Huawei has released a new dual-beam radio antenna that it claimed could improve capacity and efficiency of six-sector networks.
Operators must adopt a new approach to support the rapid proliferation of LTE roaming services after deployments grew 70 percent in 2014, according to IP exchange (IPX) provider BICS.
Innovations around tri-band carrier aggregation, including its first commercial launch, were among the Christmas/ New Year news.
The UK's four operators have avoided the spectre of enforced national roaming in place of a deal to offer at least 90 percent geographical coverage by 2017.
Luxembourg-based operator Tango will be the first in the country to go live with an LTE-Advanced network, offering customers download speeds of up to 225Mbps.
The centralised radio access network (C-RAN) equipment market it set to top $10 billion (€8 billion) by 2018 as the technology becomes “the default 5G architecture”, according to new research from Infonetics.
EE is building a new micro network to wirelessly connect remote areas without a need for broadband or cables, aiming to add 1,500 communities to its network by 2018.
TeliaSonera and DNA are bringing a new 2G, 3G and 4G network to northern and eastern Finland, after both operators signed a cooperation agreement.
Nokia Networks has launched its third GSM-railway project in Poland, with plans to connect the Warsaw-Lodz corridor.
Plans for "national roaming" across the UK could help criminals, is too expensive and complex to implement, the GSMA has said.
Inmarsat is constructing a new telecoms network using S-band satellite and an S-band ground network to bring mobile connectivity to European airlines.
MegaFon and Huawei are to fast-track the rollout of a 5G network in Russia in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
One statistic was all it took to show how far Europe has fallen behind Asia when it comes to mobile innovation.
Alcatel-Lucent is bringing LTE connectivity to Norway on the 450MHz band, as part of a pan-Scandinavia project with AINMT Holdings.
EE and Three have signed a deal to deploy the first "dark fibre" connections in the UK, providing backhaul to their shared MBNL infrastructure project.
Wholesale carrier service provider BICS is bringing IP over satellite (IPoSat) services to Africa, to bring connectivity to landlocked countries and back-up for fibre and submarine cables.
Technology such as massive MIMO and multi-user shared access (MUSA), dubbed pre-5G, will bridge the gap between LTE and future telco standards, a ZTE executive has claimed.
KPN has launched the first cloud-based push to talk (PTT) service in Europe across 3G, LTE and Wi-Fi networks.
UK mobile operator O2 is turning to fibre as it looks to handle increasing data traffic from its 4G LTE rollout.
Telefónica Germany has readied its network for VoLTE, becoming one of the first operators to offer converged wireless and wireline services on a common IMS core network.
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