Qualcomm and Huawei successfully complete 3GPP-based 5G Interoperability testing

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated and Huawei announced that they have successfully completed 5G NR Interoperability and Development Testing (IODT) based on the 3GPP Release 15 global standard.

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Vodafone and Huawei test applicability of IP microwave backhaul for 5G

Vodafone and Huawei have completed lab tests which indicate that traditional IP microwave links will be considered a viable technology for 5G backhaul. 5G will play a critical role in meeting the bandwidth requirements of mobile customers from 2020 onwards.

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Huawei full series of scenario-based Massive MIMO AAUs products to be released at MWC 2018

At the pre-MWC briefing in London, Huawei revealed that a full series of scenario-based Massive MIMO AAU (MM AAU) products would be released at the MWC 2018. These products accommodate various 5G deployment scenarios and make operators ready for 5G in advance based on 4G networks.

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Telefónica and Huawei complete world’s first proof-of-concept test of 5G-V2X Radio for URLLC assisted driving

Telefónica and Huawei have achieved a new milestone with the world’s first Proof-of-Concept (PoC) testbed for 5G based vehicle communication networks (known as 5G-V2X) in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid. This is another solid step to promote 5G commercialisation and expand the 5G ecosystem after both companies completed 5G UCNC trial in 2017.

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Huawei announces a new procurement for the next five years of £3bn to the UK

Huawei Technologies has announced a major new commitment to the UK with a promise of procurement over the next five years of £3billion (€3.38 billion). On 1st February, Madam Sun Yafang, chairwoman of Huawei met with the UK prime minister Theresa May in Beijing, and reaffirmed the company’s long-term commitment to the UK.

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Huawei’s X22 set top box wins 2018 iF Design Award

Huawei’s X22 set top box has won an iF Design award for top design. The globally renowned iF Design Awards are known as the “Design Oscars”. The Huawei set top box’ design focused on “minimalism, streamline design and Golden Ratio Segmentation”. The device faced competition from over 6,400 candidates across 54 countries.

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Huawei teams up with UnionPay International to roll out Huawei Pay worldwide

Huawei signed a mutual co-operation agreement with UnionPay International with the aim of working together to promote the globalisation of Huawei Pay and to accelerate its roll-out worldwide in order to provide a better mobile payment experience for Huawei mobile device users.

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Turkcell and Huawei commercial verification of BBU5900 base station marks launch of 5G evolution

Turkcell and Huawei have successfully verified Huawei’s 5G-oriented new Generation BBU5900 base station on a commercial network in Antalya Turkey opening the way for roll out of 5G evolution.

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Bosch, Vodafone, and Huawei enable smart cars to communicate with each other

It is Friday afternoon, and the traffic on the A9 freeway near Munich is congested. Navigation requires complete concentration. Other vehicles are constantly cutting in front of the car, forcing the driver to brake abruptly − which is the cause of many accidents, slow-moving traffic, and stress.

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China Telecom, State Grid, and Huawei join forces on 5G network slicing for smart grids

China Telecom, China’s State Grid, and Huawei have jointly released a report entitled 5G Network Slicing Enabling Smart Grid which details results of their 5G network slicing project, a major national initiative in China.

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Hybrid smartwatches to make up over 50% of smartwatch shipments by 2022, as fashion beats function

A new report by Juniper Research found that hybrid smartwatches such as Fossil Q and Nokia Steel, which appear to be analogue watches but integrate some smartwatch functionality, will make up over 50% of the smartwatches market in 2022.

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Huawei OWS Global Developer Contest helps boost operations digitalisation

The finals of the Huawei OWS Developer Contest were recently held in Shenzhen. This competition aims to encourage Huawei services staff to be innovative and develop new Apps based on the Operations Web Services (OWS) platform to support them in their daily operations.

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Huawei and China Unicom collaborate to build network-wide Anti-DDoS system

China Unicom has partnered with Huawei to deploy Huawei’s AntiDDoS8000 products on backbone network nodes across China. This constitutes the largest anti-DDoS system on China Unicom’s network and provides comprehensive anti-DDoS protection capabilities for their customers.

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IoT Now Magazine December-January 2018

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In December-January issue: TALKING HEADS: Tele2 IoT’s Rami Avidan on plans to orchestrate a flexible, agile and scalable ecosystem

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Huawei Wireless X Labs sets up connected factory SIG to explore 5G applications in smart manufacturing

Huawei Wireless X Labs has joined hands with several industry partners to announce the establishment of a Wireless Connected Factory Special Interest Group (SIG). This is the third in a series of SIGs created by X Labs, with others focusing on X Labs’ Digital Sky initiative and Wireless eHealth.

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Orange Belgium’s new IoT network claims 100% coverage to support massive Internet of Things solutions

The possibilities offered by the Internet of Things (IoT) are growing strongly in Belgium and throughout the world. Orange Belgium decided last year to invest in new IoT technologies based on international standards,

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