Orange has been given the go-ahead to begin 5G trials in France by the country’s regulator ARCEP.
Microwave will continue to be the dominant backhaul technology, Ericsson has claimed, as the technology evolves to support multi-gigabit capacities towards 2020.
The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) and the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance have signed a co-op agreement on 5G.
Deutsche Telekom has completed the "world's first" field trial of self-interference cancellation (SIC), a potential 5G technology that allows signals on the same frequency to be sent and received at the same time.
The European Union has broadened its 5G research project with Asian countries to include China, after it signed a partnership agreement.
Ericsson has broadened its 5G research after signing a memorandum of understanding with South Korean operator LG Uplus.
Ericsson has broadened its 5G research program into a pan-European project, bringing together seven organisations across 10 countries.
Europe's latest attempt to set the agenda for the forthcoming 5G market officially opened yesterday, with a UK centre preparing to build a network where machine-to-machine communication is as important as people-to-people.
Nokia Networks is targeting a "big bang" commercial launch for 5G in 2020, with it aiming to launch a "full spec" network during the Euro 2020 football tournament.
Verizon is building 5G "sandboxes" with vendor partners including Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung ahead of launching field trials next year.
Nokia Networks is aiming to launch 5G-ready 10GBps cell sites by 2017 to offer fibre-like mobile connectivity to consumers and businesses.
Nokia Networks has hit new peak LTE-A speeds in the Nordics while also unveiling a new, “multi-service” architecture for 5G networks.
Samsung and SK Telekom have built a testbed to support the development of mmWave 5G technologies.
Wireless equipment testing company Anite has joined the 5G Innovation Centre at the University of Surrey (5GIC).
Revenues from 5G will grow from $100 million (€92.1 million) at launch to more than $65 billion (€59.4 billion) in just five years, new research has claimed.
Swisscom is planning a 5G innovation project later this year with an Asian telco, as it aims to test its potential uses and help to generate standards.
SK Telecom and Ericsson are to explore how network slicing can improve operational efficiency and time to market in their latest 5G collaboration.
Nokia Networks and NTT DOCOMO have turned their attention to sub 4.9GHz spectrum in a new research project exploring 5G technology.
South Korea and Japan are amongst the countries predicted to be the first to deploy 5G commercially, beating Europe and the US to the punch, a new report has claimed.
With the 5G hype bubble inflating to a seemingly infinite apogee, this week saw telcos taking a retrospective look at past oversights at the Westminster eForum in London.
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