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Nokia and China Unicom to enhance mobile broadband using small cells

Nokia and China Unicom to enhance mobile broadband using small cells

19 November 2017
Nokia and China Unicom are to offer Nokia Flexi Zone small cells and an AirScale low power radio head for deployment in 31 provinces in China. This will give China…
Etisalat UAE conducts first VoLTE call over Cat-M1 IoT network

Etisalat UAE conducts first VoLTE call over Cat-M1 IoT network

19 November 2017
Etisalat UAE announced its first VoLTE (Voice over LTE) call over Cat-M1 IoT network in the region setting the future roadmap to deploy advanced networks to meet demands for diversified…
Huawei announces OpenLab in Malaysia to drive digital transformation in APAC

Huawei announces OpenLab in Malaysia to drive digital transformation in APAC

16 November 2017
Over 200 government officials, technology experts, scholars, and representatives from tech companies gathered from all across the Asia-Pacific region for the third annual Huawei Asia-Pacific Innovation Day, held in Kuala…
Vodafone and Huawei achieve 5G data connection in Italy

Vodafone and Huawei achieve 5G data connection in Italy

16 November 2017
Vodafone has achieved the first 5G data connection in Italy. The 5G trials were conducted by Vodafone in partnership with Huawei, which made available a radio base station using Massive…
Nokia Bell Labs and French research lab to examine human needs in all contexts of communications

Nokia Bell Labs and French research lab to examine human needs in all contexts of communications

16 November 2017
Nokia and Inria, a French national research institute dedicated to promoting 'scientific excellence in the service of technology transfer and society as a whole', announced the renewal of their joint…
Ericsson Mobility Report: 17m 5G subscriptions in MENA by 2023

Ericsson Mobility Report: 17m 5G subscriptions in MENA by 2023

16 November 2017
According to the latest regional appendix to the upcoming Ericsson Mobility Report, the first 5G subscriptions in the Middle East and North Africa region are expected during the period 2020…
NTT DOCOMO and Sharp achieve 8K video transmission via 5G

NTT DOCOMO and Sharp achieve 8K video transmission via 5G

15 November 2017
Japanese telecommunications provider NTT DOCOMO announced that it succeeded in 12-channel MMT (MPEG Media Transport) transmissions of 8K video using 5G mobile technology during a test conducted on November 1…
Broadcom proposes to acquire Qualcomm for $130 billion

Broadcom proposes to acquire Qualcomm for $130 billion

13 November 2017
US semiconductor firm Broadcom has proposed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Qualcomm for per share consideration of $70 in cash – a transaction valued at $130 billion.…
Nokia and Vodacom collaborate to shape the future of 5G in South Africa

Nokia and Vodacom collaborate to shape the future of 5G in South Africa

13 November 2017
Vodacom, the South African subsidiary of UK-based Vodafone, has signed a MoU with Nokia under which the companies will trial Nokia 5G technology to accelerate the launch of the new…
PEACE submarine cable to connect South Asia with East Africa

PEACE submarine cable to connect South Asia with East Africa

13 November 2017
Huawei Marine announced it has commenced work on Desk Study and Marine Survey works in conjunction with key investor Tropic Science Co., Ltd. (Tropical Science) to construct the Pakistan East…