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EC OKs in-flight 5G

Airlines will be able to provide the latest 5G technology on their planes, alongside previous mobile technology generations following the European Commission’s updating of the implementing decision on spectrum for mobile communications on-board aircrafts, designating certain frequencies for in-flight 5G technology. Passengers aboard flights in the EU will be able to use their mobile phones […]

November 25, 2022By Colin Mann

Report: Economic benefits of 5G in emerging markets

An Ericsson-commissioned study by management consulting firm Analysys Mason highlights the potential economic, consumer and environmental benefits of 5G connectivity in 15 national emerging markets. With regulatory and government support, all fifteen countries could benefit from GDP growth between 0.3 and 0.46 per cent through 2035, with an estimated three-to-seven-fold cost-to-benefit ratio. The report, Future […]

November 25, 2022

Ericsson in UK 6G research programme

Comms technologist Ericsson is to establish a new research unit in the UK as part of a multi-million-pound investment to boost the country’s future wireless connectivity capabilities. Tens of millions of pounds (GBP) will be invested by Ericsson over the next 10 years in a UK-based programme that will focus on 6G research and breakthrough […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom tech collaboration

Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO has agreed with Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) to collaborate on the competitive enhancement of their respective smart-life businesses and communications-infrastructure technologies worldwide. In the smart-life field, DOCOMO and SKT will discuss joint production of original content for their respective video distribution platforms and leverage their video-business synergies for expanded presence […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: 5G brings enhanced connectivity to XR

Extended Reality (XR), an umbrella term for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR), will be the next-generation computing platform which aims to create virtual experiences indistinguishable from reality, according to a study, Extended Reality and 3GPP Evolution, from trade body 5G Americas. “XR will greatly influence the way people play, work, […]

November 18, 2022

Nokia, TPG Telecom set 5G uplink record in Australia

Nokia and TPG Telecom have hit a 5G uplink speed of 2 Gigabits per second (Gbps). Using TPG Telecom’s 5G mmWave spectrum, this milestone was achieved during a live demonstration at the Nokia 5G Futures Lab in Sydney, Australia. The new Australian 5G uplink record, which follows on from a number of Australian 5G speed […]

November 16, 2022

Huawei calls for network evolution at COP27

A Huawei executive has said information and communications technologies, or ICT, will enable the digitalisation of industry, spark innovation and make other industries green. The remarks were made at a session organised by the Global Innovation Hub (UGIH) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the 27th Conference of the Parties, […]

November 14, 2022

Ericsson sets data speed record on 5G CBRS spectrum

Ericsson has successfully achieved a peak data rate of more than 1Gbps for a single user device in a recent 5G Standalone (SA) field trial. The trial was done over a live Citizen’s Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) multi-operator, neutral-host capable network at the company’s North American headquarters in Plano, Texas. “We are excited to continue […]

November 8, 2022

Australia: Samsung hits 5G milestones

Samsung Electronics has announced the company hit new 5G milestones in Australia, achieving 10km (6.2 miles) long-range transmission over 5G mmWave in a recent field trial conducted with NBN Co. As the farthest 28GHz 5G mmWave Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) connection recorded by Samsung, this milestone demonstrates the expanded reach possible with this spectrum, and […]

November 7, 2022

InterDigital awarded 5 Horizon Europe 6G research projects

InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, has been awarded funding to support five Horizon Europe 6G Flagship research projects. Specifically, the five flagship projects include 6G-XR, CENTRIC, PREDICT-6G, 6G-BRICKS, and 6G-SHINE, each uniquely dedicated to enabling revolutionary technology advancement and experimental infrastructures in 6G. InterDigital’s projects are part of a portfolio […]

November 4, 2022