Telecommunications

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.

A1 Hrvatska Had Stable Growth in Q1 2019

A1 Hrvatska Had Stable Growth in Q1 2019

30 Apr 2019 comment

A1 Hrvatska showed positive results of key business indicators in Q1 2019 as revenue grew by 2.6 percent to EUR 102,1 million.

Ericsson and Swisscom in European Commercial 5G First

Ericsson and Swisscom in European Commercial 5G First

20 Apr 2019 comment

Ericsson and Swisscom have switched on the first large-scale commercial 5G network in Europe to support commercially available smartphones.

Big Day for Commercial 5G in U.S. and South Korea

Big Day for Commercial 5G in U.S. and South Korea

17 Apr 2019 comment

Wednesday, April 3, was a big day for commercial 5G.

KT and Samsung Achieve 1Gbps Speed on 5G Commercial Network in Seoul

KT and Samsung Achieve 1Gbps Speed on 5G Commercial Network in Seoul

15 Apr 2019 comment

KT Corporation and Samsung announced that they have successfully achieved 1Gbps speed over the air using KT’s 5G commercial network deployed in Seoul.

Samsung Achieves Largest Share of 5G Network Solutions in Korea

Samsung Achieves Largest Share of 5G Network Solutions in Korea

11 Apr 2019 comment

Samsung announced that it has delivered the largest share of 5G network solutions in Korea, making it the leading 5G network vendor in the country.

Telekom Srbija and Ericsson Go Live with Core Network Virtualized Functions

Telekom Srbija and Ericsson Go Live with Core Network Virtualized Functions

10 Apr 2019 comment

Ericsson and Telekom Srbija mark an important milestone in the path towards 5G, virtualizing some of the Core Network functions.

Ericsson, Telia and Volvo CE Team Up on 5G for Industrial Use

Ericsson, Telia and Volvo CE Team Up on 5G for Industrial Use

26 Mar 2019 comment

Ericsson, Volvo Construction Equipment (CE), and Telia are operating Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use.

Qualcomm Signs Agreement with EURECOM, IMT and France Brevets

Qualcomm Signs Agreement with EURECOM, IMT and France Brevets

24 Mar 2019 comment

France Brevets, IMT and EURECOM announced a joint agreement with Qualcomm to foster research into new technologies for future 5G standards.

SK Telecom and Samsung Completed Dual Connectivity Test

SK Telecom and Samsung Completed Dual Connectivity Test

21 Mar 2019 comment

SK Telecom and Samsung announced that they have successfully completed the network device interoperability test applying Dual Connectivity technology using both 4G and 5G networks.