Infrastructure Ericsson has announced that it has made its 100th 5G commercial agreement with unique communications service providers.
Networks Mobile testing company Opensignal has released its first report into Australian 5G provision, with Telstra and Optus going head-to-head.
Regulation The FCC’s “milestone” 5G mid-band auction is generating huge demand, providing more opportunities for smaller bidders.
Networks Vodafone is the first UK mobile operator to install an OpenRAN 4G mast, as it looks toward the 2027 deadline to strip out Huawei 5G equipment.
Networks Nokia will supply Taiwan’s fifth-largest mobile network operator with 5G New Radio (NR) and 5G core technology.
Industry Centrica Storage’s Easington plant in the UK will become the first in the oil and gas sector to install a 5G-ready mobile private network.
Event A live webinar, presented by Positive Technologies, is taking place on the 6th August at 2pm GMT, examining the need for MNOs to address vulnerabilities in SS7 protocols and 5G networks.
Infrastructure According to state sources, Changsha, a city in Hunan Province, China, is using 5G to improve its industrial supply chain following the coronavirus pandemic.
Funding Six new projects have secured funding from 5G Create, a UK competition to showcase 5G innovation.
Networks As mobile operators around the world prepare for fifth generation networking, handling the huge jump in data consumption is key.
Automotive Avanci says it will enable the next generation of connected vehicles with its new 5G patent program.
Environment IoT sensors have been attached to a number of trees in Surrey and Northumberland to monitor the effects of climate change on the UK’s woodland.
Networks The race to replace Huawei technology in the US is well underway, and Ericsson has just delivered its first US-manufactured commercial 5G base station to Verizon HQ.
Infrastructure Neom, Saudi Arabia’s $500bn smart city project, has launched 5G infrastructure work with Saudi Telecom Company (stc).
Regulation The Federal Communications Commission has announced the start of its “milestone” auction for critical mid-band 5G spectrum.
Military MCAS Miramar is the first US military base to test Verizon’s Ultra Wideband Service, as it trials defense-based use cases for 5G.
Report In a new paper, described by experts as the “stupidest” coronavirus take thus far, scientists claim that millimeter wave technology could cause cornaviruses in humans.
Testing A new testing facility from Hewlett Packard Enterprise will enable mobile network operators (MNOs) to ditch proprietary systems in favour of open 5G technologies.
IoT Nokia has announced its first commercial 5G standalone (SA) private wireless networking products for enterprise customers looking for wireless LAN and IIoT capabilities.
Infrastructure Ericsson has been selected by SoftBank to deploy its cloud native 5G Core to manage the operator's 5G RAN and develop new services.
Business It’s been a good week for Ericsson, as it bags a big Oman deal, its shares see a significant boost, and the UK announces a ban on Huawei 5G tech.
Phones TSMC may have been hit by US trade sanctions against Huawei, but it remains buoyant, and has hinted that the next iPhone will boast a 5nm chipset.
Healthcare O2, the University of Glasgow, and the James Watt School of Engineering have partnered with the NHS to provide Covid-19 test units in care homes and beyond.
Report The Small Cell Forum has published the first overview of how 5G small cells should be deployed over the next five years.