Telecommunications

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.

Ericsson and Vodafone Launch 5G Lab in Spain

Ericsson and Vodafone Launch 5G Lab in Spain

16 Dec 2021 comment

Ericsson and Vodafone joined forces into launching a 5G lab in Spain.

DT Is Fast-Expanding Fiber and 5G Networks in Germany

DT Is Fast-Expanding Fiber and 5G Networks in Germany

15 Dec 2021 comment

Deutsche Telekom is expanding its network at record speed with 1.2 million FTTH (fiber to the home) connections in 2021, the company has doubled its expansion performance compared with 2020.

Nokia Deploys 5G Private Network for Volkswagen’s Pilot Project in Germany

Nokia Deploys 5G Private Network for Volkswagen’s Pilot Project in Germany

8 Dec 2021 comment

Nokia has deployed a private 5G standalone wireless network for Volkswagen at the car maker’s main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.

TIM Launches Open Ran Mobile Network Coverage in Piedmont

TIM Launches Open Ran Mobile Network Coverage in Piedmont

21 Nov 2021 comment

In Saluzzo, southwest Piedmont, the TIM Group is continuing its program to deliver Open RAN Solutions across its mobile network.

Ericsson and Ooredoo Partner on 5G Solutions for 2022 UEFA World Cup

Ericsson and Ooredoo Partner on 5G Solutions for 2022 UEFA World Cup

21 Nov 2021 comment

Ericsson and Ooredoo Qatar are partnering to ensure that football fans from around the world will enjoy the best 5G connectivity experiences possible at the 2022 World Cup.

Operators Seek EU Support on Open RAN

Operators Seek EU Support on Open RAN

19 Nov 2021 comment

Five large operator groups urge European authorities to take immediate action to stimulate the open RAN sector to ensure the continent does not lag North America and Asia in the 5G era and beyond.

Operators and Vendors Support the GSMA 5G mmWave Initiative

Operators and Vendors Support the GSMA 5G mmWave Initiative

15 Nov 2021 comment

The GSMA announced the formation of a global accelerator initiative forged to drive awareness of 5G mmWave technology.

HT Wins the Best Fixed Broadband Award

HT Wins the Best Fixed Broadband Award

10 Nov 2021 comment

Hrvatski Telekom received another network quality award.

TIM Launches Magnifica, Ten Times Faster New Fibre

TIM Launches Magnifica, Ten Times Faster New Fibre

6 Nov 2021 comment

Italian TIM started to offer service over Magnifica, FTTH fibre optic ultrabroadband connections on the XGS-PON network, multiplying tenfold the speed achievable by their current GPON.

Verizon, Samsung and Qualcomm Reach Record Upload Speed on mmWave

Verizon, Samsung and Qualcomm Reach Record Upload Speed on mmWave

30 Oct 2021 comment

Verizon, Samsung and Qualcomm reached upload speeds of 711 Mbps in a lab trial using aggregated bands of mmWave spectrum.

5G Connections Expected to Soar in North America

5G Connections Expected to Soar in North America

27 Oct 2021 comment

GSMA put a spotlight on the resilience demonstrated by the mobile sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

HT First in Croatia to Demonstrate 5G+ Speeds of up to 4 Gbit/s

HT First in Croatia to Demonstrate 5G+ Speeds of up to 4 Gbit/s

22 Oct 2021 comment

Hrvatski Telekom is the first operator in Croatia to show the capabilities of the 5G+ network, achieving speeds of up to 4 Gbit/s and network response times of only ten milliseconds.

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.