Germany unveils its cunning plan for 5G
telecoms | Posted: 17 Jul 2017, 09:32
Light communications provider PureLifi Ltd. has demonstrated its Li-Fi internet technology during a mock terrorist attack at the Disaster Preparedness and Tactical Training Center in Georgia.
Ericsson announced the Intel Rack Scale Design with the new Intel Xeon Scalable processor is being introduced in the Ericsson Hyperscale Datacenter System 8000.
With the first set of 5G mobile communications standards slated to be released by 3GPP by the end of 2017, global telecom players are gearing up for deployments, but in a cautious manner, according to industry sources.
Telia Finland said it and Nokia went ahead with their joint 5G test on the 3.5 GHz frequency band at Telia’s premises in Helsinki on 20 July.
Samsung Electronics has accelerated the deployments of its 5G networks and will be ready to commence trial operations of the networks during Winter Olympic 2018, and to demonstrate related technology for business use in 2019. Such developments warrant high attention.
4G networks were available in 2,208 municipalities in Brazil, representing growth of 1,708 municipalities in one year (+340%).
Huawei says it will supply elements of its multiple dwelling unit (MDU) technology portfolio to i3 Broadband for the service provider's recently announced fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployment in Champaign-Urbana, IL.
Cisco confirmed an analyst's report last week that it is discontinuing its licensed Universal Small Cell (USC) 8000 Series enterprise radio products.
MTS has announced what it claims is the first commercial trial of License Assisted Access in Russia, in partnership with Ericsson and Qualcomm.
Mobile network operators have a massive opportunity as 5G’s final form begins to take shape, but they also face increased competition in the shape of new players from different industries.
Telecom Italia (TIM) is set to sign an agreement with the Republic of San Marino to test 5G technology ahead of a commercial launch of the network throughout the micro-state by the end of 2018, reports business daily Il Sole 24 Ore.
AT&T revealed earlier this year that it had started deploying small cells using C-RAN architecture in San Francisco. That deployment is being replicated in other cities, enabling the operator to densify its network and lay the groundwork for 5G.
Google plans to double its headcount in India for its cloud business this year as it gets ready to battle it out with Amazon and Microsoft’s dominance in the country, its top executive said recently.
SK Telecom, one of the leading mobile operators in South Korea, has successfully tested mobile broadband with Ericsson’s Licensed Assisted Access solution.
O2 UK has selected Cisco to roll-out free, public access Wi-Fi in the City of London.
In a quantum-limited communication experiment between a microsatellite, called SOCRATES, in low Earth orbit and an optical ground station (OGS), researchers were able to detect a communication signal from a small, lightweight quantum-communication transmitter onboard the satellite.
Telecom operators around the globe, including Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), are positive about building their 5G networks.
Citing network upgrades that include centralized-RAN (C-RAN), 256 QAM, 4x4 MIMO and three-way carrier aggregation, AT&T is launching 5G Evolution in parts of Indianapolis today.
Nokia and WorldLink build Nepal's first 100G optical network for super-fast broadband services for c
Nokia and WorldLink are upgrading 650-km-long backbone network with Nokia's 1830 PSS (Photonic Service Switch) DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) technology to support bandwidth-hungry entertainment and enterprise services across the country.
ZTE plans to build its European 5G hub in Italy, said the company's deputy director for the country, Peng Leyi.
UK regulator Ofcom has set the rules for the first auction of 5G spectrum, planned for later this year.
After shrinking in 2015 and 2016 as telecom operators invested less, the total RF power semiconductor market (for applications above 3W) is now rising again at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.8% over 2016-2022, growing by 75% from $1.5bn in 2016 to more than $2.5bn in 2022.
Qualcomm Technologies is asking the FCC to approve a modification to an existing license in part so that it can add unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to the roster.
Mobile operator Tele2 Russia and Nokia have tested 5G mobile communication technologie
Vodafone is telling businesses that decide to implement SDN and NFV into their network infrastructure that they will have to rethink how they purchase and procure network equipment.
AT&T is taking its LTE-LAA technology to new heights with plans to test prototype Ericsson equipment in the 5150-5250 MHz and 5725-5850 MHz bands in San Francisco and Indianapolis.
The U.K. government is providing ￡16 million to create a new 5G Hub linking three universities’ test beds.
Spain's forthcoming National 5G Plan is being put to a public consultation, the Ministry for Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda announced.
Austrian operator A1 will invest EUR 40 million in a new data centre in Vienna.
Despite the lack of sufficient 4G long term evolution (LTE) coverage in most parts of the world, mobile operators and vendors have already embarked on initiatives to launch 5G networks.
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