5G, What is it Good For? Ericsson, BT and Kings College London Aim to Find out

Ericsson, BT and King’s College London partner on development of 5G projects in support of mission-critical services, commercial and consumer markets Extending Ericsson’s industry and academic collaborations, and leveraging the 5G for Europe network, this collaboration will focus on driving 5G technology to boost market demand and adoption Exploring 5G technologies and capabilities such as…

Nokia and AT&T Stream TV Over 5G in 39 GHz

Nokia and AT&T are collaborating to further advance 5G technology in the 39 GHz band by recently completing fixed wireless 5G tests with AT&T’s Internet TV streaming service, DIRECTV NOW. Nokia achieved this world’s first by delivering a 39 GHz system based on its commercially available AirScale radio access platform. The test demonstrates how new…

BT and Huawei Slicing 5G Networks

BT and Huawei today announced new research into how ‘network slicing’ – a method of carving out specific ‘slices’ of an IP-based network for dedicated purposes – may be used to support services delivered over tomorrow’s 5G networks. Today’s announcement builds on the wide-ranging 5G collaboration agreement signed by the two companies in December, and…

5G Innovators Initiative Launched by Ericsson and Intel

Ericsson  and Intel Corporation are launching the 5G Innovators Initiative (5GI2), an open industry initiative designed to create transformative experiences that change lives, businesses and society. The 5GI2 will join major equipment manufacturers, leading technology companies, industry leaders and top universities to explore, test and innovate with 5G network and distributed edge technologies to accelerate the…

China Mobile and Cobham Trial Cell-by-Cell Upgrades from 4G to 5G

Cobham Wireless today announced that it has joined forces with China Mobile to trial an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Dual Connectivity system for 4G and 5G networks. The system demonstrates how throughput and capacity can be improved across a network, by utilising radio resources from multiple mobile cells simultaneously. Cobham Wireless, a leader in the provision of…

NEC and NTT DOCOMO Trial 5G Massive MIMO Technology

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that it has completed joint verification trials with NTT DOCOMO, Inc. using Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO), a core technology for 5G base stations. The trials were conducted in central Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture, and used NEC’s massive-element Active Antenna System (AAS) supporting the low-SHF band(1). The trials…

5G Will be Hot at MWC17 Say Strategy Analytics

5G and Autonomous Vehicles will be among the hottest segments at MWC 2017 with honorable mentions to smart cities, AI, and Robotics. Strategy Analytics experts will be on hand covering the event. They will provide insights separating hype from reality and differentiating incremental improvements to true innovation across devices, networks, and platforms. David Kerr, a Senior…