5G in Europe could be held back by a lack of M&A activity across the continent, Orange has said, as telcos struggle to gain the scale to fully invest in new technology.
Open source technology will play a critical role in the development of 5G standards and technology, the NGMN has claimed.
MTS is expected to deploy a 5G test network during the World Cup in 2018, after signing a collaboration agreement with Nokia.
Ericsson will work with China Unicom on developing 5G, cloud and the Internet of Things, in its latest memorandum of understanding to explore next generation tech.
Europe is keen to gain back the ground lost to Asia and the United States during the LTE generation, with the European Union joining telcos in developing the road to 5G.
Türk Telekom has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nokia to allow the vendor to use its network for real time testing of 5G radio access technology and the Internet of Things.
Operators need to accelerate their shift towards 5G and cloud in order to overcome a looming supply gap, a report from Nokia Bell Labs has warned.
5G is set to be the fastest growing cellular technology, with revenues mooted to hit $247 billion by 2025, a new report from ABI Research has claimed.
Mobile Europe will announce its CTO of the Year 2016 on 6 April. Over the next few weeks, we will profile each of the shortlisted nominees. First is Deutsche Telekom's Bruno Jacobfeuerborn.
Regular attendees of telecoms conferences will frequently hear of the need to be nimbler, more dynamic, more transformative. But are operators being held back by standardisation amid the scramble to establish 5G and IoT networks?
T-Mobile USA has become the latest operator to schedule 5G field trials for later this year, launching a new research project with Nokia.
5G may be the dominant theme of Mobile World Congress, but Ericsson's CTO has criticised the pace of European operators working towards the next generation.
Nokia is using robots to demonstrate synchronised collaboration across cellular at Mobile World Congress.
Telcos need to avoid the mistakes of the past by building in key functionalities into 5G from day one, instead of holding onto future features, MWC has heard.
Huawei has signed deals with Swedish operator TeliaSonera and Italian operator TIM covering research and development of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.
Ericsson has hits data speeds of more than 10Gbps in separate 5G trials with Telstra and Verizon, it said at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.
Deutsche Telekom and Huawei have hit speeds of 70GBps, with Ericsson showing off 25GBps rates, in the latest demonstrations of millimetre wave technology.
Vodafone has launched a multi-vendor and chipset manufacturer 5G research project, aimed at preparing its network for the next generation of mobility.
Ericsson and Telefónica will collaborate on 5G research, working together to create new technologies, products and services.
AT&T is working with Ericsson and Intel to launch a trial 5G network in Austin, Texas, using the likes of millimetre wave and virtualisation by the end of this year.
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