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Lynk & Co, Ericsson Demonstrate Car-Sharing

Using Ericsson’s “connected vehicle” cloud service, new car brand Lynk & Co demonstrated a car sharing application that enables a Lynk & Co car owner to share her/his vehicle, determining when it is available and who may borrow it. The transaction uses an app on the owner's and borrower's smartphones.


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Ericsson and SoftBank to Trial 28 GHz for 5G

4.5 and 28 GHz Likely 5G Bands in Japan

Ericsson and SoftBank Corp. will evaluate the performance of 28 GHz links, indoor and outdoor, stationary and mobile. The trials will test the performance of massive MIMO, massive beamforming, distributed MIMO, multi-user MIMO and beam tracking and how each supports the requirements of 5G.


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Telecommunications and automotive players form global cross-industry 5G Automotive Association

AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm Inc., announce the formation of the “5G Automotive Association”. The association will develop, test and promote communications solutions, support standardization and accelerate commercial availability and global market penetration. The goal is to address society’s connected mobility and road safety needs with applications such as connected automated driving, ubiquitous access to services and integration into smart cities and intelligent transportation.


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Ericsson introducing the world’s first 5G NR radio

Ericsson is commercializing the world's first 5G NR radio for massive MIMO, with the first deployments coming in 2017. Together with the Ericsson 5G Plug-Ins announced in June and Ericsson's already commercially available Radio System Baseband 5216, which currently powers Ericsson's award-winning Radio Test Bed, Ericsson is first to deliver all components of a 5G access network.


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