News of Note—Telstra’s NSA 5G data call; Swisscom’s 5G in Guttannen and more

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Swisscom aims to roll out 5G mobile in selected sites in Switzerland by the end of 2018. (Pixabay)

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> Ericsson, Telstra and Intel announced that they successfully completed the first end-to-end 5G nonstandalone (NSA) 3GPP data call on a commercial mobile network at Telstra’s 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast Australia. Release

> Informa said it acquired research and consulting firm Tractica. Post

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> Huawei is reportedly preparing to install AI technology across a wide range of its products. Android Headlines article

> Amdocs said its Actix Analyzer and ActixOne products now support 5G New Radio network technologies. Release

> Google Fiber could benefit from the FCC’s move to impose a nationwide One Touch Make Ready (OTMR) arrangement. Engadget article

> Private equity firms are increasingly purchasing telecom operators’ assets in Europe. S&P article

> Swisscom aims to roll out 5G mobile in selected sites in Switzerland by the end of 2018, and in Guttannen, it’s already testing how 5G can improve performance many times over for private households in isolated areas. Release

> Tupl announced a new proof of concept with SoftBank to provide an IoT solution for SoftBank’s sharing services such as a shared parking service and a shared bicycle service. Release

> The Electronic Communications Committee (ECC) has adopted a set of deliverables for 5G that are focused on the harmonization of the frequency bands 3400-3800 MHz and 26 GHz. Release

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