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

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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

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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.

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. 

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AT&T Completes Nationwide Deployment of LTE-M Network for Internet of Things

AT&T LTE-M Network

US carrier AT&T has completed deployment of its nationwide LTE-M network ahead of schedule to enable a new generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications. The LTE-M network is now live across the U.S. on operator's nationwide 4G LTE network, following software upgrades. 

Nokia and KDDI Trial 5G with AirScale Radio on 28GHz Band

Nokia and Japanese operator KDDI have conducted a trial simulating future 5G network demands, providing high-speed, one gigabit-per-second connectivity inside an apartment block using Nokia radio technology on the 28GHz band.

AT&T Plans to Bring Faster Speeds to Over 20 Metros by End of Year

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AT&T has announced 5G Evolution plans to pave the way to the next generation of faster speeds for its wireless customers with the latest devices in over 20 major metro areas by the end of this year. Operator plans to continue to lay the foundation for evolution to 5G while the 5G standards are being finalized. 

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.

Nokia Makes Pre-standard 600MHz LTE Call Using Commercial Hardware

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Nokia has announced completion of the pre-standard testing of 600MHz on commercially-available hardware, creating a test bed for terminal ecosystem development and availability.

Qualcomm Announces 205 Mobile Platform to Bring 4G LTE Services to Entry-level Phones

Qualcomm

Qualcomm has introduced the Qualcomm® 205 Mobile Platform, designed to bring 4G LTE connectivity and 4G services to entry-level feature phones, company announced at a launch event in New Delhi today.