Qualcomm has been expanding its 5G technology with new additionals lately and in similar lines today at an event in Barcelona, the company has announced its 2nd generation 5G RAN (Radio Access Network) Platform for Small Cells and has also introduced a new 5G Distributed Unit Accelerator Card. Continue reading “Qualcomm announces 2nd gen 5G RAN Platform for Small Cells”
This week at the MWC 2021 virtual event, Intel announced that Reliance Jio will do co-innovations with Intel in 5G radio and wireless core, and collaborate in other associate areas that include AI, cloud and edge computing, which will help it as they deploy 5G. Continue reading “Intel partners with Reliance Jio on 5G network technology”
At its Samsung Networks: Redefined virtual event, Samsung introduced new chipsets that will be used in its next generation 5G solutions. The new 3GPP Rel.16 compliant chipsets consist of a third generation mmWave Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) chip, a second generation 5G modem System-on-Chip (SoC) and a Digital Front End (DFE)-RFIC integrated chip. Continue reading “Samsung introduces new chipsets for next-gen 5G lineup and One Antenna Radio to accelerate 5G rollouts”
After receiving approval from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to begin 5G trials in India last month, Airtel has begun rolling out their mid-band 5G trial network in Gurgaon’s Cyber Hub. The test is being conducted on the 3500 MHz band and is utilizing 5G networking gear from Ericsson.
Continue reading “Airtel begins mid-band 5G trials in Gurgaon’s Cyber Hub”
OnePlus recently clarified after a recent speculation on 5G bands and what it really means for OnePlus users in India. We spoke to Ramagopala Reddy, Vice President, OnePlus India R&D to get more details regarding this. Continue reading “OnePlus 5G Bands — Q&A with OnePlus India R&D Head Ramagopala Reddy”
Recently, UScellular, Qualcomm Technologies Ericsson, and Inseego announced that they have successfully achieved a 5G extended-range milestone over millimeter Wave (mmWave) on a commercial network. Continue reading “UScellular, Qualcomm and Ericsson achieve 5G extended-range milestone over mmWave”
This week the Department of Telecom (DoT) approved Airtel, Jio, Vi, and MTNL, to conduct 5G trials in the country. It also approved original equipment manufacturers and technology providers — Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and Development of Telematics (C-DoT) to supply equipments for 5G trials, but it didn’t allow Chinese vendors HUAWEI and ZTE. Continue reading “China expresses concern, regret over India not allowing Chinese companies participate in 5G trials”
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has permitted Telecom Service Providers (TSPs), including Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio Infocomm, Vodafone Idea, and MTNL, to conduct 5G trials in the country. These companies will tie up with original equipment manufacturers and technology providers — Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and Development of Telematics (C-DoT). Continue reading “DoT approves Jio, Airtel, Vi and MTNL for 5G trials; Chinese vendors not allowed”
realme, one of India’s major smartphone manufacturers, has announced their commitment to adopting 5G technology across their portfolio of products. In an open letter, the company’s CEO, Sky Li, revealed that over the next two year, 70% of the products offered by realme will adopt 5G technology and realme will also be dedicating a significant amount of R&D resources to help speed up the adoption.
Continue reading “realme commits $300 million into R&D for 5G technology and products”
Recently, the South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics announced the breakthrough in 5G data speeds using E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) technology. This technology enables mobile operators to boost 5G speeds and coverage by leveraging a 4G network. Continue reading “Samsung achieves 5.23Gbps single device 5G data speeds”
Bharti Airtel recently demonstrated and orchestrate live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city. Today Airtel has announced that it has partnered with Qualcomm for accelerating 5G in India. Through Airtel’s network vendors and device partners, Airtel will utilize the Qualcomm 5G RAN Platforms to roll out virtualized and Open RAN-based 5G networks. Continue reading “Airtel and Qualcomm partner for 5G services in India”
Airtel today announced that it has become the country’s first telcom performance to successfully demonstrate and orchestrate live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city. Airtel said that this has been carried out over its existing liberalised spectrum in the 1800MHz band through the NSA (Non Stand Alone) network technology using Ericsson 4G (DSS) radio infrastructure on OPPO Reno5 Pro and OPPO Find X2 Pro smartphones. Continue reading “Airtel says its network is 5G ready; successfully demonstrates live 5G services in Hyderabad”
Last month, Elisa, a leading mobile operator in Finland selected Nokia as the nationwide supplier of 5G RAN. As a part of the partnership, Nokia provides its AirScale 5G RAN portfolio that delivers enhanced ultra-fast, low-latency mobile broadband services. Continue reading “Nokia, Elisa and Qualcomm achieve record 8 Gbps speed on a Commercial 5G Network on mmWave Spectrum”
Qualcomm has been steadily pushing 5G connectivity capabilities to its latest generation of Snapdragon series processors in the past year. The latest to join the family of 5G capable chipsets is the Snapdragon 4-series SoC, which are slated to launch in smartphones in 2021.
Continue reading “Qualcomm to expand 5G support to Snapdragon 4-series in early 2021”
Reliance Jio at its virtual 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) announced that the company has designed and developed a complete 5G solution from scratch using 100% home-grown technologies and solution. Continue reading “Jio 5G ‘Made in India’ solution announced, trials and deployment soon”