Tag Archives: 5G

Telenor kicks off 5G trial in Kongsberg, Norway; the first in Scandinavia

Today (8 November 2018), Telenor Group launched the very first 5G pilot in Scandinavia. The pilot will serve as a testbed for the superfast fifth generation mobile network in Norway. Kongsberg, Norway, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The pilot was launched during … Read the full press release

EE: nine 5G trial sites are now live across East London

EE makes nine 5G sites live covering busiest parts of East London Latest 5G trial focused on learnings around site strengthening, power limitations and planning permission LONDON, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EE, the UK’s number one mobile network and part of … Read the full press release

Ericsson selected as Telstra’s 5G network provider to deliver next generation of mobile technology for Australia

Telstra has chosen Ericsson as its 5G network provider under an agreement that will see the two companies partner to deliver the next generation of mobile technology for Australia.  The announcement marks the addition of live, 5G sites in the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom presents eight-point plan for a fast, successful launch of 5G in Germany

Eight-point program for 5G 5G user conference: taking the future into our hands together 27,000 mobile base stations are being equipped for first 5G applications Future factory: Osram and Deutsche Telekom testing mobile robots in campus network 500,000 kilometers of fiber for Germany’s digital … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to bring Niantic’s Real World platform for Augmented Reality gaming to MobiledgeX Edge servers and 5G network

Deutsche Telekom, Niantic and MobiledgeX partner to create advanced augmented reality experiences over mobile network technologies Niantic to Bring Proprietary Real World Platform for Augmented Reality Gaming to Deutsche Telekom’s MobiledgeX Edge Servers And 5G Network to Create Scalable End-User Experiences BONN, … Read the full press release

Telefónica Deutschland mobile base stations will be connected with Deutsche Telekom’s high-performance fiber-optic network

New agreement expands the current partnership significantly At least 5,000 Telefónica Deutschland mobile base stations will be connected with Deutsche Telekom’s high-performance fiber-optic network Ideal foundation for upgrading the current 3G and 4G (LTE) antennas to 5G BONN, 09-Oct-2018 — … Read the full press release

SiTime Corporation and Bosch to accelerate innovation in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) timing

A billion MEMS timing solutions from SiTime enable synchronization and connectivity of electronic devices Since 2009, Bosch has supplied MEMS wafers and implemented new process technologies that have helped enhance SiTime’s timing solutions SiTime and Bosch are strengthening their process … Read the full press release

Ericsson and TIM deployed vRAN platform in a live advanced LTE network in Turin, Italy

Ericsson and TIM have successfully deployed a virtual Radio Access Network (vRAN) platform in a live advanced LTE network in Turin, securing the Italian communications service provider for 5G early adoption. STOCKHOLM, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The deployment of vRAN in … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space to support the System Design and Risk Management phase for Telesat’s LEO satellite constellation

TOULOUSE, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by Telesat as a major industrial partner to support their System Design and Risk Management phase for Telesat’s LEO constellation now in development. Under the terms of the contract, … Read the full press release

Premium automobile manufacturer Audi and 5G innovation leader Ericsson to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production

INGOLSTADT/ STOCKHOLM, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Premium automobile manufacturer Audi and 5G innovation leader Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) are announcing plans to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production. At Audi’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, the two companies agreed … Read the full press release

Nokia to provide T-Mobile with complete end-to-end 5G solutions in a landmark $3.5 billion agreement

Nokia’s largest 5G agreement globally will provide end-to-end 5G solutions for T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network Bellevue, Washington and Espoo, Finland, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Nokia today announced a landmark $3.5 billion agreement to accelerate the deployment of … Read the full press release

Telefónica España expands its holding in the priority frequencies for 5G in the spectrum auction held by the Ministry of Economy and Business

With this new spectrum acquisition, Movistar will continue to lead the mobile communications market in Spain, both in the voice and broadband segments. The new frequencies allow Telefónica to offer high speed data services, with wide coverage and the best … Read the full press release

Vodafone Spain acquired 90 MHz of contiguous spectrum in the 3700 MHz band for mobile data services in an auction for €198.1 million

MADRID, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Spain has acquired 90 MHz of contiguous spectrum in the 3700 MHz band for mobile data services in the Economic Ministry’s auction for a total cost of €198.1 million.  The fee will be paid … Read the full press release

DEKRA and Deutsche Telekom expand facilities at the Lausitzring test- and race-track to include a 5G testbed for smart mobility

The Lausitzring is Europe’s largest independent testbed for connected driving Deutsche Telekom is developing 5G technology for communication between vehicles Ideal environment for car manufacturers to test intelligent mobility across various driving scenarios BONN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In just a few … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Singtel: 5G pilot network will be deployed at one-north in Buona Vista, Singapore’s science, business and IT hub

Singtel and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) are strengthening their 5G Centre of Excellence Programme partnership with the announcement of a new initiative that will see Singapore’s first 5G pilot network go live by Q4 this year. STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Ericsson expands its 4G partnership with Verizon to include new markets

New 4G LTE markets awarded to Ericsson in United States Deployment prepares markets for a smooth, cost-effective transition to 5G Rollout includes latest Ericsson 4G and 5G-ready radio system STOCKHOLM, 24-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announced today that the … Read the full press release

Ericsson inaugurates 5G Center of Excellence and Innovation Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi

Inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications (I/C) and Minister of State for Railways, Govt. of India – Shri Manoj Sinha CoE established to fast-track 5G deployments in the country by bringing together telecom ecosystems, academia, industry and start-ups Ericsson … Read the full press release

Ericsson Mobility Report highlights commercial rollouts of 5G and deployments of cellular IoT

3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023 5G commercial launches this year; North America seen leading the 5G uptake 20 percent of global mobile data traffic will be on 5G networks in 2023 STOCKHOLM, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Commercial … Read the full press release

First 5G antennas in Europe now operating in Deutsche Telekom’s network in downtown Berlin

Six cells with commercial 5G antennas in the heart of Berlin Europe’s first 5G data connection in a live network From Berlin Mitte to Schöneberg: A Deutsche Telekom 5G cluster with more than 70 antennas Clear pathway to the commercial introduction of 5G BONN, 09-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Ericsson to virtualize Italian operator Wind Tre’s core network as part of the evolution of their network to 5G Core

5G-evolution core network modernization will deliver increased reliability, thanks to cloud architecture, greater flexibility and services customization, thanks to network slicing Solution improves speed, efficiency and agility for Wind Tre when providing new and innovative services, and in day-to-day operations … Read the full press release

Vodafone UK acquires 50 MHz of spectrum in the 3400 MHz band for mobile data services in Ofcom’s auction

LONDON, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone UK has acquired 50 MHz of spectrum in the 3400 MHz band for mobile data services in Ofcom’s auction for a total cost of £378.2 million (€433.4 million).* Vodafone UK will use the 3400 MHz … Read the full press release

Ericsson to modernize and expand Melita network as it moves towards 5G

Leading Maltese network service provider, Melita, selects Ericsson to modernize and expand its network and prepare for 5G Next-generation services and capabilities to significantly improve user experience Agreement includes Ericsson Radio System (ERS); modernization and expansion of Ericsson virtual Evolved … Read the full press release

Carolina West Wireless, Cellcom, Chariton Valley and East Kentucky Networks move their network management to the cloud with Ericsson Network Management as a Service

Cloud network management as a service is becoming a reality for four regional service providers in the US, who are leveling the competitive landscape through Ericsson Network Management as a Service. STOCKHOLM, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — By moving their network management … Read the full press release

Ericsson, Vertiv and NorthStar to form the Ericsson Energy Alliance

The alliance comprises Ericsson, Vertiv and NorthStar – with more members to follow Service providers will benefit from the cost-efficient, environmental and sustainability aspects offered by this partnership The alliance addresses the service providers’ needs on radio site evolution towards … Read the full press release

ETNO calls on the European Commission and on legislators to urgently fix the current text of the Electronic Communications Code

BRUSSELS, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ETNO, the Association representing Europe’s leading telecom operators, called today on the European Commission and on legislators to urgently fix the current text of the Electronic Communications Code. Lise Fuhr, ETNO Director General, said: “Unless negotiations … Read the full press release

Bristol and Surrey universities, King’s College London debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress

The University of Bristol, University of Surrey and King’s College London will this week [26 February – 1 March] debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. BRISTOL, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the … Read the full press release

Nokia, Intel and Verizon collaborate on new groundbreaking Cloud RAN architectures

Nokia demonstrates successful trial of Cloud RAN in Oklahoma City, featuring its Cloud BTS with Verizon’s Virtual Cloud Platform for the operator’s vRAN 1.0 architecture Trial advances joint work between Nokia and Intel to develop Verizon’s vRAN 2.0 architecture to … Read the full press release

Nokia and China Mobile extend existing 5G collaboration

Companies to collaborate with focus on delivery of services for verticals leveraging key growth areas of smart cities, smart transportation and intelligent video analytics Extends existing 5G collaboration, with China Mobile’s 5G innovation lab to investigate 5G use cases, future … Read the full press release

Nokia and Vodafone Italy start a trial in Milan delivering innovative and smart 5G services

Nokia will provide 5G end-to-end solution to Vodafone Italy in Milan aiming at trialing applications of ubiquitous ultra-fast 5G connectivity to support smart healthcare, emergency services, traffic management and tourism in Milan First successful test of the technology has been … Read the full press release

Telefónica and Huawei complete joint 5G-V2X PoC test in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid

MADRID, 08-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and Huawei have achieved a new milestone with the world’s first Proof-of-Concept (PoC) testbed for 5G based vehicle communication networks (known as 5G-V2X) in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid. This is another solid step to promote … Read the full press release