Trendspotting: Giving Tech A 5G Rebadge

The announcement regarding the commercialisation of eICIC from SK Telecom and Nokia Networks seems to have worked in promoting the pair as pathfinders in 5G. The news is being reported as laying ‘groundwork for 5G commercialisation’. In fact, eICIC is a feature defined squarely within LTE-A specifications. You may well also need it to successfully manage heteregenous networks which include 5G networks as part of the mix. But eICIC as 5G? The companies claim that by bringing eICIC to market,…

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