The two are to work with alternative fibre network providers (altnets) to provide connectivity of up to 10Gpbs to 2 million homes.
Both vendors have five-year contracts and will provide the tech for roll-outs in the 3.5GHz and 700MHz bands.
The infrastructure deal is worth about $500 million (€423.48mn) to Telefónica and subject to the usual regulatory approvals.
The trial was conducted at Openreach’s Adastral Park lab in Ipswich, UK (pictured): a field trial will start in December.
Only €2.07 billion of the €33.71 billion budget will go on digital infrastructure, despite ambitious targets.
Alderley Park is a life-sciences campus in Cheshire in the north-west of England, occupying more than 1 million square feet.
Hutchison Drei Austria has announced the launch of a trial 5G Standalone (5G SA) network in the capital Vienna.
Bloomberg says Deutsche Telekom (DT) has begun the sale of its Netherlands subsidiary, which could bring €4.5 billion.
FiBrasil is a joint venture between Grupo Telefónica and CDPQ: Brazil is one of the operator group's four main markets.
India's second biggest operator, Bharti Airtel, says it has implemented one of the world’s newest photonic infrastructure designs from Ciena.
Johnson Administration strives to speed up OpenRAN deployment at the same time as eradicating Huawei kit from UK networks.
IDC finds investment in cloud infra rose to $15.1 billion (€12.65 billion) in Q1 compared to $13.5 billion in the same period last year.
The operator says this includes mobile and fixed networks, data centres, retail premises and offices.
The consulting firm specialises in multi-cloud services and is a Google Cloud Premier Partner for Southern Europe.
The operator is experimenting with partners in the O-RAN Town of Neubrandenburg (pictured) ahead of mass Open RAN roll out.
Symbolically, the test linked Asia and Europe (picture shows bridge across the Bosphorus) and is part of Vodafone Turkey's network modernisation drive.
STL Partners has published a first attempt at establishing how much the O-RAN market is worth.
News UK publishes The Sun tabloid and The Times newspaper, and is said to have held talks with BT about a potential tie-up.
The £1 bn programmme will also boost connectivity across London, from fixed broadband in homes to outdoor 5G coverage and emergency services.
It is beginning with pilot schemes to 15,000 premises in Evere and Ixelles (pictured).
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