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Ericsson and Qualcomm Make 5G NR Call on CBRS Spectrum

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Ericsson 5G Radio

Ericsson and Qualcomm have successfully completed the over-the-air 5G New Radio (NR) call on CBRS (Citizen Broadband Radio Service) spectrum in a recent field trial.

Ericsson and Telenet to Deploy 5G RAN Across Belgium

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Ericsson 5G RAN

Ericsson has been selected by Telenet as their 5G radio access network (RAN) provider, bringing wide-reaching benefits of 5G to Belgium. As part of their expanded partnership, Telenet will use Ericsson’ 5G radio access network (RAN) technologies for faster, reliable and more energy-efficient connectivity.

Nokia to Provide Distributed 5G Cloud Core to Tele2

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Telecom operator Tele2 has selected Nokia to deploy Standalone (SA) 5G Core and Voice over 5G (Vo5G) to enhance its cloud infrastructure and improve data and voice connectivity for its subscribers in Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Deployment is expected to start in 2021.

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.

Qualcomm and NTT DOCOMO Enable Commercialization of 5G Sub-6 GHz Carrier Aggregation in Japan

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NTT DOCOMO

Qualcomm and NTT DOCOMO have together enabled the commercialization of 5G sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation (sub6-CA) in Japan, effective immediately, to bring multi-gigabit mobile experiences to DOCOMO customers.

Nokia and Claro Demonstrate 5G in Colombia

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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.

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

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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.

Samsung and KDDI Demonstrate 5G End-to-End Network Slicing in Tokyo

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Samsung, KDDI 5G End-to-End Network Slicing

Samsung and KDDI have announced the successful completion a 5G end-to-end (E2E) network slicing demonstration with a RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) in Tokyo, Japan. 

Nokia and StarHub Conduct 5G Non-Standalone Network Trial in Singapore

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Nokia AirScale base station

Nokia and Singapore-based operator StarHub are conducting live 5G non-standalone (NSA) network trial across Singapore, running until 16 February 2021. By leveraging existing 4G infrastructure, the trial 5G network will allow StarHub to provide higher data bandwidth and reliable connectivity to its subscribers without a major infrastructure overhaul. 

Ericsson Delivers First U.S. Manufactured 5G Base Station to Verizon

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First U.S. manufactured commercial 5G base station from Ericsson

Verizon has become the first U.S. communications service provider to receive a 5G base station manufactured at Ericsson’s new 5G production factory in Texas. Kyle Malady, CTO, Verizon, received the first U.S. manufactured commercial 5G base station from Ericsson’s new factory in Texas.