5G to bring annual EUR 113 bln benefit to EU economy - study
telecompaper | Posted: 30 Sep 2016, 17:06
South Korean mobile operator KT and Samsung Electronics are launching a pilot Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT, CAT-NB1) service targeting friendly users in Seoul and the surrounding metro area.
Airtel Nigeria has signed a strategic partnership deal with Chinese equipment vendor ZTE for the deployment of 4G LTE services, reports local newspaper The Guardian.
India has 1.25 million fibre-to-the-home connections, accounting for a mere 0.5% broadband connections in the country, FTTH Council Asia-Pacific vice president Arvind K Mishra said.
With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8—the first handset to support LTE-U—T-Mobile US has started the first network deployments of the technology that was at the center of so much controversy last year and one that is sure to be watched by Wi-Fi advocates going forward.
The Italian Internet of Things market surged in value to EUR 2.8 billion in 2016, some 40 percent more than the previous year, reports Corriere delle Comunicazioni, citing a study by the School of Management at Milan Polytechnic.
Next-generation train-to-train wireless communications service LTE-R is being given the chance to prove itself in South Korea thanks to a collaboration between SK Telecom and Samsung.
Qualcomm and Smartron India have entered into a 3G and 4G patent license agreement as part of which, Qualcomm has granted Smartron a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell WCDMA, CDMA2000, and 4G LTE complete devices.
AT&T said it has completed an initial rollout of fixed wireless internet services for rural and underserved consumers in Georgia.
Comcast appears to be going all in with the LoRaWAN standard for the internet of things: Formally joining the LoRa Alliance as a sponsor member, gaining a seat on the board and announcing it will host a big LoRa Alliance event in Philadelphia in June.
There’s less than a year to go before KT will be strutting its 5G stuff for the February 2018 PyeongChang Olympics in South Korea, complete with 360-degree VR views of the action, a 5G autonomous bus and sky-high expectations.
Russian mobile operator MTS has tested 5G technology in Moscow together with Ericsson, according to reports.
Vodafone has emerged as the first global Internet of Things (IoT) mobile provider to exceed 50 million connections as of February 2017, the company said on Friday.
Huawei has gone ahead with the official launch of its new OpenLab in Johannesburg, focused on jointly developing products that are relevant to the local market, reports IT-Online.
National Instruments (NI) said that it donated around $1 million in hardware and software to NYU WIRELESS' research team to accelerate research on mmWave communications, channel measurement and channel emulation research for 5G communications and beyond.
Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) plans to set up 300 large-scale base stations as well as over 11,000 Small Cell base stations to enable services through its 2600MHz frequency band, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC).
Facebook has been tallying up the breakthroughs in millimeter-wave technology, declaring a number of firsts, and now it’s gone and set three new records in wireless data transfer.
As many as 100 million 5G-capable phones will be shipped in 2021, according to a new analyst report.
Philippines communications service provider Globe Telecom now plans to spend up to PHP37.5 billion (USD756.45 million) on expansion projects this year, more than originally forecast, the majority of which will be used to improve its data infrastructure networks.
The China government began to implement the Broadband China policy in 2013 and consequently fiber-optic infrastructure has been widely established.
Adtran’s CEO is not afraid of the Tier 1 carrier’s 5G plans eclipsing its last mile business because these deployments will require one common asset—fiber—and lots of it.
Huawei has released its new Small Cell development strategy for 2017, aiming to accelerate the development of the indoor mobile broadband (MBB) market and help telecom operators seize new business opportunities by enabling Gbps-level user experiences.
Elisa, a leading telecommunication, information communication technology (ICT) and online service company in Finland, successfully completed a field trial of Nokia's XGS-PON technology.
Pakistan will be the first South Asian country to test fifth generation cellular services for fast connectivity, Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman has said.
The “Porcupine” is out, and it’s making its debut in all its shiny grandeur. Nicknamed “Porcupine” within AT&T, a new millimeter-wave channel sounder was introduced this week as a first-of-its-kind device.
The number of 4G broadband users in Brazil reached 67 million in February, showing growth of 120 percent compared to the same month last year.
The US-based networking company Cisco continues to be a dominant player in the Indian networking markets with 65.74% pie, the International Data Corporation (IDC) in its finding Tuesday said.
Many U.S. operators are interested in supplying technology for smart cities, including AT&T, but the operator is also working with the Air Force to show the potential of the internet of things (IoT) for the military here in the U.S.
AT&T said it will spend $1.6 billion to acquire Straight Path Communications in an all-stock deal aimed at bulking up the carrier’s portfolio of millimeter wave spectrum.
Hong Kong is likely to join the ranks of the early adopters of 5G, according to Hutchison Telecom.
Top telco Bharti Airtel and state-run telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) are working with Nokia to transform existing networks to 5G, with the telecom gear maker defining use cases around the technology that will be relevant for the Indian market.
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