TELUS, in partnership with Samsung Electronics, has unveiled plans to initiate Canada’s inaugural commercial virtualized and open radio access network (RAN), marking a significant leap forward in the telecom industry. This next-generation network technology aims to elevate performance, flexibility, energy efficiency, and automation, setting a new standard for mobile connectivity across Canada.
In a strategic move to enhance the appeal of its smartphones, South Korean tech giant Samsung has joined forces with Google and Qualcomm, marking a significant collaboration in the tech industry. The focus of Samsung’s latest Galaxy S24 series launch lies in the integration of generative AI, a result of the newfound partnership with Google Cloud.
Samsung enters the mobile AI game with Galaxy AI, its latest invention aimed to revolutionize smartphone experiences. Powered by Samsung-developed on-device AI and a cloud-based system, it incorporates remarkable features like real-time audio and text translation during phone calls. Alongside this, Samsung excites with Samsung Gauss, dedicated to streamlining diverse tasks from coding assistance to content translation – a move promising profound impacts on our technology interactions.
Samsung’s 5G CBRS Strand Small Cell solution empowers cable operators by providing a quick, cost-effective method for deploying 5G data-offloading capabilities. Field-tested and now commercially available, this compact solution has been deployed with Comcast, supporting their goal of efficient data traffic offloading and improved 5G connectivity.
DISH Wireless, in partnership with Samsung and Qualcomm, has achieved groundbreaking 5G carrier aggregation milestones. Notably, peak uplink speeds of 200 Mbps and 1.3 Gbps downlink speeds were realized with minimal spectrum usage, marking a significant advance in 5G capabilities. Boost Mobile subscribers can anticipate faster download and upload speeds.
In a pioneering collaboration, Samsung, Vodafone, and Orange have achieved a significant breakthrough by completing the first 4G calls over shared networks in rural Romania using Open RAN technology. This milestone, with the promise of integrating 2G and 5G, signifies a transformative step towards more efficient, sustainable, and innovative telecommunications.
Samsung Electronics and KDDI today announced the companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form a 5G Global Network Slicing Alliance. Through this new alliance, the companies will work together to introduce an array of commercial 5G network slicing services and assess new business models based on this innovative technology.
Qualcomm and Samsung recently announced a pioneering success in telecommunications; achieving dual uplink and quadruple downlink carrier aggregation for 5G FDD spectrum. This innovation, tested using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X75 5G Modem-RF System with Samsung’s 5G radios, could provide operators increased flexibility. This trial demonstrates the potency of Advanced 5G modems in enhancing 5G connections, hinting exciting future developments in 5G. Commercial implementations of these findings are expected by late 2023.
Intel and Samsung amplify their alliance to revolutionize virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) technology. With Intel driving RAN processes into a generalized realm and Samsung narrowing the divide with formidable RAN vendors, vRAN emerges as an attractive alternative to traditional RAN. But will the telecom industry celebrate this technological feat with the same fervor?
If you’ve ever contemplated making the leap from your trusty flagship phone to a foldable device, Samsung’s latest offering, the Galaxy Z Fold 5, is here to entice you. While it may not be everyone’s cup of tea, the Fold 5 presents significant enhancements that set it apart as a more user-friendly, durable, and productive foldable phone compared to others in the market.