Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Hit 1.07 Gpbs in North America

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

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.

SmartSky Starts Deploying 4G LTE Air-to-Ground Network

SmartSky

Aviation communications provider SmartSky Networks has started deployment of the airborne 4G LTE-based air-to-ground (ATG) network. Using 60 MHz of spectrum and beamforming technology, SmartSky’s network plans to provide more than 10 times the typical speed and capacity of the current industry standard ATG network, and at a lower cost per bit.

Nokia to Expand Development and Deployment of 5G Solution

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.

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

ZTE Announces 5G Tests with Cell Throughput Exceeding 19 Gbps

ZTE

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. 

Small Cell Forum and ITRI take leap forward in private networks

SCF’s fifth LTE Plugfest event focused on private evolved packet cores – a key enabling technology for enterprise small cell use cases

London, 3rd July 2017 Small Cell Forum (SCF) has successfully completed its fifth LTE Plugfest, hosted by ITRI, Taiwan’s world-leading technology institute.

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

T-Mobile Launches LTE-U, Completes Test of License Assisted Access (LAA)

TMO Network

USA carrier T-Mobile has completed live field testing of mobile broadband data session using License Assisted Access (LAA) on its commercial network. The field testing, which began in Los Angeles yesterday, showed 741 Mbps download speeds using 80 MHz of aggregated spectrum, according to the operator.

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.

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.

Bell to Launch LTE-M Network to Transform the Canadians Use of IoT

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Bell Canada today announced it will launch a LTE-M (Long Term Evolution, category M1) network to support the rapidly increasing use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices on low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) in Canada.

SK Telecom Launches Five-band Carrier Aggregation and 4X4 MIMO

Roadmap for SK Telecom’s 4.5G network speed

SK Telecom has launched commercial five-band Carrier Aggregation (CA) and 4X4 MIMO, which are key technologies of LTE-A Pro. Five-band CA is a core LTE-A Pro technology that enhances data transmission speed and performance by aggregating five component carriers. 

ASUS, HP and Lenovo to Launch LTE Devices Running Windows 10 Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm has announced that ASUS, HP and Lenovo are the first OEMs to develop mobile PCs powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile PC Platform featuring the X16 LTE modem.