Telia Company has completed the transaction to set up a fibre joint venture with CapMan Infra, the infrastructure investment arm of Nordic private asset management firm CapMan.

The firn says AI and automation are needed for network and service management as operators struggle with the growing complexity of 5G and IoT use cases, service requirements, virtualisation and network slicing.

As its multi-access edge computing (MEC) group reaches 100 members, European standards group ETSI announced that it is setting up an ‘edge’ sandbox to attract developers.