Telecommunications

Ericsson and Partners Advance 5G Commercial Readiness in North America

Ericsson and Partners Advance 5G Commercial Readiness in North America

14 Sep 2018 comment

As the commercial launch of 5G services rapidly approaches, Ericsson and Intel, together with AT&T and T-Mobile, showcased the power of the new ecosystem.

Telecom Italia Is Top Bidder in Italian 5G Airwaves Auction

Telecom Italia Is Top Bidder in Italian 5G Airwaves Auction

13 Sep 2018 comment

Telecom Italia was the highest bidder in an Italian auction of airwaves for fifth-generation mobile services that raised at least $2.9 billion, according to Bloomberg.

South Atlantic Inter Link Connecting Cameroon to Brazil Fully Connected

South Atlantic Inter Link Connecting Cameroon to Brazil Fully Connected

8 Sep 2018 comment

The South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL) consortium announced the completion of the close to 6000km marine installation of its 25-year life- span transatlantic fiber optic subsea cable.

Ericsson and Intel Score Another Feat with Multivendor Data Call on 39GHz

Ericsson and Intel Score Another Feat with Multivendor Data Call on 39GHz

8 Sep 2018 comment

Ericsson and Intel have announced another milestone: the first 3GPP-based end-to-end, multivendor NR 5G live data call on 39GHz.

Hi3G Selects Ericsson to Develop Transport Network for 5G in Denmark

Hi3G Selects Ericsson to Develop Transport Network for 5G in Denmark

30 Aug 2018 comment

Ericsson has been selected by Hi3G, operating as 3 in Denmark, to modernize its transport network with 5G-ready routers over the next three years.

Samsung Announces First 5G Modem Fully Compliant with 3GPP Standards

Samsung Announces First 5G Modem Fully Compliant with 3GPP Standards

16 Aug 2018 comment

Samsung announced that it has developed Exynos Modem 5100, the industry’s first 5G modem that is fully compatible with 3GPP.

Huawei Helps Italy's Fastweb Deploy City Wi-Fi Hotspots

Huawei Helps Italy's Fastweb Deploy City Wi-Fi Hotspots

11 Aug 2018 comment

Recently, Italy's Fastweb chose Huawei as partner for its city Wi-Fi hotspot solution, using the CloudCampus solution to deploy Wi-Fi throughout Italy and ultimately improve user experience during Internet access.

Vivacom Launches 4G Voice Service and Wi-Fi Calling in Bulgaria

Vivacom Launches 4G Voice Service and Wi-Fi Calling in Bulgaria

9 Aug 2018 comment

Vivacom is extending its contract with Ericsson to deploy 4G Voice service and Wi-Fi calling in Bulgaria.

Qualcomm Says New Antenna Means 5G Phones Can Really Happen

Qualcomm Says New Antenna Means 5G Phones Can Really Happen

5 Aug 2018 comment

Qualcomm said it has produced a breakthrough in antennas for smartphones that means fifth generation, or 5G, services can be rolled out as planned, according to Bloomberg.

Singtel and Ericsson Will Launch Singapore’s First 5G Pilot Network

Singtel and Ericsson Will Launch Singapore’s First 5G Pilot Network

29 Jul 2018 comment

Singtel and Ericsson are strengthening their 5G Centre of Excellence Programme partnership with the announcement of a new initiative that will see Singapore’s first 5G pilot network go live by Q4 this year.

Play Selects Ericsson to Accelerate Mobile Network Expansion in Poland

Play Selects Ericsson to Accelerate Mobile Network Expansion in Poland

27 Jul 2018 comment

P4, subsidiary of Play Communications, has selected Ericsson as an additional partner to expand its radio access network in Poland, based on Ericsson Radio System.

Verizon and Ericsson Expand 4G LTE Partnership, Prepare for 5G Launch

Verizon and Ericsson Expand 4G LTE Partnership, Prepare for 5G Launch

24 Jul 2018 comment

Ericsson announced that the company has increased its U.S. footprint by expanding its 4G partnership with Verizon to include new markets.

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.