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Wireless Watch 674: MWC preview


Key Issues: MWC preview

  • Ericsson makes bold 5G claims for its new core and end-to-end platform 2
  • Huawei teases MWC cloud launches, promising ‘skyscraper on a soft beach’ 6
  • Nokia plots path to 5G Massive MIMO and more private networks 12


  • SK and DT trial federated slicing, but will MNOs control multinational 5G? 14
  • Cablecos, not MNOs, may lead the charge to fixed 5G 16
  • AT&T pushes Massive MIMO into FDD-LTE via Blue Danube investment 20
  • Altair joins NB-IoT chip race as MNOs defend their M2M turf 21

M&A Watch:

Softbank could sacrifice Sprint for TMO, but TMO is eyeing pay-TV deals 23

Multiplay Watch:

Amazon’s encoder firm enables premium mobile video in India 25

5G Watch:

NEC and Docomo push the Massive MIMO boundaries in 5G test 26

IoT Watch:

ARM buys two NB-IoT firms as it rises to challenge of integrated IP solutions 28

IPR Watch:

BlackBerry sues Nokia, alleging violation of 11 patents 29

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