Deutsche Telekom is testing new technology which it says will enable the expansion of 5G to half the German population before the end of 2020.
The operator is looking ‘to do a Jio’ in Japan and to expand into other markets, starting with the US.
The UK operator and Computacenter are in exclusive talks regarding the sale of BT’s domestic operations in France.
Teracom has selected Ericsson as the strategic partner for its nationwide 4G network and to support the evolution to 5G.
6G will be commercialised by 2030 and “reconfigure the world completely,” according to Dr Fang Min, Director of 6G Research and Collaboration at ZTE.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched guidelines to develop and implement national emergency telecoms plans amid the global crisis.
The operator launched what it says is the first commercial 5G network in Norway, connecting nine cities and villages.
After months of wrangling, the UK government, regulator Ofcom and mobile operators have agreed terms for a “world-first” Shared Rural Network.
5G is now live in 24 markets worldwide and set to account for 56% of connections by 2025, according to the GSMA’s new Mobile Economy report.
The UK city of Sunderland is setting up a commercial consortium to become a neutral host for 5G connectivity and open-access fibre.
French telco Iliad has closed the deal to sell part of its fibre business to InfraVia, a French private equity firm specialising in infrastructure.
Telefónica UK, operating under the O2 brand, has a blueprint to remove carbon emissions from its entire business and network by 2025.
The spectrum sharing software can run on any of the 5 million ‘5G-ready’ radios shipped by Ericsson since 2015 and is live on networks including those of Swisscom and Play.
The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) has announced new collaborations with telecom industry organisations and plans to expand existing partnerships.
Nokia agreement is designed to ensure OpEx in Japan is predictable, while Singapore operator taps Rakuten’s expertise for 4G trials.
The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has approved the use of the 5G frequencies in the 3.5GHz range which were auctioned in Düsseldorf in late summer 2019.
The Small Cell Forum (SCF) has published a whitepaper on the commercialisation of end-to-end small cell automation for 5G.
Three UK has selected alternative infrastructure provider CityFibre as a preferred supplier to provide backhaul connectivity to support its 5G roll-out
French mobile operator IIiad Group is expanding its partnership with Nokia to roll out 5G networks across France and Italy.
Euskaltel’s strategy is to leverage the Virgin brand, offer simple, one-price converged products and “[pick] off the soft underbelly of the big three”.
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