Huawei Starts 5G “Wireless to the Home” CPE Trial in Canada

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Huawei has launched an end-to-end user trial for “Wireless to the Home” (WTTx) 5G service using a specially-designed 5G CPE (Customer Premise Equipment) unit. The trial is taking place in downtown Vancouver’s “5G Living Lab,” a co-venture with TELUS. 

Nokia Announces ReefShark Chipsets, Future X Network Architecture for 5G

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Nokia has launched its new ReefShark chipsets, which leverage in-house silicon expertise to reduce the size, cost and power consumption of operators' networks and meet the massive compute and radio requirements of 5G.

Verizon, Qualcomm, and Ericsson Trial Latest Massive MIMO Advancements

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Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm have completed the successful FDD Massive MIMO trial with a fully compatible customer device. This achievement builds on the momentum from the deployment of FDD (Frequency Division Duplexing) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input – Multiple Output) on Verizon’s wireless network in Irvine, California. 

Massive MIMO for 5G: How Big Can it Get?

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This talk covers the basics of Massive MIMOi and recent results on how to deploy the technology, and how big the base stations will be. The speaker is Associate Professor Emil Björnson, Linköping University, Sweden.

Singtel, Ericsson Test Gigabit speeds with LAA

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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

ZTE to Develop 5G Services in Partnership with China Mobile

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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

Huawei Releases New 5G-oriented Base Station

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Swisscom Deploys Gigabit LTE with Ericsson's Radio Dot System

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Swisscom is bringing gigabit connectivity to operator’s retail stores with the deployment of the Ericsson Radio Dot System. In Swisscom shops across Switzerland, gigabit speeds were achieved by the Ericsson Radio Dot System, with carrier aggregation over 3 LTE frequency bands, 4x4 MIMO and 256QAM, delivering up to 1.2Gbps in downlink capacity.

SmarTone, Ericsson Testing FDD Massive MIMO

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Hong Kong's mobile network operator SmarTone and Ericsson are trialing FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) technology as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G.

Verizon and Ericsson to Deploy Massive MIMO in Irvine

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Verizon and Ericsson have announced the completion of their first deployment of FDD (Frequency Division Duplexing) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input – Multiple Output) on Verizon’s wireless network in Irvine, CA.  

Singtel and Ericsson to Setup 5G Center of Excellence in Singapore

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Singtel and Ericsson plan to jointly establish a Center of Excellence (CoE) to facilitate 5G development and deployment in Singapore. With an initial investment of 2 million Singapore Dollars over the next three years, CoE aims to spearhead the development of Singapore’s 5G mobile network infrastructure to support future Smart Nation initiatives.