The 5G market is developing much more quickly than the previous generation 4G LTE standard, with a total of 31 5G commercial service launches globally by the end of the second quarter of 2019, new analysis from IHS Markit reveals.
Operators are struggling to turn the ITU's IMT2020 vision of 5G into commercial reality as the technology turns out to be a “much bigger animal than anticipated".
The project will equip a standard ambulance with devices and 5G connectivity, transforming the vehicle into a remote consultation room.
Altice’s innovation arm, Altice Labs, held a simulation exercise in Portugal’s Aveiro to test the use of 5G in emergency situations.
Green bonds are to set to be increasingly used in the telecoms sector to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency.
Working with Ericsson, the operator switched on the country’s first live urban 5G test network.
The Japanese company is widely acknowledged to have built the world’s first end-to-end fully virtualised, cloud-native network.
Tefficient has published its twenty-fourth report on mobile data use, analysing 115 operators' data from the first half of this year.
The operator claims the largest area of contiguous 5G coverage in Germany so far, at around 6km square, provided by 66 antennae in Berlin’s Mitte district.
TIM, in collaboration with Ericsson, has successfully tested a 5G cloud-native core network with the aim of accelerating the evolution of TIM's 5G infrastructure.
‘Firsts’ include continuously operable mid-band 5G pilot zones in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and prototype Samsung S10 5G smartphone.
Wi-Fi’s critical role in the success of 5G is shown in a white paper from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance.
Nokia is a deliberate “European choice” and will support Iliad’s 5G deployment in France and Italy.
Vodafone UK and TalkTalk lodged an appeal with the Competition Appeal Tribunal in an attempt to overturn Ofcom’s regulation published on 28 June.
The dispute between Telefónica and 1 & 1 Drillisch led to an extra seven week-long delay in the allocation of 5G frequencies.
The Vodafone Business and IBM venture, launched earlier this year, is to provide cloud and digital services for National Express, which offers services in eight countries.
UK operator launches new 4G and 5G unlimited data handset and SIM plans from £34 per month.
The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance has recommended the cluster connector type C (MQ4/5) as a common radio frequency (RF) cluster connector for early 5G deployment.
DT and Ericsson announce a strategic partnership to jointly serve industrial enterprise customers with Campus Networks.
Gartner expects an 89% increase by 2020 compared with 2019 revenues of $2.2 billion.
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