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Entel to Deploy Massive MIMO, Extends Partnership Towards 5G with Ericsson

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Entel

Chile's telecom service provider Entel and Ericsson have extended their partnership to prepare Entel’s network in the evolution path towards 5G by deploying its latest LTE FDD network technologies and LTE TDD Massive MIMO (Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output). The operator plans to deploy Massive MIMO nationwide.

Verizon and Ericsson to Deploy Massive MIMO in Irvine

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Verizon Wireless

Verizon and Ericsson have announced the completion of their first deployment of FDD (Frequency Division Duplexing) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input – Multiple Output) on Verizon’s wireless network in Irvine, CA.  

AT&T Offering a Netgear Mobile Hotspot with 2x LTE Speed of LTE

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Netgear Hotspot Router

AT&T has launched a 5G Evolution capable mobile hotspot NETGEAR router in U.S. this Friday. For a limited time, the NETGEAR Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot Router will be available exclusively from AT&T.

ZTE and Orange Announce 5G Partnership

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Orange and ZTE have signed a partnership to cooperate in 5G. Companies will work together on 5G and related use cases, in order to foster 5G innovation.   

U.S. Cellular Trials 28GHz 5G Radio with Ericsson

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US Cellular

U.S. Cellular and Ericsson have announced the completion of joint testing of various 5G use cases at 28GHz. The tests, a significant step toward the launch of a 5G network, were conducted in rural and suburban environments in Madison, Wisconsin.

Huawei Launches 5G-Oriented FDD/TDD Converged Antenna Platforms

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Huawei Converged Antenna Platforms

At recently held Global Antenna Technology & Industry Forum in Munich, Huawei released its new FDD antenna and FDD/TDD converged antenna platforms. These antennas apply to full-band 4T4R and FDD/TDD convergent networking to support a 5G-oriented evolution. These new antennas will be commercially available by the second half of 2018.

Ericsson Finds 5G Readiness on the Rise Among Operators

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Ericsson

5G Readiness is on the rise according to a recently released the 5G Readiness Survey 2017 from Ericsson. The report shows that many operators have accelerated preparations for the new technology and trials are being carried out by 78 percent of the respondents compared to 32 percent last year.

Singtel and Ericsson to Setup 5G Center of Excellence in Singapore

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SingTel

Singtel and Ericsson plan to jointly establish a Center of Excellence (CoE) to facilitate 5G development and deployment in Singapore. With an initial investment of 2 million Singapore Dollars over the next three years, CoE aims to spearhead the development of Singapore’s 5G mobile network infrastructure to support future Smart Nation initiatives. 

Ericsson, Intel Complete 5G 3.5GHz End-to-End IoT in China

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Ericsson

Ericsson and Intel have successfully completed the 5G 3.5GHz multi-vendor end-to-end Interoperability Developmental Test (IoDT) at a 5G field test in the Chinese capital of Beijing. The 5G technology research and development test on 3.5GHz is being led by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

T-Mobile, Nokia, and Qualcomm Test 1.175 Gbps Speeds in Lab Trials

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T-Mobile, Nokia, and Qualcomm, have exceeded gigabit speeds using evolved, commercially-available 4G LTE technology. In tests at T-Mobile’s lab last week, download speeds of 1.175 Gbps were achieved on T-Mobile’s LTE network utilizing Nokia’s AirScale Base Station together with the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem.