Samsung struck back at Huawei, filing suits in multiple courts in China claiming the smaller smartphone vendor has infringed on six of its patents, Reuters reported.
Back at the start of the month, Facebook announced OpenCellular, its open-source radio access platform. It wasn't that difficult to see it coming. Yet, I'm not so sure that OpenCellular is going to have a massive impact on the market. It's not that I want it to fail. It's just that I feel like we've all been here before in some fundamental ways.
If LTE is good enough for the Internet of Things (IoT), it should be good enough for new road safety applications and potentially Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) communications, right? That's what a group of companies, including Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Huawei, are setting to find out in a series of field trials with automobile manufacturers in Europe.
Samsung and Apple are the two dominant smartphone vendors on the planet, but they're facing increasingly stiff competition in international markets, according to fresh data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. In the U.S., though, both companies maintain loyal customer bases – for now, at least.
Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia renewed and extended the terms of an operations support systems interoperability initiative (OSSii) agreement that is designed to simplify the integration of mobile network management systems.
Deutsche Telekom, Huawei, Audi, and Toyota began testing a vehicle-focussed variant of LTE on a German autobahn to evaluate the potential benefits of the technology for connected cars.
Huawei filed a complaint alleging T-Mobile is using its patented technology despite refusing to sign a licensing deal.
The global centralized RAN (C-RAN) market remains mainly driven by Asia Pacific, with China now in the driver's seat thanks to China Mobile's and China Unicom's C-RAN deployments, according to IHS Technology. Global C-RAN architecture equipment revenue reached $5 billion in 2015, a gain of 18 percent from $4.3 billion in 2014.
Berg Insight said its latest research into industrial automation networks found that the installed base of wireless Internet of Things (IoT) devices stood at 14.3 million by the end of 2015.
Qualcomm, Huawei Wireless, Cisco, Aruba, Broadcom and Quantenna are just a few of the companies throwing their support behind the next wave in Wi-Fi, appropriately called "wave 2" features that more efficiently handle high-bandwidth applications.