Vodafone on Wednesday shared plans to launch trial 5G networks in seven UK cities in the fourth quarter of this year with a view to launching the technology commercially just over a year later.
Elisa has revealed that it will complete the build-out of 5G-ready infrastructure in the Finnish city of Turku by midsummer.
Rostelecom this week announced that it has rolled out fibre infrastructure for Russian gas company SVGC, and separately installed WiFi access points in the town of Vologda.
Orange Poland and Nokia have together carried out a live trial of cloud-based radio access technology as part of the former's preparations for the arrival of 5G mobile technology.
Vodafone Germany and multinational conglomerate Thyssenkrupp together aim to equip in excess of 1 million elevators worldwide with SIM cards in order to carry out predictive maintenance and reduce downtime.
Openreach this week announced it will roll out full fibre to 2,500 homes in Nottinghamshire, having received BDUK funding to assist with the process.