Telecommunications

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.

Samsung Achieves 305Gbps on Its 5G SA Core

Samsung Achieves 305Gbps on Its 5G SA Core

21 Dec 2020 comment

Samsung made a significant performance breakthrough on its 5G SA Core, in collaboration with Intel.

Swisscom Advances SA 5G Plans with Ericsson Trial

Swisscom Advances SA 5G Plans with Ericsson Trial

20 Dec 2020 comment

Swisscom, in partnership with Ericsson and OPPO, has opened the next chapter of Europe's 5G story by successfully carrying out 5G voice and data calls over a commercial 5G standalone network.

ENT Delivers Microwave Transmission Technology to HT

ENT Delivers Microwave Transmission Technology to HT

19 Dec 2020 comment

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Hrvatski Telekom have signed an agreement on the delivery of microwave transmission technology that includes hardware, software, and maintenance.

Swisscom and Ericsson Double Down on 5G with Standalone Voice and Data Calls

Swisscom and Ericsson Double Down on 5G with Standalone Voice and Data Calls

18 Dec 2020 comment

Swisscom, in partnership with Ericsson and handset maker OPPO, has opened the next chapter of Europe's 5G story by successfully carrying out 5G voice and data calls over a commercial 5G standalone network.

HT and FER Launch First 5G Campus Network in Croatia

HT and FER Launch First 5G Campus Network in Croatia

17 Dec 2020 comment

Hrvatski Telekom and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing of the University of Zagreb launched the first 5G campus network in Croatia.

Ekholm Warns on 5G Fragmentation

Ekholm Warns on 5G Fragmentation

10 Dec 2020 comment

Borje Ekholm, Ericsson CEO, urged authorities to ensure geopolitical issues do not cause a split of the global communications ecosystem.

TIM, Ericsson and Qualcomm set World Record for 5G Long Distance Speed

TIM, Ericsson and Qualcomm set World Record for 5G Long Distance Speed

9 Dec 2020 comment

TIM, Ericsson and Qualcomm set a new record for ultrabroadband long distance speed with 5G technology applied to Fixed Wireless Access.

Nokia to Lead the EU’s 6G Project Hexa-X

Nokia to Lead the EU’s 6G Project Hexa-X

8 Dec 2020 comment

The European Commission appointed Nokia to oversee Hexa-X, a flagship 6G research project which aims to drive the continent’s work around developing the technology.

HT Connects 3,200 Households in Poreč to Fiber-Optics

HT Connects 3,200 Households in Poreč to Fiber-Optics

8 Dec 2020 comment

Hrvatski Telekom has started implementing fiber-optic infrastructure in ​​the town of Poreč and its suburbs.

Bosch Puts First 5G Campus Network into Operation

Bosch Puts First 5G Campus Network into Operation

7 Dec 2020 comment

Bosch is putting its first 5G campus network into operation.

Facebook Sets Cell Coverage Breakthrough

Facebook Sets Cell Coverage Breakthrough

6 Dec 2020 comment

Facebook made a prototype base station capable of covering a larger area than traditional macro sites.

HT Enables 5G Network in Eight more Cities in Croatia

HT Enables 5G Network in Eight more Cities in Croatia

4 Dec 2020 comment

One month following the launch of the first commercial 5G network in six cities, Hrvatski Telekom continues to build its network in Croatia.

Nokia Confirms 5G as 90 Percent More Energy Efficient

Nokia Confirms 5G as 90 Percent More Energy Efficient

3 Dec 2020 comment

A new study by Nokia and Telefónica has found that 5G networks are up to 90 percent more energy efficient per traffic unit than legacy 4G networks.

More than a Billion People will Have Access to 5G Coverage by the End of 2020

More than a Billion People will Have Access to 5G Coverage by the End of 2020

1 Dec 2020 comment

Ericsson projects that four out of every ten mobile subscriptions in 2026 will be 5G.

5G Deployments in China Will Cost $165 Billion

5G Deployments in China Will Cost $165 Billion

28 Nov 2020 comment

ZTE CEO Xu Ziyang estimates that China’s 5G infrastructure will cost $165 billion over the full construction cycle.

Orange Announced Commercial Start of its 5G Network

Orange Announced Commercial Start of its 5G Network

27 Nov 2020 comment

Orange has unveiled details of the launch of its domestic 5G service.