Report RootMetrics finds South Korean operators KT, LG U+ and SK Telecom to be drastically ahead of other operators globally.
Infrastructure A group of 31 global tech companies have joined forces to lobby for the adoption of open and interoperable solutions in the Radio Access Network (RAN).
Standards The Open vRAN blueprint will provide a vendor-led (supply chain) ecosystem alongside O-RAN defined requirements.
Networks Dish, the satellite TV provider, has announced a new partnership with Open RAN software specialists, Altiostar, to deliver the first virtualized standalone 5G network in the US.
Infrastructure As Huawei continues to be locked out of 5G networks around the world, other companies are turning to open standards.
Networks Vodafone is the first UK mobile operator to install an Open RAN 4G mast, as it looks toward the 2027 deadline to strip out Huawei 5G equipment.
Networks Vodafone’s commercial pilot of 5G Standalone (SA) networks will enable partners to test devices on the infrastructure.
Software The new SaaS product will enable communication service providers to deliver eSIM support for products and services.
Infrastructure Dish takes a significant step closer to deploying the United States’ first cloud-native, OpenRAN-based 5G network.
Business Patrick Melia, Chief Executive at Sunderland City Council, has joined a national network of experts as he is appointed to the UK5G Advisory Board.
Infrastructure No mention of Huawei or ZTE as list of telecom service providers due to start six-month long 5G trials in India is released.
Infrastructure Vodafone and Telefonica have announced plans to commercialise the UK’s largest 5G tower company, Cornerstone, transferring shareholdings to Vantage Towers, ahead of its IPO.
Testing The new O-RAN Collaboration and Testing Center will highlight Nokia’s continued commitment towards O-RAN, according to the Finnish multinational.
Amazon’s initial AWS Wavelength Zone in London will enable enterprises and software developers to build apps that require low-latency on Vodafone’s 5G network.
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.
Industry Following a successful trial at Oakland International Container Terminal, Nokia will provide its DAC LTE/5G private wireless network to Terminal 5 of the Port of Seattle.
Industry A successful pilot project at the Skalysty mine has used 5G to monitor safety and run machinery by remote control.