Category: Mobile Communications

World’s First 5G Distributed Concert

12 February, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold On 22 June 2018, Ericsson announced that the company provided 5G mobile technology to demonstrate that the most advanced communication technology is able to connect London and Berlin in music and song. The 2,000-year-old Roman Amphitheatre in the Guildhall Complex, London’s oldest entertainment venue, has embraced 5G technology to team upRead More

It’s Time to Go Big with 5G

9 January, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold In July 2018, Qualcomm Technologies unveiled the world’s first fully integrated fifth-generation (5G) New Radio (NR), millimeter wave (mm-wave), and sub-6-GHz radio-frequency (RF) modules for smartphones and other mobile devices. The Qualcomm QTM052 mm-wave antenna module family and the Qualcomm QPM56xx sub-6-GHz RF module family pair with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50Read More

Wearable Communications in 5G: Challenges and Enabling Technologies

18 December, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World As wearable devices become more integrated into our daily lives, traditional communication networks primarily designed for human-being-oriented applications are facing tremendous challenges. The forthcoming fifth-generation (5G) wireless systems look to support unprecedented high capacity, low latency, and massive connectivity. In this article, we examine key challengesRead More

eSports Experience with 5G

18 December, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold eSports is a form of competition using video games. With leagues and tournaments worldwide, eSports has a rapidly growing fan base of tens of millions via live events and streaming. Australian gamers and eSports fans got a taste of how 5G will transform mobile gaming in an ultralow latency demonstration stagedRead More

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