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AT&T Completes Millimeter Wave Mobile 5G Browsing Session with a Commercial Mobile 5G Device

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NETGEAR Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot

AT&T has successfully completed a millimeter wave mobile 5G browsing session with a  3GPP 5G NR standards-based device the NETGEAR Nighthawk® 5G Mobile Hotspot on a mobile 5G network earlier this week.

In September, AT&T had completed first wireless 5G data transfer over millimeter wave connecting to standards-based mobile test equipment in Waco, Texas.

SK Telecom Successfully Makes 5G Call with Samsung’s Commercial 5G Equipment

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SK Telecom has successfully completed the 5G call using the 3GPP 5G Non-standalone(NSA) new radio (NR) standard and commercial 5G NR Samsung's equipment that can be readily applied to the commercial 5G network. The call took place at the company’s 5G testbed located in its Bundang office building. 

3GPP Completes 5G System Specifications with SA Release

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5G is ready

3GPP has announced the completion of the standalone (SA) Release 15, 5G specifications paving the way for 5G commercialization. Earlier in Dec. 2017, 3GPP has released the 5G NR specifications for non-standalone (NSA) operation. 

NTT DOCOMO and Huawei Test IAB with 39 GHz Band During 5G Trial

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NTT DOCOMO, Huawei IAB Trial

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO have announced the successful completion of  Integrated Access Backhaul (IAB) technology trial using the 39GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) band as part of on-going 5G tests.

Nokia and SFR Conduct a 5G New Radio Call using 3.5 GHz spectrum

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Nokia

Nokia and SFR have announced the successful completion of a 5G call, using the 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) system over-the-air on the 3.5GHz frequency band. The test took place on  May 3rd, 2018, at the Nokia 5G Test Network and Competence Center in Paris-Saclay, France.

Nokia and Qualcomm Successfully Complete 5G New Radio Interoperability Tests

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Nokia

Nokia and Qualcomm have announced the successful completion of interoperability testing in the 3.5Ghz and 28Ghz spectrum compliant with the global 3GPP 5G NR Release 15 standard. Tests utilized the commercially available Nokia AirScale base station and device prototypes from Qualcomm.

Optus Plans Commercial 5G Rollout by Early 2019

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Optus

Optus plans to roll out 5G technology in Australia by early 2019 with a fixed wireless product in key metro areas. This announcement follows the launch of a successful outdoor trial for 5G New Radio, which showed 2Gbps download speeds using a potential device for a fixed wireless service in the home and business.

Network Functions Virtualisation to Drive 5G New Radio Architecture

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With 5G, network functions virtualisation is making in-roads in Radio Access Networks as well as the Core Network. Telecom operators will have newer flexible deployment options with virtualised RAN offering additional ways to increase network capacity, coverage and user experience while reducing time to market for new services.

EE Demonstrates End-to-End 5G Network Architecture with 2.8Gbps Speeds

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EE 5G

UK's operator EE has showcased 2.8Gbps download speeds across an end-to-end 5G test network in its UK mobile lab. The test was carried out in partnership with Huawei and linked the fully virtualized 5G core to the 64x64 Massive MIMO active antenna unit broadcasting 5G New Radio.

DOCOMO Conducts Successful Outdoor 5G Trial for Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications

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NTT DOCOMO

Japan's mobile operator NTT DOCOMO has conducted a successful outdoor trial of 5G mobile technologies for ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC) using a 4.5 GHz system developed in collaboration with Huawei.

ZTE and Orange Announce 5G Partnership

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ZTE

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.   

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 Announces Expansion of 5G Portfolio

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Ericsson

Ericsson has introduced a new radio product, AIR 3246, for Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (Massive MIMO), which is a complement to Ericsson’s global 5G radio offering. AIR 3246 supports both 4G/LTE and 5G NR (New Radio) technologies and is Ericsson’s first 5G NR radio for frequency division duplex (FDD). 

Nokia to Expand Development and Deployment of 5G Solution

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Nokia is broadening its focus into multiple areas of early 5G mobility use cases, including enhanced mobile broadband and ultra-reliable, ultra-low latency communications, company announced yesterday.

Ericsson Demonstrates 5G New Radio in Indonesia

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Ericsson

Ericsson has completed a demonstration of 5G in Indonesia, including 5G test bed, 5G New Radio (NR) and use cases such as a motion-sensing robotic arm and live 4K video streaming. The demonstration achieved a peak downlink speed of 5.74 Gbps and latency as low as 3 ms, said the company.