Qualcomm and Ericsson Achieve Next Level of 5G Commercialization in Standalone Mode

first_imgQualcomm Technologies and Ericsson have announced a new milestone in the advancement of 5G after they completed a 5G New Radio (NR) data connection compliant with global 3GPP 5G NR Release 15 specifications in Standalone (SA) mode of operation. The connection was achieved on band n41 at Ericsson’s lab utilizing 5G commercial base stations from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio, its standalone NR software and its Cloud Core solution for 5G with a mobile smartphone form-factor test device powered by the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System. The demonstration showcases the readiness of both companies to support the 2nd phase of 5G commercialization with SA deployments that utilize a new 5G core network to provide more 5G capabilities – including guaranteed quality of service and network slicing, which are essential to support new emerging business models in areas such as Industrial IoT (IIoT) and enterprise-grade cloud services. These advancements demonstrate that 5G network technologies continue to mature and that we are strengthening the 5G ecosystem. Service providers are already able to deliver the benefits of 5G technology, and now both the companies are taking further steps to release the full potential of 5G, serving users and industries alike.last_img read more

9-year-old girl missing since 2016 found safe after tip from TV show viewer

first_img Related iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A 9-year-old Texas girl who had been missing for over a year was found safe this week thanks to a tip from a viewer watching the A&E show “Live PD.”Mariah Martinez vanished on Oct. 21, 2016, and was featured Friday in a story on the show, a documentary series that follows police officers in the course of their patrol.A viewer called in a tip about Mariah after watching the show and she was recovered Tuesday in New Mexico with the help of the Lubbock Police Department and New Mexico State Police, according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.“We received a viewer tip & worked w/ Lubbock Police Department & New Mexico State Police to find her,” the organization wrote in a Facebook post. “Big thank you for bringing home one of our missing kids!”Mariah and her siblings, Jeremiah and Leimiah, were reported missing in late October after investigators had secured a court order to take them from their mother’s custody, according to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.By the time investigators tried to enforce the order, the children and their mother had disappeared.Jeremiah and Leimiah were recovered in January 2017, but their sister had remained missing until now, according to the Avalanche-Journal. Their mother, Amanda Martinez, was arrested when the first two children were found, the Avalanche-Journal reported. It’s not clear where her case currently stands.The Lubbock Police Department said in a statement that it “is thankful that the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children continued to place this case at the top of their priority list, ensuring that Mariah return home safely.”Further details were not immediately available.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMaticolast_img read more