Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, AT&T and Ericsson announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on 5G New Radio (NR) specifications being developed by 3GPP, which will form the basis of the global standards. The trials intend to help move the mobile ecosystem to faster 5G deployment based on standards-compliant 5G NR infrastructure and devices once 3GPP completes the first release of the official specifications, which is expected as part of Release 15.
As part of its CSR program, Nokia and IEEE Lebanon Section,an educational and scientific nonprofit organization, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on variousprojects and events to contribute to the development of ICT industry and university students in the country. Leading Lebanese mobile operator Alfa has sponsored the programs to enable the collaboration to further support growth and advancement of the ICT industry in the country.
Microsoft announced a deal to buy Maluuba, a Montreal startup focused on making machines able to think the way people do.
Ericsson and Cisco are extending their strategic partnership to include a new Wi-Fi solution offering, named Evolved Wi-Fi Networks (EWN). EWN combines Ericsson's 3GPP access, core networks and applications with Cisco's Wi-Fi portfolio, to provide reliable Wi-Fi with the highest performance to Ericsson's mobile, cable and other industries customers.
""Radio access alone is not enough for us to establish a really good market,"" Ewaldsson says.
In an effort to support it's exponential growth, Tamer Group, a leading healthcare, beauty care, prestige products, and fast moving consumer goods company, based in Saudi Arabia, has recently partnered with InfiNet Wireless to ensure seamless connectivity and high bandwidth across several new facilities in Jeddah. The InfiNet solution has allowed Tamer Group to deploy and support several business-critical applications with far less management and maintenance, all at a significantly lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Tarek Saadi, Head of Ericsson GCC and Pakistan: 5G is the optimal choice for 'smarter' robots
The Nokia brandis returning tosmartphones as HMD Global, the Finnish company granted the rights to use the brand, announced its first Android-powered smartphone will launch in China in the coming weeks.
Tarek Saadi Head of Ericsson GCC and Pakistan: Advanced markets within region Middle East such as the GCC markets are now gearing up to prepare for 5G where IoT will be an essential part of our daily life.
Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have completed China's first end-to-end data call using new cellular Internet of Things (IoT) eMTC/Cat-M1 technology. The test was achieved in the lab of the research division of China Mobile – China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) – on November 11, 2016, during a data call using Qualcomm Technologies MDM9206 LTE modem, and communicating live over the air to Ericsson's radio access network.