German Ministers have agreed an IT security law that will apply to all makers of telecoms equipment for 5G, regardless of their country of origin.
PTS is to progress the spectrum auction although Huawei could still appeal the court’s ruling.
Pascal Koster has been CTIO of Hyperoptic, an alternative fibre network provider in the UK, since November 2018.
It’s been a long and complicated journey to get here, and the approvals processes are not complete.
The Finnish vendor has secured the nationwide 5G RAN contract and will deploy its AirScale portfolio including Single RAN.
In the UK, O2 is looking to extend indoor 4G and 5G mobile connectivity to businesses, working with Vilicom to tackle indoor blackspots.
US analyst group reckons Open RAN sales in 2020 to be 50% higher than previously predicted, but advises against making longer term assumptions.
Silvo Črnko, from Jareninski Vrh, Slovenia, has been connected to the 10 GB XGS-PON network as part of the RUNE (Rural Network) project.
In effect, the UK regulator is supporting BT’s pledged £12 billion upgrade to national infrastructure ahead of its review next March.
The FTTH Council Europe predicts that 202 million homes will be passed by fibre by 2026, compared to 88.1 million in 2019, in 39 markets. (Picture courtesy of BT)
The French operator announces how it intends to spend its €2.2 billion tax rebate awarded in November.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) says the successful candidates will ensure worldwide compatibility of equipment and interoperability.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer scaled back broadband targets and government investment in his spending review last night.
They cover the access ecosystem, from fixed mobile convergence, to the access gateway function and customer premises equipment.
The outage also affected Telefonica Deutschland and Deutsche Telekom, who said that otherwise their networks were running normally.
The UK government is to publish a telecoms security bill which includes fines of £100,000 daily for operators that fail to stick to rules regarding vendors like Huawei.
The former Dutch incumbent also expects to save up to €250 million through digital transformation.
The two have signed contracts to formalise the agreement reached in August regarding FTTC broadband.
Italy's biggest mobile operator, TIM, has signed a strategic agreement with Eutelsat Communications to reach remote areas.
H1 revenues fell, but profits are up: more 5G litigation looms in Portugal, but there are high ambitions for Vantage Towers, valued at €14 billion.
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