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    1. Less 5G talk, more 5G action on display at MWC Shanghai

      What a difference a year makes. At this time last year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai, we first introduced our 5G NR sub-6 GHz prototype system and trial platform, and the standardization of 5G NR – the global 5G standard – had begun with the 3GPP Release 14 NR Study Item. Since then, we have made significant progress toward making 5G NR a reality and accelerated the 3GPP schedule.

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    2. T-Mobile Lights Up Small Cell LTE-U in Six Cities

      T-Mobile Lights Up Small Cell LTE-U in Six Cities

      T-Mobile Lights Up Small Cell LTE-U in Six Cities "The Un-carrier on Monday said LTE-U is already live for users with compatible handsets in six cities across the nation, including select locations in Bellevue, Wash.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; Dearborn, Mich.; Las Vegas, Nev.; Richardson, Texas; and Simi Valley, Calif. More locations will be rolling out later this year, T-Mobile noted."

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    3. Nokia explores MEC applications for in-venue mobile services

      Nokia explores MEC applications for in-venue mobile services

      Smartphones are already an integral part of the fan experience at large sporting and entertainment events: snapping selfies and pictures of the action, sharing those photos on social media, tweeting their play-by-plays. Venue owners are looking to enhance that experience even more, through better mobile integration of way-finding and venue information, special access to content and augmented and virtual reality experiences.

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    4. New Study from GSMA and CAICT Forecasts That China Will Be the World’s Largest 5G Market by 2025

      New Study from GSMA and CAICT Forecasts That China Will Be the World’s Largest 5G Market by 2025

      SHANGHAI- Chinese operators are on track to launch commercial 5G networks by 2020 and are expected to establish China as the world’s largest 5G market by 2025, according to a new study by GSMA Intelligence and the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT).

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    1. Shanghai Day Two: Empowering the next 3 billion

      The theme of MWC Shanghai 2017 is the Human Element, recognizing the needs of people and communities alongside the tech preoccupations that often dominate industry narrative.  In yesterday’s keynote, GSMA Chair Sunil Bharti Mittal went as far as to say that, without the support of the mobile industry, the UN has little chance meeting its Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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    2. Evolution not revolution at MWC Shanghai

      MWC Shanghai opened with the usual flares, beats and robotic dancers, but as always with China it’s the eye watering numbers that stick in the memory. At a time when GSMA is reporting that in June 2017 the mobile industry signed up its 5 billionth unique subscriber, it’s sobering to note that a fifth of those subscribers reside in China and more than half are in the Asia Pacific region.

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