M1 makes commercial 5G move

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Singaporean operator M1 appeared to beat its rivals to the punch in launching commercial 5G services on a non-standalone (NSA) network, albeit with a deployment offering limited coverage. In a…

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KDDI, Samsung hail RIC potential in 5G

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KDDI and Samsung claimed an industry first after demonstrating end-to-end network slicing in a standalone (SA) 5G network using a RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC). The companies stated the trial in…

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Experts warn complexity hindering enterprise 5G

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BIG 5G EVENT: Executives from Cisco, T-Mobile US and Ericsson stressed simplicity as key for widespread enterprise 5G adoption, arguing too many options and requirements could be overwhelming. During a…

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UK taps former BT boss for 5G advice

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The UK Government recruited a panel of eight industry experts to help investigate ways to attract new 5G equipment suppliers following its decision to ban Huawei, with the group also…

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Ericsson brands 5G backbone of UK digital moves

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CONNECTED BRITAIN 2020: Ericsson described digitalisation as an important pillar to cope with challenges stemming from the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, pointing to increased customer expectations for continued digital transformation in…

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Rakuten taps Tech Mahindra to boost RCP

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Rakuten Mobile unveiled a wide-reaching agreement with Tech Mahindra covering global deployment of the Japanese operator’s virtualised, cloud-based mobile network platform, along with several other aspects. Under the deal, the…

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Huawei chair tackles US onslaught

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HUAWEI CONNECT 2020: Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping (pictured) argued the vendor holds sufficient stock of smartphone and network equipment to overcome supply chain obstacles raised by US sanctions, adding…

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European Commission pushes for action on 5G

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The European Commission (EC) pressed for collaboration among member countries to accelerate and ease 5G deployments, including cutting red tape, improving access to spectrum, and cross-border coordination on frequency assignment.…

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