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Nokia has signed an agreement with NTT DOCOMO for LTE to 5G evolution.
image: pexels.com   Nokia has signed an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s largest mobile operator, to supply 5G baseband products for aiming to deploy in a 5G mobile network planned to be in commercial service by 2020. Nokia will support NTT DOCOMO’s commercial 5G operation in Japan by further enhancing existing baseband units and integrating its 5G New Radio (5G NR)-based* AirScale hardware in the network, which will provide NTT…
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French regulator Arcep opens a 5G pilot window for all market players
image: pixabay.com   The fifth generation of mobile communications (5G) is seen as the disruptive generation, the generation that is no longer interested only in the world of mobile telecoms operators and consumer communications, but which opens up new prospects and enables an extremely wide diversity of applications and uses, unified within a single technology. Technical solutions and standards are starting to take shape around the first 5G deployments. On…
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Ericsson published report with action requests from consumers for operators about 5G
image: pexels.com   What will it take for operators to gain consumers’ trust as they gear up for a 5G future? Ericsson presented Towards a 5G consumer future – its Consumer and Industry Insight report that discusses the six calls to action from consumers that operators need to act upon to provide a foundation for adoption of 5G technology. The report, the biggest 5G consumer expectation study to date, represents…
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Ericsson starts using augmented reality for own production troubleshooting in Estonia.
image: pexels.com   A team of researchers and engineers at the Ericsson factory in Tallinn, Estonia, have made troubleshooting electronic boards easier with the use of augmented reality. Augmented reality troubleshooting, or ART as it is referred to by the team, is a tool designed to facilitate quick and easy learning as well as information sharing in the repair and maintenance area. Its main purpose is simple – to remove…
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Zero touch network – ETSI’s new industry group for end to end solution automation.
image: pixabay.com   ETSI’s new Zero touch network and Service Management Industry Specification Group (ZSM ISG) has just ended its kick-off meeting that took place at ETSI on 10-12 January. Over 40 organizations have already joined the group, underlying the importance of this new activity for future network and service management. This first meeting provided the opportunity to elect a leadership team, start discussing the first topics to work on…
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First Huawei CloudAIR commercial launch based on 900 MHz three radio technologies.
image: pexels.com   In a global first, Bharti Airtel has successfully deployed three radio technologies (GSM, UMTS, LTE) on the 900MHz band within an 8.8MHz spectral bandwidth by using Huawei’s innovative CloudAIR solution to deliver a superior 4G experience to its customers. Bharti Airtel is India’s largest mobile operator. CloudAIR offers spectrum cloudification to allow different radio access technologies to share spectrum resources dynamically instead of using traditional spectrum sharing…
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Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, OKI and Qualcomm cooperation for Japan’s Cellular V2X trials.
image: pexels.com   Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, OKI and Qualcomm, announced today plans to carry out their first Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) trials in Japan. The objective is to validate and demonstrate the benefits of C-V2X using direct communication technology defined by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) in their Release 14 specifications. The trials are designed to show the enhanced range, reliability and latency benefits of C-V2X direct communications…
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Telstra – another big player deployed NB-IoT network.
image: pexels.com   Telstra announced a major step forward in the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Australia with the successful deployment of Narrowband technology in its IoT Network. Telstra now offers Narrowband coverage in major Australian cities and many regional towns. This is in addition to the around three million square kilometres of Cat M1 IoT coverage Telstra turned on in 2017. Through the Telstra IoT Network,…