T-Mobile Lures Former Ericsson CTO to Head Its 5G Strategy Former Ericsson executive Ulf Ewaldsson is joining T-Mobile US’ network operations where he will serve under current T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray. A former colleague at Ericsson is also on the move.
Huawei Takes 5G Supremacy Shot at ZTE Huawei and ZTE are vying for supremacy in China’s 5G R&D trials against the backdrop of an increasingly hostile international environment.
Will Germany be Next to Block Huawei From 5G Networks? The German government is said to be planning measures that would basically block Huawei from participating in future 5G networks.
Vodafone, IBM Launch $550 Million Multi-Cloud Joint Venture The new organization, co-led by Vodafone and IBM, will provide European companies with technologies that integrate and manage multiple clouds.
5G Spectrum Auctions to Ramp in 2019 The GSA has identified 45 countries that are planning 5G spectrum auctions or have already allocated spectrum for the new services.
A1 Unveils Gmünd as Austria's ‘First’ 5G City A1 Telekom Austria is working with Nokia on the rollout of its 5G network and has now made its first 5G data connection on a live network.
Telefónica Validates Wind River’s Cloud Platform for its Unica Project The testing included work on the functional components of the Wind River virtualization platform, including interoperability with Open Source MANO (OSM) orchestration.
Ericsson Hails 5G Test on Another Sub-6 GHz Band Ericsson and Qualcomm trumpet a successful 5G data call using the 2.6 GHz frequency band.
DT, Ericsson MmWave Backhaul Test Hits 5G Latency Targets The test produced round-trip latency of less than 100 microseconds (0.1 milliseconds) and a data transmission speed of 40 Gb/s.
Huawei’s Got 99 Problems and Futurewei’s One And Poland arrested a Chinese Huawei employee and charged him with spying for Beijing.
Sprint Trumpets 5G Data Call on 2.5 GHz Spectrum Sprint takes the next step on its path toward the launch of 5G services in the first half of 2019, seemingly with or without T-Mobile.
Ericsson Takes $687M Charge to Overhaul BSS Unit Ericsson said last year that its "full-stack, pre-integrated" approach to BSS was not working and adopted a new strategy. More measures are now required to meet 2020 profitability targets.
AT&T Touts 5G, SDN Progress as Job Cuts Loom The job cuts are planned to begin later this month at 10 of AT&T's operational hubs across the country.
Verizon 5G Home’s Relationship Status With Cable? It’s Complicated Verizon wants to be cable operators’ “best long term partner,” but its 5G Home service targets these same companies.
ZTE Rises Above Political Woes With Core 5G Network Claim Huawei and ZTE have gained unwelcome notoriety on the global stage of late, but in their home market of China at least they are able to move ahead with 5G development plans.
Verizon Gets Frisky in 5G Feud With AT&T Verizon's CTO implores the 5G ecosystem to not confuse customers by using the 5G label on networks that do not use 5G technology.
AT&T, Nokia Tighten 5G Focus on O-RAN, Akraino The specific work is on developing a software platform for the RAN Intelligent Controller. That platform code will accelerate the deployment of open source software for the 5G radio access network.
Intel, Facebook Develop New AI Chips The chip giant also unveiled 10nm silicon for data center servers and 5G wireless access base stations and at a CES 2019 news conference.
GSMAi Consumer Survey Ratchets Down the 5G Hype As 5G hype builds, a new report aims to dampen the mood with a cautionary warning that some consumers are not yet that enthused about the innovative services 5G may bring.
Sprint and T-Mobile Throw More 5G Pieces on the Table Sprint is touting a new Samsung device while T-Mobile completed a 5G data session with Ericsson and Intel.