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SK Telecom Trials LTE Cat-M1 Technology for IoT Applications

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SK Telecom

SK Telecom has completed the deployment of LTE Cat-M1 technology for IoT applications on commercial LTE base stations in collaboration with Ericsson and Qualcomm. LTE Cat-M1 is expected to lower manufacturing costs of IoT devices as its communications modules are much cost-effective than their counterparts for LTE-M, bringing more companies into an ecosystem for IoT business.

Swisscom Deploys Gigabit LTE with Ericsson's Radio Dot System

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Swisscom is bringing gigabit connectivity to operator’s retail stores with the deployment of the Ericsson Radio Dot System. In Swisscom shops across Switzerland, gigabit speeds were achieved by the Ericsson Radio Dot System, with carrier aggregation over 3 LTE frequency bands, 4x4 MIMO and 256QAM, delivering up to 1.2Gbps in downlink capacity.

SmarTone, Ericsson Testing FDD Massive MIMO

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SmarTone

Hong Kong's mobile network operator SmarTone and Ericsson are trialing FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) technology as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G.

Entel to Deploy Massive MIMO, Extends Partnership Towards 5G with Ericsson

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Entel

Chile's telecom service provider Entel and Ericsson have extended their partnership to prepare Entel’s network in the evolution path towards 5G by deploying its latest LTE FDD network technologies and LTE TDD Massive MIMO (Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output). The operator plans to deploy Massive MIMO nationwide.

Verizon and Ericsson to Deploy Massive MIMO in Irvine

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Verizon Wireless

Verizon and Ericsson have announced the completion of their first deployment of FDD (Frequency Division Duplexing) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input – Multiple Output) on Verizon’s wireless network in Irvine, CA.  

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.

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. 

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).

Ericsson Announces Expansion of 5G Portfolio

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Ericsson has introduced a new radio product, AIR 3246, for Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (Massive MIMO), which is a complement to Ericsson’s global 5G radio offering. AIR 3246 supports both 4G/LTE and 5G NR (New Radio) technologies and is Ericsson’s first 5G NR radio for frequency division duplex (FDD). 

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. 

Ericsson, MTS trials live Licensed Assisted Access

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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

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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

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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.