Posts tagged with: Qualcomm

Qualcomm, NEC team up on open vRAN units

Qualcomm’s move on the network infrastructure side has expanded to include a strategic partnership with Japan’s NEC. The pair are collaborating to build a 5G open virtualized distributed unit (DU), which will use the chipset maker’s X100 5G RAN Accelerator...

Qualcomm marks Snapdragon X65 milestone ahead of China mmWave rollouts

With an eye toward rollouts in China, Qualcomm Technologies announced that it completed the world’s first 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) data connection with support for 200 MHz carrier bandwidth. To accomplish the milestone, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF System powered...

University of Chicago research finds ‘severe’ degradation in Wi-Fi due to LAA

When the cellular industry first lobbied for the introduction of LTE in unlicensed spectrum, the outcry from the Wi-Fi world was loud and furious: Don’t mess with our spectrum. The reasoning went something like this. Wi-Fi, an IEEE technology, communicates...

AT&T, Samsung, Qualcomm help launch 6G research center at University of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin is launching a 6G research center with the support of major wireless industry players, including AT&T, Samsung and Qualcomm. Nvidia and InterDigital also are among the five founding affiliates. Advanced sensing, location, machine learning...

South Korea kickstarts 6G plans

South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT this week established a 6G R&D implementation plan that calls for investing around $194 million by 2025 in six focus areas. The plan targets government investment totaling KRW 17.9 billion ($15.78 million) in...

UScellular, Nokia, Qualcomm stretch 5G mmWave 10 km in new record

UScellular continues to push the reach of 5G millimeter wave spectrum, hitting a new record of 10 km (about 6.2 miles) in new tests with Nokia and Qualcomm. Pushing the distance helps tee up fixed wireless access (FWA) service in...

Next G Alliances gets moving on 6G roadmap, forms work groups

ATIS’ Next G Alliance took next steps toward a North American 6G vision, naming leadership for four working groups alongside the launch of its technical work program this week.   Nokia’s Amitava Ghosh, fellow and head of Radio Interface Group,...

UScellular extends mmWave reach for rural areas in 5G FWA trial

UScellular this week showed millimeter wave isn’t just for high-density urban areas, stretching signals over a distance of 7 kilometers (around 4.35 miles) with sustained average download speeds of 1 Gbps in a 5G fixed wireless access trial.   It...

Vodafone, Qualcomm team up for Open RAN design

Vodafone and Qualcomm announced plans to develop open RAN reference designs aimed at making it easier for smaller and newer entrants to leverage high-performance silicon needed to support 5G base stations.    The blueprints will be based on Qualcomm’s 5G...

Ericsson pushes 5G uplink limits with MIMO

Ericsson hit what it claimed was a single-user uplink record using multiple input multiple output (MIMO) technology, taking a step toward overcoming what one executive identified as a key limitation on mobile connectivity. The vendor ran the trial on its...