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EXFO to assure successful 5G service delivery with launch of intelligent network automation platform

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QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, February 12, 2020 — EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) the communications industry’s test, monitoring and analytics experts, has launched Nova Adaptive Service Assurance (Nova A|SA), the first intelligent automation platform enabling mobile network operators to deliver ultra-reliable, high-quality service experience in a 5G world.

Nokia Signs 5G Deal with Orange France, Orange Slovensko

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Nokia AirScale base station

Earlier this month, Nokia announced that the company has been selected by Orange France and Orange Slovensko to evolve the operator's Radio Access Network for 5G.

Orange France Selects Ericsson for 5G Network Deployment

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Ericsson 5G Radio

Ericsson has been selected by Orange France to deploy its 5G radio access network (RAN) in three major French regions, including the capital Paris, and modernize its existing 2G/3G/4G radio access network. 

TIM, Ericsson Break 2 Gbps Speed Barrier on a 5G Commercial Network

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Ericsson 5G RAN

Ericsson has announced the successful completion of a connection overcoming the 2 Gbps speed barrier on a 5G live commercial network alongside TIM and Qualcomm. The connection was completed on a 26 Gigahertz (GHz) millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequency that was acquired by TIM as part of the Italian government’s 5G bid.

Deutsche Telekom, has launched its biggest green initiative yet: Sustainability in 5G award

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Deutsche Telekom, has launched its biggest green initiative yet: Sustainability in 5G award

M2M/IoT connections in Australia to grow at CAGR of 11% between 2019 and 2024, says GlobalData

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M2M/IoT connections in Australia to grow at CAGR of 11% between 2019 and 2024, says GlobalData

Qualcomm and ZTE Make 5G Voice Over NR Call

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Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm and ZTE have established 5G-enabled Voice over New Radio call. The call was performed in compliance with 3GPP Release 15 specifications over the 2.5 GHz spectrum band (n41) by utilizing a ZTE’s 5G NR base station and a 5G smartphone form factor test device powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 5G Modem-RF System.

Verizon Extends 5G Service Coverage to Additional Markets

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Verizon 5G

Verizon recently enabled 5G service in Cleveland and Columbus, OH, and Hampton Roads, VA. In addition, the operator made 5G service is available in the professional football stadium and hockey arena in Buffalo, New York. With these additions, operators 5G service is now available in 31 cities across USA.

3GPP Approves List of Release 17 5G New Radio Features and Functions

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3GPP Release 17 Timeline

Earlier this week 3GPP held RAN#86 to discuss and finalize further technology evolution of 5G NR radio. 3GPP has now approved a list of features and detailed functionality that will be part of Release-17.

AT&T Brings 5G Services in 10 USA Markets

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AT&T 5G Services Live in 10 Markets

AT&T 5G has now made 5G services available in 10 markets across USA. AT&T customers in Birmingham, Ala., Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Providence, R.I., Rochester, N.Y., San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, Calif. market areas can now access AT&T’s 5G network using the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G.

Moving to Cloud Native

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5G Americas President, Chris Pearson, talks about how the wireless industry is moving towards adopting cloud-native principles such as containerization, micro services, DevOps, control and user plane separation, service mesh, and continuous "everything" for toolchains.

Vodafone Launches 5G Service in New Zealand

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Vodafone New Zealand 5G Service Launch

Vodafone New Zealand has rolled out 5G service in parts of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown in 3.5GHz spectrum. To access 5G, Kiwis need a 5G device from Vodafone New Zealand or selected New Zealand retailers, a Vodafone 5G Ready plan and be in a 5G coverage area. 

BearingPoint/Beyond announces its Infonova Digital Business Platform is now 5G-ready

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New platform capabilities will enable Communication Service Providers to monetize 5G investments at scale, introducing new services and business models quickly and easily

Transformation of CSPs To Access And Service Agnostic Platformers

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Everyone who needed a connection is more or less having it

• The subscriber ownership would change as well with eSIM/vCPE

5G Front-Edge: Access Agnostic Front-Haul & Load Agnostic Edge

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Presentation from Day 2 of Layer123's SDN World Congress 2019 in The Hague, October 2019.