Telecommunications

European Autonomous Car Project Completes Cross-Border Scenario

European Autonomous Car Project Completes Cross-Border Scenario

26 Jun 2022 comment

An autonomous car project, funded by the European Commission, completed a pilot that connected a range of next-generation vehicle functions using 5G.

Ericsson, OPPO, and Qualcomm Test 5G Enterprise Network Slicing

Ericsson, OPPO, and Qualcomm Test 5G Enterprise Network Slicing

18 Jun 2022 comment

Ericsson, OPPO, and Qualcomm have successfully trialed a 5G enterprise network slicing solution on a commercial Android 12 handset.

Vodafone Trials First Self-Powering Mast in the UK

Vodafone Trials First Self-Powering Mast in the UK

17 Jun 2022 comment

Vodafone UK commenced a trial of the nation’s first wind and solar-powered mobile phone mast.

BT and Ericsson Partner on 5G Private Networks

BT and Ericsson Partner on 5G Private Networks

12 Jun 2022 comment

BT and Ericsson announced a multi-million-pound new partnership to provide commercial 5G private networks for the UK market, the first agreement of its kind in the country.

DT Uses 700 MHz Frequency for 5G for the First Time

DT Uses 700 MHz Frequency for 5G for the First Time

8 Jun 2022 comment

Deutsche Telekom is now using a new frequency in its 5G network: 700 megahertz (MHz).

Samsung Unveils 6G Spectrum White Paper and Research Findings

Samsung Unveils 6G Spectrum White Paper and Research Findings

15 May 2022 comment

Samsung released a white paper that lays out the company’s vision for securing global frequency bands for 6G, the next-generation communications technology.

EU Publishes Report on the Security of Open RAN

EU Publishes Report on the Security of Open RAN

12 May 2022 comment

The EU Member States, with the support of the European Commission and ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, published a report on the cybersecurity of Open RAN.

Qualcomm, Three Austria, and ZTE Demonstrate 5G SA on 700MHz in Europe

Qualcomm, Three Austria, and ZTE Demonstrate 5G SA on 700MHz in Europe

11 May 2022 comment

Qualcomm, Three Austria, and ZTE have successfully executed a 5G network demonstration using a standalone (SA) coverage layer based on 700MHz (n28) and the world’s first supplemental downlink (SDL) band 1400MHz (n75).

Lower Signal Strength Impacts the Swiss 5G Experience

Lower Signal Strength Impacts the Swiss 5G Experience

10 May 2022 comment

In a new analysis, Opensignal has observed that smartphone users in Switzerland experienced worse signal strength when connected to 5G networks than users in neighboring Germany, France, and Italy.

Nokia Demonstrates 600G Transmission Over 1008 km Long-Haul Network

Nokia Demonstrates 600G Transmission Over 1008 km Long-Haul Network

6 May 2022 comment

Nokia announced the successful completion of a network trial with TIM using the PSE-Vs fifth-generation super coherent optics.

Germany Bans Two Vodafone and DT Offers

Germany Bans Two Vodafone and DT Offers

5 May 2022 comment

German regulator Bundesnetzagentur banned Deutsche Telekom’s StreamOn offer and the Vodafone Pass on net neutrality grounds.

Ericsson Gets Approval for 5G in Romania

Ericsson Gets Approval for 5G in Romania

3 May 2022 comment

Ericsson got the green light to provide 5G network equipment to mobile operators in Romania.

5G Is Here to Stay

5G Is Here to Stay

30 Apr 2022 comment

Imagine listening, watching and enjoying a live concert of your favorite rock band while the vocalist is in New York, lead guitarist plays from Stockholm, rhythm guitarist is in Sofia, bass guitarist – in Zagreb, the drummer – in Shanghai, and the keyboard player – in Buenos Aires. The audience is everywhere. Many would argue that this is not possible today. However, 5G is the technology that is already enabling such a live collaboration.

Mobile Core Network Stagnant in 2021, Poised for Growth in 2022

Mobile Core Network Stagnant in 2021, Poised for Growth in 2022

8 Apr 2022 comment

The total Mobile Core Network (MCN) and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) market 2021 revenue growth slowed to the lowest rate since 2017, according to Dell’Oro Group.

T-Mobile US Continues to Spread FWA Reach

T-Mobile US Continues to Spread FWA Reach

4 Apr 2022 comment

T-Mobile US is now available to a further 3 million potential customers for its fixed wireless access (FWA) service after deploying it in 54 more cities.

Nokia and Rakuten Mobile Reach 1 Terabit per Channel in Live Network

Nokia and Rakuten Mobile Reach 1 Terabit per Channel in Live Network

31 Mar 2022 comment

Nokia and Rakuten Mobile announced that the two companies have demonstrated the first live 1 Tb/s per channel transmission over Rakuten’s commercial Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexer (DWDM) network.

Belgium Gets a Potential New Entrant in the Mobile Market

Belgium Gets a Potential New Entrant in the Mobile Market

31 Mar 2022 comment

The prospect of a fourth mobile network operator entering the Belgian mobile market became more likely.

European Operators Advance Open RAN Targets

European Operators Advance Open RAN Targets

28 Mar 2022 comment

Some of Europe’s largest operators updated a list of priority technical requirements for open RAN systems.

Vodafone and Ericsson Demonstrate First SA 5G Network Slicing in the UK

Vodafone and Ericsson Demonstrate First SA 5G Network Slicing in the UK

21 Mar 2022 comment

Vodafone UK and Ericsson have completed the first standalone (SA) 5G network slicing trial in the country.

France Offers More Frequencies for Industrial 5G

France Offers More Frequencies for Industrial 5G

19 Mar 2022 comment

France will open up more spectrum frequencies to vertical sectors as part of efforts to accelerate the deployment of industrial 5G use cases in the country.

Nokia Deploys First 5G Edge Slicing on Live Commercial Network

Nokia Deploys First 5G Edge Slicing on Live Commercial Network

3 Mar 2022 comment

Nokia announced the world’s first deployment of 5G Edge Slicing on a live commercial network with mobile operators, Cellcom and Telia.

ZTE Builds Efficient Way to 5G-Advanced and 6G with RIS Solution

ZTE Builds Efficient Way to 5G-Advanced and 6G with RIS Solution

2 Mar 2022 comment

ZTE launched its RIS (Reconfigurable Intelligent metaSurface) solution at MWC 2022.

Ericsson, Telefónica and Samsung Showcase 5G Interactive Calling

Ericsson, Telefónica and Samsung Showcase 5G Interactive Calling

28 Feb 2022 comment

Ericsson, Telefónica, and Samsung have achieved a proof-of-concept (PoC) project for 5G interactive calling, built on the IMS data channel standard and using Ericsson Cloud IMS network capabilities.

Nokia and OIV to Deliver First 5G SA Private Network in Croatia for AD Plastik

Nokia and OIV to Deliver First 5G SA Private Network in Croatia for AD Plastik

27 Jan 2022 comment

Nokia is partnering with OIV to deliver a 5G private wireless network solution that will enhance operational efficiency and enable new capabilities at AD Plastik’s automotive component manufacturing facility in Croatia.

HT Implements Free Wi-Fi Internet in Obrovac, Konavle, and Perušić

HT Implements Free Wi-Fi Internet in Obrovac, Konavle, and Perušić

30 Dec 2021 comment

Hrvatski Telekom has implemented free Wi-Fi internet in the Town of Obrovac and the municipalities of Konavle and Perušić.

Telemach Hrvatska Gets Approval for Optima Telekom Acquisition

Telemach Hrvatska Gets Approval for Optima Telekom Acquisition

28 Dec 2021 comment

Based on the provisions of the Competition Protection Act, the Agency for the Protection of Market Competition (CCA) approved the concentration of Telemach Hrvatska and OT-Optima Telekom at the first level, the domestic market regulator explains.

Ericsson, Telstra, and Qualcomm Set 5G Uplink Speed Record

Ericsson, Telstra, and Qualcomm Set 5G Uplink Speed Record

27 Dec 2021 comment

Ericsson, Telstra, and Qualcomm have achieved the highest uplink peak rate ever recorded on a commercial network during a live demo in Queensland, Australia.

Ericsson Leads Global Rankings for Best Mobile Experiences

Ericsson Leads Global Rankings for Best Mobile Experiences

23 Dec 2021 comment

As mobile networks increasingly become the backbone of society, the number of public institutions and companies conducting regular and independent benchmark studies to measure mobile network experience has grown over the past years.

Nokia and Frontier Complete First Successful Trial of 25Gb/s Network in the US

Nokia and Frontier Complete First Successful Trial of 25Gb/s Network in the US

21 Dec 2021 comment

Nokia and Frontier completed a first-ever trial of 25G PON broadband technology in the US.

Nokia Launches Gigabit Connect Solution

Nokia Launches Gigabit Connect Solution

20 Dec 2021 comment

Nokia launched Gigabit Connect to make it easier for fiber network providers to deploy gigabit broadband services in MDUs where the final connection leg is via twisted pair or coaxial cables.