Ericsson Demonstrates 5G New Radio in Indonesia

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Ericsson

Ericsson has completed a demonstration of 5G in Indonesia, including 5G test bed, 5G New Radio (NR) and use cases such as a motion-sensing robotic arm and live 4K video streaming. The demonstration achieved a peak downlink speed of 5.74 Gbps and latency as low as 3 ms, said the company.

Nokia Makes Pre-standard 600MHz LTE Call Using Commercial Hardware

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Nokia has announced completion of the pre-standard testing of 600MHz on commercially-available hardware, creating a test bed for terminal ecosystem development and availability.

Qualcomm Announces 205 Mobile Platform to Bring 4G LTE Services to Entry-level Phones

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Qualcomm has introduced the Qualcomm® 205 Mobile Platform, designed to bring 4G LTE connectivity and 4G services to entry-level feature phones, company announced at a launch event in New Delhi today.

ASTRI, HKT, Huawei and Qualcomm to Build a Smart Mobility System for Hong Kong using Cellular-V2X

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Smart Mobility Consortium on Cellular-Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X)

A Smart Mobility Consortium on Cellular-Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technologies has been formed by the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI), HKT Limited, Huawei and Qualcomm Technologies.

Vodafone Egypt Selects Ericsson for Network Function Virtualization Launch

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Vodafone Egypt has selected Ericsson as its Network Function Virtualization partner and has gone live with the commercial virtual network function. Since October 2016, Ericsson's virtual Serving GPRS Support Node - Mobility Management Entity (SGSN-MME) has been serving and managing commercial mobile broadband traffic on the Vodafone Egypt network.

SK Telecom Demonstrates LTE-Advanced Five- Band Carrier Aggregation on its Commercial Network

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SK Telecom - LTE-Advanced Five- Band Carrier Aggregation

SK Telecom has successfully tested LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) five-band carrier aggregation (CA) on its commercial network. SK Telecom’s bandwidth resources as of February 2017 are 10MHz bandwidth in the 800MHz band, 20MHz bandwidth in the 1.8GHz band, 10MHz bandwidth in the 2.1GHz band, 10MHz + 20 MHz bandwidths in the 2.6Ghz band.

Verizon to Start Testing 5G Service in 11 Markets Across U.S. by Mid 2017

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Verizon plans to deliver 5G pre-commercial services to select customers in 11 markets throughout the country on its newly built 5G network.

ZTE to Unveil Gigabit Smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2017

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ZTE - MWC 2017

ZTE plans to unveil a Gigabit smartphone at MWC 2017. Returning to Barcelona for the 13th time, the company will focus on leading 5G evolution, advancing cloudification, creating the Internet of Everything, and developing state of art devices. 

Nokia and Three UK to Deploy Next-generation Cloud Core Network

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Nokia

Nokia and Three UK, part of CK Hutchison, plan to deploy a fully integrated cloud native core network in UK to enable massive scalability, allowing Three to rapidly respond to customers' dynamic service demands while preparing for IoT and 5G.

Telstra Launches Commercial Gigabit LTE Network

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Telstra 4GX

Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm and NETGEAR have announced a commercial launch of Gigabit LTE network and device. Telstra confirmed at the "Gigabit LTE Experience" event in Sydney today that their Gigabit LTE service has launched in select state capital city CBDs, with more to follow.