Ericsson, Intel score with multivendor data call on 39GHz

Riding on their recent success with the 3.5GHz band, Ericsson and Intel have concluded the first 3GPP-based end-to-end, multivendor NR 5G live data call on 39GHz. The 39GHz band is an important spectrum for 5G commercial rollouts in North America – expected to...

ZTE releases 5G white paper

ZTE has released its “5G Network Intelligence White Paper, aiming to address the internal and external challenges that the telecom networks will be confronted with in the 5G era. The “5G Network Intelligence White Paper” focuses on ZTE’s 5G...

AMN, Intelsat partner to connect ultra-rural areas

Intelsat has made a strategic investment in Africa Mobile Networks (AMN, to accelerate the deployment of mobile connectivity to unserved communities across multiple countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Given the economic and geographic complexities of expanding mobile...

Kenyan carrier neutral colocation data centre selects Siemon

Nairobi-based colocation data centre provider icolo.io has implemented state-of the-art network infrastructure solutions from global infrastructure specialist Siemon at Kenya’s first carrier neutral co-location data centre. Located in Miritini, Mombasa, the...

Nokia, STC sign air-to-ground MoU

At Gietx Technology Week 2018, Nokia and STC Business signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the launch of the air-to-ground pilot network in Saudi Arabia. The two companies have already conducted a successful trial of Nokia’s LTE-based...

Paratus rolls out new TD-LTE network

Paratus has started rolling out its TD-LTE network in parallel to its current WiMAX network. TD-LTE technology provides better spectral efficiency, higher speed throughput as well as better radio coverage than that of WiMAX. Paratus rolled out WiMAX technology in 2007...