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China Unicom selects Nokia to support 5G deployment in Beijing

Nokia announced that China Unicom has selected the Nokia optical fronthaul solution to power its 4G and 5G networks in China’s capital Beijing, supporting the operator’s commitment to deliver 5G during 2019. Part of the Nokia end-to-end 5G portfolio, the solution will accelerate the deployment of...

SK Telecom, Ericsson and BMW carry out 5G trial for connected car

5G trial reached a peak rate of 3.6 Gbps for a connected car traveling at 170 kph. SK Telecom, Ericsson and BMW Korea witnessed peak data rates of 3.6 gigabits per second to a connected vehicle traveling at 170 kph. The test was...

IoT operator Sigfox: No one can match our offering

IoT operator Sigfox is confident that competing LPWAN technologies are no match to its own offering at this point. An exclusive interview with Thomas Nicholls, EVP of communication at Sigfox. We can count the days without an announcement on Low-Power Wide-Area Network, a market that is...

AT&T DevSum 2016: AT&T scores Ford connected car deal; expands agreement with BMW

AT&T to provide mobile access to Ford connected car platform LAS VEGAS – AT&T scored another significant automotive connectivity deal, announcing a multi-year agreement with Ford to power the company’s Sync Connect in-car system. The agreement calls for Ford to provide mobile broadband connectivity to...

Nokia closes $3 billion sale of Here mapping unit

Telecom solutions powerhouse Nokia completed the sale of its Here mapping and services unit to a group of German automakers comprised of Audi, BMW and Daimler-Benz for more than $3 billion. According to the company, "Nokia received net proceeds from the transaction of approximately ,...

6 predictions for the connected car market

As more and more wirelessly connected cars hit the market, a number of trends are becoming evident. RCR Wireless News will spend this month examining the connected car market, including these six predictions: The connected car market will be big, broad and global. Connected cars are...

Here mapping tech gaining adoption in public sector

Nokia sale of Here to automakers expected to close in first-quarter of 2016 Nokia Here mapping and navigation unit seems to be gaining traction with government bodies as evidenced by recent adoption by the Georgia, Alabama and Missouri departments of transportation. The agencies are using the...

EMEA: NXP to enable smart car keys

NXP today announced the launch of its RF chip family to advance long-range smart car keys. The chip family offers two-way RF link functionality to enable bidirectional communication between the key fob and the car at a distance of up to 500 meters. In addition...

EMEA: Connected car hook-up rumors in the news

Maybe calling the connected car "hook-ups" is a bit of a misnomer; although you have to admit it does feel like there’s somewhat of a dating game going on with Google, Apple and certain OEMs around the industry. There’s been quite a bit of speculation...

EMEA: TU Auto Berlin roundup part two

Building on yesterday’s highlights from TU Auto’s event in Berlin this week, there are even more highlights and observations to share. There was a battle of local startups participating at the event; the following four made presentations: Eluminocity combines LED street lighting with electric vehicle charging....

CES 2015: HERE, BMW debut connected car

LAS VEGAS – Navigation app company HERE, in partnership with automaker BMW, showcased the latest in connected car technology at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. The Smart Finder app brings content – music, mapping, refueling and more – from a phone, through the cloud...

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