NGMN, Wireless Broadband Alliance join forces to address RAN convergence opportunities

NGMN and Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) published the first results of their collaboration to drive the convergence of multi-technology RANs and core networks. The joint report identifies a number of

Belgian Cybersecurity Centre to look at Huawei procurement risks

The Belgian Cybersecurity Centre plans to look into potential risks for the country from using equipment from Huawei and other Chinese suppliers, reports De Tijd. Huawei is already a supplier

Libelium and Ericsson to unveil first NB-IoT development kits at MWC

Spain’s Libelium has teamed up with Ericsson to integrate NB-IoT (narrowband Internet of Things) connectivity in its wireless sensor platform. The partners will be presenting two NB-IoT development kits to

Vodafone first to connect 5G phones to live network in Madrid and Barcelona

Vodafone has announced the first successful connection of 5G-enabled smartphones to its live network during trials conducted in Madrid and Barcelona ahead of MWC 2019. The tests were run over

MediaTek, Nokia complete testing of Helio M70 5G modem, Nokia AirScale 5G base station

MediaTek and Nokia completed first wave 5G interoperability testing between the MediaTek Helio M70 5G modem and the Nokia AirScale 5G Base Station. This marks a significant milestone for MediaTek

EU confirms harmonisation of 3.6 GHz band for 5G services

The European Commission has confirmed the harmonisation of the 3.4-3.8 GHz band for 5G wireless services across the EU, adopting the necessary implementing decision. This follows the approval in 2017

Telecom Italia, Corning sign MoU to explore new IoT, AI services

Telecom Italia (TIM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with New York-based fibre-optic cables manufacturer Corning to explore new developments in the field of fibre and 5G network technologies.

Prague underground will be covered with LTE by 2022

A section of the line C of the Prague underground shall be covered by LTE until the end of the year, reports mobilenet.cz. Completion of the coverage of the whole Prague

American Tower activates LoRa network in 11 more cities

American Tower has activated its LoRaWAN IoT network in 11 more Brazilian cities. Campinas, Santos, Jundiai, Sorocaba, Sao Jose dos Campos (all in the state of Sao Paulo), Goiania (Goias),

Vodafone Germany cooperates with ICE Gateway, city of Darmstadt in smart lighting IoT project

Vodafone Germany said it has started a cooperation with ICE Gateway and the city of Darmstadt to analyse data from street lights through an IoT network. The smart street lighting