Ericsson has announced the acquisition of Cradlepoint, a US-based company specialising in wireless edge wide area network (WAN) 4G and 5G enterprise solutions, for $1.1 billion.

BT has entered into a strategic partnership with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to supply a new communications service and technologies which support the charity's drowning prevention work.

Italian wholesale infrastructure operator Open Fiber has selected Nokia to supply optical transport technology for the expansion of its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) Ultra-BroadBand (UBB) network nationwide.

The number of announced 5G devices has continued to climb swiftly, with 401 announced as of the end of August, according to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA).