Ericsson puts Kathrein to work for mid-band 5G

Ericsson unveiled two antenna-integrated radio (AIR) products targeting operators undertaking mid-band 5G rollouts, systems integrating technology acquired as part of its purchase of Kathrein’s antenna and filter business in 2019.…

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SmarTone stands by 5G strategy

GSMA THRIVE CHINA 2020: SmarTone CEO Anna Yip (pictured) explained the operator took a different tack to its Hong Kong rivals when deploying 5G, preferring to wait until it had…

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Nokia lands Taiwan Mobile 5G deal

Taiwan Mobile selected Nokia as sole supplier of its 5G RAN and core equipment for its non-standalone (NSA) network, with plans to move to standalone within three years. The €400…

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China smartphone market dips on 5G weakness

Smartphone shipments in China during May dropped 10.4 per cent year-on-year as demand for 5G models weakened, data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) showed. Shipments…

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AIS pushes 5G for industry recovery

AIS pledged to support Thailand’s economic recovery from Covid-19 (coronavirus) by deploying 5G services across a number of key sectors as part of an ongoing nationwide network build. The operator…

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LG Uplus tops Korea 5G speed ranking

LG Uplus emerged as the leading operator in South Korea in 5G download rates with an average considerably faster than its two rivals, data from Opensignal revealed. The operator recorded…

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Verizon completes Pivotal 5G kit trial

Verizon completed a trial of new repeater technology with Pivotal Commware meant to help it more rapidly expand its mmWave 5G footprint, while also revealing an upgraded home broadband service…

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Singapore favours Ericsson, Nokia 5G kit

Singtel and a joint venture between StarHub and M1 received 3.5GHz and mmWave spectrum and named their primary RAN suppliers to build two nationwide 5G networks in Singapore, with Huawei…

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