Nokia and Claro Demonstrate 5G in Colombia
by Pankaj on November 18, 2020 at 1:48 am
Nokia has launched a live 5G network trial in Colombia with mobile operator Claro Colombia. The pilot will cover mobile, fixed wireless access (FWA) and corporate 5G services in 3.5GHz spectrum.
Who’s going to pay for 5G? How to optimize the cost among different players
by Guest on November 5, 2020 at 1:59 pm
While many are excited about 5G’s potential for the future of communications, manufacturing, logistics, and other vertical sectors, it’s not clear who will be covering the less fun part of its deployment, integration and development - the expenses.
Ericsson and China Telecom Make 5G Standalone Data Call with Ericsson Spectrum Sharing
by Pankaj on October 15, 2020 at 3:52 am
Ericsson and China Telecom (Sichuan) have successfully completed 5G Standalone (SA 5G) Ericsson Spectrum Sharing data call on a commercial network. The milestone was achieved recently on China Telecom’s 2.1GHz commercial 5G network in Deyang City, Sichuan Province.
Samsung and KDDI Demonstrate 5G End-to-End Network Slicing in Tokyo
by Pankaj on September 24, 2020 at 4:22 am
Samsung and KDDI have announced the successful completion a 5G end-to-end (E2E) network slicing demonstration with a RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) in Tokyo, Japan.
Nokia and StarHub Conduct 5G Non-Standalone Network Trial in Singapore
by sujitg on August 23, 2020 at 6:20 pm
Nokia and Singapore-based operator StarHub are conducting live 5G non-standalone (NSA) network trial across Singapore, running until 16 February 2021. By leveraging existing 4G infrastructure, the trial 5G network will allow StarHub to provide higher data bandwidth and reliable connectivity to its subscribers without a major infrastructure overhaul.
Ericsson Delivers First U.S. Manufactured 5G Base Station to Verizon
by sujitg on July 31, 2020 at 3:25 pm
Verizon has become the first U.S. communications service provider to receive a 5G base station manufactured at Ericsson’s new 5G production factory in Texas. Kyle Malady, CTO, Verizon, received the first U.S. manufactured commercial 5G base station from Ericsson’s new factory in Texas.
Nokia Signs €400M 5G deal with Taiwan Mobile
by Pankaj on June 30, 2020 at 3:38 pm
Nokia has been selected by Taiwan Mobile (TWM) as the sole supplier of its 5G network in a three-year framework deal worth approximately 400 million euros. The initial phase of the deal, which includes 5G RAN, 5G Core and 5G IMS, begins this month
Rogers Communications and Ericsson Launch 5G Network in Canada
by Pankaj on June 30, 2020 at 3:30 pm
Rogers has rolled-out 5G network in downtown Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. It is also deploying 5G in major Canadian sporting, entertainment and events venues: Rogers Centre in Toronto; Scotiabank Arena in Toronto; and Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
Nokia Achieves 4.7 Gbps Speed Using Commercial 5G Network Nodes
by Pankaj on May 21, 2020 at 8:39 pm
Earlier this week, Nokia announced that it has achieved the record 5G speeds in its Over-the-Air (OTA) network in Dallas, Texas. Utilizing 800 MHz of commercial millimeter wave 5G spectrum and Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) functionality, Nokia achieved 5G speeds of up to 4.7 Gbps in tests performed on base station equipment being deployed in major U.S.
Ericsson to Supply AI-based RAN Optimization to NTT DOCOMO
by sujitg on March 4, 2020 at 1:18 pm
Ericsson has been selected by Japanese communications service provider NTT DOCOMO as its AI-based optimization solution vendor for its nationwide radio access network (RAN).