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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

BT H1 “on track”

BT Group Chief Executive Philip Jansen says the telco remains on the front foot in “turbulent times”. Announcing its half year results, Jansen said: “Our strategy is working, we’re executing against our plan and we’re confident that we’ll deliver our long-term ambition while underpinning economic growth in the UK. “ “Our financial performance is on […]

November 3, 2022By Colin Mann

Forecast: 5G FWA subs at 58m by 2026

According to technology intelligence firm ABI Research, worldwide 5G FWA will reach 58 million subscriptions in 2026. In the near term, the US is driving the number of 5G FWA connections with major operators aggressively expanding their FWA business. “MNOs can launch 5G FWA services to boost revenues by using their spare network capacity in […]

November 3, 2022

Bharti speeds up 5G rollout

India’s Bharti Airtel is contracting with a Texas-based business to help speed its deployment of 5G wireless technology throughout India. Bharti is already working with the likes of Nokia, Samsung and Ericsson to prepare for 5G. Bharti is looking to Aviat Networks and will deploy Aviat’s multi-band outdoor solution to handle Bharti’s demand and expand […]

October 29, 2022By Chris Forrester

SES extends links with Claro Brazil for 4G/5G

SES says there is “unprecedented demand” for high-powered mobile connectivity in isolated communities in the Amazon. It is helping bridge the problem by signing a multi-year capacity renewal agreement with Brazilian telco Claro and its Embratel division. The extension of its existing relationship with Claro Brazil/Embratel will include coverage of the region by the new […]

October 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

Freshwave partners with VMO2, Clear Channel on 4G bus shelters

People in Tower Hamlets, London can now access an enhanced 4G mobile signal thanks to bus shelters with built-in small cell connectivity. Connectivity infrastructure-as-a-service provider Freshwave and Clear Channel UK collaborated to devise a solution that would allow the technology to be seamlessly integrated into bus shelters in the borough. As a result, small cell […]

October 25, 2022