Telecommunications

Nokia Commercializes Next-Generation 5G Cloud RAN

Nokia Commercializes Next-Generation 5G Cloud RAN

24 Jun 2020 comment

Nokia announced that its next-generation 5G AirScale Cloud RAN solution based on vRAN2.0 will be commercially available this year with general availability expected in 2021.

DT's New Contracts for 5G RAN with Ericsson and Huawei

DT's New Contracts for 5G RAN with Ericsson and Huawei

22 Jun 2020 comment

To upgrade antenna network from 4G to 5G, Deutsche Telekom will continue to use the existing suppliers Ericsson and Huawei.

DT's 5G Network Is Now Available for Over 16 Million Germans

DT's 5G Network Is Now Available for Over 16 Million Germans

20 Jun 2020 comment

Over 16 million people in Germany can now use Deutsche Telekom's commercial 5G network.

Nokia and AT&T Test RAN Intelligent Controller over Commercial 5G

Nokia and AT&T Test RAN Intelligent Controller over Commercial 5G

19 Jun 2020 comment

Nokia and AT&T made a successful limited live trial of the RAN Intelligent Controller over commercial 5G mmWave network in New York City.

HT Enables the Largest 5G Area in Terms of Speed and Coverage

HT Enables the Largest 5G Area in Terms of Speed and Coverage

9 Jun 2020 comment

In the Croatian city Samobor, Hrvatski Telekom has tested the technology that enables fast coverage with 5G services in larger areas.

Telefónica Deutschland Selects Ericsson 5G Core

Telefónica Deutschland Selects Ericsson 5G Core

5 Jun 2020 comment

German subsidiary of Telefónica has chosen Ericsson as a provider of 5G Core Network.

ZTE Helps China Mobile Launch First 5G Medical Edge Cloud Platform

ZTE Helps China Mobile Launch First 5G Medical Edge Cloud Platform

4 Jun 2020 comment

ZTE and China Mobile have launched China’s first 5G medical edge cloud platform.

GSMA and O-RAN Alliance Collaborate on Opening up 5G Networks

GSMA and O-RAN Alliance Collaborate on Opening up 5G Networks

2 Jun 2020 comment

The GSMA and O-RAN ALLIANCE have joined forces to accelerate the adoption of Open Radio Access Network products and solutions.

Telia Launches Commercial 5G in Sweden

Telia Launches Commercial 5G in Sweden

26 May 2020 comment

Swedish communications service provider Telia has launched commercial 5G in Stockholm.

5G Test in France Shows Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields Is Below Limit

5G Test in France Shows Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields Is Below Limit

25 May 2020 comment

The Agence National des Fréquences, published a detailed report on the exposure values measured during several 5G pilot deployments conducted in France.

Nokia Achieves World-Record 5G Speeds

Nokia Achieves World-Record 5G Speeds

22 May 2020 comment

Nokia achieved the world’s fastest 5G speeds in its Over-the-Air network in Dallas, Texas.

Telia Norway Launches Commercial 5G

Telia Norway Launches Commercial 5G

13 May 2020 comment

Telia Norway has switched on their 5G commercial network, offering subscribers high-speed services.

Fujitsu and Qualcomm Made Multi-Gigabit Data Call Using 5G Carrier Aggregation

Fujitsu and Qualcomm Made Multi-Gigabit Data Call Using 5G Carrier Aggregation

10 May 2020 comment

Fujitsu and Qualcomm accomplished a landmark by successfully completing a 5G NR data call with multi-gigabit connection using 5G sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation.

Iskratel Will Provide Internet in 210 Municipalities in Slovenia and Croatia

Iskratel Will Provide Internet in 210 Municipalities in Slovenia and Croatia

7 May 2020 comment

Iskratel will provide active and passive telecommunications equipment for the construction of an ultra-fast fibre-optic broadband network in 210 municipalities in Slovenia and Croatia.

Huawei and MediaTek Complete 5G Super Uplink Interoperability Testing

Huawei and MediaTek Complete 5G Super Uplink Interoperability Testing

3 May 2020 comment

Huawei and MediaTek reached a new big milestone of completing the 5G NR Interoperability and Development Testing for the Super Uplink solution in the lab environment.

European Countries Will Set Aside Spectrum for Private Licensing

European Countries Will Set Aside Spectrum for Private Licensing

30 Apr 2020 comment

Many European countries look likely to set aside mobile spectrum for private licensing.

Nokia Deploys Private LTE Network for Power Grid Operators in Poland

Nokia Deploys Private LTE Network for Power Grid Operators in Poland

27 Apr 2020 comment

Leading Polish energy sector company PGE Systemy has chosen Nokia's 5G-ready, industrial-grade private wireless solution.

DT Signs First NB-IoT Roaming Agreements

DT Signs First NB-IoT Roaming Agreements

20 Apr 2020 comment

Deutsche Telekom has signed its first NarrowBand IoT roaming agreements with several European operator partners.

BT Selects Ericsson to Replace Huawei in Network Core

BT Selects Ericsson to Replace Huawei in Network Core

16 Apr 2020 comment

Ericsson and BT have signed a deal to deploy Ericsson’s dual-mode 5G Core, as the UK operator took steps to replace Huawei gear in sensitive parts of its infrastructure.

Operators in Germany Could Pay Penalties for Coverage Miss

Operators in Germany Could Pay Penalties for Coverage Miss

16 Apr 2020 comment

If German operators fail to meet a set of mobile broadband coverage targets, regulator could pull punitive action.

Ericsson and Elisa Grab Finland 5G Public Safety Contract

Ericsson and Elisa Grab Finland 5G Public Safety Contract

15 Apr 2020 comment

Ericsson and mobile operator Elisa have been selected by Erillisverkot Group, the state-run body for critical services in Finland, to provide 5G network.

Ericsson and Magyar Telekom Launch Commercial 5G in Hungary

Ericsson and Magyar Telekom Launch Commercial 5G in Hungary

10 Apr 2020 comment

Magyar Telekom and Ericsson have launched commercial 5G in Hungary.

GSMA Condemned Attacks on Mobile Phone Masts

GSMA Condemned Attacks on Mobile Phone Masts

7 Apr 2020 comment

Police and counter-terrorism authorities are investigating acts of arson against mobile phone masts in the UK.

Operators in Hungary Spent $400 Million for 5G Spectrum Licences

Operators in Hungary Spent $400 Million for 5G Spectrum Licences

31 Mar 2020 comment

Hungarian operators, Magyar Telekom, Vodafone Hungary and Telenor Hungary, paid HUF128.5 billion ($400 million) into acquiring 5G spectrum licences.

Social Distancing Doubled the Volume of Voice Calls in the U.S.

Social Distancing Doubled the Volume of Voice Calls in the U.S.

25 Mar 2020 comment

In its latest Network report, Verizon said it is now handling twice the number of wireless calls on weekdays compared to Mother’s Day.

ITU Issued Emergency Telecoms Guidelines

ITU Issued Emergency Telecoms Guidelines

24 Mar 2020 comment

The International Telecommunication Union issued guidelines for countries to develop emergency plans to maintain access to telecom networks and services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

China Maintains 5G Leadership Role in the Face of COVID-19

China Maintains 5G Leadership Role in the Face of COVID-19

18 Mar 2020 comment

China has cemented its position as a global 5G leader as a result of significant operator investment and growing enthusiasm amongst consumers and enterprises, according to GSMA.

Nokia Partners with IIiad Group to Roll out 5G in France and Italy

Nokia Partners with IIiad Group to Roll out 5G in France and Italy

17 Mar 2020 comment

Nokia will extend its long-standing partnership with French mobile operator, IIiad Group, to roll out 5G networks across France and Italy.

Nokia Bell Labs Sets Another World Record

Nokia Bell Labs Sets Another World Record

16 Mar 2020 comment

Nokia Bell Labs said that its researchers have set the world record for the highest single carrier bit rate at 1.52 Terabits per second over 80 km of standard single mode fiber.

Telenor Opens First Commercial 5G Network in Norway

Telenor Opens First Commercial 5G Network in Norway

14 Mar 2020 comment

Telenor’s commercial 5G network opened yesterday in nine different cities and villages across Norway.