Singtel and Ericsson to Setup 5G Center of Excellence in Singapore

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Singtel and Ericsson plan to jointly establish a Center of Excellence (CoE) to facilitate 5G development and deployment in Singapore. With an initial investment of 2 million Singapore Dollars over the next three years, CoE aims to spearhead the development of Singapore’s 5G mobile network infrastructure to support future Smart Nation initiatives. 

Telecom Standard Bodies Prep for IMT-2020

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Last week, ITU-R Workshop on IMT-2020 terrestrial radio interfaces was held in Munich, Germany with main objective to outline the process of submission/reception of the Radio Interface Technology (RIT)/set of RIT (SRIT) proposals and acknowledgment of receipt.

Ericsson, Intel Complete 5G 3.5GHz End-to-End IoT in China

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Ericsson and Intel have successfully completed the 5G 3.5GHz multi-vendor end-to-end Interoperability Developmental Test (IoDT) at a 5G field test in the Chinese capital of Beijing. The 5G technology research and development test on 3.5GHz is being led by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

T-Mobile, Nokia, and Qualcomm Test 1.175 Gbps Speeds in Lab Trials

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T-Mobile, Nokia, and Qualcomm, have exceeded gigabit speeds using evolved, commercially-available 4G LTE technology. In tests at T-Mobile’s lab last week, download speeds of 1.175 Gbps were achieved on T-Mobile’s LTE network utilizing Nokia’s AirScale Base Station together with the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem. 

SmarTone and Ericsson Test LAA on Live Network

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Ericsson and Hong Kong' SmarTone today announced successful trial of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in a live over-the-air demonstration in Hong Kong. LAA allows the use of unlicensed spectrum in the 5GHz band in combination with licensed spectrum.

Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Hit 1.07 Gpbs in North America

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Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm achieved 1.07Gbps (gigabits per second) download speeds with commercial silicon and network infrastructure using the Qualcomm SnapdragonTMX20 LTE Modem that supports Category 18 LTE speeds, during an Ericsson lab trial. 

Huawei Announces 5G-oriented Mobile Bearer Solution X-Haul

Huawei

Huawei has launched 5G-oriented mobile bearer solution X-Haul to support operators' 5G service expansion and help operators build end-to-end 5G networks.

Singtel to Deploy Massive MIMO at Special Events

SingTel

Singapore's Singtel plans to deploy Massive MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) technology commercially on its LTE-Advanced mobile network, to enhance mobile data speed experience by up to 200% at special events for its customers.

Nokia to Expand Development and Deployment of 5G Solution

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Nokia is broadening its focus into multiple areas of early 5G mobility use cases, including enhanced mobile broadband and ultra-reliable, ultra-low latency communications, company announced yesterday.

ZTE’s 5G Flexhaul Solution Supports Network Slicing and 100G Connectivity: Independent Report

25 July 2017, Shenzhen, China – ZXCTN 609, the new high-speed transmission network solution recently released by ZTE Corporation, was recognized for its  network slicing innovations and support for 100G links in a report by industry research firm GlobalData.

ZTE Announces 5G Tests with Cell Throughput Exceeding 19 Gbps

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ZTE has announced the completion of tests in seven major scenarios that are part of the second phase of China’s National 5G tests. Phase 2 of China’s National 5G tests, organized by IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group, were conducted in Huairou in Beijing. 

SK Telecom Demonstrates 5G Trial Networks using 3.5GHz Band

SK Telecom

SK Telecom has successfully demonstrated 5G communications using the 3.5GHz band through collaborations with Samsung Electronics and Nokia in Korea. Operator joined hands with Samsung Electronics to develop a 3.5GHz 5G end-to-end network

Ericsson Report Foresees 2.6B Additional Mobile Broadband Subscribers by 2022

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According to latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, nearly 2.6 billion new subscribers will be added to mobile broadband networks in the next six years. Report shows the highest year-on-year mobile data growth globally since 2013, led by massive growth in India, and highlights the underlying need for mobile data.

SLT Trials Pre-5G LTE Advanced Pro Technology in Sri Lanka

SLT Pre-5G Field Test

Sri Lanka’s national network operator, Sri Lanka Telecom, together with Huawei Technologies, has successfully carried out a comprehensive field trial of Pre-5G LTE Advanced Pro technology, laying the groundwork for the next generation of broadband technologies.

Everything You Need to Know About 5G

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