MWC 2014: Ericsson to showcase 5G, LTE Advanced CA, LTE Broadcast

At the Mobile World Congress 2014, Ericsson will showcase its concept of 5G system solution and evolved mobile broadband cases such as extreme mobile broadband for local access.

The other focus areas would be 450Mbps speed, world firsts in LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation and Coordinated Radio Access Network, Digital Signage enabled by LTE Broadcast and the world’s smallest LTE Advanced modem, said Ericsson.

Ericsson will showcase new use cases of machine-type communication. A hands-on experience demo will give users a feel for what the Networked Society will make possible.

The Future City Coordination Center visualizes public safety programs of the future. It includes a simulation of a coordination center handling a fire at an oil refinery, environmental public health monitoring, water leaks, root-cause analyzes and monitoring of water pollution.

At Ericsson’s Global Network Operations Center, 8 LCD displays form a 7m by 2m video wall to display live feeds from its centers in Romania, India and Mexico. Using tools and dashboards, Ericsson’s GNOCs provide customer-centric managed operations by monitoring operations, technology, service and customer experience-related KPIs.

Ericsson will also showcase managed M2M for enterprises and operators, with walkthroughs of real M2M processes featuring cargo shipping, smart grids and smart metering operations.

This apart, Ericsson will have managed Rural Coverage, providing coverage as a service for rural areas. This is particularly exciting for Indian telecom operators such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Tata Teleservices, etc.

Ericsson 5G at MWC 2014

Ericsson Device Care, an Ericsson Device and Application Verification service that enables operators to remotely view, control, configure and perform real-time diagnostics on mobile devices and applications, will be on display.

This apart, demos include LTE Broadcast for Digital Signage, next-generation Live TV, Efficient Lead-to-Cash for Service Agility, live LTE Broadcast, and Media Delivery Network demos with leading operators and industry partners.

Ericsson will also showcase Spectrum Refarming 2.0, a turnkey service that allows an existing GSM/UMTS network to use less spectrum without jeopardizing quality, freeing up this expensive resource for more carriers or new technologies.