Telecommunications

Ericsson Powers Orange's 5G Network in Spain and TDC's in Denmark

Ericsson Powers Orange's 5G Network in Spain and TDC's in Denmark

8 Sep 2020 comment

Starting September 7th, Orange Spain and TDC Denmark started their 5G network offerings powered by Ericsson's network components.

Telecom Italia Sets European 5G Speed Record

Telecom Italia Sets European 5G Speed Record

8 Sep 2020 comment

Telecom Italia achieved the first connection in Europe capable of permanently exceeding a downlink speed of 4 Gbps on a 5G live network.

HT Will Connect 4,400 Jastrebarsko Households to Fiber Optics

HT Will Connect 4,400 Jastrebarsko Households to Fiber Optics

7 Sep 2020 comment

In cooperation with the Town of Jastrebarsko, Hrvatski Telekom has started deploying the optical infrastructure in the area.

TIM’S 5G Exceeds 4 Gbps Achieving a New European Record

TIM’S 5G Exceeds 4 Gbps Achieving a New European Record

6 Sep 2020 comment

TIM confirmed its leadership in 5G by successfully achieving the first connection in Europe capable of permanently exceeding a downlink speed of 4 Gbps on a 5G live network.

Telefónica Launches 5G in Spain

Telefónica Launches 5G in Spain

5 Sep 2020 comment

Telefónica announced it has switched on its 5G network in Spain.

Telecom Italia, KKR and Fastweb Reach Agreement to Create Fibercop

Telecom Italia, KKR and Fastweb Reach Agreement to Create Fibercop

4 Sep 2020 comment

Telecom Italia’s Board of Directors approved the agreement with KKR Infrastructure and Fastweb for the establishment of FiberCop.

US Has Slowest 5G Data Rates

US Has Slowest 5G Data Rates

1 Sep 2020 comment

According to an Opensignal analysis of typical data rates in 12 countries, focus on low-band 5G deployments resulted in the US ranking in last place.

Ericsson Joins 450 MHz Alliance

Ericsson Joins 450 MHz Alliance

31 Aug 2020 comment

Ericsson has joined the 450 MHz Alliance to support critical mobile communications networks for industries such as public safety and utilities that require secure and resilient wide-area coverage.

Major Vendors Pass GSMA Security Test

Major Vendors Pass GSMA Security Test

25 Aug 2020 comment

The GSMA announced that the world’s leading mobile network equipment vendors, Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia and ZTE, have passed an independent security audit of product development and lifecycle management processes.

Germany Starts 4G Spectrum Usage Consultation

Germany Starts 4G Spectrum Usage Consultation

24 Aug 2020 comment

Bundesnetzagentur, German communications regulator, launched a consultation on the future use of spectrum allocated at its 4G auction in 2010.

Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom Avoids 4G Miss Fine in Germany

Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom Avoids 4G Miss Fine in Germany

17 Aug 2020 comment

Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom had met interim coverage targets set after all operators in the country failed to meet mandated requirements by the start of 2020, according to German network regulator.

Telekom Slovenije and Ericsson Roll out First 5G Network in Slovenia

Telekom Slovenije and Ericsson Roll out First 5G Network in Slovenia

15 Aug 2020 comment

Ericsson and leading Slovenian communications service provider, Telekom Slovenije, launched the first commercial 5G network in Slovenia on July 23, 2020.

Intel and VMware Extend Virtualization to Radio Access Network for 5G

Intel and VMware Extend Virtualization to Radio Access Network for 5G

10 Aug 2020 comment

Intel and VMware announced a collaboration on an integrated software platform for virtualized radio access networks to accelerate the rollout of both existing LTE and future 5G networks.

Lockdown Disrupts Telecom Italia Performance

Lockdown Disrupts Telecom Italia Performance

9 Aug 2020 comment

COVID-19 pandemic struck Telecom Italia's performance in the secon quarter of 2020.

UK Will Hold 5G Auction in January

UK Will Hold 5G Auction in January

7 Aug 2020 comment

UK regulator Ofcom announced plans to hold a 5G auction in January 2021.

HT Implemented Free WiFi Internet Project in Sisak, Posedarje and Ražanac

HT Implemented Free WiFi Internet Project in Sisak, Posedarje and Ražanac

4 Aug 2020 comment

Hrvatski Telekom provided citizens of Sisak and residents of the municipalities of Ražanac and Posedarje with free internet in public areas.

HT Invests HRK 29 Million in Bringing Fiber to Velika Gorica Users

HT Invests HRK 29 Million in Bringing Fiber to Velika Gorica Users

29 Jul 2020 comment

Hrvatski Telekom has started deploying the optical infrastructure in the area of the city of Velika Gorica.

DT Brings 5G for 40 Million People in Germany

DT Brings 5G for 40 Million People in Germany

28 Jul 2020 comment

Deutsche Telekom announced that over 3,000 towns and municipalities in Germany now have 5G.

Ericsson Will Deploy Private Mobile Network at Paris Airports

Ericsson Will Deploy Private Mobile Network at Paris Airports

27 Jul 2020 comment

Ericsson has been selected by Groupe ADP, its subsidiary Hub One and Air France to deploy a private mobile network covering Charles de Gaulle, Orly and Le Bourget airports in Paris.

Dutch 5G Auction Raises €1.2 Billion

Dutch 5G Auction Raises €1.2 Billion

24 Jul 2020 comment

Dutch operators spent €1.2 billion in first 5G auction in the Netherlands.

Deutsche Telekom Selects Ericsson for 5G RAN

Deutsche Telekom Selects Ericsson for 5G RAN

23 Jul 2020 comment

Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have strengthened their partnership with a new multi-year deal to deploy the service provider’s 5G Radio Access Network across Germany.

T-Mobile Will Deploy SA 5G This Quarter

T-Mobile Will Deploy SA 5G This Quarter

22 Jul 2020 comment

T-Mobile plans to deploy standalone 5G technology in the current calendar quarter.

Nokia's New Software Can Instantly Migrate 5 Million 4G Radio units to 5G

Nokia's New Software Can Instantly Migrate 5 Million 4G Radio units to 5G

16 Jul 2020 comment

Nokia announced the availability of a software based upgrade that will enable its 4G/LTE radios to be migrated seamlessly to 5G/NR.

New Ericsson Software Makes the Shift to Standalone 5G Easier

New Ericsson Software Makes the Shift to Standalone 5G Easier

14 Jul 2020 comment

Ericsson unveiled its Standalone 5G NR software for 5G mid- and low bands.

Nokia Accelerates Availability of Open RAN Technology

Nokia Accelerates Availability of Open RAN Technology

13 Jul 2020 comment

Nokia is rapidly ramping up the adoption of Open RAN interfaces in its AirScale portfolio.

DT’s nuSIM Is Now Integrated on First Qualcomm Chipset

DT’s nuSIM Is Now Integrated on First Qualcomm Chipset

12 Jul 2020 comment

Deutsche Telekom, together with Qualcomm, Quectel and Redtea Mobile, are introducing their implementation of nuSIM, the integrated SIM for the IoT.

3GPP Released 16 New 5G Specifications

3GPP Released 16 New 5G Specifications

8 Jul 2020 comment

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) announced the freeze of Release 16 NR Specifications, marking the completion of the first evolutionary release of 5G technologies.

Nokia Wins Exclusive Taiwan Mobile 5G Deal

Nokia Wins Exclusive Taiwan Mobile 5G Deal

2 Jul 2020 comment

Nokia has been selected by Taiwan Mobile as the sole supplier of its 5G network in a three-year framework deal worth approximately €400 million.

GSMA Releases Guideline to Expedite the Deployment of 5G SA Networks

GSMA Releases Guideline to Expedite the Deployment of 5G SA Networks

1 Jul 2020 comment

The GSMA convened pioneers in 5G to develop a guidelines document that provides support to operators in the deployment of 5G Stand Alone Option 2.

Hrvatski Telekom selects Ericsson as Sole 5G RAN Supplier

Hrvatski Telekom selects Ericsson as Sole 5G RAN Supplier

25 Jun 2020 comment

Hrvatski Telekom and Ericsson Nikola Tesla signed a cooperation agreement making ENT the exclusive supplier of the radio part for HT's mobile network until 2024.