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5G News and Trends – November 2022

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For the latest and most important 5G news and developments from Sept and Oct 2022 please see below for all the key stories.

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National Governments’ Announcements for 5G

A summary of the key announcements by national governments in relation to 5G is as follows.

Telcos’ Future 5G Initiatives

Some of the future initiatives by the leading telecommunication companies are as follows:

01 October 2022: Aviation, Airport

Delhi IGI Airport has become the first Indian Airport to have 5G network-compliant infrastructure for public use

  • With the initialization of 5G networking in India, the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi is going to be the first public airport facility in the country to be 5G network compliant and ready
  • As per the airport’s operating authority, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the services will be available for users at the airport at domestic departures, international arrivals, car parking spaces, and other areas
  • As the airport is now compatible with 5G network infrastructure, the services will be available for passengers once the country’s telecom service providers roll out the technology

30 September 2022: Telecommunications

Ericsson and Tusass aim to make the least populated and largest Island on earth, Greenland, wireless using 5G technology

  • Tusass, a Greenland-based postal and telecommunications company, along with Ericsson, is planning to roll out a non-standalone (NSA) Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) 5G network in Greenland, the least densely populated territory on Earth with 75% of the land covered with ice
  • The telecom providers’ aim is to connect the citizens of Greenland over vast distances, bringing them closer to each other and to the rest of the world using 5G technology
  • The initiative is a continuation of Ericsson and Tusass’ 5-year-old partnership with a focus on the transition from 4G to 5G

29 September 2022: Technology, Infrastructure 

Mavenir has launched a new 5G small cell for in-building public spaces and enterprise use cases

  • Mavenir, an American telecommunications software company, announced the launch of its latest 5G small cell for in-building SA coverage with high capacity, for public spaces and enterprises at the India Mobile Congress (IMC)
  • The globally applicable product has been introduced to support distributed and centralized ORAN architectures for a variety of spaces, including enterprises such as offices, retail stores, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and public spaces
  • The product, currently undergoing lab trials across the globe, is aimed at enabling communication service providers to enhance their network capacity and coverage for in-building use cases

28 September 2022: Semiconductors, Engineering

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. announced plans to enhance the adoption of smart manufacturing technologies by establishing of 5G mmWave NR-DC SA Smart Factory 

  • Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE Group), a provider of independent semiconductor assembling and test manufacturing services, has announced its plans to establish of a 5G mmWave ‘New Radio-Dual Connectivity Standalone (NR-DC SA)’ smart factory
  • The lab will be the world’s first-of-its-kind setup and will be supported by the Industrial Development Bureau and Qualcomm Technologies Inc. for smart manufacturing of semiconductor assembly and testing
  • The Institute for Information Technology, Asia Pacific Telecom, DEVCORE Security Consulting and the National Cheng Kung University’s Intelligent Manufacturing Research Center will also contribute strategically in the process to frame the future of smart production

28 September 2022: Telecommunications, Government

NTT has announced its plans to set up United States’ largest 5G network in Las Vegas to drive innovation and development

  • The Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), a Japanese telecommunications company, has announced at the Mobile World Congress 2022 (MWC) that it will establish the nation’s largest 5G network in Las Vegas, Nevada, US
  • The Private 5G (P5G) network expansion for the City of Las Vegas (CoLV) will be set up to serve as an open platform available to local businesses, government, and educational institutions in the region
  • The new network setup is going to be the first of its size to be openly available to third-party APs and public end-user devices

20 September 2022: Space

Orange Côte d’Ivoire has established a new 5G Lab in Ivory Coast, West Africa, aimed at business innovations for multiple sectors and purposes

  • Orange Côte d’Ivoire, the largest mobile carrier operating in the Ivory Coast and a subsidiary of a French multinational telecommunications corporation – Orange – has established a new 5G lab dedicated to digital professionals, start-ups and businesses
  • The lab has been set up as a new collaborative space for local businesses that are fully equipped and dedicated to practical applications
  • The new space is aimed at supporting innovative businesses keen to experiment with 5G’s potential, for different business sectors, conferences, training, and co-working sessions

16 September 2022: Défense, Military

Verizon, in collaboration with Ericsson, will provide the 5G network at the joint military base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for US DoD

  • US Department of Defense (DoD) has chosen Verizon to facilitate the Hawaiian military base with private 5G networking under the Tranche 2 contract that is worth $11.5 million
  • As per the contract, Verizon will install and manage a 5G private network at the joint military base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) inside an aircraft maintenance hangar to provide the military personnel with high-speed and -bandwidth, and low-latency connectivity
  • Verizon has partnered with Ericsson to provide the 5G service at the base, while Verizon will supply its core and radio access network to the site

16 September 2022: Food & Beverage

Nestlé, in partnership with Ericsson, Claro and Embratel, has set up Latin America’s first smart factory with 5G infrastructure throughout the establishment 

  • Nestlé, a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate, has established its private 5G network at one of its factories, the first-of-its-kind in Latin America, using Ericsson Private 5G
  • The smart factory set-up is 100% on-premises network architecture, completely separate from the public mobile network, with 5G’s high data and low latency network throughout the site
  • The deployment of the new 5G infrastructure has been established with the help of telecom operator Ericsson and communication service providers Claro and Embratel, as a foundation for the growth of industry 4.0 across Latin America regions

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