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EE, Telefónica, Vodafone Win Big in Ofcom's 4G, 5G Spectrum Auction

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Ofcom

UK's telecom regulator Ofcom has released the outcome of the principal stage of its 4G, 5G spectrum auction. EE, Telefónica, Vodafone came out as big winners. Ofcom has been running an auction of spectrum in two frequency bands: 2.3 GHz, which is usable by current 4G mobile and 3.4 GHz, which is one of the spectrum bands earmarked for 5G.

3GPP Road to 5G Massive Internet of Things

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5G IoT

In last few years, Internet of Things (IoT) standards have evolved considerably to provide seamless convergence of the digital and the physical world. IoT allows applications, machines connected to the network to communicate among them or with servers without human intervention.

Session and Service Continuity Evolution in 5G Networks

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The explosive growth of data-driven service has been the main driver for 3GPP evolutions in recent years.  5G is expected to provide considerably more flexibility for customization compared to earlier generations. New deployments are expected to serve huge amounts of mobile data traffic, thus requiring very efficient user plane path management.

Nokia, Intel and Verizon Demonstrate New Virtualized RAN Architectures

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Nokia

‌Nokia, Intel and Verizon are collaborating on new Cloud RAN architectures to provide the flexibility needed for the operator's future services and requirements for 4G, 5G and IoT in the cloud.

Deutsche Telekom Picks Ericsson for Network Modernization

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Deutsche Telekom Picks Ericsson

Deutsche Telekom has selected Ericsson as a supplier for its current and future network in one out of two market areas of Deutsche Telekom in Germany. The operator is modernizing its mobile network with 5G-ready multi-standard solutions in Germany. The modernized network will bring improved network performance experience to subscribers.

Singapore Has Top 4G LTE Speed Among 77 Nations

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Singapore has best 4G LTE experience with a 46.64Mbps average download speed among 77 nations according to a recent OpenSignal report. South Korea is not far behind with an average of 45.85Mbps speed. European countries Norway & Hungary too have LTE average speed greater than 40Mbps. By contrast, the US has very low average 13.98Mbps.

Nokia and Zain Deploy FastMile LTE Solution Following Successful Trial

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Nokia

Nokia and Zain Saudi Arabia are deploying Nokia's FastMile technology to provide better broadband speeds to Zain's customers. The deployment, the first for Nokia FastMile in the Middle East and Africa region, follows a successful trial of the technology which recorded speeds of 20 Mbps

Cobham Wireless delivers AT&T hybrid communications solution to America’s largest high school under one roof

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Collaborative project led by Cobham Wireless enhances public safety and cellular coverage in Evanston high school with intelligent digital DAS (Distributed Antenna System)

Orange Advances Enterprise IoT with LTE-M Network and Devices in Europe

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Orange Business Services has accelerated its LTE-M strategy to support the development of internet of things (IoT) solutions for the enterprise market. This follows the announcement by Orange in February 2017 that the Group would be prioritizing LTE-M across its footprint in Europe, and today it announces significant progress.

SmartSky Starts Deploying 4G LTE Air-to-Ground Network

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SmartSky

Aviation communications provider SmartSky Networks has started deployment of the airborne 4G LTE-based air-to-ground (ATG) network. Using 60 MHz of spectrum and beamforming technology, SmartSky’s network plans to provide more than 10 times the typical speed and capacity of the current industry standard ATG network, and at a lower cost per bit.

T-Mobile Launches LTE-U, Completes Test of License Assisted Access (LAA)

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TMO Network

USA carrier T-Mobile has completed live field testing of mobile broadband data session using License Assisted Access (LAA) on its commercial network. The field testing, which began in Los Angeles yesterday, showed 741 Mbps download speeds using 80 MHz of aggregated spectrum, according to the operator.

AT&T Plans to Bring Faster Speeds to Over 20 Metros by End of Year

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AT&T has announced 5G Evolution plans to pave the way to the next generation of faster speeds for its wireless customers with the latest devices in over 20 major metro areas by the end of this year. Operator plans to continue to lay the foundation for evolution to 5G while the 5G standards are being finalized. 

Qualcomm Announces 205 Mobile Platform to Bring 4G LTE Services to Entry-level Phones

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Qualcomm

Qualcomm has introduced the Qualcomm® 205 Mobile Platform, designed to bring 4G LTE connectivity and 4G services to entry-level feature phones, company announced at a launch event in New Delhi today.

Procera Networks and Brocade partnership improves visibility of mobile, over-the-top applications for QoE

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The collaboration empowers mobile operators to more accurately identify and more quickly act on application trends and activities

Quortus and Expeto announce commercial availability of enterprise communications platform as a service

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Applying “IT cloud” to cellular enables Intranets of Things, integrated enterprise communications