Openreach has unveiled the Wirral, in the north west of England, as the latest location to gain access to fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) technology under its Fibre First programme.

SFR passed almost a quarter of a million new premises with fibre during July and August and increased its 4G and 4G+ coverage, the French telco announced in its latest network update.

Germany's mobile operators face a spike in demand on their mobile networks in Munich this week as beer lovers descend on the city for its annual beer festival and two of them, Vodafone and O2, have been vocal about their plans to provide additional mobile coverage for the event.

Vodafone on Friday announced that it has installed a 5G node in Madrid's La Nave innovation centre to coincide with an ongoing networking and innovation event.