Following the success of the first virtual panel which tackled the impact of COVID-19 on 5G deployment, Telecom Review is set to hold a virtual panel entitled: Capacity and data traffic: Enabling a seamless experience, on July 21st at 16:00 pm UAE time.
Cisco and Rakuten have adopted the world’s first end-to-end fully virtualized cloud-native mobile network.
Nokia today announced the availability of a software based upgrade that will enable its 4G/LTE radios to be migrated seamlessly to 5G/NR.
ZTE Corporation has hosted 5G SA Summit 2020, in partnership with GSMA, by means of live streaming. As a program at GSMA Thrive, industry partners, such as China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Ooredoo, GSMA and Tencent have attended 5G SA Summit 2020 this year.
Huawei has announced its financial results for the first half of 2020 which showed a 13.1% increase year-on-year and a net profit margin of 9.2%.
At the New Infrastructure and Business Digitalization Forum held during the first GSMA Thrive 2020 event, Mr. Gan Bin, chief marketing officer for Huawei’s wireless network solutions, delivered a keynote speech entitled "5G Brings Five Opportunities with New Value". In this speech, Mr. Gan elaborated why "5G is the digital foundation of new infrastructure to upgrade connectivity, AI, cloud, computing, and industrial applications and inject new vitality into economic development".
In a pilot initiative aiming to adopt and support a more agile digital culture, Ooredoo Group has extended its Work-From-Home procedures, allowing employees whose work doesn't require them to physically be in the office to continue working remotely until the end of 2020.
Nokia announced that it has been selected by Taiwan Mobile (TWM) as the sole supplier of its 5G network in a three-year framework deal worth approximately 400 million euros. The initial phase of the deal, which includes 5G RAN, 5G Core and 5G IMS, begins this month with the deployment of 5G non-standalone with the aim of migrating to 5G standalone within a three-year period. Nokia is a long-standing partner of TWM and will support the company in its efforts to execute its ‘Super 5G strategy’ which is focused on sustainability and digital transformation.
Samsung Electronics forecast a 23% rise in second-quarter operating profit, with strong demand for memory chips and displays overcoming the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on smartphone sales.
ZTE Corporation announced that ZTE and the Jiangsu branch of China Telecom have deployed 5G 200 MHz Qcell 4T4R digital indoor distribution system in the indoor scenarios with high amounts of data traffic, such as shopping malls and subway stations, in Xuzhou, China. The system provides high-quality 5G indoor coverage and accelerates future 5G indoor system deployment.