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Ooredoo partners ZTE for 5G

Ooredoo Group inks 5G agreement with ZTE

ZTE announced its 5G agreement with Ooredoo Group to provide technical support including end-to-end networks, applications and terminals. ZTE earlier announced its 5G agreement with MTN, a leading telecom operator in Africa and the Middle...
Anritsu MT1000A Network Master Pro

Anritsu demos test, measurement and monitoring solutions at MWC 2018

Anritsu has showcased its latest technologies in test, measurement and monitoring solutions at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona. The focus was on new testing and monitoring challenges for 5G-NR, LTE-A-Pro and IoT...
Du retail store

Du taps Cisco for a 5G-ready IP core network

UAE-based telco du has selected Cisco IP core network to modernize, expand and complete a migration to virtualised and native cloud architecture. ALSO READ: Latest news from Mobile World Congress 2018 The network modernization will increase...
Keysight 5G agreement at MWC 2018

Keysight signs 5G deal with chip maker Unigroup Spreadtrum

Keysight Technologies, a leading test and measurement company, announced its 5G agreement with Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA. ALSO READ: Latest news from Mobile World Congress 2018 The agreement aims to accelerate the development of 5G...
Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman of GSMA

Reuters: Airtel wants to get out of telecom towers, committed to Africa

Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal said telecom operator is exploring merger and sale options for its mobile towers businesses and strengthen focus on connectivity business in Africa. Read the latest telecom news
ZTE to support MTN 5G

MTN selects ZTE for 5G network architectures

Telecom operator MTN Group has selected ZTE to ensure collaboration on 5G network architectures. ZTE and MTN will jointly conduct a series of technology verification tests and assessments in 5G, to strengthen MTN's leading position and...
Huawei booth in MWC 2018

BT signs Huawei for 5G network technology

BT Group and Huawei signed an agreement for the development and live trials of 5G New Radio (NR), core network technology, and 5G customer premises equipment (CPEs). Howard Watson, CTIO of BT Group, said: “The...
T-Mobile 5G network with Nokia and Ericsson

T-Mobile gives 5G network orders to Ericsson and Nokia

T-Mobile has selected Ericsson and Nokia to set up 5G network in the 600MHz and 28GHz mmWave spectrum in the United States. Engineers at T-Mobile, the third largest wireless operator, will start building the 5G network...
Cisco at MWC 2018

Cisco signs 5G networks deal with Saudi Telecom

Cisco has signed a 5G communication systems and networks deal with Saudi Telecom (STC) as part of its digital transformation. ALSO READ: Latest news from Mobile World Congress 2018 Nasser Al-Nasser, chief operating officer, STC, and...
GSMA mobile awards 2018

GSMA: Global Mobile Awards 2018 winners

GSMA today announced the winners for the Global Mobile Awards 2018 (GLOMO Awards) at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona. GLOMO Awards 2018 winners Best Mobile Network Infrastructure: Huawei for 5G Ready Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) Radio Best...
TIM 5G in Turin

TIM goes for big tech vendor engagements at MWC 2018

Telecom operator TIM has made several announcements – focusing on improving customer experience and bringing the latest technologies for new revenue generation -- at the Mobile World Congress. TIM’s main engagements were with Huawei, Cisco...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G Module Solutions for OEMs are ready

Qualcomm Technologies also announced the launch of Snapdragon 5G Module Solutions for OEMs looking to commercialize 5G in smartphones and major verticals. Qualcomm Technologies aims to simplify end device designs, lowers total cost of ownership...
Huawei and Telfonica 5G at MWC 2018

Telefonica demos VR services on 5G network with Huawei

Telefonica has conducted a demonstration of the industry’s first VR service using 5G end-to-end (E2E) network slicing technology. The results of the 5G field test boost 1.5 Gbps data rate and guaranteed E2E latency...
Mobile money report from GSMA

Mobile money market increases 25% to 690 mn accounts: GSMA

Mobile Money has grown by 25 percent to more than 690 million registered accounts in over 90 countries, said GSMA. Mobile money net subscriber addition was over 136 million registered accounts – fuelled by growth...
Keysight 5G testing

Keysight demos 5G NR testing with DatangMobile’s base station

Test and measurement (T&M) company Keysight Technologies conducted demonstration of 5G New Radio (NR) technology including its UE emulation platform with DatangMobile’s base station in China Mobile’s booth -- at Mobile World Congress (MWC)...
Cisco innovation for telecom operators

Cisco shines at MWC 2018 with more telecom deals

  Networking company Cisco has made several announcements related to its engagement with telecom operators at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018). Cisco said Saudi Telecom (STC), SFR, Telenor and Reliance Jio are the telecom operators...



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