces Plans for Nationwide 5G Network

United States — Fresh off its game-changing results in the US government’s historic 600 MHz spectrum auction and another industry-leading quarter, T-Mobile today became the first US wireless company to announce plans for truly nationwide…



3 Hong Kong deploying 5G technologies with Huawei

3 Hong Kong deploying 5G technologies with Huawei

Hong Kong — 3 Hong Kong, the mobile communications division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited, and Huawei yesterday announced plans for a series of network upgrades. 3 Hong Kong has planned to deploy…


Straight Path Communications

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…