MWC 2018: All the major announcements and news | TelecomLead


Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm at Mobile World Congress 2017

Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm at MWC 2017

Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm announced new 5G New Radio (NR) trials with NTT Docomo, Vodafone, and Telstra Australia -- in partnership with Qualcomm. “We will push the technology frontier and always ask ourselves how we can make our...
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Vodafone to do 5G trials with Ericsson and Qualcomm

Telecom operator Vodafone will associate with technology partners Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies for doing 5G New Radio (NR) trial in the United Kingdom. ALSO READ: Live news from Mobile World Congress 2017 Validation of 5G NR technologies...

MWC 2017: T-Mobile reveals 5G plans with Ericsson

Telecom operator T-Mobile has partnered with telecom equipment and software maker Ericsson for its 5G deployments. Both AT&T and Verizon are well ahead in their 5G strategies. Ericsson and T-Mobile will continue to maximize the success...

Verizon in 5G pact with Cisco for enterprise clients

Telecom operator Verizon is building one of the largest 5G networks in the world with collaboration from networking major Cisco. Cisco, as a member of the Verizon 5G Technology Forum, will assist Verizon to drive 5G innovation around the network and provide...
MediaTek at MWC 2017

MediaTek at Mobile World Congress 2017

Semiconductor company MediaTek announced its 5G chipset development plans at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2017) in Barcelona. Qualcomm Technologies and Intel have already made significant progress in the 5G space along with its device...
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HPE to drive Tata Communications LoRa based network in India

Tata Communications has tapped Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to support the launch of India’s first LoRaWAN (LoRa) based network. Tata Communications said its LoRa network enables its customers and partners to connect people and IoT-connected devices...
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How phone quality impacts users’ network experience: Airtel and Viavi study

A study by Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel and Viavi shows how 3G and 4G smartphone quality impacts users’ network experience. The latest study is based on the big data analysis of over 8,000 smartphone...

AT&T in IoT agreement with China Mobile

AT&T today announced its Internet of Things (IoT) agreement with China Mobile enabling its global business customers to connect and deploy their assets and offerings in China market. China Mobile has the largest 4G network in...
Cisco cuts revenue growth target to 3 percent to 6 percent

MWC 2017: Cisco unveils security architecture for mobile operators

Cisco has unveiled its Security Architecture for mobile service providers at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2017) in Barcelona. Telecom operators need to update security to protect the content and data running on rapidly growing devices as they prepare...
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Cisco inks NFV deal with Altice

Altice, a cable, fiber, telecom and media company with 50 million customers, has tapped Cisco to build a network function virtualization (NFV) platform. SFR, Altice’s French subsidiary, is already working with Cisco and its tech partner RedHat...
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SK Telecom tests LTE-Advanced five-band CA with Samsung

SK Telecom has tested LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) five-band carrier aggregation (CA) on its commercial network. SK Telecom has 10MHz bandwidth in the 800MHz band, 20MHz bandwidth in the 1.8GHz band, 10MHz bandwidth in the 2.1GHz band,...
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Openwave Mobility adds 7 operators for optimization technology

Telecom software company Openwave Mobility today announced that seven mobile operators have deployed its optimization technology, Secure Traffic Manager (STM), in the past seven months. Tier 1 operators in North and South America, Asia and the...
Huawei 5G products at MWC 2017

Huawei releases the world’s first 5G core solution

Telecom equipment and software maker Huawei has released the world’s first 5G core solution for commercial use case. Huawei said Service-Oriented Core 2.0 (SOC 2.0), released at the MWC, will show the commercial 5G capabilities...
Huawei 5G at MWC 2017

Huawei presents telecom industry’s first 5G network slicing router

Telecom equipment and software major Huawei has released its 5G network slicing router at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2017) in Barcelona. Huawei’s 5G network slicing router provides 50GE base station access and compatibility with 100GE,...
ZTE at MWC 2017

MWC 2017: ZTE launches 5G base station and IoT solutions

Telecom equipment and software major ZTE is showcasing its 5G base station, IoT solutions and cloud-based networks at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2017). ALSO READ: Live news from Mobile World Congress 2017 “The Internet of Everything is...
Nokia CEO Rajiv Suri at MWC 2017

Nokia focuses on innovation to expand network revenue from non-telecoms

Patrick Filkins, analyst at Technology Business Review recently said the revenue growth of Nokia will be under stress due to reduced capital expenditure (Capex) of telecom operators. Nokia’s revenue and margins contracted in Q4 016,...



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