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French regulator has started public consultation on making 26GHz band available for 5G
A disruptive generation, 5G must enable a jump in performance in terms of connection speeds (due to increase tenfold), transmission time (tenfold decrease) and the reliability of communications. It is expected to be a veritable “facilitator” of society’s digitisation, by enabling the development of new uses and applications: virtual reality, autonomous and connected cars, smart cities (traffic control, optimised energy consumption), industry of the future (remote operation of production tools,…
Telefónica has announced a strategic cooperation with Amazon Web Services
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Telefónica has announced a strategic cooperation with Amazon Web Services
Telefónica Business Solutions has announced a strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to help companies and organizations accelerate their journey to the cloud and boost their digital transformation. With this collaboration, Telefónica will include AWS in its cloud offering portfolio. Already, millions of customers around the globe are using Amazon Web Services cloud technology to speed up their time to market, lower their costs, and support their businesses…
Deutsche Telekom has launched IoT end-to-end bundles for its customers
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Deutsche Telekom has launched IoT end-to-end bundles for its customers
By now, most companies have realized that the Internet of Things (IoT) can give their business a boost. Yet the complexity is a deterrent to many: As the IDC study “Internet of Things in Deutschland 2018” shows, one in five SME companies would like to have all-around, care-free packages to deploy IoT solutions for their business. To meet this demand, Deutsche Telekom is launching new, end-to-end bundles for its customers,…
SoftBank has implemented methodology for RAN design based on machine intelligence from Ericsson
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SoftBank has implemented methodology for RAN design based on machine intelligence from Ericsson
SoftBank has implemented an innovative method for radio access network design from Ericsson, based on machine intelligence. The service groups cells in clusters and takes statistics from cell overlapping and potential to use carrier aggregation between cells into account, thus reducing operational expenditure and improving network performance. Compared to traditional network design methods, it cut the lead time by 40 percent. Ryo Manda, Radio Technology Section Manager at the Tokai…
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Nokia has announced to develop 500 digitally integrated villages across India
Delhi-NCR, India – Nokia announced Smartpur project that aims to develop 500 digitally integrated and sustainable villages across India in line with government’s vision of Digital India. In phase 1 of the project, a pilot has been rolled out in Haryana and Tamil Nadu with Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) as the implementation partner to develop 10 such villages in each state. The pilot in Tain village in Mewat district in…
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.…