Category 5G

5G in action: KT’s plans to showcase 5G

By Dongmyun Lee — Chief Technology Officer, KT Today we are witnessing the start of an unprecedented smart revolution driven by the latest advanced digital and mobile technology: 5G. 5G promises to deliver higher data rates, lower latency, and more reliable connectivity. In a sense, these improvements are already happening, at a slow, but steady pace, […]

5G trials: Nokia and NTT Docomo join forces to develop 5G ecosystem in Japan

Trial of end-to-end applications between base station and devices Focus on applications in busy tourist, shopping and business locations in Tokyo Tests will uses the Intel 5G Mobile Trial Platform Nokia is to develop the 5G ecosystem with Japanese operator NTT Docomo to prepare for the upcoming introduction of the next generation wireless network. The […]

Smart bandages to use real-time 5G connectivity

Smart bandage uses multi-technology approach Low power 5G, nano technology sensors and 3D printing  Trials start now, availability in a year or so if successful Not so much a killer app for 5G and IoT, hopefully more a life-saving one. The University of Swansea in Wales has pulled together what it’s calling a ‘multi-technology’ approach […]

A new age of orchestration for 5G

As we approach 2020, one of the most important areas of ITU work will be our international standardization of 5G systems. ITU is supporting the development of a 5G environment where we will all have access to highly reliable communications, and where trusted ICTs will be key to innovation in every industry sector. 5G networks […]

5 key takeaways from Mobile World Congress

Artificial Intelligence, connected cars and drones dominated headlines coming out of Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona last week. And, as we mentioned, 5G standardization discussions heated up. But as the dust settles after this massive event, which is often a beacon for where the biggest trends in tech are headed, what are the main […]

New European partnership on connected cars highlights ICT-auto convergence

MoU signed between 5GAA and EATA 5GAA now counts 33 members; EATA 38 companies and 6 associations Encourage cooperation between mobile operators and vehicle OEMs Additional focus on standardisation, spectrum and related use cases Collaborations and partnerships are all the rage in 5G. The latest to embrace the ecosystem idea are the two latest associations […]

At Mobile World Congress, 5G standardization discussions heat up (VIDEO)

While artificial intelligence, connected cars, and drones took center stage at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this week, discussions surrounding 5G were also prominent. Those discussions included the testing and setting of standards for upcoming 5G systems that will be required power the increasingly voracious user demands for data as the Internet of […]