Category: Mobile Communications

5G Indoor Mobile Systems

5 November, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Fox Sports announced that it conducted—in cooperation with the Fox Innovation Lab and partners Ericsson, Intel, and AT&T—the first test of 5G technology, streaming 4K video over 5G for broadcast in the United States at the 2018 U.S. Open on 14–17 June. The groundbreaking trial was the first available broadcast footageRead More

The Final Sprint of Fifth-Generation Toward Commercialization

7 October, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold The first commercial rollouts of fifth-generation (5G) networks are expected to start this year. While mobile service providers are well on their way in planning for the introduction of 5G, consumer perceptions around this new technology are still unclear. What users expect and how service providers can ensure that 5G willRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

5 September, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Argus Cyber Security is collaborating with Ericsson to provide seamless cybersecurity across vehicle cloud services, fleets, and connected vehicles. As the number and diversity of connected services that interact with vehicles continue to increase, cyberthreats also evolve and grow. Recent cyberattacks on vehicles via connected services have led automakers to understandRead More

5G Indoor Mobile Systems

5 September, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold With the anticipated surge in mobile traffic and 5G subscriptions, mobile operators must meet rising consumer and enterprise demand: high-data-rate video streaming, VR/AR, and immersive media. This increased need for indoor coverage cannot be addressed by traditional indoor systems or by outdoor radio deployments since modern building materials can block outdoorRead More

China’s Connected Car f-Band; IEEE 802.11 on NextGen V2X

7 August, 2018 | Government Regulations, Mobile Communications

Article by Edward Au China’s consultation on connected cars In order to promote the application and development of intelligent networked vehicles in China and to meet the development needs of intelligent traffic information systems such as the Internet of Vehicles, in accordance with the Radio Regulations of the People’s Republic of China and the RadioRead More

Management of 3.5-Ghz Spectrum in 5G Dense Networks

7 August, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World A hierarchical radio resource management scheme using small and macro-cells would allow cellular users to reuse and exploit potentially underutilized spectrum portions. To overcome the issue of limited resources that can be allocated to users, one can exploit the spectrum access system (SAS), a technology thatRead More

Toward Autonomous Vehicles

7 August, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Ford expects to accelerate and launch businesses in the following five areas: Transportation operating systems: Ford will expand its open, cloud-based platform that manages information flow and basic transactions in the transportation ecosystem to include other automakers, suppliers, partners, and cities. The company will also launch a developer network to buildRead More

5G Field Trials

7 August, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold During the Fourth Global 5G event, LGU+ partnered with Huawei to complete the world’s first large-scale 5G network test in a precommercial environment in the Gangnam District, Seoul. This network consists of both 3.5- and 28-GHz base stations. The test also helped to successfully verify the technologies of Internet Protocol televisionRead More

Countdown to the Full-Scale Development of 5G New Radio

10 July, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Samsung Electronics America has announced its decision to supply Verizon with commercial 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) network solutions. The two companies will begin by launching commercial 5G services in Sacramento, California, in the second half of 2018. In early 2017, Samsung and Verizon began 5G customer trials across seven U.S.Read More

5G Multiscale Mobility – A Look at Current and Upcoming Models in the Next Technology Era

13 June, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World The forthcoming fifth-generation (5G) mobile wireless system is likely to lead to an increasingly heterogeneous data-demand pattern, including a small number of high-data-rate mobile broadband links and a large number of low-data-rate Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Aspects that govern seamless mobility between different access technologies,Read More

5G Pre-commercial Tests: Readiness on the Horizon

13 June, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold During the Fourth Global 5G event, LGU+ partnered with Huawei to complete the world’s first large-scale 5G network test in a precommercial environment in the Gangnam District, Seoul. This network consists of both 3.5- and 28-GHz base stations. The test also helped to successfully verify the technologies of Internet Protocol televisionRead More

5G Spectrum and Trials

15 May, 2018 | Mobile Communications

By Matthias Pätzold Huawei has produced a position report titled “5G Spectrum” that presents Huawei’s insights and recommendations on 5G spectrum policy. This report calls on the industry’s organizations and regulators to facilitate spectrum harmonization and ensure timely availability for early deployment and large-scale commercial use of 5G. Huawei proposes a multilayer spectrum approach inRead More