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China Unicom and Huawei to Work Together on 5G Network Slicing

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China Unicom and Huawei to partner on 5G Network Slicing

China Unicom and Huawei have signed an agreement on 5G network slicing to jointly carry out research, demonstration, and application of 5G network slicing. Network slicing is a key native capability of 5G, which can maximize the efficiency of communications networks and reduce network construction and O&M costs. 

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.

Cisco and Partners to Start 5G Trial in Rural Areas of the UK

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Cisco

Cisco and it's partners aim to create a UK government funded complete end-to-end rural 5G testbed system for trials of new wireless and networking technologies, spectrum sharing, new applications and services with a focus on testing and demonstrating approaches for ensuring that 5G connectivity is accessible and affordable in hard-to-reach rural areas. 

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.

T-Mobile Launches Narrowband IoT Plans

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T-Mobile NB IoT

T-Mobile USA has launched narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) plan for $6 per year. T-Mobile launched NB-IoT last October and plans to launch the technology nationwide by mid-year. T-Mobile also announced that the company has certified new NB-IoT modules from u-blox and Sierra Wireless for use on its network.

SK Telecom Trials LTE Cat-M1 Technology for IoT Applications

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SK Telecom

SK Telecom has completed the deployment of LTE Cat-M1 technology for IoT applications on commercial LTE base stations in collaboration with Ericsson and Qualcomm. LTE Cat-M1 is expected to lower manufacturing costs of IoT devices as its communications modules are much cost-effective than their counterparts for LTE-M, bringing more companies into an ecosystem for IoT business.

The smart way to evaluate and optimize low-power IoT designs

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Webinar explains the different features for low-power IoT designs and explore the value of end-to-end testing under real-life network conditions based on a unique test solution that allows very precise power and current measurements.

AT&T Completes Nationwide Deployment of LTE-M Network for Internet of Things

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AT&T LTE-M Network

US carrier AT&T has completed deployment of its nationwide LTE-M network ahead of schedule to enable a new generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications. The LTE-M network is now live across the U.S. on operator's nationwide 4G LTE network, following software upgrades. 

Telit to Roll out LTE Category M1 module in the U.S. with Verizon and Qualcomm

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Telit

Telit is collaborating with Verizon as a key supplier of IoT modules for the carrier’s LTE Category M1 (LTE-M1) service, company announced last week.  In cooperation with Qualcomm Technologies, Telit is delivering IoT modules in full alignment with Verizon’s features and timing requirements. 

Nokia and STC Test MulteFire Technology to Bring LTE-like Performance to Wi-Fi

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LTE

Nokia and the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) have conducted a test of MulteFire technology, which combines the high-performance of LTE with the simplicity of Wi-Fi deployment in unlicensed spectrum bands such as 5GHz.

AT&T Introduces Family of LTE Modules For IOT Devices

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AT&T IoT

AT&T is introducing a new family of LTE modules to meet the needs of a broad range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The new modules offer multiple options and can run over the AT&T 4G LTE network, so IoT devices can transfer information more efficiently.

Nokia Siemens Networks & Sequans coduct TD-LTE IOT

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Sequans and Nokia Siemens Networks have successfully conducted TD-LTE interoperability trials in the 2.3 GHz, 2.5 GHz and 2.6 GHz frequency bands.

Picochip and Wavesat achieve key LTE IOT milestones for femtocells, picocells and user equipment

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Picochip and Wavesat have completed interoperability testing (IOT) between Picochip’s PC960x LTE small cell basestation solution and Wavesat’s Odyssey 9000 family of UE

MSF LTE Interoperability

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This white paper provides a summary of the MultiService Forum’s (MSF) Global LTE Interoperability event which took place from March 15-30, 2010.