In 2017, we were hard at work on bringing 5G to life—accelerating 5G standardization, completing the world’s first 5G interoperability testing, continuing research, announcing products, and more that would ultimately enable 5G NR commercial deployments in 2019.
1/3 3GPP Release 14 Cellular-V2X technology field trial in Germany
The trial efforts are expected to focus on Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) and Vehicle-to-Pedestrian (V2P) direct communication, as well as Vehicle-to-Network (V2N) wide area communications.
1/3 Qualcomm, Ericsson and AT&T announce collaboration on 5G New Radio trials intended to accelerate wide-scale 5G deployments
Qualcomm Technologies, Ericsson, and AT&T today announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the expected 5G New Radio (NR) specifications being developed by 3GPP, which will form the basis of the global standards.
1/30 Qualcomm, Ericsson, and NETGEAR launch Telstra’s world-first commercial Gigabit LTE network
Telstra, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., and NETGEAR announce the world’s first commercial Gigabit LTE network and device.
2/21 Qualcomm shows First 3GPP-based 5G NR connection
Qualcomm Technologies announced the Company’s first successful 5G connection based upon the New Radio (NR) work in 3GPP, which is expected to become the global 5G standard.
2/21 Qualcomm announces Snapdragon X20 modem
Qualcomm Incorporated has started sampling Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE chipset, its seventh-generation LTE multimode modem and second generation Gigabit LTE solution, which is built on a leading-edge 10nm FinFET process.
2/22 First Joint Live Demonstration of Gigabit LTE Using Aggregation of Licensed and Unlicensed Spectrum with a Commercial Modem
AT&T, Ericsson, Orange and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., are collaborating to show Gigabit LTE using License Assisted Access (LAA) technology.
2/23 Qualcomm and LG Bring 5G and Cellular-V2X Communications into Vehicles
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and LG Electronics (LG) announced coordinated efforts to facilitate testing and adoption of 5G and Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) communications into vehicles.
2/26 Commitment to Accelerate 5G
Today a contingent of mobile communications companies announced their collective support for the acceleration of the 5G New Radio (NR) standardization schedule to enable large-scale trials and deployments as early as 2019.
2/26 Qualcomm Expands Industry’s First Announced 5G Modem Family to Support 5G NR
Qualcomm Incorporated is expanding the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modem family to include 5G New Radio (NR) multi-mode chipset solutions compliant with the 3GPP-based 5G NR global system.
2/27 Ericsson, Qualcomm and Vodafone Trial 5G New Radio for Unified 5G
Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies are working with Vodafone to test 5G interoperability and conduct an over-the-air field trial based on 5G New Radio (NR) specifications being developed in 3GPP.
3/9 3GPP agrees on plan to accelerate 5G NR – the global 5G standard – for 2019 deployments
If you were like me and the 100,000+ other attendees, you were at Mobile World Congress (MWC) last week in Barcelona, Spain, and were inundated with 5G everywhere.
9/1 Qualcomm announces C-V2X 9150
Qualcomm Technologies introduced its first-announced Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) commercial solution based on 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 14 specifications for PC5-based direct communications, the Qualcomm® 9150 C-V2X chipset.
9/11 Qualcomm announces 5G NR mmWave prototype
Qualcomm Technologies announced Qualcomm Technologies’ 5G NR mmWave prototype system based on the 5G New Radio (NR) Release-15 specifications being developed by 3GPP.
10/17 Qualcomm achieves world’s first announced 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset
Qualcomm Incorporated successfully achieved a 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices.
10/31 Qualcomm, Ford, Nokia to trial C-V2X in San Diego
AT&T, Ford, Nokia, and Qualcomm Technologies Inc. are helping to accelerate the development of connected cars with the first announced Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) trials in the U.S.
12/21 Global mobile industry leaders achieve multi-band 5G NR interoperability
An important technology milestone based on the newly-approved NSA 5G NR standard has been achieved by a group of leading mobile communications companies.