Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent will place 5G, cloud, analytics, IP and software-defined networking at the centre of a new innovation strategy after the two vendors announced plans to merge.
Wireless equipment company Anite has claimed to have finalised the world’s first 5G radio channel models as part of the EU-lead METIS project.
Nokia Networks is to showcase 5G speeds of 10GBps during a demonstration of 73GHz millimetre wave (mmWave) technology alongside a new Phased Array Antenna prototype from Mitsubishi.
Smart cities is to be the latest area of focus for 5G experimentation, with Ericsson and King's College London announcing a new partnership.
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.
Innovation may drive changes in the telecoms, but according to Bell Labs' President, the industry may soon hit a limit in just what it can do.
A robot was chosen to be the public face of SK Telecom's 5G strategy at Mobile World Congress, with the Asian operator confident it will extend its lead in LTE into the next generation of mobile technology.
Nokia and Ericsson will collaborate with Korea Telecom on 5G and IoT following the signing of new memorandums of understanding (MoUs) at Mobile World Congress.
Regulatory adjustment is crucial if Europe hopes to be at the forefront of driving a new industrial and economic revolution resulting from 5G, the European Commission has said.
The battle for setting the 5G agenda continued at Mobile World Congress with Ericsson announcing a new "5G for Sweden" research scheme.
Ericsson is deploying a welter of new LTE functionality for Australian operator Telstra, from LTE Broadcast to VoLTE, as it announced plans to collaborate on 5G and virtualisation field trials.
Nokia Networks and NTT DOCOMO have used millimetre wave technology to hit data transmission speeds of more than 2GBps on the 70GHz band.
Telefónica has hit downlink speeds of 375MBps on its commercial network in Barcelona by running tri-band carrier aggregation.
Huawei plans to reveal a new series of “5G-oriented” air interface technologies to help facilitate high-bandwidth IoT applications such as virtual reality.
Ericsson is planning to showcase new technology related to the quality of future 5G networks at next week's Mobile Congress.
Nokia Networks' 4x4 MIMO technology has been used to achieve data transmission speeds of 600MBps on SK Telecom's network.
Samsung and SK Telecom are set to showcase data transmission speeds of 7.55GBps using millimetre-wave technology, as Alcatel-Lucent uses the same tech for backhaul.
It is "vital" Europe plays a central role in the development of 5G, Deutsche Telekom has said, as another special interest group exploring the sector was launched.
Alcatel-Lucent has launched a new portfolio of LTE access technologies aimed at helping operators transition to next-generation network architectures such as 5G and NFV.
Ericsson has lifted the lid on several new products targeting next-gen connectivity, including a new 100GE router, a modular radio system architecture and an app optimisation service for operators.
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