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Ericsson, Cisco announce first joint products, 5G router

Ericsson and Cisco have announced a number of new joint customer engagements and offerings, building on their next-generation strategic partnership announced in November 2015. The two companies will collaborate with Intel to develop what they expect will be the industry’s first next-generation 5G router for business and residential services. As members of the Verizon 5G Technology Forum, Cisco, Ericsson and ... Read More »

Google backs GSMA RCS initiative with Android client

Google has given its backing to the GSMA’s Rich Communications Services initiative, aimed at developing new forms of messaging services for mobile operators.The initiative will enable operators worldwide to provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across Android devices, the GSMA announced. Operators have agreed to transition toward a common, universal profile based on the GSMA’s RCS specifications ... Read More »

Facebook, Nokia, Intel form Telecom Infra Project

Facebook, Intel and Nokia have formed the Telecom Infra Project to help speed up the scaling of telecom networks to support the growing demand for video, virtual reality and other online services. Using principles similar to the Open Compute Project started by Facebook, members will develop open components and designs to facilitate network expansion across vendors and in areas otherwise ... Read More »

Ericsson, Amazon Web Services announce global partnership

Ericsson and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have taken advantage of their appearance at Mobile World Congress to announce a wide-ranging partnership designed to accelerate cloud transformation for telecoms service providers. As part of the deal, Ericsson will create a global team of experts focused on the AWS cloud and open cloud innovation centres with customers. In this regard, Ericsson has ... Read More »

Lenovo unveils global roaming plan

Lenovo has announced the launch of a global wireless roaming service called Lenovo Connect at Mobile World Congress. Already a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) with 11 million users all over the world, Lenovo will begin rolling out the roaming service this month in China via a dedicated app for LeMeng X3 smartphone or MIIX 700 tablet users. After signing ... Read More »

Verizon starts 5G field tests

Ericsson announced it’s supplying 5G radio prototypes to Verizon for live field trials. In 5G field trials held in February, Ericsson’s radio prototypes hit more than 10 Gbps peak throughput while supporting beamforming and beam tracking features. In the Verizon field trial, the Ericsson radios, mounted outdoors, delivered high-definition video streaming to devices located indoors, emulating a residential customer environment.  ... Read More »

Samsung launches Galaxy S7 smartphones at MWC

Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The S7 offers a 5.1-inch screen and the S6 Edge a larger 5.5 inches, both Super Amoled with 1440×2560 pixel resolution (QHD), the same as the S6 family. The form is also similar to the previous generation, but with more ... Read More »

LG unveils G5 with 'always on' screen, plug-in accessories

LG Electronics announced the launch of its new G5 smartphone, an aluminum-bodied design with a removable battery, 4GB RAM and a quad-HD 5.3-inch screen that is the first from a major manufacturer to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. The G5’s display is powered by the new Adreno 530 GPU and has a so-called ‘always on’ feature, allowing users to ... Read More »

Samsung Pay passes 5 mln registered users

Samsung Electronics has announced that the ‘Samsung Pay’ mobile payment service has reached about five million registered users processed over USD 500 million in the first six months. The service showed a strong adoption rate in South Korea and the US, Samsung said. Samsung Pay was initially launched in South Korea and the US in August 2015, and currently supports ... Read More »

Alcatel rebrands, announces Idol 4 phones, 2-in-1 tablet

TCL subsidiary Alcatel OneTouch has announced that it will now operate under the brand name Alcatel. The company’s new brand is intended to be in tune with its target market, millennials. Aimed at college students, young adults, young professionals and young parents, Alcatel has announced a range of new products at Mobile World Congress, including the Idol 4 smartphone series ... Read More »