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Dynamic Spectrum Sharing: From Labs to Live

AT&T Blog | Igal Elbaz | June 5, 2020 A few short years ago, an idea was shaped in AT&T Labs: the concept now known as Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS). And today, it is live in portions of our network with 5G devices already upgraded in the field. AT&T was

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Bell Canada selects Ericsson as a 5G partner

Canadian communications service provider Bell Canada has selected Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) technology to support its nationwide 5G mobile and fixed wireless access deployment. Ericsson News| June 2, 2020 Ericsson Radio System products and solutions will be rolled out as Bell Canada expands its 5G coverage – including an

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Qualcomm Collaborates with 15 Global Operators to Deliver XR Viewers

World-leading operators plan to make XR part of their 5G offerings for consumers and enterprises within the next year May 26, 2020| Qualcomm Press Release Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, today at Augmented World Expo (AWE), celebrates the milestone of partnering with global operators, smartphone OEMs and

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Ciena Selected to Deploy Leading-Edge Packet Network for Telefónica UK

New network to ease legacy traffic migration, reduce operational costs and improve reliability HANOVER, Md. — May 19, 2020| Ciena Press Release Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) technology will be deployed by Telefónica UK to migrate legacy traffic onto a new packet network capable of supporting 5G, IoT and other next-generation applications. This upgrade will

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Mavenir Elected to OpenRAN Policy Coalition Board

Mavenir Press Release | May 20, 2020 Mavenir is a founding member advancing adoption of open and interoperable solutions in the RAN RICHARDSON, TEXAS, May 20, 2020 – (BUSINESS WIRE)–Mavenir, the industry’s only end-to-end cloud-native Network Software Provider for 4G/5G networks, announced today that as a founding member of the

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Nokia achieves world-record 5G speeds

Nokia Press Release | May 19, 2020 Nokia achieves world-record 5G speeds ESPOO, FINLAND, May 19, 2020 – Nokia today announced it has achieved the world’s fastest 5G speeds in its Over-the-Air (OTA) network in Dallas, Texas. Utilizing 800 MHz of commercial millimeter wave 5G spectrum and Dual Connectivity (EN-DC)

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Carr Announces 5G Upgrade Order on FCC’S June Agenda

FCC Press Release| May 19, 2020 Order Clarifies Rules for Upgrading Equipment on Existing Wireless Infrastructure WASHINGTON, DC, May 19, 2020—FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr announced that the FCC will vote on his 5G Upgrade Order, the latest of Carr’s initiatives to accelerate America’s wireless infrastructure builds. “America’s tower crews and

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