Ericsson, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Samsung have all recently conducted tests of 5G networks based on the Non-Standalone 5G New Radio (NSA 5G NR) standard.
South Korea is the first nation in Asia to launch commercial 5G networks as KT, LG UPlus, and SK Telecom, switch on services.
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Government officials are fearful that telecom providers using Huawei gear in other countries will be vulnerable to spying.
The Chinese vendor managed to shrug off procurement challenges during the first half of the year tied to a U.S. government ban on ZTE acquiring components from U.S. manufacturers.
One expert thinks these deals are being made at the behest of Japanese operators and won't resonate much outside of Japan.
The partnership will provide Samsung with access to the Japanese market and NEC with its first hardware foray outside of its home market.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Sept. 21, 2018. Nokia to cut 500 jobs in Illinois by year-end as part of a restructuring plan.
Both vendors have scored significant 5G deals with all of the major U.S. operators but are not afraid to throw shade at each other.
The vendor is taking advantage of OpenStack and virtualization platforms like containers and the container environment.
Datrium says its software simplifies hybrid cloud compared to traditional storage systems and hyperconverged infrastructure.
The Open vRAN Alliance assembled products from different vendors to create an open vRAN system that can take the place of single-vendor RAN solution.
Sprint CTO John Saw said the carrier’s rivals were “trying to make 5G lemonade out of the lemons that they have.” He was referring to Verizon and AT&T using millimeter wave spectrum for 5G.
For Samsung, winning AT&T’s business is another feather in its cap. The vendor has been gaining more business with U.S. operators.
The operator will use Samsung and CommScope gear in the 3.5 GHz CBRS spectrum band to deliver fixed wireless. It will start with LTE and migrate to 5G.