MWC 2018: All the major announcements and news | TelecomLead


Nokia phone launch at MWC 2018

HMD’s Nokia moves ahead with innovation and manufacturing strategies

HMD announced new Nokia branded phones at MWC 2018 to enhance smartphone and feature phone business revenues. HMD shipped over 9 million Nokia smartphones in 2017, slightly over 12 percent of their total mobile handset...
Fujitsu 5G base station

Fujitsu to supply 5G station to NTT Docomo

Fujitsu will supply 5G base stations to NTT Docomo as part of the Japan-based telecom operator’s strategy to launch 5G commercial service in 2020. ALSO READ: Latest news from Mobile World Congress 2018 NTT Docomo aims...
Airtel network in India

Airtel joins Seamless Alliance to bring in-flight connectivity

Airtel, the third largest mobile operator in the world with operations in 16 countries across Asia and Africa, has joined the Seamless Alliance to bring in-flight connectivity to its mobile customers. ALSO READ: Latest news...
KT and 5G aspirations

PTI: India to highlight 5G readiness, tech leadership at MWC 2018

India plans to highlight its 5G readiness and technology leadership at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018). Read the full telecom news
Cisco 5G services

Reuters: Cisco says its 5G network gear can cut costs

Cisco Systems aims to disrupt the wireless radio access market led by Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia and ZTE by backing challengers who make more flexible software versions of traditional mobile gear. Read the full telecom...
Telstra and Ericsson deal

Telstra, Ericsson prepare technology roadmap for 4G and 5G

Telstra – in association with Ericsson -- is preparing a technology roadmap to expand 4G and plans for 5G network. The additional investment in Telstra’s network transformation plan is expected to deliver better mobile network...
vodafone group

Nokia selected by Vodafone Italy for 5G trials

Nokia said it will provide 5G solution to Vodafone Italy in Milan aiming at conducting trials of 5G connectivity to support smart healthcare, emergency services, traffic management and tourism in Milan. ALSO READ: Latest news...

Nokia, Facebook to accelerate adoption of 60 GHz

Telecom network maker Nokia and social media company Facebook aim to accelerate the adoption of 60 GHz fixed wireless access technologies to deliver gigabit services and connect more people. The 60 GHz band allows high-speed...
Samsung IoT solutions

Vodafone, Samsung to offer consumer IoT products

Vodafone Group has joined hands with Samsung to launch consumer Internet of Things (IoT) Smart Home product and services in selected European markets. The V-Home by Vodafone brings together Samsung’s SmartThings open platform and the V by Vodafone consumer...
Cisco innovation for telecom operators

Cisco brings 5G Now, works with 20 mobile operators on 5G action plan

Cisco claims that more than 20 mobile operator customers including Saudi Telecom (STC) are working with Cisco for their 5G action plans. Beginning 2020, 5G connections will grow more than a thousand percent from 2.3 million in...
Jio chat for India

Reliance Jio plans vRAN investment to improve customer experience

Indian 4G operator Reliance Jio said it aims to make investment in virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) as part of its strategy to enable the deployment of more value-add mobile services at the network...
TIM 5G in Turin

TIM taps Cisco for digital business focusing on IoT, 5G, Smart City

TIM, a leading telecom service provider in Italy, announced its partnership with Cisco for deriving monetary benefits from cyber-security, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and 5G. ALSO READ: Latest news from Mobile World...
Airtel 4G in Ladakh

Airtel and Cisco expand SON partnership

Bharti Airtel and Cisco have expanded the use of their SON partnership to improve customer experience in India. ALSO READ: Latest news from Mobile World Congress 2018 SON is carrying out optimization based on customer experience and...
Intel’s Sandra Rivera

Intel to showcase 5G capabilities at MWC 2018

Intel will be showing its 5G capabilities at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) in Barcelona next week. Intel has tied up with Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft to bring 5G to Windows PCs with...
Telit for IoT technology

Telit IoT solutions at MWC 2018

Telit announced the LM960, world’s first PCI Express Mini Card (mPCIe) for enterprise routers and appliances. The 23-band product, supporting LTE Advanced Category 18 (Cat 18) with download speeds of up to 1.2Gbps and 5-band...
Blue Danube Systems Massive MIMO

Blue Danube to reveal Massive MIMO achievements at MWC 2018

Blue Danube Systems, a provider of intelligent wireless access solutions, has expanded the deployment of its massive MIMO solution to multiple clustered cell sites. Blue Danube Systems is a privately held start-up backed by Sequoia...



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