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Creating a Gigabit Society – The role of 5G – RCR Wireless News

This is an excerpt from the Vodafone report: “Creating a Gigabit Society – The role of 5G.” Click here to download the full report People love being connected to digital services, demand continues to grow, and the number of services andapplications continues to expand. Today’s mobile networks deliver greater speed and reliability than ever before, but in the next five ... Read More »

5G mobile networks will bring healthcare closer to rural communities – The Hill (blog)

Staying connected to the rest of the world is vital to the wellbeing and prosperity of communities in rural and small town America—especially when it comes to health care. But given the vast distances often involved, it has proven challenging for many rural communities to access a robust, physical connection to the global digital network. According to the Federal Communications Commission, ... Read More »

MVNO BLOG guide to the Week’s Virtual Operator Developments

MVNO BLOG guide to the Week’s Virtual Operator Developments freenet Group, which styles itself as the largest network-independent supplier of mobile communications services in Germany, has reported revenues of EUR3.362 billion (USD3.629 billion) for the twelve months ended 31 December 2016, up from EUR3.118 billion one year earlier. Of the top-line figure, the freenet’s mobile business generated a total of ... Read More »

5G planning must start says Vodafone CEO – New Zealand Herald

Russell Stanners, Vodafone NZ CEO. Photo / Jason Oxenham New Zealand policymakers in the process of making it easier for fibre firms to access certain properties in the roll-out of the ultrafast broadband network need to start thinking about how to remove roadblocks from the looming build of a fifth-generation mobile backbone needed for more machine-to-machine interaction. Vodafone New Zealand ... Read More »

New 5G transmitter 20 times more efficient than the previous ones – Phys.Org

Prototype of the new integrated base station transmitter. Credit: Aalto University In the future, the coverage of a single base station has to be reduced because of the rapidly increasing number of mobile devices. This reduces the size of base stations, but increases their number, which makes the price, size and power consumption requirements of base stations and mobile phones ... Read More »

Ericsson & SoftBank to Initiate Advanced 5G 28GHz Trials – Yahoo Finance

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) ERIC and SoftBank Corp. (a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.) are taking their 5G trial another step ahead, with more advanced tests. The trial started in August last year, and included base stations and user equipment with control signal feedback using mid-band spectrum at 4.5 GHz. The companies have successfully completed 4.5GHz and 15GHz spectrum on ... Read More »

5G Is Coming, but Not for a While – Valley News – Valley News

Seattle — For a couple of minutes in a small, nondescript T-Mobile US conference room, the future of wireless is here. Two phone-book sized pieces of equipment stand about 8 feet apart, one representing a cell tower, the other the smartphone of the future. A nearby screen shows the transceiver is beaming download speeds that peak at 2,208 megabits per ... Read More »

5G Is Coming, but Not for a While – Valley News

Seattle — For a couple of minutes in a small, nondescript T-Mobile US conference room, the future of wireless is here. Two phone-book sized pieces of equipment stand about 8 feet apart, one representing a cell tower, the other the smartphone of the future. A nearby screen shows the transceiver is beaming download speeds that peak at 2,208 megabits per ... Read More »

ZTE Gigabit Phone: The world's first 5G smartphone with 1 Gbps download speed – Techworm

ZTE Gigabit Phone: The world’s first 5G smartphone with 1 Gbps download speed Come 2020, we would be welcoming the fifth generation of mobile network (5G) that is expected to change the face of how we transmit data wirelessly. Smartphone manufacturers such as Samsung, Nokia, Alcatel, etc. are already in the 5G arena. Recently, Chinese smartphone maker ZTE unveiled a ... Read More »

Japan's SoftBank tests '5G' in 28GHz – Mobile World Live

SoftBank was granted an experimental license to conduct tests on the 28GHz frequency band, a candidate for 5G in Japan, and aims to launch 5G commercial services around 2020. The firm will start indoor and outdoor trials in Tokyo Waterfront City with a view to testing for 5G specification targets such as ultra-speed broadband communications exceeding 10Gb/s and ultra-low latency communications ... Read More »