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Samsung Introduces Fully Virtualized 5G RAN for Commercial Availability

Samsung Press Release| June 24, 2020 Available this quarter, Samsung’s new 5G vRAN solution improves efficiency and flexibility, and simplifies management of 5G networks; software-based approach matches performance of its hardware 5G solution Samsung Electronics today announced the company’s new carrier-grade, fully-virtualized 5G Radio Access Network (vRAN) solution, which will

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New Ericsson Software Makes the Shift to Standalone 5G Easier

Key 5G milestone reached with Standalone 5G New Radio (NR) software general availability Ericsson software enables 5G NR to operate independently of 4G networks, leading to higher levels of performance and new capabilities Standalone 5G NR delivers faster connection times and instant access to wide bands for even better user

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Nokia commercializes next-generation 5G Cloud RAN

NOKIA Press Release| 23 June 2020 Nokia’s 5G Airscale Cloud RAN solution helps operators to generate revenue from 5G services, enable flexible end-to-end network slicing and meet IoT technology and business requirements. Announcement follows a series of successful customer trials, including end-to-end 5G data calls over sub-6GHz frequency bands, with

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Nokia first to demonstrate live C-Band network in the U.S.

Nokia Press Release | 19 June 2020 Nokia first to demonstrate live C-Band network in the U.S. Nokia completes first successful U.S. based 5G trial in C-band spectrum, reaching speeds of over 1 Gbps using commercial 5G AirScale portfolio Nokia C-Band solutions are ready to deploy ahead of the expected

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Qualcomm Launches World’s First 5G and AI-Enabled Robotics Platform

Qualcomm Launches World’s First 5G and AI-Enabled Robotics Platform June 17, 2020 | Qualcomm Press Note Qualcomm® Robotics RB5 Platform Delivers Cutting-Edge Connectivity and Power Efficient Inferencing at the Edge for AI and Machine Learning (ML) The Platform Facilitates Accelerated Development of Innovative, Power-Efficient, High Computing Robots and Drones for

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FCC Proposes Expanding Access to 70/80/90 GHz Spectrum Bands

On June 9, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a proposal for modernizing rules for additional  millimeter-wave spectrum bands. The agency seeks comments on rule changes to promote innovative and more efficient use of the 70/80/90 GHz bands. 5G Americas President, Chris Pearson comments: “5G Americas commends the Federal

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FCC Facilitates Wireless Infrastructure Upgrades for 5G Deployment

FCC Press Release| June 9, 2020 WASHINGTON, June 9, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today took action to facilitate the deployment of 5G networks across the United States by clarifying and seeking comment on the Commission’s rules regarding state and local government review of modifications to existing wireless infrastructure. Today’s action

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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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