Telecommunications

Samsung Breaks 5G Speed Record, Reaching 5.23 Gbps

Samsung Breaks 5G Speed Record, Reaching 5.23 Gbps

5 Mar 2021 comment

Samsung achieved a breakthrough in 5G data speeds using E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC).

HT Started Testing 5G Network on the 3.5 GHz Frequency Band

HT Started Testing 5G Network on the 3.5 GHz Frequency Band

4 Mar 2021 comment

Hrvatski Telekom is the first to start involving commercial users in Croatia in testing on the 3.5 GHz frequency band.

Asia and EMEA Lead in 5G Rollouts

Asia and EMEA Lead in 5G Rollouts

28 Feb 2021 comment

Global deployments of commercial 5G networks grew threefold in the past year.

EC Will Extend Roaming Rules Until 2032

EC Will Extend Roaming Rules Until 2032

25 Feb 2021 comment

The European Commission proposed extending and improving regulation allowing citizens to roam without incurring additional charges when travelling in the bloc.

The Pandemic Confirmed Wireless Connectivity is Critical

The Pandemic Confirmed Wireless Connectivity is Critical

24 Feb 2021 comment

Speaking to virtual attendees of the 2021 GTI Summit, Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm spoke about the importance of wireless connectivity in today’s world, the rollout of 5G in China, and Ericsson’s ongoing role in sustainability.

GSMA Boss Calls for Responsible Mobile Leadership

GSMA Boss Calls for Responsible Mobile Leadership

24 Feb 2021 comment

Opening this year’s MWC Shanghai, GSMA director general Mats Granryd reminded the mobile industry of its responsibilities.

$300 Million Invested in Moscow’s Telecommunications Infrastructure

$300 Million Invested in Moscow’s Telecommunications Infrastructure

23 Feb 2021 comment

Moscow’s mobile internet is one of the most affordable amongst the world’s megacities.

DT Starts Tests on 5G Standalone

DT Starts Tests on 5G Standalone

20 Feb 2021 comment

Deutsche Telekom announced plans to test standalone (SA) 5G using an antenna site in Garching, a town just outside Munich.

Nokia Wins Multi-Year 5G Radio and Core Contract with A1 Austria

Nokia Wins Multi-Year 5G Radio and Core Contract with A1 Austria

19 Feb 2021 comment

A1 Austria has selected Nokia to provide 5G coverage across the country in a multi-year contract.

Nokia and Elisa Join Forces in Finnish Private Mobile Networks Push

Nokia and Elisa Join Forces in Finnish Private Mobile Networks Push

18 Feb 2021 comment

Nokia and telecom operator Elisa announced they will partner in a joint go-to-market alliance to drive industrial-grade private mobile network deployment.

Nokia and Vodafone Showcase 100 Gigabit Fiber Broadband

Nokia and Vodafone Showcase 100 Gigabit Fiber Broadband

13 Feb 2021 comment

Nokia and Vodafone have announced the successful trial of a new Passive Optical Network (PON) technology capable of delivering speeds up to 100 gigabits per second (Gb/s) on a single wavelength 10 times faster than the most advanced networks available today.

Ericsson Launches 5G RAN Slicing

Ericsson Launches 5G RAN Slicing

12 Feb 2021 comment

Ericsson has launched a 5G network slicing solution for radio access networks that will enable communications service providers to deliver customized 5G services with guaranteed performance.

EU Group Starts 6G Research Project

EU Group Starts 6G Research Project

12 Feb 2021 comment

European institute CEA-Leti announced the launch of a EU 6G research project.

Nokia and Elisa Deploy First 1 Terabit Network

Nokia and Elisa Deploy First 1 Terabit Network

9 Feb 2021 comment

Nokia has achieved a major network capacity milestone with its long-standing partner Elisa while preparing the operator’s network for the future.

TIM Joins the European Initiative for Open RAN Solutions

TIM Joins the European Initiative for Open RAN Solutions

8 Feb 2021 comment

TIM has signed a Memorandum of Understanding together with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica and Vodafone Group, to promote Open RAN technology for the implementation of next-generation mobile networks.

Mobile Industry Demands European Regulatory Revamp

Mobile Industry Demands European Regulatory Revamp

3 Feb 2021 comment

EU regulators face unhappy calls for a regulatory revamp in the region, moving to policies which allow cost-effective deployment of 5G, drive development of the digital economy and cut inequality in access to technology.

The City of Split and HT Embark on Smart City Project

The City of Split and HT Embark on Smart City Project

1 Feb 2021 comment

Representatives of the City of Split and Hrvatski Telekom signed an agreement for the project of a Split Smart City platform.

Samsung and DT Complete First 5G SA Trial in Czech Republic

Samsung and DT Complete First 5G SA Trial in Czech Republic

29 Jan 2021 comment

Samsung and Deutsche Telekom successfully completed the first 5G Standalone (SA) trial in the Czech Republic.

Ericsson Joins REINDEER Project as a Key Player in EU

Ericsson Joins REINDEER Project as a Key Player in EU

27 Jan 2021 comment

The REINDEER project is a 5G Public-Private Partnership project and will receive EU funding as part of the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.

UK Regulator Stalls 5G Auction

UK Regulator Stalls 5G Auction

26 Jan 2021 comment

UK regulator Ofcom postponed a 5G spectrum auction, moving the initial bidding start date by two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

DT and Telefónica Share Infrastructure to Enhance 4G Network Coverage

DT and Telefónica Share Infrastructure to Enhance 4G Network Coverage

25 Jan 2021 comment

Before the end of the year, Deutsche Telekom and Telefónica/o2 aim to overcome several hundred gray spots in 4G network coverage for their customers.

Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm Achieve 5Gbps on a Commercial 5G Network

Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm Achieve 5Gbps on a Commercial 5G Network

24 Jan 2021 comment

Telstra, in collaboration with Ericsson and Qualcomm, announced the successful completion of a new 5G maximum download speed record on a commercial network of 5Gbps for a single user.

Major European Operators Commit to Open RAN Deployments

Major European Operators Commit to Open RAN Deployments

21 Jan 2021 comment

Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, and Vodafone Group are joining forces to support the rollout of Open Radio Access Network as the technology of choice for future mobile networks to the benefit of consumer and enterprise customers across Europe.

Sweden Ends 5G Spectrum Auction in Just One Day

Sweden Ends 5G Spectrum Auction in Just One Day

21 Jan 2021 comment

Operators in Sweden detailed plans for widespread 5G rollouts, after auctions of suitable spectrum were closed following a single day of bidding.

Sweden Begins Postponed 5G Auction

Sweden Begins Postponed 5G Auction

20 Jan 2021 comment

Sweden’s communications regulator began its delayed auction of 5G-suitable frequencies.

Telefonica Deutschland Unveils its Open RAN Targets

Telefonica Deutschland Unveils its Open RAN Targets

19 Jan 2021 comment

Telefonica Deutschland plans to up its use of open RAN in the country.

Nokia Wins Tele2 Multi-Market 5G Core Contract

Nokia Wins Tele2 Multi-Market 5G Core Contract

12 Jan 2021 comment

Sweden-based operator group Tele2 tapped Nokia to provide a standalone (SA) 5G core network for its home market ahead of the country’s spectrum auction.

Polkomtel Turns On 5G Services in Poland

Polkomtel Turns On 5G Services in Poland

28 Dec 2020 comment

Polkomtel, operator of the Plus network, has launched 5G services in the capital city of Warsaw as well as other major cities in the eastern part of the country.

HT Enables 5G Network in Three More Cities in Croatia

HT Enables 5G Network in Three More Cities in Croatia

22 Dec 2020 comment

Hrvatski Telekom continues to roll-out the 5G network in additional cities.

Slovak Telekom Launches Commercial 5G with Ericsson

Slovak Telekom Launches Commercial 5G with Ericsson

22 Dec 2020 comment

Slovak Telekom switch on 5G commercial services covering large areas of Bratislava, capital city of Slovakia, using Ericsson's 5G Radio Access Network.