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du claims IoT lead in UAE with LoRa-based trial

Du revealed it has chosen LoRa technology for a planned Internet of Things (IoT) network after completing what it said is the first "true" IoT network test in the Middle East.

University of Surrey's 5GIC opens doors with £70M investment

The University of Surrey has officially opened the much-anticipated 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) as part of efforts to ensure that the UK and Europe maintain a leading role in the development of 5G technology.

Vodafone partner Afrimax raises $120M in funding for LTE expansion in Africa

Afrimax, which last year formed a strategic framework agreement with Vodafone for Sub-Saharan Africa, has raised $120 million (€106 million) in funding to accelerate the rollout of LTE services across the region.

University of Surrey opens 5G innovation center

The University of Surrey celebrated the opening of its 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at its Guildford, UK campus, with support from its partners, including Huawei, EE, Telefonica, Samsung, Vodafone and more.

Drones, TV production and 4K video dominate the show floor at IBC 2015

Don't worry if you couldn't make it to this year's IBC show in Amsterdam. FierceCable captured the highlights of this year's event in a new report, IBC 2015 in pictures: What it was like on the show floor.

AT&T's Lurie: Let's get 5G standards 'before we start hyping' the technology

AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie has a message for everyone that is excited to get ahead on 5G network development, with promises to bring pre-standard 5G technologies to the market: cool your jets.

Huawei promises return on investment boost with new OSS service

Huawei said a new service-driven offering covering operation support systems (OSS) can boost operators' return on investment and operational efficiency in the sector.

For Discovery Networks International, it's all about balance

AMSTERDAM-- Making the shift from a primarily cable network to a provider of multiscreen experiences, often directly to viewers over the top, has been a new challenge for Discovery Networks International, the Europe-based wing of Discovery Communications. That's according to its president, JB Perrette, speaking at an opening keynote session at IBC.

Verizon, Samsung to test enterprise LTE-U femtocells

While Samsung has rolled out hundreds of thousands of 3G femtocells for Verizon Wireless, it's still in the early stages when it comes to LTE femtocells in unlicensed spectrum, or the controversial LTE-U. However, the electronics giant announced it will be engaging in a trial with Verizon using Samsung's LTE-U enterprise femtocells.

5G vision grows clearer as 2020 deadline gets closer

LAS VEGAS-- The 5G buzz is escalating as U.S. operators like Verizon Wireless are announcing 5G trials and vendors like Nokia Networks are promising commercial 5G-ready hotspot equipment in 2017.