Arcep has announced draft plans to reallocate a raft of 2G and 3G frequency bands, with a focus on boosting 4G coverage in metropolitan areas.
The UK’s BT Mobile and Russia’s MTS have both launched VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling to their markets, as Turkcell’s subsidiary in Ukraine introduced the country's first 4.5G services.
Vodafone is set to provide fixed and mobile connectivity to a Portuguese water company as the latter looks to launch new digital services.
Inmarsat has claimed its European Aviation Network (EAN) “remains on track” after a Belgian court annulled a decision by the country’s regulator to allow it to operate there.
Ukranian operator lifecell is ploughing ahead with its 4G plans after obtaining the largest amount of spectrum per subscriber in a recent auction.
EE has reached 90 percent geographic 4G coverage of the UK as it seeks to deliver on a contract to support the country’s emergency services.
BT has live-streamed a high-quality video feed of a Champions League match to a smartphone app in what it claims as an industry first.
The CTO of VEON Group has urged operators to truly embrace end-to-end transformation in order to reap the benefits of 5G.
Vodafone Germany and Nokia have launched a telecoms moonshot by aiming to bring LTE into space next year.
Deutsche Telekom is aiming to dive further into 5G research and deployments with the formation of a new subsidiary company dedicated to the technology, as football star Manuel Neuer made a guest appearance at its Mobile World Congress press conference.
Mobile data demand is set to grow by more than 50 percent in major cities by 2025, the GSMA has claimed, as it made its latest plea for regulatory reform to meet consumer needs.
Deutsche Telekom, Swisscom and Telefónica have joined operators supporting a Qualcomm-backed platform to bring cellular connectivity to laptops, as the chipset maker made a plethora of pre-MWC announcements.
Swisscom is exploring how network slicing can help critical communications across LTE and 5G in a new collaboration with Ericsson.
Cellular IoT technology is continuing to grow with new GSMA figures revealing 41 networks are using either NB-IoT or LTE-M.
Ericsson has deployed a 4G base station on a blimp and showcased how LTE-M can help diabetes sufferers.
Vodafone has tested a new “mini-mast” in the UK which will allow it to extend coverage while minimising the visual impact of its network.
Telefónica Deutschland has started a project to roll out voice over LTE and voice over Wi-Fi to its customer base.
The European Aviation Network's delayed attempts to offer Wi-Fi connectivity to airline passengers will finally take flight by June after the completion of its ground network.
Vodafone Ukraine is targeting the first launch of LTE services on its network by the end of March, after securing spectrum in a recent auction.
Tele2 Latvia is planning to spend €11 million on network infrastructure improvements this year as it aims to bridge the gap between LTE and 5G.
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