Three UK is looking to bolster its 5G preparations by signing a deal with SSE Enterprise Telecoms to give it better access to fibre networks.
Switzerland has fired the starting gun on selling frequencies for 5G deployments, as Sweden announced it would use 700MHz to connect remote areas.
Telenor Group has been chosen to coordinate a new EU project to accelerate the rollout of 5G across Europe.
By Brendan Gill, CEO, OpenSignal
MTS has chosen a museum of radio technology in St Petersburg to hold its latest demonstration of 5G, focusing on video calls, low latency videogames and HD video streaming.
Orange is opening its third 5G testbed in France, after getting the green light from the country's regulator.
Fifteen Orange Romania customers have had a sneak peek of fixed-wireless access, after being chosen for a trial of the technology from the operator, Cisco and Samsung.
Ålcom, one of Europe's smallest operators, has teamed up with Ericsson for an interoperability demonstration using 5G New Radio technology.
Elisa is claiming it has become the first operator to launch a commercial 5G network, although it is unable to offer customers any compatible devices yet.
Sunrise has held a live demonstration of 5G and is planning to use the technology to bring fiber-like speeds on rural areas from 2020.
Telcos must do more than offer basic 5G connectivity if they want to gain a foothold in the smart manufacturing sector, ABI Research has warned.
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.
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.
Telia has launched a 5G partner programme for Swedish companies that are interested in exploring new technologies and testing business models.
3GPP has completed the standardisation of the Standalone (SA) Release 15 5G NR specification, paving the way for the final commercialisation of the next generation mobile technology.
Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Telecoms Alexander De Croo hopes his country's upcoming 5G auction will usher in a new entrant that will help drive mobile data usage.
Masmovil has acquired a portfolio of spectrum across the 2.6GHz and 3.5GHz bands through the purchase of fixed wireless operator Neutra Network Services.
EE will launch a trial 5G network in the UK in October, albeit on a limited scale.
Telia is working with various partners to drive forward the development of 5G technology in Sweden.
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