Telecommunications

Ericsson, T-Mobile, and Qualcomm Conduct 5G Data Session on Low-Band Spectrum

Ericsson, T-Mobile, and Qualcomm Conduct 5G Data Session on Low-Band Spectrum

16 Jul 2019 comment

Ericsson, T-Mobile, and Qualcomm completed the world’s first low-band 5G-New Radio (NR) data session on a commercial 5G modem.

China Unicom Deploys Nokia Optical Fronthaul

China Unicom Deploys Nokia Optical Fronthaul

12 Jul 2019 comment

Nokia announced that China Unicom has chosen their optical fronthaul solution to power its 4G and 5G networks in Beijing, supporting the operator’s ambitious commitment to deliver 5G in the 2019 timeframe.

TIM Takes First Commercial 5G Steps in Italy

TIM Takes First Commercial 5G Steps in Italy

11 Jul 2019 comment

TIM is switching on its 5G network in Italy and has chosen Ericsson 5G commercial hardware, software and solutions for the initial deployment of the new technology.

RCS, RDS and Ericsson Go Live with 5G Mobile Service in Romania

RCS, RDS and Ericsson Go Live with 5G Mobile Service in Romania

8 Jul 2019 comment

Ericsson and RCS&RDS have launched a 5G commercial service in the busiest parts of Bucharest, Romania.

China Mobile Is First to Deploy Nokia’s Massive MIMO Solution

China Mobile Is First to Deploy Nokia’s Massive MIMO Solution

5 Jul 2019 comment

Nokia has announced that China Mobile will adopt its new AirScale mMIMO Adaptive Antenna, created specifically for the massive bandwidth and coverage requirements of the Chinese market.

Ericsson Plans to Build Its First Smart Factory in the U.S.

Ericsson Plans to Build Its First Smart Factory in the U.S.

5 Jul 2019 comment

Ericsson announced plans to build its first fully-automated smart factory in the US.

Qualcomm, BMW and DT Triumph in EU Fight Over Connected Car Rules

Qualcomm, BMW and DT Triumph in EU Fight Over Connected Car Rules

5 Jul 2019 comment

Qualcomm, BMW, and Deutsche Telekom clinched a victory after EU member states scrapped new rules mandating WiFi technology as the basis for how future connected cars talk to each other, according to Bloomberg.

Vodafone Goes Live with Ericsson 5G Technology in London

Vodafone Goes Live with Ericsson 5G Technology in London

4 Jul 2019 comment

Ericsson’s technology was at the heart of Vodafone UK’s launch of 5G for consumer and business customers in London.

Samsung and SK Telecom Bring Korea Closer to 5G SA Commercialization

Samsung and SK Telecom Bring Korea Closer to 5G SA Commercialization

3 Jul 2019 comment

Samsung and SK Telecom announced the successful completion of Korea’s first interoperability assessment between 5G Standalone Core and other commercial network systems over a 5G network.

ZTE 5G Terminal Devices Debut at MWC Shanghai 2019

ZTE 5G Terminal Devices Debut at MWC Shanghai 2019

2 Jul 2019 comment

ZTE demonstrated a series of diversified 5G terminal devices at MWC Shanghai 2019.

Huawei Delivers 5G Experience for Visitors to MWC19 Shanghai

Huawei Delivers 5G Experience for Visitors to MWC19 Shanghai

2 Jul 2019 comment

During GSMA’s MWC19 Shanghai, 5G commercial networks have been officially launched inside the Shanghai New International Expo Center.

Telkomsel Indonesia Will Deploy Ericsson Core in Preparation for 5G

Telkomsel Indonesia Will Deploy Ericsson Core in Preparation for 5G

29 Jun 2019 comment

Indonesia’s largest mobile service provider Telkomsel has selected Ericsson’s NFV infrastructure core network technology for a major core network upgrade as it moves towards 5G deployment.

Romania Readies $474 Million 5G Auction, With No Huawei Ban

Romania Readies $474 Million 5G Auction, With No Huawei Ban

24 Jun 2019 comment

Romania plans to start selling the frequency spectrum needed for 5G in the fourth quarter of this year, , according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson and Intellectual Ventures Sign License Agreement

Ericsson and Intellectual Ventures Sign License Agreement

23 Jun 2019 comment

Ericsson and Intellectual Ventures have signed a license agreement ending all patent infringement lawsuits between the companies.

Ericsson Launches Enhanced 5G Deployment Options

Ericsson Launches Enhanced 5G Deployment Options

18 Jun 2019 comment

Ericsson continues to develop its service-provider-focused 5G platform through the launch of new software and hardware solutions to expand 5G deployment options.

Huawei Has 56,492 Patents and It's Not Afraid to Use Them

Huawei Has 56,492 Patents and It's Not Afraid to Use Them

17 Jun 2019 comment

Huawei has an advantage that the U.S. can’t undermine: a vast, global portfolio of patents on critical technology, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson Leads Sprint’s Commercial Mobile 5G Launch

Ericsson Leads Sprint’s Commercial Mobile 5G Launch

16 Jun 2019 comment

Ericsson’s 5G leadership is at the heart of U.S. communications services provider Sprint’s commercial mobile 5G launch across four cities– Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Kansas City.

Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G Uptake Is Even Faster than Expected

Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G Uptake Is Even Faster than Expected

12 Jun 2019 comment

Rapid early momentum and enthusiasm for 5G has led Ericsson to forecast an extra 400 million enhanced mobile broadband subscriptions globally by the end of 2024.

Nokia Winning 5G Contracts Despite Delivery Delays, CEO Says

Nokia Winning 5G Contracts Despite Delivery Delays, CEO Says

11 Jun 2019 comment

Nokia is winning contracts “quite handsomely” in 5G networks as the top three suppliers go head-to-head for the emerging business, CEO Rajeev Suri said, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson and SoftBank Will Deploy Multi-Band 5G Network

Ericsson and SoftBank Will Deploy Multi-Band 5G Network

11 Jun 2019 comment

Ericsson has been selected by SoftBank as a primary 5G vendor for the deployment of a multi-band 5G network in Japan.

China Issues 5G Licenses as Race to Build Networks Heats Up

China Issues 5G Licenses as Race to Build Networks Heats Up

10 Jun 2019 comment

China approved four operating licenses for 5G networks, setting the stage for the new generation of telecommunications system, according to Bloomberg.

BT Consolidate 300 Office Locations to Just 30

BT Consolidate 300 Office Locations to Just 30

6 Jun 2019 comment

BT Group revealed the first eight locations that will house its workplaces of the future as part of a three-to-five-year programme to improve and consolidate its workplaces across the UK.

Ericsson Technology Drives Hungarian 5G Test Track

Ericsson Technology Drives Hungarian 5G Test Track

5 Jun 2019 comment

The self-driving vehicle test track in the Hungarian city of Zalaegerszeg, known as the ZalaZone, was officially opened late May.

Tele2 Croatia Sold to United Group

Tele2 Croatia Sold to United Group

31 May 2019 comment

Croatian mobile telco operator Tele2 Croatia, owned by sweedish telecommunicxation company Tele2 AB, was today sold to United Group for EUR 220 million (today approximately SEK 2,340 million). The transaction provides an opportunity for Tele2 to realize value from the successful development of the Croatian business and to further advance its strategy with a focus on the Baltic Sea region. Closing is expected before the end of 2019 and is subject to regulatory approval.

Ericsson Unveils New 5G Innovation Hub in Moscow

Ericsson Unveils New 5G Innovation Hub in Moscow

30 May 2019 comment

Ericsson has opened the doors of a new 5G Innovation Hub in Moscow, giving Russian service providers the opportunity to test innovations on live 5G and IoT networks.

Australia’s First 5G Service Goes Live

Australia’s First 5G Service Goes Live

27 May 2019 comment

Telstra announced the launch of its first 5G device, a 5G smart hub for business and the home.

Síminn and Ericsson Move Towards 5G and Massive IoT in Iceland

Síminn and Ericsson Move Towards 5G and Massive IoT in Iceland

21 May 2019 comment

Ericsson and Icelandic service provider Síminn are partnering to ramp up the move towards 5G through a core network and radio access modernization partnership.

DT and Ericsson Top 100Gbps Over Microwave Link

DT and Ericsson Top 100Gbps Over Microwave Link

14 May 2019 comment

Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have achieved a landmark data transmission rate by consistently topping 100 Gbps in a trial microwave link over 1.5km.

Airtel Selects Ericsson for VoLTE Expansion

Airtel Selects Ericsson for VoLTE Expansion

9 May 2019 comment

Ericsson has been selected by Bharti Airtel, India’s leading telecommunications services provider, to expand its VoLTE services.

Ericsson Report Busts Myths on the Value of 5G for Consumers

Ericsson Report Busts Myths on the Value of 5G for Consumers

8 May 2019 comment

Ericsson has released a new ConsumerLab report which busts industry myths surrounding the value of 5G for consumers.