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  • CIO upfront: Getting C-level buy-in for 5G

    Whilst there is much more capacity and capabilities to come from 4G, it’s not too early for CIOs to be thinking about and preparing for 5G and IoT, writes Emilio Romeo of Ericsson.

    Written by Edited by Divina Paredes28 Aug. 17 10:00
  • 5G plans just hit the accelerator

    The international body crafting the 5G standard has approved an accelerated roadmap that could see large-scale trials and deployments in 2019 instead of 2020.

    Written by Stephen Lawson10 March 17 12:34
  • 5G progress at Ericsson could help enterprises work worldwide

    The Swedish network giant Ericsson will have a lot of prospective 5G equipment to show to gearheads at Mobile World Congress later this month, but the future cloud capabilities it demonstrates may be just as important for a subscriber’s experience.

    Written by Stephen Lawson16 Feb. 17 12:35
  • 5G will need small cells, so Nokia is sending in the drones

    If you want 5G, there’s a good chance you’ll need a small cell nearby to deliver it. Putting up that cell may be hard because of a host of problems, but Nokia Bell Labs thinks it can solve some of them with drones and tiny solar panels.

    Written by Stephen Lawson05 Oct. 16 06:05
  • The 5G mobile challenge: Selling a dream

    The mobile industry doesn't yet know what application will create a mass audience for super-fast, sustained wireless performance. That makes its 5G crusade a little harder.

    Written by Stephen Lawson10 Sept. 16 08:50
  • AT&T wants big mobile players to form a 5G dream team

    AT&T is hoping to collaborate with a powerful set of carriers and equipment vendors on 5G. On Wednesday, the company said it’s having preliminary discussions with an A-list lineup of players to align their efforts on defining the future standard.

    Written by Stephen Lawson18 Aug. 16 04:26
  • Korea's working on a cool combination: 5G and the Winter Olympics

    South Korean carrier KT has said it wants to launch the first 5G network at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. On Thursday, KT announced a successful trial of one potential 5G technology in that mountain resort region.

    Written by Stephen Lawson08 April 16 08:43
  • As 5G approaches, 3G and 4G are still getting faster

    Most of the excitement at Mobile World Congress this month will be about 5G, which won't officially exist until 2020. But vendors will also be showing off new ways to speed up the 3G and 4G networks most people are using today.

    Written by Stephen Lawson04 Feb. 16 06:09
  • 5G or not 5G? Just ask Ericsson

    Ericsson and IBM has announced a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G

    Written by James Henderson25 Nov. 14 08:14