Nokia has been selected by the Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) to supply what, according to Nokia, will be the world's first LTE-R mobile broadband network to support railway operations and employee services.
Telstra and Ericsson have set up what they say is one of the world's first 5G radio test beds in Melbourne, and staged a public demonstration of its capabilities, outside Telstra's Global Operations Center.
SK Telecom has demonstrated what is says is the world's first 5G-based connected car, named T5, using what it claims to be the world largest millimeter wave 5G trial network operating in the 28GHz band at BMW driving center on Yeongjong Island, Incheon.
SK Telecom said the 5G trial network '“ supplied by Ericsson - covers an area of 240,000 square meters and supports more than 20Gbps peak data rates with sub-millisecond latency. SK Telecom and Ericsson have jointly developed and deployed the 5G radio and core network infrastructure to cover the whole driving center.
Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has chosen chipsets from Chinese fabless semiconductor developer, Spreadtrum Communications for its latest smartphone models M40 and M50.
China Unicom has conducted a field trial of a prototype of ADVA Optical Networking's G.metro wavelength division multiplexing passive optical network technology.
ZTE has signed an agreement with China Unicom for cooperation on 5G and Internet of Things. They two say they will work closely together 'to foster a sound ecosystem and promote sustainable development' in the fields of 5G and IoT. And in another 5G development, Ericsson and China Mobile have conducted the world's first 5G-enabled drone prototype field trial.
TE Connectivity has announced that its subsidiary, TE SubCom, will build a new submarine cable linking Los Angeles and Hong Kong along with Facebook, Google, and Pacific Light Data Communication Co (PLDC).
Ericsson says it has conducted the world's first 5G-enabled drone prototype field trial in co-operation with China Mobile, hailing this 'a major milestone on the road to 5G.'
The ITU is organizing the third Global Standards Symposium that will take place on 24 October 2016 in Hammamet, Tunisia and will be hosted by the Government of Tunisia.
Trident Subsea Cable, which is building a link between Australia, Jakarta and Singapore, has selected Equinix's International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore and Jakarta for the cable's points of presence in Asia Pacific.