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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…
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…
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…
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.…
Ericsson's 2017 result far below long-term ambition
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Ericsson’s 2017 result far below long-term ambition
Ericsson has published results for 2017 fourth quarter and full 2017 year. As globally LTE network deployments have slowed down before 5G era will really come, Ericsson it’s not alone on the market with problem of business growth. Net sales went down by 12% to estimated value of 25.5 B USD. Most of the financial and operational KPIs looks quite depressing, but according to company plan it supposed to be…
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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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Ericsson published report with action requests from consumers for operators about 5G
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 the views of…
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Ericsson starts using augmented reality for own production troubleshooting in Estonia.
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 the need for…
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Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, OKI and Qualcomm cooperation for Japan’s Cellular V2X trials.
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 operated in 5…
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Verizon, Qualcomm, and Ericsson strengthen cooperation for Massive-MIMO trial.
Verizon, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated extended their technology innovation leadership by completing the first successful FDD Massive MIMO trial with a fully compatible customer device. This achievement builds on the momentum from the deployment of FDD (Frequency Division Duplexing) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input – Multiple Output) on Verizon’s wireless network in Irvine, California. “We don’t wait for the future, we build it. And this…