Nokia, T-Mobile and Intel have reached a major milestone in their 5G collaboration by bringing a 28 GHz outdoor 5G commercial radio system on air in the busy downtown corridor of Bellevue in Washington state. A data session was conducted on a 28 GHz radio in a field test environment using the Nokia 5G commercial AirScale solution and the 5G Mobile Trial Platform (MTP) from Intel, enabling T-Mobile to deploy its first inter-vendor 5G network. This collaboration furthers the companies' goal to drive standards, enhance the 5G ecosystem of chipsets and devices and develop the best network experience for Un-carrier customers.
Nokia has joined forces with Crèdit Andorrà Financial Group to enable the global financial services company to more quickly and easily connect its branch locations and remote sites worldwide to its corporate data centers and applications.
Technology giant Intel acknowledged a vulnerability that could allow hackers to access stored data on most modern computer systems, but said the security risks were minimal.
Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, announced the signing of a contract with KEMEA, the Centre for Security Studies in Greece, for its participation in EWISA (Early Warning For Increased Situational Awareness), an EU co-funded project, as part of the Security Research Theme of the 7th R&D Framework Program, to provide Security Research Services on land borders. Completion of the project is anticipated by end of May 2019.
Chinese smartphone vendor Huawei has reported the slowest growth in company’s revenue since 2013, according to Huawei rotating CEO Ken Hu who expects a revenue growth of 15% to CNY600 billion ($91.2 billion) for 2017 compared to 32% in 2016.
BlackBerry and Qualcomm Technologies announced a strategic collaboration to develop and produce cutting-edge automotive platforms for the next generation of connected vehicles.
An important technology milestone based on the newly-approved NSA 5G NR (New Radio) standard has been achieved by a group of mobile communications companies. Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, in collaboration with AT&T, NTT DOCOMO, Orange, SK Telecom, Sprint, Telstra, T-Mobile US, Verizon, and Vodafone, showcased 3GPP-compliant 5G NR multi-vendor interoperability during live demonstrations held in both the Ericsson Lab in Kista, Sweden and the Qualcomm Research lab in New Jersey, USA.
Huawei held a ceremony to launch the Cairo OpenLab during the Cairo ICT 2017 conference. Huawei, together with industry alliance and partners in Northern Africa, aims to build ICT ecosystem in Northern Africa in response to industry digital transformation.
Unlike previously launched new technologies, we are no longer in the process of defining the use cases for 5G. The use cases for the next-generation technology are clear, and have been adopted by multiple industries. Now it's just a matter of making it happen, explained Jay Srage, President of Qualcomm Middle East, Africa and East Europe, delivering a keynote speech at the Telecom Review Summit from December 6-7.
Nokia has been selected to help MTN Nigeria drive its transformation from network- to customer-centric operations and improve the experience for its 52 million customers. Nokia's Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions deliver automation and intelligence to help service providers operate more efficiently and seize new business opportunities, while ensuring subscribers receive the maximum benefit from their services.