5G

Nokia inked a deal with Google Cloud to jointly develop 5G core and edge products for operators and enterprise, expanding its relationship with the tech giant three months after tapping it to help overhaul its IT infrastructure. In a joint statement, the companies said the collaboration will marry Nokia’s voice, cloud packet and 5G cores;
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The UK government announced a £28 million joint investment scheme with businesses in the country to fund nine national projects covering use of 5G in AR, private networks and open RAN. In a statement, the government explained the 5G Create programme is part of a wider £200 million investment in testbeds and trials to explore
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The US government began consulting on potential approaches to spur development of an open 5G ecosystem, as it moves to offset potential interoperability issues which could hinder the technology. In a notice of inquiry, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) sought recommendations from the industry on the goals and focus areas for a programme
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Lenovo-owned Motorola bolstered its Motorola One line with the launch of a cheaper 5G option and refreshed its mid-tier range with revamped Moto G Play, Power and Stylus handsets. The Motorola One 5G Ace (pictured) includes a 6.7-inch HD+ display; Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G processor; 5000mAh battery offering more than two days of use; 2MP
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The Cambridge Wireless (CW) Content Production & Delivery group recently delivered a two part webinar series exploring ‘5G for content acquisition and distribution’ These online events introduced participants to the state of play with 5G for content distribution and production and the path to delivering the benefits 5G. Aspirational discussion of benefits of 5G for
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En cumplimiento de anteriores promesas, Qualcomm ha presentado un chipset Snapdragon 480 que pondrá la 5G al alcance de teléfonos más baratos. Algunos de los aspectos más destacados de la nueva plataforma son un módem Snapdragon X51 5G compatible con el espectro de mmWave y sub-6GHz en modo autónomo y no autónomo, provisto de una
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T-Mobile US proclaimed 2020 its best ever year for post-paid net additions, issuing preliminary results showing substantial gains despite Covid-19 (coronavirus) headwinds. Net additions in 2020 stood at 5.6 million, with post-paid accounting for 5.5 million. Of this, 2.2 million were phone customers, with the remainder comprising other fields including tablet and IoT connections. The
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LG Uplus joined rivals in unveiling lower-cost 5G data plans, offering discounts for customers signing up for optional contracts and expanding allocations. From 11 January the operator will offer 6GB of data for KRW47,000 ($43.19) a month, with a 25 per cent discount for users signing contracts. Its 5G Lite+ plans also will offer 12GB
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Ooredoo and Ericsson joined forces in modernising the operator’s networks across its portfolio. In a statement, Ericsson said the five-year-long partnership will let Ooredoo use its 5G radio, core and transport products and services, a move it said would open the door for end-to-end 5G support “to digitally transform and modernise” Ooredoo’s mobile networks. The
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Qualcomm followed through on a promise to offer 5G capabilities in its lower-tier silicon, detailing a Snapdragon 480 chipset meant to extend the technology to cheaper handsets. Platform highlights include a Snapdragon X51 5G modem compatible with both mmWave and sub-6GHz spectrum in standalone and non-standalone modes, offering a peak download speed of 2.5Gb/s; Kryo
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We made quite a few videos last year for our YouTube channel. In fact we crossed over 10K subscribers last year. Here are couple of playlists, one for the Top 5 videos of 2020 and other is Top 10 videos of all time. Hopefully you like them and subscribe to our channel Top 5 3G4G
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Here are the posts, from most popular to the tenth most popular, in descending order of popularity  1. 5G Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS), May 2020 2. EPS Fallback in 5G Standalone Deployments, Feb 2020 3. How MOCN RAN-Sharing Works, Jan 2020 4. Prof. Andy Sutton: Backhauling the 5G Experience, Jan 2020 5. Key Technology Aspects
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SK Telecom (SKT) ha anunciado que el slicing que ha efectuado en su red comercial 5G es el primero de su género en todo el mundo. La operadora pretende la opción en todas sus estaciones base para poder ofrecer servicios personalizados. El sistema permite el funcionamiento simultáneo de hasta ocho secciones. SKT explica en una
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Japan-headquartered NEC set up an open RAN laboratory in India to strengthen its capabilities and accelerate global deployment of 5G. In a statement, the vendor said the facility will speed development of its “5G open ecosystem by pre-integrating partners’ open RAN components to form end-to-end commercial products according to customer-specific needs”. “The lab also will
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Andreas Mueller, Head of communication and network technology at Bosch Corporate Research and Chair of 5G ACIA recently spoke at ‘What Next for Wireless Infrastructure Summit’ by TelecomTV about Industrial 5G. The following is paraphrased from his presentation ‘Industrial 5G: Remaining challenges and future perspectives’ which is embedded below:  5G has the potential to become
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PARTNER FEATURE: Michael Clegg discusses the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for Supermicro in the 5G era. 5G is here, and it’s growing fast. Although networks are still in the early stages of deployment, especially standalone 5G core networks, rollouts are gathering pace. Spectrum auctions have also now resumed following delays caused by the
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Taiwanese operators reportedly racked up more than 1 million 5G subscribers since introducing the next-generation service in early July, accounting for just more than 3 per cent of total mobile subscribers. Chunghwa Telecom surpassed the 300,000 mark and aims for 500,000 by end-December, Taipei Times reported. Far EasTone and Taiwan Mobile each also signed 300,000
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Regional Canadian operator Videotron began a 5G march, launching service in the country’s second-largest city, Montreal and outlining plans to expand coverage to other urban centres across the province of Quebec. CEO Jean-Francois Pruneau in a statement hailed the rollout as a “big day” for the operator, adding it was “very enthusiastic about embarking on
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Samsung and IBM forged a collaboration to develop new 5G cloud, mobile edge computing and private network products for the enterprise sector. The partnership will combine 5G Samsung Galaxy models and the vendor’s enterprise network portfolio with IBM’s network management, hybrid cloud and edge computing expertise, along with subsidiary Red Hat’s open architecture. Goals include
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Although a couple of SON mobility robustness features have been introduced in LTE radio networks it is still a common problem in some network areas that a high number of handover failures leads to higher drop rates and large numbers of RRC Re-Establishments. Often these problems occur due to quickly changing radio conditions in the
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Germany’s government resisted US pressure to outlaw use of 5G equipment from Chinese vendors, approving proposed IT security regulations which impose stricter rules but fall short of outright bans. Despite long-running pressure from US authorities and restrictions on Huawei equipment in other countries in Europe, reports coming out of Germany in the last two years
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Fresh research by GSMA Intelligence suggested the mobile industry suffered less financial impact due to Covid-19 (coronavirus) than the broader economy, despite inevitable hits to revenue from roaming, handset upgrades and the enterprise sector. In its latest Global Mobile Trends 2021 report, Navigating Covid-19 and Beyond, the analyst company found the hit on mobile revenue
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Verizon expanded a collaboration with SAP to cover how mmWave 5G and edge computing could be used to improve supply chain operations across a range of vertical industries. Using a network installed at a SAP R&D laboratory in the US, the companies plan to conduct trials covering improving operations on factory floors, distribution warehouses and
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Back in October, Huawei held Better World Summit 2020 (a.k.a. “Win-Win Future” Global Online Summit). The theme of this online summit was “Power Digitalization 2025”. Experts and operators shared their ideas, vision and challenges. The following summary was shared by Huawei: Today, how should global operators respond to opportunities and challenges brought by changes in
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Reliance Jio teased plans to launch 5G service in the second half of 2021, with head of parent Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani (pictured) calling for the government to take policy steps to speed rollout of next-generation networks in the country. Speaking at the India Mobile Congress, Ambani said Jio will pioneer the 5G revolution in
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Semiconductor company Marvell Technology Group made a move on the open RAN market, challenging chip giant Qualcomm with the introduction of a new platform compatible with the approach. The company’s offering comprises O-RAN Alliance-compliant silicon, software and hardware reference designs spanning the radio unit (RU), distributed unit (DU) and centralised unit (CU). New Fusion-O chips
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SK Telecom (SKT) claimed a global first after it demonstrated network slicing on its commercial 5G network, which it plans to deploy throughout its base stations to deliver customised services. Up to eight slices can be supported simultaneously. In a statement, SKT  explained the approach will enable it to tailor network resources to specific applications
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PARTNER INTERVIEW: Bai Gang, vice GM of RAN products at ZTE (pictured), highlights the company’s latest innovations in improving the energy efficiency of communication networks as complexity increases with the deployment of 5G services. Mobile World Live: What are ZTE’s key achievements in building green 5G networks?Bai Gang: ZTE has long committed to developing and
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