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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 

SK Telecom Demonstrates 5G Trial Networks using 3.5GHz Band

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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)

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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

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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

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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. 

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.

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

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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. 

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

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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

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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.