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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.

Ericsson to Supply AI-based RAN Optimization to NTT DOCOMO

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Ericsson's AI-based RAN

Ericsson has been selected by Japanese communications service provider NTT DOCOMO as its AI-based optimization solution vendor for its nationwide radio access network (RAN).

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. 

Verizon Demonstrates 4.2 Gbps on Live 5G Network Using Eight channel Carrier Aggregation with mmWave

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Verizon 5G

Verizon, along with Samsung Electronics, Motorola Mobility, and Qualcomm has achieved 5G peak speeds of 4.2 gigabits per second on its live 5G network. Using carrier aggregation, a technology that combines multiple channels of spectrum to provide greater efficiency for data sessions transmitting over the wireless network

Nokia Signs 5G Deal with Orange France, Orange Slovensko

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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.

Orange France Selects Ericsson for 5G Network Deployment

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Ericsson 5G Radio

Ericsson has been selected by Orange France to deploy its 5G radio access network (RAN) in three major French regions, including the capital Paris, and modernize its existing 2G/3G/4G radio access network. 

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.

Verizon Extends 5G Service Coverage to Additional Markets

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Verizon 5G

Verizon recently enabled 5G service in Cleveland and Columbus, OH, and Hampton Roads, VA. In addition, the operator made 5G service is available in the professional football stadium and hockey arena in Buffalo, New York. With these additions, operators 5G service is now available in 31 cities across USA.

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.

Vodafone Launches 5G Service in New Zealand

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Vodafone New Zealand 5G Service Launch

Vodafone New Zealand has rolled out 5G service in parts of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown in 3.5GHz spectrum. To access 5G, Kiwis need a 5G device from Vodafone New Zealand or selected New Zealand retailers, a Vodafone 5G Ready plan and be in a 5G coverage area. 

T-Mobile Launches Nationwide 5G Network in USA

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T-Mobile 5G Map

T-Mobile has rolled out 5G nationwide network, covering more than 200 million people and more than 5,000 cities and towns all across the country. 5G on 600 MHz spectrum goes far beyond the limitations of the carriers’ 5G. With clear 600 MHz spectrum reserved for 5G,

O2 and Ericsson Start Commercial 5G in UK

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Ericsson 5G RAN

UK Service Provider O2 has launched commercial 5G in several major cities enabled by Ericsson 5G Cloud Core and 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) products and solutions. O2's 5G networks have been switched on in Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and Leeds, supporting commercially available O2 5G smartphones.

Nokia and Orange Polska Launch 5G Tests in Lublin

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5G

Nokia and Orange have started 5G testing in the city of Lublin, Poland, as part of the next stage of network trials in the country. Ten Nokia 5G base stations operate in the Ponikwoda, Tatary, Wieniawa and Śródmieście districts.     

T-Mobile Makes Standalone 5G Data Session on a Multi-Vendor Radio and Core Network

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T-Mobile 5G

T-Mobile USA has announced that the operator has made successful standalone end-to-end 5G data session on a multi-vendor 5G next-generation radio and core network, an important step in realizing the true potential of 5G.