Ericsson and KT Collaborate to Develop 5G and IoT Technologies

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Ericsson and KT Collaborate to Develop 5G

South Korea's telecom provider KT and Ericsson have agreed to strengthen their collaboration in the 5G evolution and to extend this to the Internet of Things (IoT). According to KT, operator is preparing to preview an innovative 5G communications services at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.

PCTEL Launches new LTE Antenna for Fleet and M2M Applications

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PCTEL, a Performance Critical Telecom solutions company, launched a new antenna designed to accelerate the adoption of high-speed LTE wireless technology for fleet, agricultural, and industrial applications.

China Mobile, Huawei, and Qualcomm Complete LTE TDD Inter-band 3CC CA Commercial Verification

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China Mobile recently completed the commercial verification of LTE TDD inter-band 3CC Carrier Aggregation (CA) using Huawei's commercial base station and Qualcomm Technologies’ commercial terminal based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 810 processor with X10 LTE.

Nokia Networks Offers LTE Network in a Box for Quick Deployments

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Nokia Networks is launching a compact, rapidly deployable LTE network in a box with macro site capacity and coverage to provide real-time communication services. According to company, Nokia Network in a box can serve as a dedicated small network for major industrial sites. 

Alcatel-Lucent and Korea’s KT sign collaboration agreement to deliver 5G mobile networks of the future

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Alcatel-Lucent has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korean telecommunications provider, KT, under which the companies will collaborate to advance 5G development in South Korea with initial testing focusing on virtualized RAN to support next generation mobile architecture.

T-Mobile Leased Spectrum to Other Carriers to Expand LTE Network Coverage in Line with Verizon and Sprint

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T-Mobile US has leased its spectrum to other carriers in an effort to expand its LTE network to benefit their customers. 

Airtel Launches 4G Trials for Existing Customers in Chennai, India

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Bharti Airtel has launched 4G trials exclusively for its existing customers in Chennai. As part of this, Airtel customers across the city can now avail a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at 3G prices and be the first to experience blazing Airtel 4G speeds. 

Ericsson collaborated with Far EasTone to become sole supplier of 4G/LTE in Taiwan

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Ericsson has entered into a contract with Far EasTone, one of the top three Taiwanese telecom operators to become its sole supplier, tasked with expanding and optimizing Far EasTone 4G network.

Ericsson files patents suit against Apple in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands

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Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has filed suits against Apple in Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. For more than two years Ericsson has been trying to reach an agreement with Apple on a global license for Ericsson's patents on terms that are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND), but the companies have failed to reach an amicable resolution.

FCC Initiates Consultation on LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) and Licensed Assisted Access (LAA)

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FCC has released a Public Notice dated 5th May 2015 to enable a transparent discussion on the implementation of LTE-U in conjunction with licensed commercial wireless services using Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technique.