Posts tagged with: Nokia

Ericsson preps for expanded enterprise push

The strong upswing of 5G deployments is likely to flatten out in coming years, according to Ericsson chief executive Börje Ekholm, who said the vendor plans to focus expanding more deeply into the enterprise space – a market it expects...

Brooklyn Summit switches focus to 6G

The annual Brooklyn 5G Summit, which was started in 2013 by co-organizers NYU Wireless and Nokia, is now the Brooklyn 6G Summit and it will be held virtually October 18-19. Organizers say it was time to make the switch from...

Nokia, MediaTek hit 3.2 Gbps in sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation trial

Nokia and MediaTek fired up a carrier aggregation trial that used sub-6 GHz spectrum to reach end-user speeds of 3.2 Gbps. The test combined different frequency channels – lower band FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) 600 MHz and mid-band TDD (Time...

Parallel Wireless aims to double employee base by end of 2022

The open Radio Access Network (RAN) movement is sweeping over the wireless world and Parallel Wireless is one vendor that’s staffing up. This week, the company, which was founded in 2012, announced it’s expanding its open RAN research and development...

CCA says at least 15 members will apply to replace Huawei gear

The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) is holding its annual convention next week as an in-person event in Phoenix. The organizers say they have a “traffic-flow” process that will take visitors past the exhibitor booths in an organized fashion to help people...

Nokia to complete UScellular standalone 5G core in 2022

UScellular’s standalone 5G core supplied by Nokia should be ready by the end of 2022, according to the vendor. Nokia on Thursday announced that it was tapped by UScellular for the carrier’s standalone (SA) 5G deployment. A regional provider, UScellular...

Dell’Oro bumps revenue forecast 50% as open RAN gains steam

Dell’Oro Group raised its open RAN revenue forecast by 50%, citing strong momentum behind the technology in the first half of 2021. The analyst firm previously predicted cumulative open RAN revenue from 2020 to 2025 would hit as much as...

Nokia scores rip and replace deal with Union Wireless

Another network deal has been announced as U.S. providers undertake the process of removing insecure Huawei and ZTE gear from existing networks. The latest vendor to score a contract is Nokia, which will be swapping out existing radio access network...

Ericsson loses share, Nokia secures 5G win with China Mobile

China Mobile announced vendor awards for its latest round of 5G contracts, with Ericsson losing ground against a backdrop of geopolitical tensions and Nokia notably scoring a 5G RAN win in China. Ericsson had already warned it was at risk...

Orange to launch cloud-native standalone 5G pilot network in France

A focus on cloud and open RAN continues this week alongside Mobile World Congress 2021, as mobile operator Orange announced plans to launch a pilot standalone 5G network in France that is cloud-native end-to-end. It’s a two-year project, going live...