5G Americas: Global LTE Connections Rise 81% Year-over-Year in Q3 2016

LTE-Advanced

LTE continues its impressive momentum in North Americas, Latin America and throughout the world. 5G Americas reported mobile subscriber data for the third quarter of 2016 which included significant regional milestones for LTE according to data and forecasts by Ovum. Global LTE connections rose 81 percent year-over-year in the third quarter. 

Nokia to Supply LTE-R network to Korea Rail Network Authority

Nokia

Nokia has been selected by the Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) as a supplier for the LTE-R mobile broadband network to support railway operations and employee services. The network will be deployed on a railway line between Wonju and Gangneung

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

Nokia and StarHub to Triple 4G upload Speeds in Singapore

LTE-Advanced

Nokia and Singapore's StarHub have successfully tripled peak upload speed to 150Mbps over the operator's 4G network, in a trial using carrier aggregation technology and the 64 quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) technique.

5G: Huawei and Vodafone Achieve 20Gbps for Single-User Outdoor at E-Band

Huawei

Huawei and Vodafone have completed a 5G mmWave field test at Vodafone Emerald House in Newbury, UK.

Nokia Demonstrates 5G-ready Network

Nokia

Nokia demonstrates a 5G network running on commercial platforms as part of its showcase at 5G World that will underline the momentum of bringing 5G to commercial reality.

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.

Nokia and STC Test MulteFire Technology to Bring LTE-like Performance to Wi-Fi

LTE

Nokia and the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) have conducted a test of MulteFire technology, which combines the high-performance of LTE with the simplicity of Wi-Fi deployment in unlicensed spectrum bands such as 5GHz.

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.

China Unicom and ZTE Sign Cooperation Agreement on SDN/NFV

ZTE

ZTE has announced that company has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Unicom on Software Defined Network (SDN)/Network Function Virtualization (NFV).

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.

Tele2 Netherlands Boosts Network Capacity, Indoor Coverage with Nokia LTE Small Cells

Nokia

Following the successful trial of Nokia's outdoor and indoor small cells, Tele2 has selected the company as supplier of LTE small cells products.

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.

Nokia demonstrates 5G applications and capabilities to help operators prepare for new opportunities

Nokia

Nokia is showing how 5G applications run on its network infrastructure as operators explore the new business opportunities of an increasingly connected world.

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.