Category: Smart Places

The Netherlands lines up private 5G spectrum licences

The RDI is preparing to make local, private 5G spectrum licences in the 3.5GHz band available to enterprise customers before the end of the year.

Two 50MHz blocks in the 3.5GHz band (more specifically, 3,400–3,450MHz and 3,750–3,800MHz) are being set aside for enterprise use, with the RDI saying that companies can apply individually or in partnership to gain access to the spectrum.

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Adtran announces new Terafactory in Germany

Adtran today announced the opening of its new Terafactory in Meiningen, Germany, fortifying supply chain resilience and accelerating regional technological advancements. The new state-of-the-art facility brings production back to Central Europe, boosting the company’s robustness against global logistics shocks and promising to create new local jobs.

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Nokia’s latest AI allows networks to respond to spoken instructions

This week, Nokia Bell Labs have unveiled their latest breakthrough in AI and machine learning, allowing telcos to reconfigure their networks simply by issuing verbal instructions.

Dubbed Natural-Language Networking, the new technology can interpret simple text or speech requests and allocate networking resources accordingly, optimising the network to suit the end user’s specific needs.

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Ericsson launches 5G standalone software toolkit

Ericsson has launched a new software toolkit to strengthen 5G Standalone network capabilities and enable premium services with differentiated connectivity. The portfolio enhancement comes as the growth of new use cases and rising mobile user expectations on the quality of 5G experience are putting greater demands on network capacity and performance.

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Ericsson launches ‘India 6G’ project

Press Release

Ericsson has announced the launch of its ‘India 6G’ program with the formation of an India 6G Research team in its Chennai R&D Center. Ericsson has three R&D Centers in India: in Chennai, Bengaluru and Gurgaon. This ‘India 6G’ team comprises of senior research leaders and a team of experienced researchers across Radio, Networks, AI and Cloud, who have been entrusted with developing fundamental solutions for the future of telecommunications.

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