Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs has launched a consulting division to help organisations understand new network technologies and how they can adopt them in preparation for the industry’s “transformational shift”.
Intel and Oracle have claimed to have successfully demonstrated carrier-grade NFV, suggesting that communications service providers (CSPs) can deploy virtualisation in commercial environments without sacrificing performance.
Smart cities is to be the latest area of focus for 5G experimentation, with Ericsson and King's College London announcing a new partnership.
Gemalto’s secure NFC SIM cards will be used to bring tap-to-pay travel services to Shanghai and Beijing as part of a new initiative with China Telecom.
Alcatel-Lucent, BT, Orange, and Ericsson are among those who have launched a €4.4 million project aimed at exploring backhaul using G.fast technology.
Etisalat has become the first operator in Egypt to deploy Ericsson's Radio Dot System.
The Small Cell Forum and ETSI's NFV Industry Specificiation Group are working together on a new project exploring the virtualisation of small cells.
T-Mobile Netherlands will become the first European operator to use drones to inspect the condition of its network infrastructure.
Deutsche Telekom has launched a new innovation lab which will operate in various locations across Europe working towards the development and standardisation of 5G technology.
Huawei and China Mobile have completed a successful demonstration of a virtual VoLTE solution and shown off a prototype for a new, SDN/NFV-based network architecture.
Orange Business Services has launched a pilot scheme for a new “plug and play” SDN solution for enterprises.
Telekom Austria’s machine-to-machine SIM management platform will be used to provide telematics systems for firefighting vehicles, the operator has revealed.
Apple Watch has a potential rival on its hands after it was revealed that Google and Intel are developing a high-end smartwatch with Swiss timepiece manufacturer TAG Heuer.