Growth in global spending on IT and telecom equipment, software and services is expected to slow down this year, and slow even further next year, according to a forecast from IDC.
BEREC has launched a public consultation seeking input on proposals to roll out common standards for measuring mobile network coverage across Europe.
Orange Poland and Nokia have together carried out a live trial of cloud-based radio access technology as part of the former's preparations for the arrival of 5G mobile technology.
Telefonica, Huawei and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) have completed a field trial of quantum cryptography on a commercial optical network.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a smart city initiative that proposes full fibre connectivity to all new homes.
Huawei and German IT services provider DU-IT on Monday unveiled the Rhine Cloud, a smart city and public services cloud platform that will underpin plans to transform Duisburg into a smart city.
Telefonica's domestic unit plans to close one copper network exchange per day over the next three years as part of its migration to fibre-based infrastructure.
Deutsche Telekom has extended vectored VDSL to a further 317,000 premises, giving end users access to up to 100-Mbps broadband.
1&1 Versatel plans to provide 100Gbps fibre connections to businesses in key commercial areas in the towns of Lehrte and Munster, provided there is sufficient demand to support the initiative.
Swisscom is launching a new IP transport network after working with Huawei on the transformation.
Facebook and Qualcomm are aiming to support fixed-wireless access technology after partnering to integrate new chipsets with the social network's Terragraph technology.
Tele2 and Telia are working together to phase out their joint 3G network in Sweden, with plans to use the spectrum to bolster their respective LTE frequencies.
DNA has started work on upgrading capacity and speed on its network ahead of its launch of 5G.
Huawei has introduced an energy management solution which it said could cut the annual power usage of a typical base station up to 15 percent.
Wind Tre has achieved the latest stage of its network consolidation project in Milan as part of its wider investment plan.
Orange has become the latest company to announce plans to bring satellite-based connectivity to remote areas and within airplanes.
Maltese operator Melita has signed up Ericsson to prepare its network for 5G and boost customer experience.
Deutsche Telekom has unveiled the first start-ups it is supporting through its participation in the Telecom Infra Project (TIP).
MegaFon has shown how AI can be used in network management to plan use of resources and carry out proactive maintenance.
Vodafone is set to benefit from funding for its network roll-outs in Ireland from the European Investment Bank.
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