Ericsson and Huawei have agreed on extending their global patent license agreement between the two companies. The agreement includes a cross license that covers patents relating to both companies’ wireless standard-essential patents (including the GSM, UMTS and LTE cellular standards). Under the agreement, both companies are able to access and implement the other company’s standard essential patents and technologies globally.
Huawei, together with Saudi Telecom Co. has successfully demonstrated the latest 4.5G (TDD+) technologies, which will enable STC network to deliver the fastest LTE data rates in the Middle East, Europe and North Africa.
Huawei has launched its European Research Institute located in Leuven, Belgium. As a key tool for helping Europe achieve the targets of its Digital Agenda, the Institute will further strengthen the ongoing partnership between Huawei and European industry.
IB-RED has deployed Huawei’s enterprise LTE (eLTE) solution, including a 4G ultra-wideband wireless network, to cater for increasing demand for fast Internet access, VoIP and multimedia services on the Balearic Islands.
Huawei and Etisalat jointly showcased the future concept of 5G mobile broadband services during the GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which was the first time 5G technology had been presented in the region.
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is developing a 5G mobile network that aims to be a thousand times more powerful than current 4G technology and which can transfer up to 10 gigabytes per second, reports the Chinese-language Economic Observer.