Telecommunications

Ericsson Is Committed to Extend OSSii Agreement to Include 5G

Ericsson Is Committed to Extend OSSii Agreement to Include 5G

13 Mar 2019 comment

Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia have agreed to initiate discussions to extend an OSSii Memorandum of Understanding to cover 5G network technology.

U.S. Cellular Selects Ericsson for 5G Deployments

U.S. Cellular Selects Ericsson for 5G Deployments

12 Mar 2019 comment

U.S. Cellular and Ericsson announced a multi-year contract for 5G network deployment.

Ericsson to Deploy 5G-ready LTE Equipment for Vodafone’s Network in India

Ericsson to Deploy 5G-ready LTE Equipment for Vodafone’s Network in India

8 Mar 2019 comment

Ericsson announced that it has been selected by Vodafone Idea Limited, India’s leading telecom service provider, to deploy 5G-ready equipment across select markets in India.

Ericsson and OPPO Sign Initial Patent License Agreement

Ericsson and OPPO Sign Initial Patent License Agreement

4 Mar 2019 comment

The initial agreement includes a cross license covering the 2G, 3G and 4G patent portfolios from Ericsson and OPPO.

Samsung and Sprint Deploy 5G New Radio Solutions

Samsung and Sprint Deploy 5G New Radio Solutions

4 Mar 2019 comment

Samsung announced at Mobile World Congress 2019 that Sprint is using their 5G New Radio (NR) solutions as the carrier prepares to launch its commercial service.

MWC 2019: Qualcomm Announced First Commercial 5G PC Platform

MWC 2019: Qualcomm Announced First Commercial 5G PC Platform

28 Feb 2019 comment

Qualcomm announced first commercial 5G PC Platform, the Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform.

MWC 2019: Samsung Unveils New RF Chipsets for 5G Base Stations

MWC 2019: Samsung Unveils New RF Chipsets for 5G Base Stations

28 Feb 2019 comment

Samsung announced that it has successfully completed the development of its mmWave Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits and Digital/Analog Front End ASICs, supporting 28GHz and 39GHz bands.

MWC 2019: Ericsson and Telefónica Connect 5G at Camp Nou Stadium

MWC 2019: Ericsson and Telefónica Connect 5G at Camp Nou Stadium

28 Feb 2019 comment

Ericsson is the main radio supplier for Telefónica Spain, including the city of Barcelona.

MWC 2019: Huawei Launches 5G Simplified Solution

MWC 2019: Huawei Launches 5G Simplified Solution

27 Feb 2019 comment

Huawei released the 5G Simplified Solution at MWC19. The company said it's dedicated to taking complexity and creating simplicity.

MWC 2019: 5G is Getting Real in 2019

MWC 2019: 5G is Getting Real in 2019

27 Feb 2019 comment

Deutsche Telekom is showing both high-performance networks and digital 5G applications at MWC19 in Barcelona.

MWC 2019: Samsung, Cisco and Orange Demonstrate 5G Drone and Robot

MWC 2019: Samsung, Cisco and Orange Demonstrate 5G Drone and Robot

27 Feb 2019 comment

At MWC19, Samsung, Cisco and Orange unveiled two promising industrial 5G applications: a drone and an industrial robot.

MWC 2019: Ericsson to Switch on 5G Globally in 2019

MWC 2019: Ericsson to Switch on 5G Globally in 2019

26 Feb 2019 comment

Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm said that the company will switch on 5G globally in 2019, backed by a strong, secure and available portfolio.

MWC 2019: Qualcomm Will Showcase 5G NR Technology Evolution

MWC 2019: Qualcomm Will Showcase 5G NR Technology Evolution

20 Feb 2019 comment

Qualcomm announced that it will demonstrate advanced 5G New Radio (NR) technologies at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2019.

Ericsson Enhances 5G Platform for Smooth Network Evolution

Ericsson Enhances 5G Platform for Smooth Network Evolution

20 Feb 2019 comment

Ericsson is evolving its 5G Platform with portfolio additions across core, radio access and transport areas, as well as service orchestration.

Ericsson and Intel Develop Next-Generation Software Defined Infrastructure

Ericsson and Intel Develop Next-Generation Software Defined Infrastructure

18 Feb 2019 comment

Ericsson and Intel have begun a multi-year collaboration to align ongoing development efforts in software-defined infrastructure and Intel Rack Scale Design.

Huawei Crackdown Exposes Europe as Laggard in Global 5G Race

Huawei Crackdown Exposes Europe as Laggard in Global 5G Race

18 Feb 2019 comment

Europe hasn’t been at the forefront on 5G, even before the Trump administration began pushing allies to block Huawei, according to Bloomberg.

New Standards Aim to Achieve Modularization of DBA Function

New Standards Aim to Achieve Modularization of DBA Function

16 Feb 2019 comment

Broadband Forum has released new standards for the modularization of the DBA function, representing a significant advance in the QoS of optical access systems and a milestone for 5G by accelerating the time-to-market for time-critical applications.

Ericsson Joins O-RAN Alliance

Ericsson Joins O-RAN Alliance

15 Feb 2019 comment

Ericsson has joined the O-RAN Alliance, a group of leading telecom service providers and suppliers with the commitment to evolving radio access network architecture.

Ericsson Opens New Center of Excellence Training Facility in Texas

Ericsson Opens New Center of Excellence Training Facility in Texas

9 Feb 2019 comment

5G is becoming a reality at Ericsson’s new Center of Excellence training facility in Lewisville, Texas.

Singtel, Ericsson and Singapore Polytechnic Open 5G Garage

Singtel, Ericsson and Singapore Polytechnic Open 5G Garage

6 Feb 2019 comment

Singapore’s first live 5G facility, a collaboration between Ericsson, Singtel and Singapore Polytechnic, has opened.

Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete 5G Data Call on 2.6 GHz Band

Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete 5G Data Call on 2.6 GHz Band

4 Feb 2019 comment

Ericsson and Qualcomm have achieved a non-standalone 5G New Radio data call on 2.6 GHz, adding a new frequency band to those successfully tested for commercial deployment.

Ericsson Lays Out Vision for Cellular IoT

Ericsson Lays Out Vision for Cellular IoT

1 Feb 2019 comment

Ericsson unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT and launched new solutions.

DT Is Said to Warn Huawei Ban Would Hurt 5G

DT Is Said to Warn Huawei Ban Would Hurt 5G

30 Jan 2019 comment

Europe would fall behind the U.S. and China in the race to install 5G if governments ban Huawei, according to Bloomberg, citing an internal assessment by Deutsche Telekom.

Huawei Dealt New Blow as Vodafone Stops Buying Core Network Gear

Huawei Dealt New Blow as Vodafone Stops Buying Core Network Gear

28 Jan 2019 comment

Vodafone suspended purchases of equipment from Huawei for the core of its networks in another setback to the Chinese supplier’s growth ambitions, according to Bloomberg.

DT and Ericsson Achieve Fiber-Like Results with Wireless Backhaul

DT and Ericsson Achieve Fiber-Like Results with Wireless Backhaul

22 Jan 2019 comment

Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom are the first to successfully demonstrate a millimeter wave link with a data transmission rate of 40Gbps.

U.K. Said to Double-Down Criticism of Huawei's Flawed Systems

U.K. Said to Double-Down Criticism of Huawei's Flawed Systems

21 Jan 2019 comment

Huawei has failed to improve its devices and software, putting U.K. national security at risk, British officials have concluded, according to Bloomberg.

Telecom Italia's Network Separation Plan Rejected by Regulator

Telecom Italia's Network Separation Plan Rejected by Regulator

21 Jan 2019 comment

Italy’s communications regulator turned down Telecom Italia’s plan to separate its landline network, according to Bloomberg.

T-Mobile, Ericsson and Intel Successfully Complete First 5G Call on 600 MHz

T-Mobile, Ericsson and Intel Successfully Complete First 5G Call on 600 MHz

14 Jan 2019 comment

The first 5G data video call over 600 MHz included successful uplink and downlink communication and was carried out on a live commercial network.

CES 2019: Qualcomm Will Power More than 30 5G Mobile Devices This Year

CES 2019: Qualcomm Will Power More than 30 5G Mobile Devices This Year

9 Jan 2019 comment

Qualcomm announced strong 5G device momentum with more than 30 5G design-wins, the majority of which are smartphones, from global OEMs featuring the Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and the Snapdragon X50 5G modem family.

Altice Portugal and Huawei Sign 5G Partnership

Altice Portugal and Huawei Sign 5G Partnership

2 Jan 2019 comment

Huawei has partnered with Altice to sign a memorandum of understanding committing to the development and implementation of 5G services in Portugal.