MTS installed more than 9,160 new base stations in the first half of 2015 as it attempts to deploy LTE quickly before turning its attention to LTE-A.
Vodafone is trialling new energy efficient fuel cells in a bid to reduce carbon emissions in its network.
Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone are conducting the first European field trial of TWDM-PON ultra-broadband access technology as the operator prepares its network to address growing data traffic and mobile backhaul demands.
Telefónica Deutschland is to transfer 7,700 mobile sites to Deutsche Telekom, as integration of its acquired E-Plus business continues.
With the 5G hype bubble inflating to a seemingly infinite apogee, this week saw telcos taking a retrospective look at past oversights at the Westminster eForum in London.
Nokia Networks' new IoT solution, Huawei claiming fresh small cell innovation, and Intel and SK Telecom becoming the latest 5G partnership were among the announcements at Mobile World Congress Shanghai.
Nokia Networks has launched its first self-organising networks (SON) product since completing its takeover of Eden Rock.
It was with a liberal pinch of salt that many took Amazon’s idea to deliver packages via drones when it first came to light in 2013, with many questioning the feasibility of something so science fictional.
Nokia Networks has used drones to conduct network testing for Middle Eastern operator du.
Buses across London have been equipped with Bluetooth Low Energy beacons to send targeted in-app messages to passengers.
Ericsson is working with Italian university Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna to build network components and optical transport technologies for 5G systems.
LTE World Summit, the industry's annual examination of 4G and where the market is heading, generally looks to the future. However, this year's conference has been dominated by the past.
Proximus and Huawei will bring 5G connectivity to two universities in Brussels, as the companies trialled 1Tbps transmission technology in France.
Swisscom has teamed up with NEC and Netcracker to develop its virtualisation capabilities and move to a cloud-based hybrid network and access layer.
US-based equipment and software testing firm Keysight Technologies is to acquire UK firm Anite for £388 million (€542 million) in an effort to expand its wireless R&D and testing activities.
Telefónica’s UK arm has selected Ciena to supply a 100G nationwide backbone network.
The European Commission is to begin making “specific proposals” for the release of the 700MHz spectrum band for use by wireless broadband services, after a public consultation gained majority support.
Turkcell subsidiary Astelit has become the first GSM operator to offer 3G in Ukraine, after launching the service through its life:) brand.
A UK university has built a prototype, single antenna full-duplex radio that could double the capacity of wireless systems.
Telenor Norway is focusing on Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and new data-centric service offerings after announcing plans to switch off its 2G and 3G networks within the next 10 years.
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