Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., announces radio frequency front-end (RFFE) design wins with a host of leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM), including Google, HTC, LG, Samsung and Sony Mobile.
Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies completed a trial of frequency-division duplex (FDD) massive MIMO on Verizon’s network in Irvine, California. The companies said this was the first successful FDD massive MIMO trial with a fully compatible customer device.
The 3GPP TSG RAN Plenary Meeting in Lisbon successfully completed the first 5G NR specification. On February 27, 2017 in Barcelona, mobile industry leaders announced their support for the acceleration of the 5G NR standardization schedule, which introduced an intermediate milestone to complete the first implementable specification for Non-Standalone 5G NR operation.
Qualcomm Technologies introduced its first 5G New Radio (NR) spectrum sharing prototype system. The trial platform is intended to demonstrate that 5G spectrum sharing can bring higher levels of mobile broadband performance to shared spectrum. The system will be used for technology development in 2017, followed by field trials with industry leaders.
Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., announced the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem, making Qualcomm the first company to announce a commercial 5G modem chipset solution. It is designed to support original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that are building the next generation of cellular devices, as well as aid operators with early 5G trials and deployments.
Ericsson collaborates with Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., to propel the commercial launch of LTE-U, an LTE-Advanced technology that can improve mobile data speeds and reduce congestion through a unified network, benefiting all wireless network users.
Alcatel-Lucentand Qualcomm Technologies Inc. plan to collaborate to develop small cell base stations that enhance 3G, 4G and WiFi networks to improve wireless connectivity in residential and enterprise environments.