KPN has created a new Chief Technology and Digital Officer role and appointed the CTIO of MTN Group to lead its technology, systems and network infrastructure operations.

Telenor Group is using five Norwegian families to test broadband and TV over a 5G network, in the first real-life pilot of the technology in Scandinavia.

5G's potential could be under threat without a sensible approach to spectrum, the GSMA has warned, as it advised operators will need a minimum of 100MHz in the 5G mid-bands and 1GHz in millimetre wave frequency in order to fully capitalise on the technology.