Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom are planning to deploy the world's first transcontinental 5G network, as they look to speed up standardisation of the technologies.
Huawei and Turkcell have signed a memorandum of understanding to extend their collaboration around 4.5G and 5G technologies.
BT and Nokia are to collaborate on 5G use cases and trials, and to jointly develop 5G standards and equipment.
Standards bodies need to work harder to ensure "access-agnostic" networks are at the centre of 5G, a Deutsche Telekom network executive has claimed.
The UK's 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) is to use Greenwich as a test-bed for next generation technology.
Vodafone UK and Huawei have conducted further 5G trials, setting up 4x4 MIMO technology in Manchester.
Vodafone Group has become the latest operator to demonstrate 5G capabilities, using MIMO technology to enable maximum single user speeds of 20GBps.
Verizon has become the first US carrier to complete its own 5G radio specification, which it said would help encourage pre-standard testing.
The UK telecoms industry can weather the storm of the country's decision to leave the European Union, an EE network executive has claimed.
Decisions on which frequencies 5G will operate on need to be made imminently if networks are to be deployed at scale by 2020, a senior Qualcomm executive has claimed.
Current net neutrality proposals need to be torn up or else 5G investments will be delayed, a consortium of Europe's leading operators has warned.
The telco industry is facing an aggressive deadline for 5G, which is creating a balancing act of priorities for operators, an Ericsson executive has claimed.
LTE will continue to be worked on until towards 2030, in spite of the industry's evolution into 5G, a senior Deutsche Telekom exexcutive has claimed.
The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance is planning to develop end to end 5G architecture as it looks to aid standardisation of the next generation technology.
TIM has launched an "intelligent" 4G network based on cloud RAN and offering widespread LTE-Advanced coverage and higher upload and download speeds.
Ericsson and Vodafone have developed a proof of concept of a 5G network, and demonstrated how innovations such as network slicing and distributed cloud technology will bring greater efficiencies to industrial processes.
Spectrum was in the spotlight at the 5G World event this week, with questions raised about whether the current methods of allocation were fit for purpose.
Ericsson has used this week's 5G World Summit to make a wave of announcements spanning next generation demonstrations and NB-IoT developments, including a transcontinental 5G trial network.
Standards body 3GPP has agreed on a plan for Release 15, the first set of 5G specifications, with requirements for new kinds of radio to be agreed upon by September.
Nokia and Ericsson are going toe to toe at this week's 5G World event in London, demonstrating centimetre wave tech and remote surgery.
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