du teamed with Huawei to construct what the pair said will be the most advanced mobile broadband network in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Chinese telecommunications company Huawei successfully demonstrated its Open Network Hypervisor (OpenNH) solution at California's Open Networking Summit 2015, held June 15-18. The solution is an independent tenant virtual network based on software-defined networking (SDN).
Ericsson said its second-quarter results will be hit by restructuring costs of around SEK2.5 billion (€271 million/$304 million) as the company continues to implement measures first announced in November 2014 to reduce costs and improve efficiency.
Yang Yong, Huawei's VP of product management for mobile broadband and home product line, this week gave a hint of some of the daily challenges that confront manufacturers of smart wearable devices, with comfort inow a big part of the equation. However, while there is growing clarity over how wearables will evolve in future, there is still considerable disparity in market forecasts, with different companies are still adopting different approaches to how wearables are categorised.
Huawei firmly put its backing behind Europe this week by underlining its partnerships with operators, car manufacturers and others, and placing an emphasis on research and development to help Europe establish a leadership position in future technological developments in business and industry.
Wearables Technology (WT) CEO Christian Stammel said future wearable devices will either be products that consumers want the world to see, or be completely concealed.
U.S. Cellular, which is still deploying its LTE network, is unsure of how quickly 5G networks will take hold but its CTO thinks it will require a new waveform for the 5G air interface.
The GSM Association (GSMA) predicted that the majority of people in sub-Saharan Africa will have access to mobile phones by 2020, but only if national governments assist in distributing devices to the most remote areas in the region.
Some vendors have embraced an intermediate term of "4.5G" for network enhancements between now and 2020, when 5G networks are expected to be commercialized. Yet not everyone in the industry is so keen to use the term. Special report
Similar to the wireless industry's transition from GSM to GPRS, one where operators would talk about 2.5G, the question is whether the eventual move to 5G will be preceded by a mid-stage state that some call "4.5G."