Intel releases its 5G plans
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XMM 8000 series in 2019

Last week Intel decided to talk a bit about its 5G plans, an announcement sparked by Qualcomm’s clear target to have 5G devices shipping in 2019 and the fact that the company showcased a phone factor 5G design.

Nokia and Vodafone team up for 5G
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South African test

Former rubber boot maker Nokia will trial its 5G technology in South Africa in collaboration with UK telephone outfit Vodacom.

Apple continues to pay Qualcomm if it drops its modem
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Licensing still on

There was a lot of noise about the recent news that Apple might skip the Qualcomm modem hardware for its 2018 phones, but even if they make this decision, QTL (Qualcomm licensing) will still get money from Apple.

Qualcomm announced first 5G data call
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Shows a 5G prototype phone

It looks like things are shaping up nicely for the beginning of the 5G era. Qualcomm has confirmed that it shrank the 5G device to the phone form factor and has it up and running.

5G NR to be ready for 2019
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To accelerates 5G roadmap

Qualcomm helped 3GPP to make some tectonic shifts and allow the 5G NR to be ready in 2019.

San Marino to get 5G in late 2018
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Europe’s first

Telecom Italia is promising that the Republic of San Marino is going to be the first 5G State in Europe. The plan will increase the power of the infrastructure, and the first “small cells” will be installed in the principal streets and piazzas around San Marino's historical centre.

ZTE comes up with 5G for wireless networks
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Fully cloud based


ZTE has released its own 5G integrated solution which it says offers a comprehensive suite of solutions for 5G wireless access, core network and bearer network to help operators fast-track 5G commercial network deployments.

Pre-standard 5G comes for 2018 Winter Olympics
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PyeongChang


KT has confirmed details of an ambitious plan to conduct extensive trials of pre-standard 5G technology at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, ahead of full commercial rollout in 2019.

T-Mobile US spent $8 billion on 4G network
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Buys you 1,500 wireless licenses

It is not a big secret that Verizon is the biggest network in the US, followed by AT&T and T-Mobile, but T-Mobile is doing a great job in catching up and now the outfit has announced that it plans to spend $8 billion to improve its 4G network.  

AT&T to acquire Straight Path for $1.6 billion
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After the 5G, 24 GHz and 39 GHz bands

AT&T has announced a plan to spend $1.6 billion to Straight Path Communications in an all-stock deal aimed at bulking up the carrier’s portfolio of millimeter wave spectrum. As you can imagine, you will need these bands for the 5G millimeter waves.