Category: Mobile Communications

Ericsson and Telefónica Germany to Use 5G in Car Manufacturing

16 March, 2020 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold All production systems and machines in Mercedes-Benz’s new Factory 56 will be connected and operated via secure 5G with gigabit data rates and almost real-time latency while handling large amounts of data. The 5G network will enable Mercedes-Benz to boost flexibility, production precision, and efficiency as industry digitalization and the IoTRead More

Global Rollouts of 5G

18 February, 2020 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Nokia announced that the company has confirmed 42 commercial 5G deals (more than have been announced by any other vendor) across the globe. These deals include 22 well-known customers, such as T-Mobile, Telia, and Softbank. Including these agreements, Nokia’s 5G deals, trials, and demonstrations amount to more than 100 5G customerRead More

5G is Going Live in Country After Country

28 January, 2020 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold The June 2019 edition of “Ericsson Mobility Report” presents a glimpse of the impressive progress in the mobile telecommunication market, now on the verge of deploying 5G. The report forecasts 1.9 billion 5G subscriptions by the end of 2024. That’s up from 1.5 billion forecast in the November 2018 edition, anRead More

Autonomous Wireless Systems with AI

11 December, 2019 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Haris Gačanin Title: Autonomous Wireless Systems with Artificial Intelligence: A Knowledge Management Perspective Abstract: This article discusses technology and opportunities available to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) in the design of autonomous wireless systems. A vision is presented for knowledge-driven wireless operation by means of AI disciplines, such as sensing, reasoning, knowledge management, andRead More

Wireless Solutions for Agriculture 4.0

11 December, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Ericsson announced that the company has launched Ericsson Industry Connect, an easy-to-use cellular connectivity solution to accelerate Industry 4.0 digital transformation. This solution allows communication service providers to offer dedicated cellular networks at factories and warehouses starting with 4G LTE and with a clear path to 5G. The offering strengthens Ericsson’sRead More

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