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The 5G race: Ericsson and Singtel launching Singapore's first pilot network
The two companies have announced an initiative that will accelerate the launch of Singapore's first 5G pilot network.
Opinion: Super-fast IoT enabled 5G is right around the corner - or is it?
Steven Carlini says telcos are falling over themselves to be the first to offer 5G services, but it looks like Asian telcos have the inside line.
The Commerce Commission looks to retain its ability to regulate mobile roaming
The regulation would enable a new operator to quickly expand its coverage beyond its own initial physical network.
Can Huawei be trusted? One prominent Aussie says yes
Former Australian Rear Admiral John Lord says we need to trust in Chinese tech. Specifically, that Huawei plays a major role in our digital future.
Huawei to Australian MPs: You've heard the rumours, now get the facts
Despite China’s nefarious role in Australian activities, nobody should be pointing the finger at Huawei, the company claimed this week.
How GlobalData thinks operators will justify 5G investments
"How this technology will be used and potentially adopted at scale will drive the required infrastructure investment."
DOCOMO and NEC achieve 5G communication with multiple mobile terminals
The test, conducted in Japan from May 9 to 11, used digital signal processing between base stations.
Cisco and Spark collaborate to develop a 5G innovation hub
Spark announced that Cisco is the first of several collaborators it will be working with to prepare and test the parameters for a 5G network.
Govt must be wary of increasing digital divide with 5G deployment - Chorus
The company has responded to a request from MBIE for feedback on the challenges and opportunities of a 5G rollout.
Media & entertainment industry data centres being pushed to the edge
Schnedier Electric's Russel Senesac says there are a number of factors behind the growing need for the industry to be powered by edge computing.
Robots, drones and connected cars: Spark shows off their 5G future
Recently I had the opportunity to visit Spark at their Auckland headquarters to explore their vision of the 5G future.
Europe’s 5G industry being left in the dust by US and Asia
The 5G industry has made impressive progress in the last six months with astonishing forecasts for the future - well, at least in Asia and America.
Full 5G rollout won’t happen in 2018 - GlobalData
Forget the hype, the road to full 5G coverage is going to be a little longer than vendors and service providers have promised.
Vodafone heralds 5G as the start of the next industrial revolution
Recently I had the opportunity to visit Vodafone at their headquarters to see 5G in action and talk to CEO Russell Stanners about its applications.
Ericsson Energy Alliance aims to make network evolution cost-effective
Ericsson has joined forces with Vertiv and NorthStar to form this alliance.
Huawei Australia appoints new CTO & CEO within a month
Nokia's global head of 5G has been welcomed into the ranks of Huawei Australia as its new CTO to head up its own 5G research and development.
5G hits NZ with Spark’s first live test in Wellington
The trial was deployed with specialist equipment and technical support from technology partner Huawei and is located directly across from Parliament.
Globe and Huawei team up to deploy commercial FDD Massive MIMO
This enhancement in cell capacity will provide a better experience for more consumers.
5G race ramping up with Huawei and Ericsson taking action
5G has been talked about for a number of years but the quest is really starting to heat up with the big players keen to express their handiwork.
Ericsson CEO declares 5G “open for business” at MWC 2018
5G has long been in development with no shortage of hype surrounding the term - but Ericsson's CEO said at MWC it is officially in the here and now.
Fujitsu to deliver base station hardware to NTT DOCOMO
Fujitsu announced that it has agreed to provide NTT DOCOMO with base station hardware that it intends to commercialize for 5G.
Lenovo Data Center Group accelerates telco infrastructure and IoT focus
As 5G deployment plans further solidify across the globe, Lenovo will build and partner on NFV hardware and software solutions.
Vodafone and Huawei test IP microwave backhaul for 5G
The trial tested both the capacity and latency that could be achieved using a traditional IP microwave link.
Intel set to bring 5G PCs to customers in 2019
Intel announced its collaboration with Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft to bring 5G connectivity to Windows PCs.