Ericsson, MTS trials live Licensed Assisted Access

LTE

Ericsson, Qualcomm and Russian mobile network operator MTS have conducted a successful live trial with a commercial small cell product of Rel-13 Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in Russia. LAA leverages the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum band together with licensed spectrum to deliver enhanced performance for mobile device users

Ericsson Report Foresees 2.6B Additional Mobile Broadband Subscribers by 2022

Ericsson

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.

5G to Bring Ease of Healthcare for Patients

Ericsson Healthcare

Ericsson has recently published a ConsumerLab report, From Healthcare to Homecare, which uncovers customer insights about impact of 5G on healthcare. The report findings indicate that patients believe online consultation will reduce the pain of waiting times.

Ericsson Demonstrates 5G New Radio in Indonesia

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.

Vodafone Egypt Selects Ericsson for Network Function Virtualization Launch

Ericsson

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

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.

Telstra Launches Commercial Gigabit LTE Network

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.

Ericsson, Qualcomm and SK Telecom to Collaborate on 5G NR Trials

Ericsson

Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and SK Telecom plan to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on 5G New Radio (NR) standards being developed based on specifications in 3GPP.

Ericsson Announces Commercial 5G New Radio (NR)

Ericsson AIR 6468

Ericsson is commercializing the 5G NR radio for massive MIMO, with the first deployments coming in 2017. Together with the Ericsson 5G Plug-Ins announced in June and Ericsson's already commercially available Radio System Baseband 5216

New 5G Test Network Launched in the Netherlands

4G LTE

A 5G testbed in the Dutch province of North Groningen was officially launched today, when an international agreement was signed between the ten partner organisations who initiated the project.

MTN Ghana Selects Ericsson for deployment of LTE network in Greater Accra region

Ericsson

Ericsson has been selected by MTN Ghana for the deployment of a new LTE network in the Greater Accra region. The deployment will enable MTN to offer its 16 million subscribers mobile broadband experiences based on HSPA and LTE technologies.

Bhutan Telecom selects Ericsson as BSS transformation partner

Ericsson

Ericsson has signed a Business Support Systems (BSS) transformation contract with Bhutan Telecom, Bhutan's largest telecom service provider.

Singtel and Ericsson Test License Assisted Access for LTE Networks

SingTel

Singtel and Ericsson plan to trial License Assisted Access (LAA), on Singtel's network starting March 2016. The trial is part of the partners' memorandum of understanding to study the future of 5G networks and its applications for both consumers and enterprises.

TeliaSonera and Ericsson to Develop and Test Selected 5G Use-cases and Services

Ericsson

TeliaSonera and Ericsson plan to develop 5G use-cases and service scenarios, including both communication and Internet of Things (IoT) services with the purpose to address new business opportunities. The partnership will bring 5G services to customers in 2018 by combining the TeliaSonera network with Ericsson technology.

Vodafone, Ericsson and Qualcomm Test LTE Carrier Aggregation of Licensed and Unlicensed Bands on Commercial Network

Ericsson RBS 6402 Indoor Picocell

Ericsson, with Vodafone and Qualcomm, today conducted live testing of advanced LTE Carrier Aggregation (CA) of LTE in licensed and unlicensed bands on a commercial mobile network.