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While explaining the technical features, applicability, and latest trends of millimeter wave (mmWave), we will also provide information on the synergistic effects of using mmWave in combination with local 5G (Private 5G), which has a high affinity with mmWave, use cases and introduction scenarios, and available solutions. The presentation will also discuss the approach to terahertz wave (6G), which is expected to be used in the next generation.

NTT DATA Offers New Private 5G and AI-Based Experience for British Open Golf

NTT DATA will provide cutting-edge data analysis and fan experience to the British Open Golf this summer using private 5G, AI, Digital Twin, and other technologies. The company has had a sponsorship agreement with the British Golf Association (R&A) since 2013, and will provide private...

Nokia and Telefonica Sign Three-Year Agreement for Local 5G Promotion in Spain

Finland's Nokia recently announced a three-year agreement with local telecommunications giant Telefonica to develop the local 5G market in Spain. Through this collaboration, the two companies aim to improve productivity, worker safety, and sustainability in key industries such as ports, manufacturing, and logistics....

Orange to Provide Private 5G for Paris 2024 Olympics

French telecommunications giant Orange announced on June 19 that it will deploy private 5G (standalone system) in more than 120 local stadiums as well as airports, train stations, and training facilities during the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games....

Fraunhofer HHI Promotes Open 5G Campus Network with Local 5G Deployment of IS-Wireless

Germany's Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute for Telecommunications Research (HHI) recently decided to deploy a local 5G network from IS-Wireless, a Polish startup telecom company. The open 5G campus network in Germany and other European markets e...

Transmission test of live soccer broadcasts using 5G millimeter waves, conducted by Danish TV stations, Ericsson, Sony and others.

On June 5, TV2, a Danish TV station, conducted a transmission test of an international soccer match using 5G millimeter waves in cooperation with Sweden's Ericsson, telecom operator Three, and Sony. This is the first attempt of its kind in Denmark...

HPE's New Solution for Easier Local 5G Deployment and Management

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) on June 3 announced HPE Aruba Networking Enterprise Private 5G, a new solution that speeds and simplifies the deployment and management of local 5G networks for enterprise...

Ericsson, Qualcomm and Dronus Successfully Test Drones for Manufacturing and Warehousing Using 5G Millimeter Waves

Ericsson of Sweden announced on May 27 that it has successfully tested an autonomous drone for the manufacturing and warehousing industry, conducted in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies of the US and Italian industrial drone solutions provider Dronus. This 5G millimeter wave drone u...

T-Mobile Acquires US Cellular, Looking to Strengthen Private 5G

T-Mobile, the second largest company in the U.S. wireless telecommunications industry, announced on May 28 that it will acquire part of the wireless business and spectrum assets of US Cellular, the fifth largest company in the industry, for up to $4.4 billion (approximately 690 billion yen). With this acquisition, T-Mobile will strengthen its own 5G coverage and capacity. It will also put T-Mobile behind its competitors in...

Samsung and Arm collaborate on SIMD research, a key software technology related to 6G.

Samsung Research, Samsung's R&D organization, announced on May 20 a partnership with Arm, a leading British semiconductor design company. The two companies will work together to develop a parallel packet processing technology called SIMD (Single ...

Korea's KT and Nokia cooperate in R&D on future 6G technology

South Korean telecommunications giant KT announced on May 8 that it is partnering with Finland's Nokia for 6G research....

Logo for the next generation mobile technology "6G" has been selected.

The 3GPP, an international standardization project for wireless communication systems, decided on a new logo for the 6G specification during its April 23 meeting in Reston, Va....

UK Telecoms Authority Releases Update on 26 GHz/40 GHz Spectrum Auction

On April 16, Ofcom, the UK's broadcasting and communications regulator, released an update on the auction of frequencies in the 26 GHz and 40 GHz millimeter wave bands....

University of Glasgow Develops World's First 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Antenna to Expand 6G Potential

The world's first antenna operating in the 60 GHz (millimeter wave) band has been developed by a research team at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, the team announced on April 12. The groundbreaking technology opens up the possibility of future ultra-high-speed, software-controlled 6G networks....

5GMF Releases Third Edition of White Paper to Promote Millimeter Wave Penetration

In March 2024, the 5th Generation Mobile Forum (5GMF) released the third edition of the 5GMF white paper, "Advanced 5G with Millimeter Wave Penetration," which follows the second edition in July 2023 and introduces additional new features related to 5G with millimeter waves....

5G Millimeter Wave Performance Evaluation [Part 2] -- Outdoor Environmental Measurements, 5G Millimeter Wave Issues and Solutions

Quantitative understanding of its high-speed, high-capacity, and low-latency characteristics will be important for the widespread use of millimeter wave. In the second part, we will look at "5G Millimeter Wave Outdoor Environmental Measurements" and "5G Millimeter Wave Challenges and Solutions"....

5G Millimeter Wave Performance Evaluation [Part 1] -- Throughput and Latency Performance, Indoor Environment Measurement

In order to promote the widespread use of millimeter wave, it is important to quantify its high-speed, high-capacity, and low-latency performance. In this article, specific experimental and measurement results using 5G millimeter wave show that millimeter wave can achieve very high throughput and latency performance indoors and outdoors, and...

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