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Deepest LTE network provided by Ericsson in Canada
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Deepest LTE network provided by Ericsson in Canada
Ericsson and Ambra Solutions have worked together to deliver Canada’s deepest underground LTE network for the Agnico Eagle mining site, LaRonde in Abitibi, Quebec. Located three kilometers below the surface, the LTE network will provide data and voice mobility services across the site and enable several Internet of Things (IoT) use cases to improve safety and mining operations. LTE cellular networks can provide data and voice mobility services over low…
Nokia will deploy largest ever GSM-R solution in Poland
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Nokia will deploy largest ever GSM-R solution in Poland
Espoo, Finland – Nokia, together with its partners Herkules, Pozbud and Wasko, and Poland’s state-owned railway operator PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. (PKP PLK) have signed a five-year contract to deploy a nationwide turnkey GSM-R and mission-critical backhaul network to enhance railway security and reliability throughout the country. This project, Nokia’s largest-ever GSM-R contract, will provide PKP/PLK with one of the biggest state-of-the-art railway communications networks in Europe.Once completed, the…
Ericsson's CEO summarized company business direction and strategy
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Ericsson’s CEO summarized company business direction and strategy
Speaking at the Ericsson Annual General Meeting (AGM), President and CEO Börje Ekholm summarized the company’s focused business strategy, its financial performance and the measures taken to improve company performance during 2017. A focused business strategy Ekholm explained that the starting point for Ericsson’s strategy is the focus on its customers, the service providers, and their three main challenges – decreasing the cost per gigabit, becoming fully digital, and finding…
Interoperability test in the 3.5GHz and 28GHz successfully finished by Qualcomm and Nokia
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Interoperability test in the 3.5GHz and 28GHz successfully finished by Qualcomm and Nokia
Nokia and Qualcomm Technologies have successfully completed interoperability testing in the 3.5Ghz and 28Ghz spectrum compliant with the global 3GPP 5G NR Release 15 standard – which was formally confirmed in December – and using the commercially available Nokia AirScale base station and device prototypes from Qualcomm Technologies. Focusing on the commercialization of 5G technology, with New Radio as its foundation, Nokia and Qualcomm Technologies testing at Nokia’s 5G center…
Ericsson Radio System portfolio will be able to run 5G New Radio (NR)
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Ericsson Radio System portfolio will be able to run 5G New Radio (NR)
Ericsson announces its installed base of radio products from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio will be able to run 5G New Radio (NR). This capability will be achieved through a remote software installation. This applies to more than 150 different radio variants in Ericsson Radio System that are active in more than 190 networks around the world, meaning that Ericsson Radio System legacy radios from 2015 can support 5G NR.…
Cloud-native core network deployed by Nokia and China Unicom for VoLTE and VoWiFi
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Cloud-native core network to be deployed by Nokia and China Unicom for VoLTE and VoWiFi
Nokia and China Unicom are to deploy a cloud-native core network based on Nokia AirGile technology in seven Chinese provinces. The network will provide new agility which will enable the delivery of high-quality voice services, and lay the foundations for the future evolution to 5G. The deployment of the Nokia cloud-native core network will enable China Unicom to deliver Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) and Voice-over-Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) capabilities from a single platform, as…
First Europe-wide integrated Aviation Network launched by DT and Inmarsat is ready for service
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First Europe-wide integrated Aviation Network launched by DT and Inmarsat is ready for service
Deutsche Telekom and Inmarsat have, together with their technology partner Nokia, completed the key technological step in the development of the European Aviation Network (EAN), the world’s first integrated S-band satellite and complementary LTE-based terrestrial network built for Europe. With the set-up of around 300 base stations across all 28 member states of the European Union, as well as Switzerland and Norway, the ground network component of EAN has become…
Nokia and DT will test 5G industrial use cases in Hamburg Port
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Nokia and DT will test 5G industrial use cases in Hamburg Port
Testing of 5G is to commence in an industrial environment in the Port of Hamburg, with the Hamburg Port Authority, Deutsche Telekom and Nokia commissioning an 8000-hectare area with which to carry out key tests of various aspects of 5G functionality, including network slicing. 5G will be tested with use cases like traffic lights management, data processing from mobile sensors and virtual reality. To provide connectivity, an antenna has already…
T-Mobile US announced it will move to 100% renewable electricity by 2021
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T-Mobile US announced it will move to 100% renewable electricity by 2021
T-Mobile US announced it will move to 100% renewable electricity by 2021, and the Un-carrier has joined RE100, a collaborative, global initiative uniting more than 100 influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity. T-Mobile also took a big step toward their clean energy commitment, unveiling a 2nd wind farm project backed by the Un-carrier. “It’s the Un-carrier way to do the right thing by our customers, and moving to renewable…
DT has launched Smart Parking in Hamburg based on NB-IoT
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DT has launched Smart Parking in Hamburg based on NB-IoT
The smartphone application shows free downtown parking facilities. Users can pay for the parking ticket with their cell phone, thus saving a trip to the pay station. Deutsche Telekom is now rolling out a new sensor network for this digital parking service. This month Deutsche Telekom started installing sensors on parking spaces in downtown Hamburg. Using innovative wireless technology, the sensors provide information on free parking spaces. The first 100…