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AT&T Offering a Netgear Mobile Hotspot with 2x LTE Speed of LTE

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Netgear Hotspot Router

AT&T has launched a 5G Evolution capable mobile hotspot NETGEAR router in U.S. this Friday. For a limited time, the NETGEAR Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot Router will be available exclusively from AT&T.

ZTE and Orange Announce 5G Partnership

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ZTE

Orange and ZTE have signed a partnership to cooperate in 5G. Companies will work together on 5G and related use cases, in order to foster 5G innovation.   

U.S. Cellular Trials 28GHz 5G Radio with Ericsson

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US Cellular

U.S. Cellular and Ericsson have announced the completion of joint testing of various 5G use cases at 28GHz. The tests, a significant step toward the launch of a 5G network, were conducted in rural and suburban environments in Madison, Wisconsin.

Huawei Launches 5G-Oriented FDD/TDD Converged Antenna Platforms

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Huawei Converged Antenna Platforms

At recently held Global Antenna Technology & Industry Forum in Munich, Huawei released its new FDD antenna and FDD/TDD converged antenna platforms. These antennas apply to full-band 4T4R and FDD/TDD convergent networking to support a 5G-oriented evolution. These new antennas will be commercially available by the second half of 2018.

Ericsson Finds 5G Readiness on the Rise Among Operators

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Ericsson

5G Readiness is on the rise according to a recently released the 5G Readiness Survey 2017 from Ericsson. The report shows that many operators have accelerated preparations for the new technology and trials are being carried out by 78 percent of the respondents compared to 32 percent last year.

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

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SingTel

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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5G

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

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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SmarTone LAA Trial

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 Wireless

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

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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

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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

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

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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.