Vodafone UK will use dark fibre connectivity from CityFibre after signing a nationwide deal.
Facebook will launch its first satellite by the end of next year, teaming up with Eutelsat to use Ka-band technology to bring parts of sub-Saharan Africa online.
Ericsson has brought big data analytics to its Preemptive Services product, which said would help operators anticipate and avoid potential network problems.
Microwave will continue to be the dominant backhaul technology, Ericsson has claimed, as the technology evolves to support multi-gigabit capacities towards 2020.
Deutsche Telekom has completed the "world's first" field trial of self-interference cancellation (SIC), a potential 5G technology that allows signals on the same frequency to be sent and received at the same time.
Deutsche Telekom and Inmarsat are working together to launch a new broadband network that will provide in-flight connectivity to European airlines.
China Mobile has carried out what it claims is the world's first massive MIMO deployment in Shanghai with Huawei on its LTE network.
Qualcomm is building a computing platform for drones based on the company’s mobile chip.
CommScope has bolstered its indoor connectivity services by taking over small cell provider Airvana.
BICS has launched its IP over Satellite (IPoSAT) system aimed at boosting network coverage in Africa.
Ericsson will license its OSS interfaces for integration with products from Cisco and Tektronix as part of the cross-vendor OSSii partnership.
Mobile operators are increasingly turning to ethernet connection for microwave links in their networks, a report from IHS has found.
Vodafone Netherlands has created what it labels a “floating base station” for the SAIL Amsterdam event.
Operators expect the number of distributed antenna system nodes in their network to treble between now and 2018, new research has claimed, with deployments centred around stadiums and shopping centres.
Research and education network Géant and an industry group backed by several telcos have deployed an open-source, software defined networking (SDN) operating system in Europe in a bid to develop new virtual applications.
Mike Inglis is set to join the BT Board as a non-executive director and a member of the operator’s Technology Committee.
Nokia has enhanced the capabilities of its “LTE network in a box” (NIB) to ensure emergency communications can be transmitted in areas with poor radio signal.
Nokia and TT-Network (TTN) have finalised the build of the world's first shared GSM, 3G and LTE radio network in Denmark.
It was only 18 months ago that Amazon was widely derided for announcing it would use drones to deliver products.
China Telecom has become the first operator to deploy Ericsson’s Radio Dot System in the country as it looks to improve indoor coverage and boost capacity.
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