Vodafone is to hive off its mobile mast estate in Europe into a new firm that it could list on the stock market.
Sky Mobile runs on O2's network and will launch 5G by November 2019. Its entry into the market is likely to make the UK one of the most competitive by the end of 2019.
The British operator is the last to deploy 5G in the UK, and will start with Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, London and Slough .
The UK's smallest mobile operator and SSE Enterprise Telecoms are launching a 5G fibre testbed in Europe’s busiest shopping district, Oxford Street in London.
Vodafone and O2 have agreed to share 5G equipment, such as radio antennas, on joint network sites across the UK, expanding an existing deal.
Tele2, which launched the first 5G radio base station in Riga on July 18, will be offering its first 5G smartphones in the second half of August.
The British operator has opted for Canonical’s Charmed OpenStack on Ubuntu as a key component of its next generation 5G Core.
Most European Union (EU) member states – 24 out of 28 – have completed their 5G national risk assessments, the European Commission says.
No clarity for operators as government publishes Telecoms Supply Chain Review, but defers decision on Huawei’s inclusion in 5G networks, which Chinese firm found encouraging.
The Swiss operator says it has reached another tech milestone, making a phone call between small cells in Ericsson’s office in Bern and one in the town of Liebefeld.
Hungaryʼs National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) has kicked off the auction process for awarding new 5G spectrum.
This new virtual core is a crucial phase in Three’s £2 billion 5G infrastructure investment programme and offers greater security and flexibility, and is cheaper to run.
British operator takes another step into fixed broadband territory and the convergence of connectivity technologies.
The Swiss operator and Elisa (Finland) announce roaming, and Swisscom with South Korea’s SK Telecom.
Despite this, the UK government should exclude Huawei from the core of UK telecoms networks, according to a new report from the UK Science and Technology Select Committee.
The operators plan to have the agreement in place by the end of the year and say the shared network will enable them to improve service quality and indoor coverage.
Mobile operators target consumers and enterprises with 5G, but return on investment and backhaul costs are big concerns.
The Lab is to enable external security verification of ZTE's products, services and processes; meanwhile politicians query using ZTE's 5G kit on Channel Island.
Monaco Telecom has rolled out 5G nationwide in the principality of Monaco, reportedly using Huawei kit throughout the network.
Telecom Italia (TIM) has launched 5G in Naples at The Universiade Village, after the launch in Rome and Turin in June.
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