Chairman of the Ericsson Board of Directors Leif Johansson has announced that he will not make himself available for re-election at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
Nokia is demonstrating the role high-performance 4G technology will play on the path to 5G to ensure continuity-of-service when 5G technology is deployed. At Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Nokia is showing its AirScale base station working with 4.9G technology to reduce network latency to less than two milliseconds, bringing performance closer to the latency levels 5G is expected to deliver.
Nokia and Xiaomi announced that they have signed a business collaboration agreement and a multi-year patent agreement, including a cross license to each company's cellular standard essential patents. Xiaomi also acquired patent assets from Nokia as part of the transaction.
Ahead of the upcoming Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017, Huawei and International Data Corporation (IDC) have jointly issued their 'Cloud Enterprise Communications: Serving Digital Enterprises' white paper. The paper conveys the evolution trends of cloud enterprise communications, market space, application value, and other key information on the industry.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, has signed a Memorandum of Intention with Nilesat, a leading satellite operator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, to deliver TV channels into and out of Egypt.
NB-IoT received a major boost with the launch of services in Germany and the Netherlands by Deutsche Telekom and all three Chinese operators switching on the low power wide area (LPWA) technology in the world's largest mobile market.
Witnessed by experts from the global telecommunications industry and the media, Huawei's NB-IoT solution received the "Best IoT Innovation for Mobile Networks" award issued by GSMA at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2017. As one of the industry's most comprehensive NB-IoT solutions, Huawei's NB-IoT solution was cited for its outstanding achievements and contributions in technological innovation, industry research, and applied practice.
Vodafone UK has chosen Ericsson to evolve its 4G networks in southern England and also provide technology to help it prepare for 5G in the region.
Spanish telecom giant Telefónica and Huawei have announced the opening of an Open IoT Lab to work on the development of products and applications related to Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) technology.
At Lenovo's TRANSFORM event held in New York on June 20, the company unveiled an end-to-end data center portfolio that enables customers to harness the power of the "intelligence revolution" and create a strong technology foundation that supports transformative capabilities such as data analytics, high-performance computing, hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning.