Huawei has built the first LTE broadcast network in Germany for sailing event Kieler Woche, allowing the crowd to view live footage from the competitors directly on their smartphones.
Nokia Networks is to deploy its single RAN and radio network controller technology as part of a three year deal with Telefónica to modernise its Spanish network and expand its 4G service.
Cisco will spend more than €20 million in setting up a new innovation centre for smart cities in Barcelona.
Nokia Networks has hailed the next step in a "speed revolution" after three Korean carriers became the first to launch LTE-Advanced on Category 6 smartphones, offering speeds of up to 225MBps, over a wide area.
Semiconductor maker Cavium and software company Quortus have teamed up to release products that they claim will transform small cells into site-specific mobile networks for the likes of the safety, emergency services and defence sectors.
Turkey is still in the dark about when it will finally get 4G, with the country's largest operator saying it needs it to cope with growing data demand.
Swedish operator Tele2 has signed an IPX peering agreement with Aicent, which it said would extend its global footprint for next generation IP-based communication services.
Broadcom has announced it is winding down its cellular baseband unit, at a cost of 2,250 jobs, after failing to find a buyer for the business.
Infrastructure provider Arqiva is set to roll out smart metering projects across the north of England and Scotland, launch fresh Wi-Fi projects and expand its digital radio and television portfolios after signing a deal for a €190 million loan.
4G deployments across Europe are being hindered by delays in assigning 800MHz spectrum, the European Commission has claimed.
Vodafone will connect 100 rural towns in the UK without mobile coverage to 3G, as it rolls out its Sure Signal programme across the country.
Ericsson has demonstrated new technology that it said improves data transfer rates and will become "a key enabler" for 5G.
2015 could be a bumper year for suppliers of telecom and datacom network equipment and software, new research has claimed, with Huawei overtaking Ericsson as the world's biggest supplier of service provider equipment.