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A focus on machine learning is focus for new ITU group

A focus on machine learning is focus for new ITU group

Written by on November 20, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

A new ITU Focus Group will establish a basis for ITU standardization to assist machine learning in bringing more automation and intelligence to ICT network design and management, particularly for 5G networks. The creation of the Focus Group was agreed by ITU’s standardization expert group for future networks, ITU-T Study Group 13, at its meeting at […]

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News highlights – 15 November 2017

News highlights – 15 November 2017

Written by on November 16, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 15 November 2017 Israel joins queue to tax internet giants JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel is planning to send tax bills within a year to internet companies Google and Facebook, financial newspaper TheMarker reported on Wednesday, joining efforts by several countries, including the European Union, to get the internet giants to pay more […]

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Which is the most overhyped technology of 2017? Hint: not 5G

Which is the most overhyped technology of 2017? Hint: not 5G

Written by on November 14, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

As we approach the end of the year, and analysts and journalists sharpen their pens and gaze with steely concentration into the mists of 2018, we thought we would take a moment to reflect on the year and – for the moment – simply sift through the hype. When you ask most senior executives what […]

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NTT DoCoMo has been making a lot of noise about 5G lately

NTT DoCoMo has been making a lot of noise about 5G lately

Written by on November 6, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

ITEM: NTT DoCoMo has released a blitz of simultaneous 5G announcements, including an ultra-reliable low-latency (URLL) trial with Huawei and a mobile digital signage deal with Sony. But perhaps the more significant of the bunch is its joint trial with Mediatek that has produced a working chipset supporting non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) radio access technology. […]

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That hype around 5G timescales may not be hype after all

That hype around 5G timescales may not be hype after all

Written by on October 23, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

If it feels like 5G is coming faster than you thought it would, that’s because it is, according to Ericsson’s 5G Readiness Survey 2017 report. According to the report, 78% of operators surveyed said they are already trialing 5G technologies (vs 32% in 2016), and 28% expect to deploy 5G next year. Meanwhile, 36% say […]

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Telstra: why you must get an early start with 5G – video

Telstra: why you must get an early start with 5G – video

Written by on October 16, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Not long ago, it seemed that 5G was still a Future Thing and something to ponder while operators were enhancing their LTE networks. Now, in the latter half of 2017, there seems to be a mad rush to be first on the block to launch the next “G” even as the standards are still being […]

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Parts of MENA will be in the 5G vanguard by 2020: GSMA

Parts of MENA will be in the 5G vanguard by 2020: GSMA

Written by on October 12, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Never mind Asia and the US – operators in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will be a major part of the 5G vanguard in 2020, according to a new GSMA report. However, the majority of the region will remain without internet connectivity of any “G” for some time. The study – released […]

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News highlights – 22 August 2017

News highlights – 22 August 2017

Written by on August 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 22 August 2017 Big food companies explore blockchain for the supply chain CHICAGO/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Nestle SA, Unilever Plc, Tyson Foods Inc and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM’s project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the companies said in […]

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News highlights – 29 June

News highlights – 29 June

Written by on June 30, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 29 June Ukraine power company hit by different computer virus KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyber attack on Thursday which used a computer virus different from one that hit Ukraine on Tuesday, said Ukrenergo’s acting head said. Read more… RadioShack creditors sue Sprint over job […]

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ZTE doubles investment in 5G as China aims to be largest market

ZTE doubles investment in 5G as China aims to be largest market

Written by on June 30, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp will double its research spending on fifth-generation mobile network (5G) from this year, the company said, as China steps up the push to build the world’s largest 5G network. ZTE said it would invest 2 billion yuan ($295.5 million) in 5G research and development every […]

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