EE said it achieved a UK first when it delivered a data rate of 400 Mbps to a single device during a demonstration of LTE carrier aggregation conducted in conjunction with Qualcomm
Huawei hailed the success of its researchers in developing new air interfaces for 5G technology that it plans to demonstrate at the forthcoming Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, but rival Ericsson is keeping it in check with a new 5G test bed
Cisco and SK Telecom are the latest companies to take part in the Open Networking Lab's initiative to develop an open operating system for service providers employing software-defined networking (SDN).
ZTE is set to double its annual 5G research and development spend to around $400 million (€350 million) and add another 800 engineers to laboratories focused on the next generation technology in 2015, the company's chief scientist said.
Huawei has appointed John Browne, the former CEO of UK-based energy company BP, to the position of non-executive chairman of its UK unit as part of ongoing efforts by the China-based group to demonstrate its commitment to corporate governance.
Huawei and China Unicom Guangdong Branch (Guangdong Unicom) say they've deployed the world's first Atom Router for commercial use.
Ericsson and Huawei's loss was Nokia's gain in the fourth quarter of 2014, as the Finnish company said strong sales of network infrastructure in North America boosted sales and earnings during the period.
Samsung Electronics lost its crown as the world's sole top smartphone vendor to Apple in the fourth quarter for the first time in three years, according to analysts, following Apple's record iPhone sales and another drop in sales and earnings for Samsung's mobile division.
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ZTE claimed credit for becoming the world's first company to complete pre-commercial field testing of multi-user and multi-stream transmission on a Massive MIMO (multiple input multiple output) base station, setting "new records in single-carrier transmission capacity and spectral efficiency."