5G to bring annual EUR 113 bln benefit to EU economy - study
telecompaper | Posted: 30 Sep 2016, 17:06
On its earnings call Wednesday, Oracle bragged about a big deal for AT&T to deploy enterprise applications on Oracle's cloud, saying the agreement will be a signal to other enterprises to follow the service provider's lead.
Commercial deployments of both fixed and wireless 5G could occur by late next year, according to AT&T. That is roughly a year earlier than was predicted just a few months ago.
Vodacom said it has become the first operator in South Africa to break the 500 Mbps barrier on its live LTE-Advanced (4G+) network.
Top executives at AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile US, Sprint and other firms will be meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss 5G and other technologies on Thursday, according to Reuters.
Like the saying “go big or go home,” Sprint decided to conduct Massive MIMO tests on none other than the busy streets of Suwon, South Korea, and in a twist on the old cliche, it will take those results to its home territory in the U.S. and apply them here.
EE has become the first UK mobile operator to demonstrate pre–5G backhaul technology using its unique Helikite ‘air mast’ solution.
After two years of research, SK Telecom said it has successfully developed a quantum repeater for the first time in South Korea, making it the third nation to achieve the next-generation security technology, following the U.S. and China, The Korea Times reported.
South Korea's KT has revealed plans to team up with US operator AT&T on 5G and SDN/NFV technology development.
Huawei and Telefonica have joined forces to open an NB-IoT Open Lab for the development of products and applications related to Narrow Band Internet of Things technology.
Dataxis foresees a steady rise in mobile internet connectivity in Africa, with 4G mobile subscribers expected to reach 296 million by 2022 compared to 24 million in 2016.
LTE penetration in Latin America is set to surge from an average of just 21 percent in 2016 to 90 percent of total voice and data lines in 2022, according to the latest study from Dataxis.
Telekom Romania and Ericsson organised the first live demonstration of 5G technology in South East Europe in Bucharest on 12 June.
Japanese mobile network operator (MNO) SoftBank has announced plans to begin its first trials of 5G technology, and to that end has partnered with Chinese company ZTE Corp to explore solutions in sub-6GHz bands, initially at 4.5GHz.
A telecom academy has predicted that 5G technology in China will drive 6.3 trillion yuan ($930 billion) of economic output by 2030.
Microresonator soliton frequency combs have been shown to considerably increase the performance of wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) techniques in optical communications. The technology could be used to develop efficient, highly scalable communication systems.
Adva, Ciena and Nokia see uptick in optical sales from cloud and colocation providers, research firm
Adva, Ciena and Nokia are three optical vendors that are finding fortune in the cloud and colocation market, selling their wares to a set of customers whose bandwidth needs continue to rise, says Cignal Al in a new study.
Ericsson’s latest Mobility Report indicates that operators are going to have to do a lot more to prepare for the onslaught of far greater consumption: In just five short years, North American consumers are expected to move from an average of 5 GB of mobile data usage to a whopping 26 GB.
Separate units of BT have tested superchannel and high-speed broadband optical transmission technologies. The service provider worked with Huawei on both demonstrations.
As India has slowly started to emerge as a global destination for many of the IoT technologies, the industry is looking forward to orchestration of standards, infrastructure and policy framework in order to generate new business models and accelerate the adoption of technology.
CenturyLink says that the initial targets for its eventual NG-PON2 deployment will be on serving business customers and wholesale wireless backhaul—two opportunities well suited for the 10 Gbps and above speeds the technology is capable of delivering.
Cisco has lost out on a major contract at Swisscom to Huawei, reports local website Inside-IT.ch.
Brazil has signed a 5G technological cooperation agreements with the EU, the US, South Korea, Japan and China for the development of 5G technology.
Nokia on Thursday launched its Open Innovation Challenge for the fifth year running. This year the challenge will be focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT) for smart cities, mobility, safety and security, and connected industries.
Users in places such as Egypt, Estonia and Greece enjoyed faster mobile internet speeds than their U.S. counterparts in the first quarter of 2017, according to a new survey from Akamai.
A consortium of several companies led by Ericsson was awarded the 5GCAR project on June 1, with the aim to develop an overall 5G system architecture that provides optimized end-to-end vehicle-to-everything (V2X) network connectivity for highly reliable and low-latency V2X services.
Keysight Technologies entered into a collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to enable the realisation of 5G technologies.
MEPs at the European Parliament have voted in favour of supporting the European Commission’s action plan to facilitate the deployment of 5G across the EU.
Bharti Airtel is in talks with Google for deployment of WiFI hotspots for the US internet major’s station WiFi service in India, a move that can help India’s top telco improve broadband experience as it fights to retain and add subscribers in an intensely competitive market.
ZTE has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement focusing on 5G and IoT with Telenet.
It’s been a busy week as SK Telecom has claimed to have commercialized five-band Carrier Aggregation (CA) and 4X4 MIMO, while Vodafone and LG UPlus have announced a collaboration.
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