KDDI aims to offload 65% of mobile data to WiFi this year

LIVE FROM BROADBAND ASIA, SINGAPORE: Japanese operator KDDI’s push over the past year to boost WiFi offload has resulted in a sharp increase in the amount of data moved off macro sites as well as huge savings in wireless capex. …

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SK Telecom, Nokia claim 600Mb/s data rates

South Korea’s leading operator SK Telecom (SKT) has demoed a data download speed of 600Mb/s using Nokia Networks’ 4X4 MIMO technology combined with carrier aggregation (CA). By using four transmit antennas and four receive antennas to link a mobile device …

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SK Telecom, Samsung to showcase 7.55Gb/s mobile data rate

SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics said they will demonstrate a record mobile transmission rate of 7.55Gb/s using ‘3D beamforming’ antenna technology at Mobile World Congress next week. The antenna technology, the companies said, compensates for high propagation loss at millimeter-wave …

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Ericsson flexes 5G muscle with 5Gbps demo

In a live, over-the-air demonstration of pre-standard equipment, the Swedish company achieved 5Gbps throughput in the 15 GHz frequency band using advanced MIMO technology at its lab in Kista, Sweden.