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Zain, the largest telecommunications company in Kuwait, has launched the first integrated 5G technology on its network, which will provide high-speed communications with high efficiency.

TOKYO, JAPAN, June 1, 2018 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. today announced that together with NEC Corporation they have succeeded in what is believed to be the world's first* fifth-generation (5G) transmission of a 4.5GHz signal using beamforming and inter-base station coordination to reduce interference for 5.5 Gbps throughput to eight mobile terminals.

[Tunis, Tunisia, May 31, 2018] A test of ‘All Business Connected@LTE’ technologies, including 4T4R, Carrier Aggregation, and 256QAM, jointly performed by Tunisie Telecom and Huawei saw a single user peak throughput of 706.14 Mbps acheived on a commercial network - a record-breaking high for Tunisia.

Recently, in the ‘ Conference of China’s IoT Industrial Ecology and Inaugurating Meeting for IoT Ecological Alliance in 2018’, Zhu Xiaotian, the general manager of China Unicom IoT Company expressed that, currently China Unicom has realized IoT national coverage, apart from promoting NB-IoT, they will also accelerate deploying network capabilities of eMTC, and it is estimated to activate the co

DNA and Ericsson are testing the capabilities of the 5G network in Kirkkonummi. The ongoing tests are a continuation of the 5G demo of February 2017. Their main goal is to test issues such as services enabled by 5G and the base-station-specific coverage area.

[Durban, South Africa, May 23, 2018] In a global first, MTN SA have successfully commercially deployed Huawei’s CloudAIR 2.0 solution to share spectrum between 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IoT radio technologies in the 900 MHz band.

Vodafone is continuing the evolution of its mobile network in the lead up to 5G, with the launch of 4.9G in Parramatta.

The availability of 5G services in the UAE is one step closer to reality as du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced its full readiness and ongoing network evolution to offer 5G network during the course of 2018.  This is ahead of the anticipated commercial rollout of the 3GPP compliant 5G terminals in 2019.  

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and MTS, the leading communications service provider in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), together with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have jointly deployed Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in Ufa City, Russia.

HRH Prince Saud bin Naif, governor of the eastern region, launched the first live 5G network of STC, for the first time in MENA launched. This launching is the initial phase for operating the service once 5G available in the global markets.

The mobile network of Vodafone now aligns itself with the customer. For even better reception and higher speeds, the Düsseldorf-based telecommunications company is now launching the new '5G Beam' technology. Behind this is an active and intelligent antenna technology (beamforming), which at the same time supplies numerous customers with high bandwidths in a reliable an

Ooredoo has today announced that the company is the first operator in the world to launch a live 5G network on the 3.5 GHz spectrum band.

Abu Dhabi, 14 May 2018: Etisalat today announced the launch of the first commercial 5G wireless network in the UAE becoming the first telecom operator in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to achieve this technological milestone and set a industry benchmark

SEOUL, South Korea (May 14, 2018) – KT Corp.(KRX: 030200, NYSE: KT) has completed the construction of Rwanda’s nationwide LTE network, the first in Africa by Korea’s top mobile carrier, as part of its efforts to boost global exports in the field of information and communications technology (ICT).

Tokyo, May, 11, 2018 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, INC. to provide control units for 5G base station equipment aiming for the commercialization of 5G services. NEC is slated to carry out development that enables existing communication equipment, such as high-density base station equipment, to be fully compatible with 5G.

In Turkcell’s Tepebasi office, downlink gigabit speeds were achieved using the Ericsson Radio Dot System with carrier aggregation over 3 LTE frequency carriers, 4x4 MIMO and 256QAM, via two dual- band Radio Dots at one location.

Proximus is supporting Belgium's largest IoT project based on NB-IoT

Paris, France - Nokia and SFR have successfully completed a 5G call, using the 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) system over-the-air on the 3.5GHz frequency band. The test took place on  May 3rd, 2018, at the Nokia 5G Test Network and Competence Center in Paris-Saclay, France.

Critical equipment for the backbone network has already been upgraded and DNA’s backbone network speeds have been raised by multiples of 400 Gbit/s to a maximum of 1.2 Tbit/s. In addition, the minimum speeds of local area networks, i.e. regional networks, have been raised to meet the new and future requirements of the area in question.

Doha, 5 May 2018: Vodafone Qatar announced that it is the first telecom operator in the country to deploy the latest data technology evolution and features on its world class network.

Vodafone Qatar customers are now experiencing enhanced data speeds that can reach up to 700 Mbps which allows for seamless online streaming and superfast downloads of movies and games.

As early as 2017, TDC Group tested mobile Internet at 5G speed, and now TDC Group has again tested fast connections, but this time it is on this final standard that will hang out in the mobile masts in the coming years. The company has also tested the correct frequency provided by the Danish Energy Agency.

Dhaka, April 30, 2017: Leading Bangladeshi mobile phone operator, Robi Axiata Limited and Ericsson have successfully completed the trial of LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology in the capital city, Dhaka. The trial was conducted to demonstrate the operator’s readiness for introducing LTE services in the country.

Moscow, Russian Federation (27 April 2018) — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), announces the completion of the acquisition of a 100% stake in Neosprint LLC (the “Acquisition”).

Hrvatski Telekom, the forerunner of digitalisation and digital transformation in Croatia, has unveiled the new Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) network technology. The technology is intended for devices that do not require continuous network connection and that send extremely small amounts of data with no need for SMS, MMS, or voice communication.

Elisa has become the first in Finland to have a national network ready for NB-IoT (Narrowband Internet of Things) that is available in every Finnish municipality.

To be ready for the future, Proximus and Huawei are testing 5G, the next generation mobile technology. 5G will enable faster speeds, higher capacities and shorter response times. Businesses and residential customers will benefit from this new technology.

Vodafone Hungary announced the launch of the 4G+ service in February 2017 in the capital and Tatabánya with continuous developments across the country, including many big cities and settlements around Lake Balaton.

Brooklyn 5G Summit, New York, US - Nokia and NTT DOCOMO are collaborating at the Brooklyn 5G Summit to showcase a 5G technology innovation that will deliver massive-capacity to address the increased demand in video data and applications.

In Vienna, a new mobile technology technology celebrated its Austrian premiere on Thursday: In Seestadt Aspern, Telekom provider Drei has taken the first step into the age of 5G, the next mobile generation, with the launch of one of the world's first commercial operations Massive MIMO, a so-called Pre5G technology. With the newly introduced frequency spectrum, Drei can increase its

BOCA RATON, Fla. and HELSINKI, Finland, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Colony, a global investment firm focused on enabling the next generation of mobile and internet infrastructure, today announced that a Digital Colony affiliate has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100 percent of the capital in Digita Oy ("Digita") from First State Investments ("First State").

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