Telecommunications

Samsung, Cisco and Orange Demonstrate 5G solutions in Romania

Samsung, Cisco and Orange Demonstrate 5G solutions in Romania

5 Jul 2018 comment

Samsung and Cisco announced that they have successfully completed a friendly-user trial and series of 5G demonstrations with Orange in Floresti, Cluj, Romania.

Mobile Industry Works Together to Deliver 5G Standard on Time

Mobile Industry Works Together to Deliver 5G Standard on Time

18 Jun 2018 comment

3GPP TSG Plenary Meeting has approved the completion of the standalone Release 15 5G specifications.

5G on a Roll With Cellular IoT Deployments Ramping Up

5G on a Roll With Cellular IoT Deployments Ramping Up

13 Jun 2018 comment

Commercial rollouts of 5G and larger than previously forecasted deployments of cellular IoT are focal points in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.

Movistar Argentina Selects Ericsson Radio System

Movistar Argentina Selects Ericsson Radio System

12 Jun 2018 comment

Movistar Argentina has selected Ericsson to transform its Radio Access Network over a three-year period based on Ericsson Radio System.

Huawei and Orange Spain Finalize 200 Gbps Backbone Network

Huawei and Orange Spain Finalize 200 Gbps Backbone Network

7 Jun 2018 comment

Huawei and Orange Spain have finalized the construction of their national network, featuring long distance transmission with the largest capacity in the world up to 96x200 Gbps, which will cover distances of almost 1,000 km without regeneration.

Ooredoo First In The World to Launch 5G Commercial Network

Ooredoo First In The World to Launch 5G Commercial Network

15 May 2018 comment

Ooredoo has announced that the company is the first operator in the world to launch a live 5G network on the 3.5GHz spectrum band.

Vodafone's 26,5 Billion Euro Liberty Deal to Reshape European Telecom

Vodafone's 26,5 Billion Euro Liberty Deal to Reshape European Telecom

10 May 2018 comment

Vodafone is shaking up Europe’s fragmented media and telecom market with an 18.4 billion-euro deal to buy almost a third of Liberty Global, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson Media Solutions Selected by Telefónica to Transform Its TV Services

Ericsson Media Solutions Selected by Telefónica to Transform Its TV Services

15 Apr 2018 comment

Ericsson has been selected by Telefónica to power a range of advanced TV services across its operating businesses in Latin America.

Ericsson Energy Alliance Makes Network Evolution Cost-effective

Ericsson Energy Alliance Makes Network Evolution Cost-effective

5 Apr 2018 comment

Ericsson has joined forces with Vertiv and NorthStar to form the Ericsson Energy Alliance, a complementary site solution partnership to drive cost-effective and sustainable service provider network evolution towards 5G, within the Ericsson Radio Site System.

Google-Led Plan to Upend Wireless Industry Gains Momentum

Google-Led Plan to Upend Wireless Industry Gains Momentum

31 Mar 2018 comment

A Google-led plan to overhaul how valuable airwaves are used for calls and texts is gaining momentum across the wireless industry, giving the company the chance to play a central role in networks of the future, according to Bloomberg.

Huawei Released Complete Range of 5G Solutions at MWC 2018

Huawei Released Complete Range of 5G Solutions at MWC 2018

7 Mar 2018 comment

Huawei has released a complete range of full-scenario 5G wireless product solutions at the 2018 Mobile World Congress.

Ericsson and MTS Establish 5G Research Center in Russia

Ericsson and MTS Establish 5G Research Center in Russia

6 Mar 2018 comment

Ericsson and MTS have agreed to establish a 5G research center in Innopolis, a new Russian high-tech city located in the Republic of Tatarstan.

MWC 2018: Samsung Unveils First 5G FWA Commercial Solutions

MWC 2018: Samsung Unveils First 5G FWA Commercial Solutions

2 Mar 2018 comment

Samsung showcased its end-to-end 5G commercial solutions at MWC 2018, unveiling new possibilities for the future of mobile communications.

MWC 2018: China Mobile and Huawei Demonstrate Microservice-based 5G Core Network

MWC 2018: China Mobile and Huawei Demonstrate Microservice-based 5G Core Network

1 Mar 2018 comment

At the Mobile World Congress, China Mobile, together with Huawei, demonstrated the world's first microservice-based 5G core network constructed on top of service-based architecture.

Innsbruck is First 5G City in Austria

Innsbruck is First 5G City in Austria

1 Mar 2018 comment

Two radio cells in T-Mobile Austria’s network are already showcasing the future of communications.

MWC 2018: Telefonica Rolls Out Personal Assistant Aura

MWC 2018: Telefonica Rolls Out Personal Assistant Aura

27 Feb 2018 comment

Spanish telecom company Telefonica presented Aura, its own digital personal assistant with a voice, according to Bloomberg.

MWC 2018: Qualcomm and Huawei Showcase 3GPP 5G Interoperability

MWC 2018: Qualcomm and Huawei Showcase 3GPP 5G Interoperability

24 Feb 2018 comment

Qualcomm and Huawei announced that they have successfully completed 5G NR Interoperability and Development Testing (IODT) based on the 3GPP Release 15 global standard.

MWC 2018: LG Will Unveil New K8 and K10 Series Smartphones

MWC 2018: LG Will Unveil New K8 and K10 Series Smartphones

24 Feb 2018 comment

LG will unveil the 2018 edition of its popular K8 and K10 mass-tier smartphones at MWC 2018, enhanced with even more premium features rivaling those of premium flagships.

Research Platform for 5G in an Industrial Environment in Hamburg

Research Platform for 5G in an Industrial Environment in Hamburg

23 Feb 2018 comment

The testing of 5G is beginning at the Port of Hamburg. After six months of preparations, the project partners Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), Deutsche Telekom and Nokia have commissioned a test area spanning around 8000 hectares of the port area.

MWC 2018: Network Slicing for Critical Communications Demonstration

MWC 2018: Network Slicing for Critical Communications Demonstration

23 Feb 2018 comment

At the Mobile World Congress 2018, Ericsson and Swisscom will conduct a network slicing demonstration, showing how the functionality is implemented in Ericsson’s 4G and 5G solutions.

First Multi-Vendor 5G FWA Trial in Europe Announced

First Multi-Vendor 5G FWA Trial in Europe Announced

19 Feb 2018 comment

Orange, Samsung and Cisco announced collaboration on a 5G millimeter wave trial set to begin in the second half of 2018, across multiple homes in Romania.

Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm and NetGear Achieve 2Gbps Speeds in Live Demo

Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm and NetGear Achieve 2Gbps Speeds in Live Demo

15 Feb 2018 comment

Telstra, Ericsson, NetGear and Qualcomm announced they have achieved record-breaking 4G speeds of up to 2 Gigabits per second (Gbps) in lab testing using a new commercially announced chipset.

VoLTE Now Available for iPhone users in Hrvatski Telekom Network

VoLTE Now Available for iPhone users in Hrvatski Telekom Network

2 Feb 2018 comment

Superior call quality and a faster call setup through VoLTE service by Hrvatski Telekom, which has been confirmed also by an independent research conducted by P3, enhances iPhone user experience, said largest Croatian operator.

DT, Intel and Huawei Achieve First 5G NR Interoperability

DT, Intel and Huawei Achieve First 5G NR Interoperability

29 Jan 2018 comment

Deutsche Telekom, Intel and Huawei announced they have collaborated to achieve the world's first 5G interoperability and development testing (IODT) based on the 3GPP R15 Standard with a commercial base station.

Deutsche Telekom CEO Touts 5G Mobile Will Be Revolution for Services

Deutsche Telekom CEO Touts 5G Mobile Will Be Revolution for Services

24 Jan 2018 comment

Fifth generation of wireless technology will be a “revolution” for the telecom industry, spurring new services and revenue models, said Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges, according to Bloomberg.

Verizon Selects Samsung for 5G Commercial Launch

Verizon Selects Samsung for 5G Commercial Launch

12 Jan 2018 comment

Samsung announced that it has been selected to supply Verizon with commercial 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) network solutions. The two companies will begin by launching commercial 5G services in Sacramento, California in the second half of 2018.

Ericsson Signs Funding Agreements for 5G Research

Ericsson Signs Funding Agreements for 5G Research

2 Jan 2018 comment

Ericsson has signed agreements for credit facilities with the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) for USD 220 million, maturing in 2023, and AB Svensk Exportkredit (SEK) for USD 150 million, maturing in 2025.

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO Achieve a New Breakthrough in 5G

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO Achieve a New Breakthrough in 5G

27 Dec 2017 comment

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO have completed a successful joint field trial for 5G mobile communications over a long distance with 39 GHz Millimeter Wave (mmWave) band in Yokohama, one of largest commercial areas in Japan.

Mobile Industry Leaders Achieve Multi-band 5G NR Interoperability

Mobile Industry Leaders Achieve Multi-band 5G NR Interoperability

22 Dec 2017 comment

An important technology milestone based on the newly-approved NSA 5G NR standard has been achieved by a group of leading mobile communications companies.

Deutsche Telekom Selects Ericsson for 5G-ready Network

Deutsche Telekom Selects Ericsson for 5G-ready Network

18 Dec 2017 comment

Deutsche Telekom is modernizing its mobile network with 5G-ready multi-standard solutions in Germany. For this important step towards 5G, DT has selected Ericsson as supplier for its current and future network in one out of two market areas of Deutsche Telekom in Germany.