Amid a bevy of 5G announcements from the GSMA's Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2016 and Informa's 5G World in London, Samsung Electronics is touting a breakthrough in 5G-ready antenna and power amplifier technologies to enable smaller, more energy efficient 5G equipment and devices at 28 GHz.
Ovum said operators will start to launch 5G networks in 2020 and predicted that there will be services in more than 20 markets with 24 million 5G subscriptions worldwide by the end of 2021.
Just a week after Nokia announced an agreement to help China Mobile move to a more flexible cloud network infrastructure, Nokia said it is teaming up with Intel to make its carrier-grade AirFrame Data Center Solution hardware available for an Open Platform Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) Lab.
The pressure is on at operators big and small to direct the focus of the media et al towards what they are doing right rather than on back-office snafus. Making headlines as the most complained about operator is not the best way forward, for certain.
Nokia will showcase its latest TD-LTE-Advanced (TD-LTE-A) and TD-LTE-Advanced Pro offerings at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which takes place June 29 through July 1.
Telekom Austria carried out what it claimed to be the first demonstration of narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) technology in Austria and said the cellular-based low-power wide area (LPWA) network is the next logical step in its machine-to-machine (M2M) strategy.
Nokia signed a one-year frame agreement with China Mobile that is worth CNY9.93 billion (€1.36 billion/$1.5 billion) to the Finland-based vendor and covers a broad range of technologies.
While the MulteFire Alliance is hosting an Open Day and Technical Workshop in Beijing today, the organization has announced that Cisco and Neul, a subsidiary of Huawei, have joined the alliance.
Starman, the largest cable operator in the Baltic States, plans to roll out a 10G EPON network to residential customers this year. Leveraging Nokia's EPON gear, the service provider will build a network that will deliver broadband and triple-play services to residential customers in Estonia.
Ericsson, Nokia, Intel Security and Harris Corporation are just some of the big-name vendors that Rivada Mercury has secured in its bid to build the first nationwide LTE broadband U.S. network for public safety.