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World with 5G: Is it harmful?

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5G

5G technology is the newest technology in the telecommunications field. It has been established in 2019 and it is awaiting widespread distribution all around the world. Being the fifth generation technology, it is thought to replace 4G technology in the near future.

3GPP Announces New Release 17 Schedule

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3GPP

Earlier this month, 3GPP Technical Specification Groups (TSG) announced a firm Release 17 timeline after considering the effects that e-meetings in 2020 had on the work’s progress and the pressure that cancellation of all face-to-face meetings has created.

Nokia and Claro Demonstrate 5G in Colombia

in News, 5G, Claro, Massive MIMO, Nokia, 4G, LTE
Nokia AirScale base station

Nokia has launched a live 5G network trial in Colombia with mobile operator Claro Colombia. The pilot will cover mobile, fixed wireless access (FWA) and corporate 5G services in 3.5GHz spectrum.

Who’s going to pay for 5G? How to optimize the cost among different players

in Blog, 5G, LTE
5G Techritory

While many are excited about 5G’s potential for the future of communications, manufacturing, logistics, and other vertical sectors, it’s not clear who will be covering the less fun part of its deployment, integration and development - the expenses. 

Ericsson and China Telecom Make 5G Standalone Data Call with Ericsson Spectrum Sharing

in News, 5G, China Telecom, Ericsson, 4G, LTE
Ericsson 5G Radio

Ericsson and China Telecom (Sichuan) have successfully completed 5G Standalone (SA 5G) Ericsson Spectrum Sharing data call on a commercial network. The milestone was achieved recently on China Telecom’s 2.1GHz commercial 5G network in Deyang City, Sichuan Province.

Nokia Achieves 4.7 Gbps Speed Using Commercial 5G Network Nodes

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Nokia AirScale base station

Earlier this week, Nokia announced that it has achieved the record 5G speeds in its Over-the-Air (OTA) network in Dallas, Texas. Utilizing 800 MHz of commercial millimeter wave 5G spectrum and Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) functionality, Nokia achieved 5G speeds of up to 4.7 Gbps in tests performed on base station equipment being deployed in major U.S.

Nokia Now Offering End-to-End 4G and 5G New Radio Slicing

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Nokia 4G 5G Slicing

Nokia has launched new end-to-end slicing network functionality for 4G and 5G New Radio (NR). The solution will support connectivity from 4G and 5G devices over the sliced network to applications running in private and public clouds and will be available this summer. 

Nokia Signs 5G Deal with Orange France, Orange Slovensko

in News, 5G, 5G New Radio, 5G NR, Nokia, Orange, LTE
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.

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.

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.

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.

Africa Mobile Networks and ip.access announce 4G/LTE deployment in Zambia

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Building on successful 3G multicountry rollouts across sub-Saharan Africa

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.