At the 2017 Global Antenna Technology & Industry Forum recently held in Munich, Huawei partnered with Telefónica Deutschland to launch the world's first 5G-oriented antenna deployment solution. During the evolution to 5G, this solution can resolve the challenge of insufficient antenna installation space for the deployment of both high-band 4T4R over Sub 3 GHz and Massive MIMO.
Huawei has unveiled its first smartphones fitted with its first AI mobile chipset, the Kirin 970. The Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 were unveiled in Munich on October 16, and combine the Kirin 970 chipset and EMUI 8.0 Android interface. The Mate 10 Series continues its legacy of long-lasting battery life, while integrating New Leica Dual Camera technology.
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has launched the Nokia 8 in the EMI Region. Nokia 8 is a high performance, beautifully crafted smartphone, designed with content creators in mind. It brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. With performance and pure Android at its heart, as well as the most advanced aluminium unibody design to date, the Nokia 8 represents all the hallmarks of a true flagship Nokia smartphone.
BlackBerry officially announced its new smartphone called BlackBerry Motion featuring a 5.5-inch 1080p LCD display and no physical keyboard - a surprising move for the company that has built its character on having phones that have a keyboard. The device is notably IP67-certified meaning it is dust and water resistant.
E-Vision, a fully-owned subsidiary of Etisalat announced its first content agreement with BBC Worldwide for the subscription of video-on-demand (SVOD) service.
Qualcomm launched its annual 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong on October 17 gathering media and partners from around the world to share updates on 5G progress. At the summit, Qualcomm announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, had successfully achieved a world first 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices.
Astellia, leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence for mobile operators, announced that it will ensure inflight mobile service availability and quality for AeroMobile, a UK-based mobile service provider for the aviation industry, and subsidiary of Panasonic Avionics Corporation.
The leading global ICT solutions provider, Huawei, showcased an exciting range of innovative services and solutions as part of its 'platform + ecosystem' portfolio at GITEX Technology Week 2017.
Nokia is bringing several new products to its extensive FTTx portfolio so operators can accelerate ultra-broadband deployments and deliver more bandwidth to more people sooner. Nokia's enhanced FTTx portfolio includes fiber and high-speed DSL deployment options including a mini outdoor fiber node, a 212Mhz reverse-power G.fast solution and DSL backhaul remote nodes.
ELM, a leader in innovative solutions and owned by the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), revealed its successful participation at the recently concluded 37th edition of GITEX Technology Week (GITEX 2017), which ran from October 8 to October 12, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).