Huawei intends to invest $600M on 5G; Ceragon announces SDN-ready wireless platform for HetNet backhaul, fronthaul

Wireless tech news from around the Web.

> Huawei intends to invest at least $600 million on 5G over the next four years. Article

> Japan's UQ Communications launched a WiMAX 2+ network. Article

> Firetide's wireless mesh network enabled surveillance at the New York Marathon. Blog post

> Nokia Solutions and Networks and China Mobile Research Institute expanded their research partnership for LTE and 5G. Release

> Ceragon Networks released an SDN-ready wireless platform for HetNet backhaul and fronthaul. Release

> More than half of Asia's population will be covered by LTE-TDD by 2018, says ABI Research. Release

And finally… Police dogs will get pensions upon their retirement. Article

Suggested Articles

Skeptics say the risk of a network outage is too high to make 5G remote surgery possible but 5G experts say it’s not as farfetched as it sounds.

Celona is jumping head first into the CBRS arena, targeting enterprises that want a private LTE or 5G network.

One of the players in CBRS that hasn’t been making a lot of noise about its role as a SAS provider—until now—is Amdocs, which once was known for its wireless…