MTN South Africa plans 4×4 MIMO upgrade in 2017

MTN South Africa said this week that it plans to upgrade its LTE network with 4x4 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) this year, following a successful trial with Huawei and Qualcomm. "MTN is confident in MIMO technology. We plan to roll out the largest ... ( read original story ...)

Call for superhighway to help move to 5G

Emanuela Lecchi, head for public policy for Asia-Pacific of the GSMA, said a licence auction for the 2600MHz spectrum should take place within this year to ensure a smooth transition into 5G. Ms Lecchi cited figures from several reports predicting that ... ( read original story ...)

5G and IoT: Ushering in a new era

Ericsson AB’s latest Mobility Report points out that there will be 550 million 5G subscriptions in 2022 and Asia Pacific will be the second-fastest growing region with 10% of all subscriptions being 5G in 2022. More than just speed The first generation ... ( read original story ...)