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Content tagged with 5G posted in July 2015
AlcaLu Grows Profits Ahead of Nokia Deal
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7/30/2015  |  Post a comment
The equipment maker has reported a smaller net loss than in the year-earlier quarter despite a sales squeeze in North America and China.
AT&T Expects Capex Reductions From SDN
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7/23/2015  |  2 comments
Capex will remain in the $18 billion range for 2015.
Verizon Builds Driverless Cars Their Own City
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7/23/2015  |  6 comments
Carrier joins consortium to study how cars can talk to other cars, pedestrians, infrastructure and more in mock city in Michigan.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent, Vodafone Test TWDM-PON
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7/22/2015  |  8 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky still complaining about BT's acquisition of EE; Nokia tests sub-6GHz 5G; Orange looks to exit Armenia.
Poll: Savings Drive C-RAN Deployments
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7/21/2015  |  2 comments
The capex and opex savings that C-RAN brings are by far the biggest reason to deploy the centralized, virtualized RAN system, the Light Reading community says.
Verizon Trumpets Network Densification Plans
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7/21/2015  |  11 comments
While its subscriber growth is still slowing, its churn is the lowest in three years, as Verizon continues to densify its LTE network.
SoftBank & Ericsson Plot 5G Trials in Japan
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7/16/2015  |  5 comments
Ericsson will bring its high-frequency MIMO know-how on 5G to Tokyo with SoftBank.
5G Phone
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7/16/2015  |  4 comments
A man has an opportunity to purchase the world's first working 5G phone. Imagine the possibilities...
TDD Heads for Prime Time
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7/16/2015  |  Post a comment
The lesser-known 4G technology looks set to become a much bigger deal following developments at this week's Mobile World Congress Shanghai tradeshow.
FCC Delays Incentive Auction Vote
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7/16/2015  |  2 comments
The 600MHz TV spectrum auction in the US hits another bump in the road.
Accedian Builds APAC Bridgehead at SK Telecom
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7/15/2015  |  7 comments
South Korean's deployment of Accedian's performance monitoring technology as part of an integrated mobile network assurance strategy is set to further raise the vendor's profile in Asia.
Eurobites: Ericsson Opens German Cloud Lab
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7/14/2015  |  2 comments
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson collaborates with Turkcell on 5G; Com Hem has a healthy second quarter; Apple Pay arrives in UK.
Huawei Advances LTE-M for IoT in China
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7/13/2015  |  6 comments
Vendor is teaming with China Unicom Shanghai and China Unicom Research Institute to deploy IoT on what it's calling a "4.5G" M2M network in Shanghai.
Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Claims 300G Record
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7/13/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Mobily announces new CEO; Huawei's 5G push in Europe; Telefónica bags La Liga matches.
Eurobites: French 700MHz Auction Kicks Off
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7/9/2015  |  1 comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: German carmakers and Nokia in HERE stand-off; Salo gets help as Microsoft layoffs loom; Ericsson champions 5G work.
The Service-Oriented Mobile Core
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7/7/2015  |  Post a comment
To unlock the virtual core opportunity, mobile operators need new service models, with associated revenue, to drive the business case.
IBM Sows Seed for New Telco Unit, Plans NFV/SDN Push
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7/6/2015  |  20 comments
IBM is building the foundations of a new business unit to focus on communications service providers, according to senior executives, and is set to unleash its SDN and NFV proposition.
Lines Get Drawn in Road to 5G
Que Sera Sarah  | 
7/1/2015  |  1 comment
The steady drumbeat of progress continues on as new groups are formed, R&D centers opened, timelines presented and strategies refined for making 5G a reality by 2020.
Eurobites: NORMA Joins the 5G Fight
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7/1/2015  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Danish joint venture appoints CEO; Interoute throws down the gauntlet; Italian quartet face the music.