Ericsson has lifted the lid on several new products targeting next-gen connectivity, including a new 100GE router, a modular radio system architecture and an app optimisation service for operators.
Ericsson has launched a new 5G research project, teaming up with a Chinese academy to explore radio access technology, core network architecture and applications.
Ericsson and SingTel have entered a partnership to evaluate and test 5G technologies in Singapore across a range of industry applications.
ETSI has begun work on a set of five specifications for millimetre wave transmission (mWT) technology.
Nokia Networks and SK Telecom have announced plans to develop millimetre wave technology as part of a 5G project aiming to commercialise the technology by 2020.
A new 5G research and development centre has been opened in Kazakhstan, focussing on multiple-in, multiple-out (MIMO) technology.
The UK's regulator is exploring the potential of 5G by asking the industry for help in planning for mobile services above the 6GHz mark.
One problem with safety products of any type is you are effectively selling the "worst case scenario".
Innovations around tri-band carrier aggregation, including its first commercial launch, were among the Christmas/ New Year news.
The most read stories of 2014 showed the diversity of topics affecting the in-trays of operator executives across Europe. Readers' most popular stories included areas including virtualisation, SIM card innovation, chipset manufacturing and Voice over LTE.
The centralised radio access network (C-RAN) equipment market it set to top $10 billion (€8 billion) by 2018 as the technology becomes “the default 5G architecture”, according to new research from Infonetics.
5G promises a step-change to what mobile networks can do, but according to the GSMA, this promise hides a danger of being all things to all people.
Telecom standards body ETSI and operator organisation NGMN have extended their collaboration to include work on standardising forthcoming 5G technology.
Phased array antennae have become the latest area of focus for 5G, with Ericsson and IBM launching a research project into the technology.
ZTE has announced it carried out a field test of pre-5G massive MIMO technology in partnership with China Mobile, while rival Huawei unveiled its own prototype.
Operators need to focus on sub-2GHz spectrum rather than look to the higher bands for forthcoming 5G technology, the CTO of Tele2 has warned, but a senior Huawei executive said high frequency spectrum was essential to meet capacity problems.
MegaFon and Huawei are to fast-track the rollout of a 5G network in Russia in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The amount of mobile data traffic generated between 2019 and 2020 is predicted to be greater than all that that has occurred before 2013, according to new research from Ericsson.
Telekom Austria has joined the Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance (NGMNA) in a bid to influence the development of 5G technologies.
Technology such as massive MIMO and multi-user shared access (MUSA), dubbed pre-5G, will bridge the gap between LTE and future telco standards, a ZTE executive has claimed.
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