5G

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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,…
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…
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…
Nokia announced Future X network architecture for 5G
Fixed Broadband Wireless
Nokia announced Future X network architecture for 5G
Nokia has outlined the scope of its Future X architecture for 5G, the basis for its new reference silicon design and the foundation of its 5G technology and services portfolio. This portfolio – to be showcased at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month – comprises a full, end-to-end network. According to Nokia Bell Labs it delivers up to three times more data capacity per cell site and 30% lower…
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SK Telecom established 200 people team for 5G services development
SK Telecom is giving example how to be a global telco technological pioneer, rather than follower. Most of operators watch 5G game sitting in convenient chair and waiting for match sudden twist. Korean uncommonly competitive market cannot accept such passive attitude, that’s why SK needs to take 5G ecosystem development speed into their own hands. According to information from Korea Times, operator established 200 people dedicated team coming from MNO,…
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Telefónica announced 5G Technological Cities project in Spain
Telefónica presented the 5G Technological Cities project, which will enable to lead the way towards 5G in Spain, with the initial deployment of 5G capabilities in the cities of Segovia and Talavera de la Reina, in partnership with Nokia and Ericsson. Telefónica will convert the two cities into 5G living laboratories over the next three years (2018-2020), with pioneering capabilities including the initial 5G capacity, the deployment of the new…
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Nokia has signed an agreement with NTT DOCOMO for LTE to 5G evolution.
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 DOCOMO’s mobile customers…
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French regulator Arcep opens a 5G pilot window for all market players
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 21 December of…