Infrastructure As it continues to move away from Huawei tech, BT has selected Ericsson to join Nokia as one of its two primary 5G vendors, with Ericsson’s 5G Radio Access Network being rolled out across the UK.
Military In a new report from MarketsandMarket, the market size of 5G being used in the defense sector is set to grow from $64 million in 2020 to $1.3bn by 2025.
Networks Ofcom has introduced new rules that mean mobile operators in the UK will no longer be able to sell locked handsets, as the regulator implements the European Electronic Communications Code.
Infrastructure SYV – a joint operation by DNA Oyj and Telia Finland Oyj – has selected Nokia to modernize its existing network with 5G RAN equipment and managed services.
Networks Global analytics and consultancy business Omdia has reported that the number of 5G networks has broken through 100 for the first time, making 5G the second-fastest-growing cellular tech ever.
Use case Smart Mobile Labs has won the tender to deliver a 5G standalone (SA) network for Technical University Kaiserslautern, using Nokia Digital Automation Cloud.
Research The UK’s 5G-ENCODE Project has announced that its ‘Phase One’ industrial private 4G network at the National Composites Centre (NCC) is now live.
Testing Dr. Brian Connelly, head of the data Science team at Ookla, has blasted the poor data, bad methodology, and questionable 5G identification that competitors are using.
Networks Telia has selected Nokia, its long-standing equipment provider in Finland, to implement its 5G RAN and network updates in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.
Security Following the lead of the US, UK, Australia, and India, Sweden has announced that its upcoming auction for 5G spectrum cannot include Huawei and ZTE tech after 2025.
Edge computing Verizon has partnered with Microsoft to add Azure’s cloud-computing capabilities to its 5G Edge product, which provides mobile edge computing (MEC) solutions to enterprise customers.
Open RAN Vodafone and NEC intend to work with a number of the world’s leading Open RAN technology vendors, such as Altiostar, to deliver 5G services.
Networks Featuring augmented reality, 360 degree viewing, and social tools for group viewing, EE’s ‘Match Day Experience’ is a new service for customers of EE's 5G iPhone package.
Networks Mobile network operator EE has added 5G to 12 new towns and cities in the UK, bringing 5G to more places than any other operator in the United Kingdom.
Infrastructure Nokia will provide Taiwanese mobile operator, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), with 5G small cells to complement 2,500 existing 4G small cells across the country.
Industry A new piece of research from Nokia – titled the ‘5G Business Readiness Report’ – has analyzed enterprise adoption and preparedness for 5G across the globe.
Event On Tuesday October 13th, a live debate on 5G’s potential role in the UK economy will be presented by Ericsson, and you can register for free today.
Edge computing Avoiding crowds, managing queues, and monitoring social distancing will all be possible at Cisco-powered sporting venues using mobile edge computing (MEC) from Verizon Business.
Research A new survey from GWS has illustrated how much confusion there is about 5G connectivity in the United States, with almost a half wrongly believing that their iPhone supports 5G.
Research In a review of the top 22 countries currently rolling out 5G, South Korea beat out the competition, further cementing its position as the world’s best-connected country.