Unveiling a new dimension to their collaboration, Ericsson and Google aim to enhance Cloud RAN solutions leveraging Google’s Distributed Cloud. This endeavor, targeting seamless automation, orchestration, and incorporation of AI and machine learning, promises wide-ranging benefits for communications service providers. Observations from the Ericsson Open Lab revealed the power of the Google Distributed Cloud in extending network functionalities, opening exciting new possibilities in the telecoms landscape.
Kcell, Kazakhstan’s leading operator, is set to revolutionize the nation’s telecommunications landscape by launching a colossal seven-year 5G rollout plan with Ericsson at the helm. The mission includes a considerable shift towards a united Radio Access Network strategy merging 5G with existing networks, which proves to offer optimize utilization and smoother transition to advanced technology. Furthermore, this project incorporates Fixed Wireless Access, providing internet solutions in challenging terrains.
Joining forces to propel Denmark into the 5G age, telecommunications giants Ericsson and TDC NET confront the intricacy of transitioning to Standalone 5G. The venture promises enhanced connectivity, yet its real impact remains under scrutiny. Their collaborative effort hinges not just on operational advancement but also in setting a future-ready network infrastructure with increased energy efficiency and advanced services. However, as TDC NET prepares to navigate this expansive opportunity landscape, it’s essential to question the overall strategic footing of the industry—a fascinating watch for tech aficionados. Stay informed with the Telecoms.com newsletter.
In an innovative move, Ericsson and AWS have joined forces to implement a groundbreaking 5G power machine vision system in Hitachi’s manufacturing plant. This system aims to leverage real-time digital visuals, AI, and edge-to-cloud technologies for superior automated error detection. Beyond the norm, it can inspect 24 assembly components simultaneously with high-resolution cameras pinpointing defects at the sub-millimeter range. Such a venture showcases the potential of combining private 5G, cloud, and AI technologies in revolutionizing product manufacturing, even amidst the current market uncertainties.
Ericsson, the global telecom giant, has just shattered 5G records, achieving an incredible 5.7Gbps download speed by ingeniously blending three frequency bands. This breakthrough, a result of Ericsson’s advanced hardware, software and RAN coordination, opens a new horizon in performance boost and superior connectivity for 5G users. This latest success cements Ericsson’s spot at the forefront of the race for ultra-high-speed connectivity, even as competitors also explore the potential of carrier aggregation.
In a first for the region, Ericsson and Australian operator TPG are creating a cloud-native AI-powered analytics tool, designed specifically to streamline 4G and 5G networks. With the power to predict and fix performance issues in real-time, this tool aims to enhance response times to network issues and reduce reliance on complex infrastructure analysis. Showcasing TPG as an early adopter, this technology also enhances network flexibility as usage increases, allowing for tracking of around five million subscribers.
In an exciting leap forward for 5G technology in Europe, Ericsson and O2 Telefónica in Germany have joined forces to accomplish a remarkable feat in the development of 5G Cloud RAN technology. Their groundbreaking Proof of Concept (PoC) deployment at O2 Telefónica’s Wayra innovation hub in Munich showcased the immense capabilities of Ericsson’s first 5G Cloud RAN installation on the continent. The PoC utilized cutting-edge mmWave frequency and a centralized control unit (CU), achieving an impressive end-to-end speed of over 4 gigabits per second.
Breaking speed boundaries, Ericsson and MediaTek recently achieved an impressive 565 Mbps upload speed within the consumer 5G sector, sparking excitement about the potential of fixed-wireless access (FWA). This feat was made possible through the integration of two of Ericsson’s software features and MediaTek’s T830 chipset for 5G FWA routers. The growing importance of upload speed on multiple applications including online gaming, video streaming, and cloud storage is nudging broadband consumers into creators, underscoring the significance of this development.
Unveiling a battery and solar-powered 5G site in Texas, Ericsson demonstrates an innovative and eco-friendly approach to creating energy-smart network solutions. This next-generation site not only offers enhanced energy management, potentially trimming operational expenses and reducing energy consumption, but also hints at lucrative future revenue streams from selling excess power. As Ericsson continues to explore greener alternatives, it’s intriguing to see how telecom companies worldwide will adopt this sustainable model.
Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson’s recent secure network slice proof of concept simplifies enterprise use with automated configuration and end-to-end orchestration, connecting smartphones seamlessly to private cloud services via 5G. This innovation could revolutionize the telecommunications industry by offering customizable, easy-to-understand connectivity solutions for businesses worldwide.