Business Senior BT executive Katherine Ainley will join Ericsson UK and Ireland as CEO in February, bringing a renewed focus on 5G for the Swedish multinational.
Research Despite the best efforts of wireless carriers, a new survey has illustrated that confused marketing around 5G in the US has led to confusion amongst consumers.
5G drones 5G drones come in many shapes and sizes. Here we take a look at the current state of 5G drones, from those making deliveries, to those delivering 5G.
Drones Alongside a number of tech partners, BT has been given the green light to move ahead with Project XCelerate in the UK, which aims to establish safe sky corridors for 5G drones.
Infrastructure Ericsson’s role in the UK’s 5G infrastructure will create 800 new jobs, as the company begins work on the upgrade of 20,000 network sites.
Open RAN Collaborating with partners Altiostar, Gigatera, MTI and others, the NEC Center of Excellence in India will help demonstrate the benefits of Open RAN to 5G operators.
Smart cities Nokia will work with the Digital City Pole project in Belgium, as a case study in how the Flemish government can address 5G connectivity in urban settings.
Infrastructure Mukesh Ambani, chairman of India’s largest telco Reliance Industries, has announced that the company plans to roll out 5G in the second half of 2021, and it will be done using Indian tech.
Simon Fuller, the man who managed the Spice Girls, and went on to create the ‘Idol’ TV franchise, has partnered with Verizon to develop new use cases for 5G in entertainment.
Infrastructure SoftBank, one of the top three mobile network operators in Japan, has announced a partnership with Nokia to supply its 5G Core architecture.
Infrastructure In its latest report on mobile networks in South Korea, testing company RootMetrics has uncovered “outstanding” 5G performance.
Broadcasting Rohde & Schwarz is at the cutting-edge of 5G broadcasting, and its updated Broadcast Server & Control Center will enable providers to meet the demands of the future.
Environment Nokia has announced today that and Telefónica’s 5G RAN is 90 percent more energy efficient, per traffic unit, than its legacy 4G network.
Autonomous vehicles Vodafone and Ericsson have developed new Telco as a Service (TaaS) technology that enables 5G drones to be safely flown, whilst avoiding heavily populated areas.
Networks Despite 5G still being unavailable across most of the UK, the speeds for those that can access it are impressive, and are likely to get even faster as more spectrum is released, according to Ookla.
Infrastructure To make the most of wireless 5G, operators require fiber optic connections, and with the launch of 25G PON, Nokia has enabled fiber networks to be used for mobile 5G transport.
Infrastructure In a recent interview, and via a 5G webinar today, two Huawei execs have described the decision to ban Huawei from the UK’s 5G network as ‘harmful’, ‘political’, and having a ‘huge economic impact’.
Infrastructure The 5G speed record in Finland has been broken by delivering 8Gbps for the first time, in a test that served 5G to two mmWave-capable devices connected simultaneously.
Infrastructure As most countries are still getting to grips with 5G, China is pulling ahead, with Huawei already looking at the potential use cases for the next generation of mobile networking: 5.5G.