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Oppo to Collaborate with Ericsson for Launching 5G Laboratory

At Mobile World Congress earlier this year, OPPO and Ericsson also partnered to showcase 5G smartphones and cloud-gaming scenarios to attendees

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Since the third quarter of 2018, the two partners Oppo and Erricson have been running joint 5G tests on OPPO's 5G handset and Ericsson's 5G infrastructure with local operator partners in Sweden, Germany and China as part of an effort to accelerate the commercial availability of 5G products. Pixabay

OPPO has announced the launch of a 5G joint laboratory with Ericsson in Shenzen China which will serve to deepen the two companies’ collaboration in the area of 5G.

Through the new lab, OPPO and Ericsson will also promote global collaboration, share with each other 5G technologies and help optimize 5G products and network performance to accelerate the large-scale deployment of 5G globally.

“We will work together to embrace the challenges and opportunities ahead in the 5G era in order to provide better 5G products and experiences for consumers around the world,” Andy Wu, VP of OPPO and President of Software Engineering said in a statement on Wednesday.

Since the third quarter of 2018, the two partners have been running joint 5G tests on OPPO’s 5G handset and Ericsson’s 5G infrastructure with local operator partners in Sweden, Germany and China as part of an effort to accelerate the commercial availability of 5G products.

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OPPO has announced the launch of a 5G joint laboratory with Ericsson in Shenzen China which will serve to deepen the two companies’ collaboration in the area of 5G. Wikimedia Commons

“This partnership will contribute to the diversity of the 5G ecosystem and benefit from the agility of both companies to bring new use cases and customer value to the market,” Luca Orsini, Vice President and Head of Networks for Market Area North East Asia at Ericsson added.

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At Mobile World Congress earlier this year, OPPO and Ericsson also partnered to showcase 5G smartphones and cloud-gaming scenarios to attendees. (IANS)

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84% Indians Hope to Retain Their Jobs Despite Automation: WEF

Indians see automation, but hopeful of keeping jobs

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Although majority of Indians think their jobs would be automated in the next 10 years, 84 per cent hope to retain their jobs. (Representational Image) Pixabay

Although majority of Indians think their jobs would be automated in the next 10 years, 84 per cent hope to retain their jobs, supported by their skills, according to a report by World Economic Forum (WEF) and Ipsos.

India tops the list in terms of expectation of jobs automation, as around 71 per cent respondents expect their jobs to be automated. Saudi Arabia comes second with 56 per cent respondents expecting jobs getting automated, and in China 55 per cent respondents feel the same.

“Interestingly, 84 per cent of urban Indians polled are confident of keeping their jobs, using the skills they possess. The survey also shows across all markets, Indians are most confident, followed by the Netherlands (83 per cent) and the US (82 per cent),” the report said.

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Indians realise while automation is likely they know it will act as an enabler to improve efficiencies in deliverability. Pixabay

The markets least confident of holding onto their jobs in the face of automation, include Japan (23 per cent), South Korea (33 per cent) and Russia (50 per cent).

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Commenting on the survey, Parijat Chakraborty of Ipsos India said, “Indian job market is hierarchy driven, promotions are skills and performance-led. Indians realise while automation is likely they know it will act as an enabler to improve efficiencies in deliverability; human intellect, skill-sets and capital will still be needed to get the job done.” (IANS)