Category: Mobile Communications

5G Wireless Backhaul Trials

15 November, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold In a joint innovation project, Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have achieved a landmark data transmission rate, consistently topping 100 Gb/s in a trial microwave link over 1.5 km. Conducted at the Deutsche Telekom Service Center in Athens, Greece, this trial represents a major technical breakthrough, achieving throughput speeds more than 10Read More

5G Consumer Potential

23 October, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold On 7 May 2019, Ericsson released a new Consumer Lab report, “5G Consumer Potential,” that busts industry myths surrounding the value of 5G for consumers and outlines the opportunities available for communications service providers. Backed by solid research from one of the biggest ever consumer expectation studies, the report looks atRead More

The Next Generation: Beyond 5G

23 October, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold NTT DOCOMO and Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) conducted radio wave propagation experiments at frequencies up to 150 GHz. The frequency bands from 100 to 300 GHz are expected to enable further high-speed and large-capacity communications for the next generation beyond 5G. In the experiments, the two companies measured and analyzed theRead More

5G Smartphone Trials

6 August, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Performed at the TIM laboratories based in Turin, the first over-the-air connection trials were compliant with the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) 5G New Radio Release 15 specifications, featuring Ericsson technology that uses massive multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) solutions. The test employed a smartphone based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50 5G chipset, theRead More

5G Mobile Platforms

9 July, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold The third annual Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit was held on Maui, Hawaii, on 4–6 December 2018. This event featured several industry milestones related to 5G mobile communication systems and the Snapdragon mobile platforms. During the second day of the technology summit, Qualcomm Technologies unveiled the Snapdragon 855 chipset, the company’s newestRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

11 June, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Cohda Wireless, headquartered in Australia, has focused on chips to enable autonomous vehicles to connect with other vehicles and with Smart City infrastructure via V2X communications. These connections span vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I), and vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) capabilities. In the quest to deliver V2X capabilities to the volume automotive market, developers seekRead More

Mobile Consumer Behavior

11 June, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Despite the negativity created by recent privacy scandals, social media usage is still on the rise. Its platforms are witnessing an increase in users and the average amount of time those users spend on them. The latest report from Ericsson Consumer Lab, “#OMG Social Media is Here to Stay,” aimed toRead More

Mission-Critical LTE Networks

7 May, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Alongside partner Danoffice IT, Ericsson will lead the implementation of mission-critical LTE networking equipment as well as professional services and training. The LTE networking equipment is from the 5G-ready Ericsson Radio System portfolio, including the MINI-LINK microwave backhaul solution, in combination with Ericsson Cloud Packet Core. This LTE network will significantlyRead More

ROboMObil: The Robotic Electric Vehicle

8 April, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Ricardo de Castro and Jonathan Brembeck, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of System Dynamics and Control The ROboMObil is a by-wire electric vehicle built by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for demonstrating the benefits of transferring advanced space and robotics technologies to electric road vehicles. This vehicle is propelled by four “wheel robots”—eachRead More

Mobile Edge Computing for the Internet of Vehicles

8 April, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC As an enabling technology for the Internet of Vehicles (IoV), mobile edge computing (MEC) provides potential solutions for sharing the computation capabilities among vehicles, in addition to other accessible resources. In this article, the authors first introduce a distributed vehicular edge computing solution named the autonomous vehicular edge (AVE),Read More

5G Is Coming Around the Corner

8 April, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold On 10 September 2018, AT&T announced that Ericsson is one of its technology suppliers for the operator’s nationwide 5G network. The announcement includes plans to introduce mobile 5G in five additional cities, namely, Houston; Jacksonville, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; New Orleans, Louisiana; and San Antonio, Texas. These new cities are in additionRead More

The Future of Mobility!

12 March, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Hicham Chaoui, Carleton University, Canada Autonomous and connected vehicle technologies are among the most active researched areas in the automotive industry because of their far-reaching impacts on our modern society. The future of mobility, deployed in part through autonomous vehicles (AVs) and connected vehicles (CVs), will change several aspects of our society inRead More