It is the first operator to deploy a ‘production-grade’, open-source evolved packet core (EPC), based on Open Networking Foundation’s (ONF) Open Mobile Evolved Core (OMEC) platform.
A critical difference between 5G networks and preceding generations will be the diversity of organisations building, managing and monetising them.
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has told charity Electrosensitivity-UK it must not run the advert again in its current form as it contains unsubstantiated claims.
Benoit Hanssen has been the CTO of Wind Tre since 31st December 2016. Previously he was CTO of Vodafone Hutchison Australia and prior to that, he headed up the Global Managed Services operation at Ericsson. He speaks five languages fluently.
At CES, Toyota has revealed plans to build a prototype futuristic city on a 175-acre site at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan.
The Italian telco has surpassed speeds of 2Gbps on its 5G network in what is understood to be a European-first.
The UK regulator says its proposed new framework will improve the business case for fibre investment and protect customers from high prices.
There will be around 400 million unlicensed low-power wide-area (LPWA) IoT connections by 2025, according to new analysis from Strategy Analytics.
Over 20 countries globally have auctioned or allocated C-Band spectrum for mobile broadband, and Italian operators have paid the most per MHz per head of population.
Mobile voice revenue will drop to $208 billion (€186 billion) by 2024 from $381 billion (€340 billion) in 2019, as users continue to prefer more flexible, free over-the-top (OTT) services.
OMTEL is the country’s biggest telecoms infrastructure operator with 3,000 sites and plans for 400 more by 2024.
The CEO of Swiss operator Sunrise Communications, Olaf Swantee, has resigned after almost four years with the company. Several other senior figures will also depart.
Deutsche Telekom will restructure and standardise its IT architecture using SAP’s S/4HANA real-time enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.
Despite the Trump Administration’s efforts to keep its equipment out of Western networks and upset its supply chain, last year Huawei’s sales rose to $122 billion.
By the end of the year, Telefónica UK connected 13 more cities to its 5G network.
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In addition to a gruelling auction for 5G spectrum and starting the 5G build-out, Gerhard Mack is responsible for integrating the Liberty Global cable assets that his company acquired this year. He still made time to talk to Annie Turner.
O2, Ericsson and Northumbrian Water are trialling 5G to help manage 1.1 billion litres of water and sewerage services across the UK’s North East region.
The move helps Germany's fourth 5G network get off the ground, in line with the regulatory framework put in place to ensure national 5G coverage.
The French government has launched a procedure for assigning 5G spectrum licences after approving specifications proposed by the telecoms regulator, Arcep.
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