All 4G (LTE, 4.5G) articles – Page 15

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    BT Mobile trials Underground Wi-Fi participation

    2020-03-11T01:32:00Z

    A limited number of BT Mobile customers were invited to participate in a Wi-Fi trial on the London Underground. 

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    Vodafone’s Read perturbed as UK rations Huawei usage

    2020-03-06T14:31:00Z

    Industry looks set to be given three years to firewall Huawei, with potential 35% cap on High Risk Vendors. Security officials position the decision as largely a clarification and formalisation of current restrictions, but stringent caps could spark immediate change in industry security and procurement strategies. UK capex should ...

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    Operators own up to 2015 coverage target misses

    2020-03-06T13:29:00Z

    VfD claims to have met household coverage targets set at 2015 auction. None of Germany’s three operators meets 100% targets along transport routes. BNetzA yet to test operators’ coverage claims.

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    Vodafone to make maritime play

    2020-03-06T02:20:00Z

    Vodafone to make maritime play Source: Andy Nunn (CC BY-SA 2.0) Vodafone flagged that it is looking to move into the maritime connectivity market with the publication of a whitepaper on 4G Near Shore Connectivity. The operator noted that, thanks to the VSAT and High Throughput Satellite, ...

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    Telefónica hits ground running with restructuring plans

    2020-02-18T12:40:00Z

    Hispanoamérica expected to be put on a par with Partners Program operators as Group prepares for sale and encourages local independence. Latin American billionaires float a majority stake acquisition of local assets, with Telefónica a minority shareholder, but individual OB sales still a prospect. Morgan Stanley working on Telefónica ...

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    O2 Germany heralds start of 5G era, rules in Huawei

    2020-02-18T12:37:00Z

    O2 Germany sees next decade as a growth phase following years of network build and integration. Outlines plans to start building 5G in five cities during 2020. Huawei and Nokia selected to build the 5G RAN, although the China-based vendor remains a political hot potato in Germany.

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    O2 dodges bullet as Huawei capped

    2020-02-18T12:37:00Z

    Industry looks set to be given three years to firewall Huawei, with potential 35% cap on High Risk Vendors. O2’s longstanding links with Ericsson and Nokia mean operating business avoids costly replacement programmes that major rivals must implement. Security officials position the decision as largely a clarification and formalisation ...

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    Telefónica steps back from Colombia auction

    2020-02-18T12:36:00Z

    Despite making a fuss to get auction terms changed, Telefónica ultimately abstained from the latest 4G spectrum sale. Speculation that the decision was influenced by Group distancing of most Latin American assets, and the potential of a sale of the Colombia business.

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    O2 UK joins open RAN party

    2020-02-18T11:47:00Z

    UK operating business following the party line with increased enthusiasm for greater flexibility in the access network. Mavenir a key early partner, with DenseAir and WaveMobile also flagged.

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    Vivo and TIM follow through with network-sharing deal

    2020-02-18T11:45:00Z

    Partners progress on merging legacy networks, and expanding 4G to more rural areas through a multi-operator core.

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    SIAE flags latest field trial success

    2020-02-18T11:44:00Z

    SIAE is spreading its influence on the provision of microwave backhaul in challenging Latin American geographies.

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    Telefónica role in network-sharing coalition to be limited

    2020-02-18T11:44:00Z

    Telefónica attempts to muscle in on Orange-Vodafone sharing deal prompts a revision of plans to protect synergies while minimising risk of regulatory interference.

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    Telefónica fails to meet 2015 licence obligations

    2020-02-18T11:44:00Z

    Operator cites a variety of reasons for delays as it falls short of the progress of its rivals in meeting targets for households and transport infrastructure across the nation. O2 promises to fulfil obligations by end-2020. Coverage obligations are part of ongoing 5G legal wrangles.

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    O2 UK working on iPhone issue

    2020-02-18T01:39:00Z

    Telefónica UK (O2 UK) reportedly confirmed it was in the process of resolving an “intermittent issue” affecting some of its customers using Apple’s iPhone XR handset. 

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    O2 UK joins TfL Underground LTE project

    2020-02-18T01:36:00Z

    Telefónica UK (O2 UK) is to join peers EE and Vodafone UK in trials of 4G on the London Underground being undertaken by Transport for London

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    Telefónica España opens DEKRA V2X lab

    2020-02-18T01:22:00Z

    Telefónica España, the Andalusian local government, and vehicle testing and inspection expert DEKRA opened the doors to a new research and development laboratory for 5G vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology. 

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    Operators own up to 2015 coverage target misses

    2020-02-12T16:28:00Z

    NatCo claims to have met household coverage targets set at 2015 auction. None of Germany’s three MNOs meets 100% targets along transport routes. BNetzA yet to test operators’ coverage claims.

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    T-Mobile secures 4G and 5G at Super Bowl LIV

    2020-02-12T01:03:00Z

    T-Mobile US flagged the implementation of extra 4G and 5G capacity in Miami, ahead of Super Bowl LIV, held on 2 February 2020. 

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    Emergency Services Network problems (and solutions)

    2020-02-04T17:00:00Z

    Device to device worries prompt ESN hardware rethink. Home Office bows down to PAC demands Remedial measures recommended

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    Products & Services

    ESN ecosystem evolves

    2020-02-04T16:57:00Z

    Vendors aim to provide indoor coverage solutions for the ESN. Hardware accreditation process gathering speed.