Communications infrastructure company CommScope is preparing for fifth generation networks (5G) by helping wireless operators reach Gigabit LTE speeds. The road to 5G is paved with LTE, CommScope's VP of Sales, Service Providers, Middle East and Africa, Femi Oshiga, told Telecom Review at Mobile World Congress 2018, where the company's latest LTE and 5G solutions were on display.

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Comba Telecom, a leading global wireless solutions provider announced at Mobile World Congress this year its 5G solutions that enable state-of-the-art 5G connectivity with their breakthrough Massive MIMO and Beamforming technology. On this occasion, Telecom Review interviewed Simon Yeung, Executive Director and Senior Vice President of Comba Telecom System Holdings Limited and President of Comba Telecom Systems International Limited.

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Emerging technologies such as IoT, 5G and artificial intelligence are creating new opportunities for telecom providers in the enterprise space, and therefore they require internal systems that 'transcend to enterprise', Ericsson's Head of Digital Services Middle East and Africa (MEA), Indranil Das told Telecom Review. Automation will play a significant role in this, added Ericsson's Head of Managed Services MEA, Eva Andren.

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