This latest initiative is intended to accelerate concensus about the adoption of open, interoperable interfaces and virtualisation of the RAN.
Melis joins from Wind Tre in Italy and will be responsible for the ongoing transformation of Three’s 4G and 5G networks.
Openreach, the access division of BT, is aiming pass 20 million homes with fibre by the mid to late 2020s.
Telefónica UK (O2) is moving its legacy Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) infrastructure to an Adaptive IP network provided by Ciena.
Microsoft has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Metaswitch Networks for an undisclosed amount.
The 5G-Industry Campus Europe, billed as Europe’s largest 5G research network, has gone live in Aachen, Germany.
Rakuten Mobile has announced plans to acquire one of its suppliers, US-based OSS specialist Innoeye.
Telia in Norway has switched on its 5G commercial network in Lillestrøm and parts of Groruddalen in the greater Oslo (pictured) region.
Colt Technology Services’ new features are available now, designed to address the shift in network demand being experienced by enterprises globally.
The Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) is available in seven new markets to enable operators and other digital businesses to access its Platform Equinix.
Orange has agreed a joint development project with ADTRAN as part of the its Access Renewal and Evolution Strategy (ARES).
The operator launched what it says is the first commercial 5G network in Norway, connecting nine cities and villages.
Telia Carrier has launched a software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) service based on Cisco’s Viptela platform.
O2 has deployed Centralised Self Organising Network (C-SON) technology in its 5G network in a bid to optimise customer experience.
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.
This is part of BT's drive to develop a portfolio of converged business networking products.
Turkish operator Turkcell will test and deploy open, virtualised radio access network (OpenRAN vRAN) technology with Mavenir, beginning in its home market.
Mavenir's launch is in collaboration with AceAxis, Facebook Connectivity, Parallel Wireless, MTI, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, and other partners.
The company claims it is the first to offer this functionality, developed with partners A1 Telekom Austria and Telia Finland.
The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) has announced new collaborations with telecom industry organisations and plans to expand existing partnerships.
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