5G

Deutsche Telekom Picks Ericsson for Network Modernization

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.

Sunrise and Huawei Conduct 5G Tests in Switzerland

Sunrise

Sunrise and Huawei demonstrated  5G performance with download data throughput of 3.28 Gbit/s in the 3.5 GHz (band 42) frequency band at the 5G lab at Sunrise headquarters in Zurich Oerlikon. The operator plans to use the same configuration from 2020.

Verizon Awards Commercial 5G Network Contract to Ericsson

5G Contract to Ericsson

Verizon has selected Ericsson to provide networking equipment for their commercial 5G launch. Verizon will deploy the pre-standard 5G commercial radio network and the 5G Core network in select markets in second half of 2018.

Singtel, Ericsson Test Gigabit speeds with LAA

SingTel

Singtel and Ericsson have achieved a peak speed of 1.1 Gbps in a joint trial of a new configuration of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology. Conducted in a Singtel laboratory, the trial delivered speeds that breached the 1 Gbps barrier by combining several key LTE technologies including 256 QAM, 4x4 MIMO

5G Services & Use Cases

5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, today announced the publication of 5G Services and Use Cases, an insightful industry report on 5G technology addressing new trends in a broad range of use case categories and business models with disparate technical requirements and mapping them to 5G capabilities.

Huawei 3GPP 5G Pre-commercial System is awarded as one of World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievement at the Fourth World Internet Conference

Huawei 5G Award

[Wuzhen, China, December 3, 2017] Huawei 3GPP 5G Pre-commercial System was awarded as one of World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements at the fourth World Internet Conference opening on December 3, 2017. This honor recognized the system's excellent end-to-end capabilities and technical innovation.

Network Functions Virtualisation to Drive 5G New Radio Architecture

5G NR

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.

SK Telecom Announces New Relay Technologies for 5G Networks Using the Ultra-high Frequency Bands

SK Telecom 5G

SK Telecom has developed and applied new relay technologies for 5G networks using the ultra-high frequency bands to the trial network after its six-month-long collaboration with local partners, operator announced today. 

ZTE to Develop 5G Services in Partnership with China Mobile

ZTE

ZTE has unveiled its 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), smart home, smart education, big video, and terminal services at China Mobile Global Partners Conference 2017. ZTE, in collaboration with China Mobile, focused on six major 5G services at this event

5G Top Ten Use Cases

The white paper focuses its analysis on industry reliance on 5G and industry value in the 5G era. According to the white paper, industries requires higher bandwidth and lower latency will be more reliant on 5G; and the larger the market space is, the more commercial value a service can deliver.

Huawei Releases New 5G-oriented Base Station

Huawei 5G Ready BTS

Huawei has announced a new generation of a 5G-oriented base station at the 2017 Global Mobile Broadband Forum in London for network deployment in multi-band, multi-RAT, and multi-service scenarios in the future.

AT&T Plans 5G Evolution with LTE-Advanced Features in Minneapolis

AT&T 5G Evolution

AT&T has announced the launch of 5G Evolution in parts of Minneapolis in the coming months. As part of 5G Evolution, the operator will upgrade the network that includes LTE Advanced features like 256 QAM, 4x4 MIMO, and 3-way carrier aggregation.

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

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.

T-Mobile More Than Doubles LTE Advanced Coverage

T-Mobile Store

T-Mobile more than doubles its LTE Advanced footprint to 920+ markets across USA. In addition, the operator announced Gigabit Class LTE readiness with a combination of three speed-boosting technologies carrier aggregation, 4X4 MIMO and 256 QAM that is available in 430 of those markets.

Vodafone, Huawei Test 5G Data Connection in Italy

Vodafone Italy

Vodafone is trialing 5G  in partnership with Huawei and has achieved the first 5G data connection in Italy. The test utilized a radio base station using Massive MIMO technology. During the test, download speeds of more than 2.7 Gigabits per second were observed, with a latency of just over a millisecond.