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du selects Ericsson 5G RAN, promises new business opportunities, use cases

The du, Ericsson 5G RAN partnership will enable use cases like FWA and massive IoT United Arab Emirates’ du has selected Ericsson’s 5G radio access network (RAN) products and solutions as the operator carries out its plans to modernize its network. Once deployed, Ericsson’s AI-powered...

STC, Huawei complete first indoor 5G trial in the Middle East

STC used 100 megahertz of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Chinese vendor Huawei confirmed they have completed what they claim to be the first trial of indoor 5G in the Middle East region. During the trial in Dammam, STC used...

Europe launches fund for broadband projects in underserved areas

The broadband fund set to invest in at least 20 countries by 2021. The European Commission and the European Investment Bank plan to launch a fund to invest in broadband infrastructure in underserved areas across Europe. The Connecting Europe Broadband Fund is set...

EE ends 2015 with more than 14 million LTE subs

The UK telco’s LTE infrastructure reaches 95% of overall population U.K. operator EE ended the fourth quarter of 2015 with more than 14 million LTE subscribers, following a net addition of 141,000 postpaid subscribers during the period, the company said in its earnings statement. The operator...

Analyst Angle: Wi-Fi key to Dubai Smart City project

During the Wi-Fi Global Congress in San Jose, Calif., I had the pleasure to sit down with Paul Taylor, manager of business development & Wi-Fi services at United Arab Emirates mobile network operator Du, to discuss the drivers behind the recent carrier Wi-Fi initiatives. ...

Nokia Networks signs 5G MoU with Arab telco Du

5G radio demo has already been conducted Nokia Networks and United Arab Emirates mobile operator Du signed a memorandum of understanding on a set of common objectives for the development and evolution of "5G" and the "Internet of Things." The companies carried out a 5G radio demonstration...

Du tests IoT network in Dubai

The telco aims to deploy IoT projects across the UAE in the future The United Arab Emirates’ second-largest operator Du has tested what it claims to be the first true "Internet of Things" network in the Middle East. The telco said that the recently tested network...

Nokia uses drones for network planning

United Arab Emirates carrier Du partners with Nokia to analyze network components using telco drones Carrier Du, along with partner Nokia Networks, has used drones carrying smartphone-based test equipment to analyze its network covering Dubai International Stadium. The proof of concept demonstrates how drones can be...

Du and Huawei work on advanced mobile networks for the UAE

The United Arab Emirates’ second-largest operator Du has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese ICT solutions provider Huawei to develop an advanced mobile broadband network. Under the terms of the three-year project, Huawei will assist the Dubai-based telecom firm in developing its next-generation mobile...

Du, Nokia launch LTE-A network in United Arab Emirates

New service is offered through 1800 MHz and 800 MHz bands The United Arab Emirates' second-largest operator Du launched its LTE-A network through a partnership with Nokia Networks. The telco used Nokia Networks' advanced radio platform Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station, carrier aggregation software,and professional services,...

EMEA: Nokia Networks sees rising demand for VoLTE outside U.S.

Nokia Networks recently completed its fastest implementation of voice over LTE technology, completing a roll-out for United Arab Emirates-based Du in under 80 days. If the push for VoLTE continues, the telecom equipment-maker might have to keep moving quickly. Nokia Networks put some of the recent...

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