Telecommunications

Nokia Selected by T-2 Slovenia in Five-Year 5G Deal as Sole Supplier

Nokia Selected by T-2 Slovenia in Five-Year 5G Deal as Sole Supplier

19 Oct 2021 comment

Nokia has been selected as the sole vendor by Slovenia’s T-2 in a five-year deal to supply equipment from its AirScale 5G portfolio.

DT and Ericsson Successfully Demonstrate 5G Network Slicing

DT and Ericsson Successfully Demonstrate 5G Network Slicing

18 Oct 2021 comment

Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson have demonstrated a world-first implementation of 5G end-to-end enterprise network slicing combining network exposure capabilities for slice-specific service.

AT&T Selects Ericsson for Expansion of 5G Network and C-band Spectrum Build

AT&T Selects Ericsson for Expansion of 5G Network and C-band Spectrum Build

12 Oct 2021 comment

Ericsson and AT&T announced a five-year agreement to accelerate the expansion of AT&T 5G.

European Countries Dominate Independent Study of Best Mobile Experiences

European Countries Dominate Independent Study of Best Mobile Experiences

9 Oct 2021 comment

Independent data crowdsourcing company Tutela’s annual Global State of Mobile Experience report 2021 reveals that Ericsson customers are leading the way in mobile network experiences in their benchmarks.

Nokia and MediaTek Deliver 3.2 Gbps Speeds with Carrier Aggregation

Nokia and MediaTek Deliver 3.2 Gbps Speeds with Carrier Aggregation

8 Oct 2021 comment

Nokia and MediaTek achieved a world’s first by successfully aggregating 5G Standalone (5G SA) spectrum using 3 Components Carrier (3CC) aggregation.

Nokia and Telekom Slovenije Bring 10 Gb/s Broadband to Slovenia

Nokia and Telekom Slovenije Bring 10 Gb/s Broadband to Slovenia

29 Sep 2021 comment

Nokia has been selected as partner vendor to supply broadband equipment which will bring 10 Gb/s fiber to Telekom Slovenije’s fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network.

Telefónica Chooses IBM To Implement Cloud-Native 5G Core Network Platform

Telefónica Chooses IBM To Implement Cloud-Native 5G Core Network Platform

27 Sep 2021 comment

Telefónica will use IBM intelligent automation software and services to implement UNICA Next, its first cloud-native 5G core network platform.

TIM Ranked Fastest 5G Mobile Network in Europe

TIM Ranked Fastest 5G Mobile Network in Europe

23 Sep 2021 comment

Opensignal, the independent global standard for measuring the user experience of mobile networks, has published the 5G Global Mobile Network Experience Awards report.

IBM and Airspan to Offer Private 5G Testbed for European Operators

IBM and Airspan to Offer Private 5G Testbed for European Operators

22 Sep 2021 comment

IBM and Airspan Networks teamed to provide open RAN 5G testing to European operators.

HT Wins Ookla and Umlaut Awards for the Best Mobile Network in Croatia

HT Wins Ookla and Umlaut Awards for the Best Mobile Network in Croatia

22 Sep 2021 comment

For the third consecutive year, Hrvatski Telekom was named as the best mobile network in Croatia.

Ericsson and Vodafone Halve Network Energy Consumption in 5G Trial

Ericsson and Vodafone Halve Network Energy Consumption in 5G Trial

17 Sep 2021 comment

As part of a collaboration to improve network energy performance, Ericsson and Vodafone have completed the first deployment of a new energy-efficient 5G radio in London.

3 UK Cancelled Free Roaming in the EU

3 UK Cancelled Free Roaming in the EU

12 Sep 2021 comment

Operator 3 UK followed in the footsteps of EE and Vodafone by reintroducing roaming fees for users visiting the EU.

Ericsson and Qualcomm Achieve First 5G NR Call on CBRS Spectrum

Ericsson and Qualcomm Achieve First 5G NR Call on CBRS Spectrum

7 Sep 2021 comment

Ericsson and Qualcomm announced that they have successfully completed the first over-the-air 5G New Radio (NR) call on CBRS (Citizen Broadband Radio Service) spectrum in a recent field trial.

Ericsson Unveils New 5G Street Solutions

Ericsson Unveils New 5G Street Solutions

6 Sep 2021 comment

Ericsson announced it is expanding its portfolio of 5G radios with three new offerings geared toward urban environments.

DT on Schedule with 5G and Fiber Roll-Out

DT on Schedule with 5G and Fiber Roll-Out

2 Sep 2021 comment

Deutsche Telekom announced it is on track with its 5G and FTTH rollout.

A1 Group Chooses Nokia and Ericsson as 5G Suppliers in Selected Markets

A1 Group Chooses Nokia and Ericsson as 5G Suppliers in Selected Markets

25 Aug 2021 comment

A1 Telekom Austria Group has chosen Scandinavian network equipment suppliers Nokia and Ericsson as partners in the rollout of the 5G networks in the markets of Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia.

HT Provides Gigabit Speeds Over 5G Throughout Croatia

HT Provides Gigabit Speeds Over 5G Throughout Croatia

20 Aug 2021 comment

Hrvatski Telekom is enabling gigabit speeds over its 5G network in numerous cities across Croatia.

BC Partners-Owned United Group Agrees to Acquire Greek Telecoms Operator Wind Hellas

BC Partners-Owned United Group Agrees to Acquire Greek Telecoms Operator Wind Hellas

16 Aug 2021 comment

United Group, the leading provider of telecommunications services and media in Southeast Europe, announced today it has reached an agreement with Crystal Almond Holdings Limited to acquire Greek telecoms operator Wind Hellas, one of the country’s three mobile operators.

Nokia Will Upgrade United Group Networks in Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia

Nokia Will Upgrade United Group Networks in Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia

16 Aug 2021 comment

Nokia was chosen by United Group to deliver its cloud-native core network products in Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia.

Ericsson and MediaTek Set Uplink Speed Record on mmWave

Ericsson and MediaTek Set Uplink Speed Record on mmWave

14 Aug 2021 comment

Ericsson and MediaTek performed a four-component carrier (4CC) uplink aggregation on millimeter wave (mmWave) that resulted in a peak throughput rate of 495 Mbps – 425 Mbps in New Radio (NR) plus 70 Mbps in LTE.

A1 Telekom Austria Group Acquires 5G Spectrum in Croatia

A1 Telekom Austria Group Acquires 5G Spectrum in Croatia

13 Aug 2021 comment

A1 Telekom Austria Group that the spectrum auction in Croatia for the bands 700 MHz, 3.6 GHz and 26 GHz has been completed.

HT Acquires 5G Spectrum for HRK 130 Million

HT Acquires 5G Spectrum for HRK 130 Million

13 Aug 2021 comment

Following the completion of the recent RF spectrum auction, Hrvatski Telekom with the HRK 130 million investment ensured the highest 5G spectrum share that will enable the biggest and fastest 5G network of the future.

China Leads Global 5G Base Deployment

China Leads Global 5G Base Deployment

9 Aug 2021 comment

Mass deployments of 5G network in China, resulted in the nation accounting for 80 percent of the total number of base stations deployed globally by end-July.

New 5G Feature Enables Lower Latency and Increased Battery Life

New 5G Feature Enables Lower Latency and Increased Battery Life

23 Jul 2021 comment

Ericsson and Telia have joined forces with Qualcomm to take 5G innovation to a new level by jointly testing a new industry-first feature in Telia’s commercial 5G network.

Spain Gets €1.1 Billion from 5G Auction

Spain Gets €1.1 Billion from 5G Auction

23 Jul 2021 comment

Spain earned €1.1 billion in a delayed auction for 5G-suitable frequencies in the 700MHz band.

Nokia and Xantaro Drive UK Fiber Expansion with Alternative Providers

Nokia and Xantaro Drive UK Fiber Expansion with Alternative Providers

21 Jul 2021 comment

Nokia is expanding its relationship with Xantaro, encompassing next generation fiber access to connect more than two million UK homes with broadband speeds up to 10 Gibabit per second.

Small Cell Forum Unveils Hosted Open RAN Framework

Small Cell Forum Unveils Hosted Open RAN Framework

18 Jul 2021 comment

The Small Cell Forum proposed a global framework for hosted open RAN networks.

GSMA Calls for 2 GHz of Mid-Band Spectrum to Meet UN Targets

GSMA Calls for 2 GHz of Mid-Band Spectrum to Meet UN Targets

12 Jul 2021 comment

The GSMA called on regulators across the globe to boost mid-band spectrum availability.

Masmovil Steps Out of 5G Auction in Spain

Masmovil Steps Out of 5G Auction in Spain

11 Jul 2021 comment

Masmovil ruled itself out of a Spanish 700MHz 5G auction.

Industry Champions Support US 6G Research Project

Industry Champions Support US 6G Research Project

9 Jul 2021 comment

AT&T, Nvidia, Samsung America, Qualcomm and InterDigital supported a 6G research project in the US.