China

Ericsson and Qualcomm demo LTE-U in China

Ericsson and Qualcomm have paved one part of the road to 5G with a breakthrough in one enabling technology. The system involves making taking unlicensed spectrum used by Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and using it for 5G in indoor networks.

China set to spend billions on national communications network

China’s central planning authority – the State Council – has unveiled a major new drive to strengthen the country’s position in manufacturing entitled ‘Made in China 2025′, which will include major state investment in communications infrastructure.

Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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