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Ericsson and SK Telecom to collaborate on 5G network slicing

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Ericsson and SK Telecom have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to collaborate on the development of a 5G core network that deploys network slicing technology. The development, which leverages Ericsson's Regional Cloud Lab and Ericsson HDS 8000, is planned to be ready by the end of 2015.

Airtel partners with Ericsson for LTE deployment in Gabon

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Airtel Gabon has selected  Ericsson as its sole supplier for the deployment of a new LTE network. The agreement also includes transformation of the existing mobile radio access and core network infrastructure. LTE 4G technology offers the capacity and the speed to handle a rapid increase in data traffic.

Ericsson and Vodafone Implement FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation in Commercial Network

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Vodafone is implementing LTE FDD/TDD carrier aggregation in commercial network in Portugal, anticipating wider terminal availability later this year. This move will allow the operator to combine the best characteristics of LTE FDD and TDD modes. 

​ABI: LTE Subscriber Base to Grow to 1.4B Worldwide by 2015 End

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​ABI Research estimates that there will be nearly 1.37 billion 4G LTE subscribers globally by year-end 2015, up from nearly 650 million in 2014. The company further forecasts that the LTE subscriber base will exceed 3.5 billion by 2020, demonstrating a 5 year CAGR of 20.8%. 

Ericsson and KT Collaborate to Develop 5G and IoT Technologies

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South Korea's telecom provider KT and Ericsson have agreed to strengthen their collaboration in the 5G evolution and to extend this to the Internet of Things (IoT). According to KT, operator is preparing to preview an innovative 5G communications services at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.

Ericsson opens a cloud lab in Italy for faster co-creation and innovation

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May 26, 2015 Ericsson plans to launch a new cloud lab in Italy to enable faster innovation and co-creation with leading telecom operators. The lab will be located in Rome and will aims at providing open and multi-vendor environment based on NFV and SDN technologies.

Ericsson collaborated with Far EasTone to become sole supplier of 4G/LTE in Taiwan

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Ericsson has entered into a contract with Far EasTone, one of the top three Taiwanese telecom operators to become its sole supplier, tasked with expanding and optimizing Far EasTone 4G network.

Ericsson files patents suit against Apple in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands

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Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has filed suits against Apple in Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. For more than two years Ericsson has been trying to reach an agreement with Apple on a global license for Ericsson's patents on terms that are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND), but the companies have failed to reach an amicable resolution.

EY and Ericsson study maps successful mobile operator strategies

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May 5, 2015
Ericsson and Ernst and Young (EY) have collaborated to study and identify three distinct strategies adopted by successful mobile operators termed as Frontrunners. These strategies are:
•    Quality-led progression: These Frontrunners differentiate through high-performing networks and high brand preference

Ericsson launch of cloud video enabler wins NAB best of show award

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Ericsson today made an announcement that 2015 NewBay Media Best of Show Award which was held in Las Vegas, 11-16 April recognizes the ‘Ericsson Video Storage and Processing Platform’ as a disruptive cloud-based enabler for time-shifted TV services.

Tech Talk shows benefits of LTE Release 13

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How can the next LTE release help meet the growing need for more capacity and higher data rates? Stefan Parkvall, Principal Researcher at Ericsson, shows us in this Tech Talk video.

LTE, the technology behind 4G, will be a vital part of future 5G networks.

Singtel to Trial LTE broadcast and Wi-Fi calling with Ericsson

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Singapore's operator Singtel has partnered Ericsson to trial LTE Broadcast and voice over Wi-Fi calling. The first trial of video delivery with LTE Broadcast will be at the 28th South East Asian (SEA) Games which will be held in Singapore from 5-16 June 2015. 

5G – LTE Dual Connectivity Live Demonstration

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A live demonstration of 5G – LTE Dual Connectivity in the Ericsson 5G Radio Test Bed with Niclas Wiberg, Principal Researcher, Baseband Software Research in Business Unit Radio at Ericsson.

Unitel and Ericsson Demonstrate 450 Mbps Downlink Speed in Commercial LTE Network

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Ericsson and Unitel today announced the successful demonstration of the end-to-end LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation (CA) solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450 Mbps in Africa.

5G systems – enabling industry and society transformation

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A digital transformation brought about through the power of connectivity is taking place in almost every industry. This transformation sets the scene for the next generation of wireless access – 5G – systems that are set for commercial availability sometime around 2020.