SRG: Millimeter wave ‘far more resilient’ than expected

RCRWireless Kelly Hill March 19, 2018 Millimeter wave signals were more found to be more robust than expected and provided high speeds — although not gigabit speeds — at distances of several thousand feet from a node, Signals Research Group found in recent testing of...

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Ericsson raises $370 million for 5G R&D

FierceWireless Sean Kinney January 3, 2018 As 3GPP ratifies NSA 5G NR specification, Ericsson doubles down on investment With $220 million from the Nordic Investment Bank and $150 million from AB Svensk Exportkredit, a state-owned Swedish financier, Ericsson is...

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Recent Industry News

  • AT&T using Samsung 5G gear in South Bend trial

    July 2, 2018

    FierceWireless Monica Alleven July 2, 2018 Samsung is supporting AT&T’s fixed wireless 5G trial in South Bend, Indiana, where the operator is using Samsung 5G home routers, radio access units and a foundation built on Samsung’s 5G RFIC chipset, virtualized core and vRAN. AT&T’s Melissa Arnoldi, president, AT&T Technology & Solutions, posted a blog on […]

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  • 3GPP puts finishing touch on Standalone version of 5G standard

    June 14, 2018

    FierceWireless Monica Alleven June 14, 2018 The 3GPP officially completed the Standalone (SA) version of the 5G New Radio (NR) standard at a meeting in La Jolla, California, this week, marking a long-awaited target date for the standard. The Non-Standalone (NSA) version of the standard was approved in December 2017. The NSA part of the […]

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  • AT&T: We are definitely interested in both NSA and SA

    June 14, 2018

    FierceWireless Monica Alleven June 14, 2018 While it’s unclear exactly when U.S. operators will deploy the Standalone (SA) version of the 5G standard that the 3GPP officially finalized this week, AT&T, for one, is interested in both the Non-Standalone (NSA) version that most operators are expected to deploy initially, as well as the SA version. […]

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