Turkey’s first live 5G trial performed by Turkcell and Samsung

Turkcell, striving for Turkey to be one of the first countries to use 5G, and Samsung, offering 5G solutions, organised an event to experience live 5G in Turkey. Guests of the event had the opportunity to witness live 5G for the first time in the experience zones of UHD Live Streaming, Cloud Gaming, 360 degree […]

Huawei unveils 5G home broadband capability in London

Huawei and Three UK have showcased a 5G home broadband demonstration using Three UK’s 100MHz C-Band spectrum at the 2018 Huawei Mobile Broadband Forum, bringing to life the transformative capability of 5G services. The demonstration leverages Huawei’s latest home broadband routers – the first 5G commercial terminals in the world – to allow forum attendees […]

Orange launches LTE-M network in France and expands its offer in Europe

As part of Orange’s ambition to succeed in the field of connected objects, Orange has announced the commercial launch of its Long Term Evolution for Machines (LTE-M) network in France. The launch in France follows the opening of Orange’s first LTE-M network in Belgium in May 2018. Orange will launch further LTE-M networks in Spain […]

Enedis accelerates strategy to develop smart power network

Enedis, a leading European energy distributor, has entrusted Orange Business Services to support its transition towards a more effective and smarter electricity distribution network. The energy transition is characterised by the growth of fluctuating and decentralised energy production (wind and sun) and the rise of new uses, such as self-consumption and electric vehicle charging. In […]

Port of Hamburg: 5G applications successfully pass field test

In a world first, the Hamburg Port Authority, Deutsche Telekom, and Nokia are testing new aspects of the 5G standard using various applications in real-world industrial conditions at the Port of Hamburg in Germany. Covering around 8,000 hectares, the Port back in January became a testing ground for reviewing innovative technology and its suitability for […]

Huawei executes intelligence to help build better Smart Cities

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, Huawei held a Smart City Summit with the theme ‘Activate Intelligence to Build Better Smart Cities’. Huawei discussed with industry experts and Smart City practitioners about how to build new Smart Cities using Artificial Intelligence (AI). The summit showcased Huawei’s innovative practices in ‘AI and Smart City’ and how it made […]

Netia and Nokia deploy first virtualised DAA cable network in Europe

Nokia has announced that Netia, one of the largest regional telecommunication operators in Poland, will deploy its Unified Cable Access solution to significantly increase the network capacity needed to support surging bandwidth demands. Initially targeting the cities of Warsaw and Krakow, the deployment will create Europe’s first fully virtualised Distributed Access Architecture (vDAA) cable network […]

Ericsson and Swisscom get 5G ready for business

Ericsson and Swisscom, the leading telecommunications provider in Switzerland, have stepped up their 5G game by accomplishing Europe’s first end-to-end, multivendor 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) data call on 3.5 GHz band in the Swiss city of Burgdorf. The end-to-end 5G data call was made over Swisscom’s 3GPP-compliant network using Ericsson Radio System radio, baseband and transport […]

Warsaw becomes Liberty Global’s second Gigacity

Liberty Global has launched a new Gigabit broadband speed service in Warsaw for the benefit of its UPC Poland customers. Warsaw is the second European city to launch this innovative service, following a similar roll-out in Bochum, Germany, in May. The new Gigabit broadband speed service is made possible by the introduction of Liberty Global’s […]

Vodafone Italy acquires spectrum for 5G services

Vodafone Italy has acquired spectrum to enable the deployment of new 5G technology for a total cost of €2.4 billion. The spectrum will deliver substantial network operating cost efficiencies to meet the expected future growth in data traffic. The spectrum acquired in the auction hosted by the Ministry of Economic Development comprises: 3700 MHz – […]