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Ericsson says 28% of operators expect to deploy 5G in 2018

Ericsson has released its annual 5G Readiness Survey, and the results are starting to look very positive  Operators around the globe have accelerated preparations for 5G where 78% respondents are involved in 5G trials, according to a survey conducted by Ericsson. Last year, only 32% of the respondents were involved in 5G-related activities which has increased significantly this year. Also, according to this year’s survey, 28%…

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Singtel and Ericsson to launch Singapore’s first 5G Centre of Excellence

Singtel and Ericsson will jointly establish a Centre of Excellence (CoE) to faciliate 5G development and deployment in Singapore. 5G, the next-generation mobile network technology, is expected to roll out globally from 2020 and will deliver massive connectivity, ultra-low latency, gigabit speeds, and enable advanced applications such as smart cities, Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality and autonomous vehicles. Co-funded…

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Ericsson and Swisscom go live with Telco cloud assisting small and medium enterprises

Enables Swisscom to address new market segments and capture business opportunities presented by 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) Ericsson and telecommunications operator Swisscom are now live with a full-stack telco cloud infrastructure, with the first service assisting small and medium enterprises. The Swisscom cloud-based enterprise service is deployed on Ericsson’s Network Functions Virtualization infrastructure (NFVi) solution, and went into…

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Global mobile data traffic up 67% year-on-year in Q2

Global mobile data traffic continued to grow at a healthy rate in the second quarter, driven in part by free data offers in India, according to the latest figures from Ericsson. Total traffic rose 67 percent year-on-year and 10 percent on a quarterly basis to over 10 exabytes per month. The growth is driven by an increase in smartphone subscriptions and…

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Growing Demand for Customized Telecom Software

Telecom software professional services include services that support telecom-specific software and the services that communication service providers (CSPs) use for transformation projects like optimization, re-engineering, and restructuring, and for operations and support. The global telecommunication services market saw an increased number of subscribers in 2016. Also, this is the only sector that provides technology-related businesses and offers services such as…

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Huawei growth is expected to slow in 2017 due to the challenges facing the telecom industry and cut in telecom Capex

China base telecom equipment maker Huawei is facing slowing revenue growth due to cut in Capex in China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom. Huawei will also be impacted by reduction in Capex by telecom operators in other telecom markets, said TBR report. According to TBR, vendors are pursuing one of two strategies to weather the impact of lower telecom operator…

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The telecom managed services market is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.7%

The telecom managed services market is expected to grow from USD 11.90 Billion in 2017 to USD 22.58 Billion by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.7%. The cost reduction in managing enterprise infrastructure, management of business outcomes and core activities, and minimizing the risk associated with business operation in terms of security has led to the…

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5G Can Make Remote Driving A Reality, Telefónica And Ericsson Demostrate At MWC

World’s first 5G remote driving concept showcases 5G’s reliability, high data transmission capacity and low latency – key elements for remotely driven cars. Driver in remote location gets “in car” experience thanks to 4K video streams and sensors transmitting from the car to the seat, and haptic control/feedback on the steering Wheel. Revolutionary real time demo developed by Telefonica, Ericsson,…

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Neuroscience and network performance: a two-second delay in uploading a selfie over Facebook is enough to cause stress

Ericsson and Vodafone Germany use neuroscience to understand how network performance affects subscriber emotions, stress levels and operator brand. Even a two-second delay in uploading a selfie over Facebook is enough to cause stress among smartphone users participating in the study. Results show that consumers have high expectations around time to content with even one-second delay in loading video being…

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SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, and Ericsson successfully demonstrate optimized end-user experiences with 5G roaming

SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) announced today that SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM), Deutsche Telekom (DT), Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have jointly built and demonstrated the world’s first intercontinental 5G trial network. SK Telecom and DT network slices are now available in the other operator’s footprint – Korea and Germany are connected. A proof-of-concept has been implemented and successfully evaluated, featuring the creation…

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