All the latest 5G insight, news and analysis involving BT, Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica and Vodafone.
Collaboration and open source key to help eliminate scourge of fragmentation.
New VP of Software Engineering follows his technology “north star” from Orange Business Services into wider group. Major proponent of open source collaboration to ensure telcos can focus on what makes them unique.
Operational efficiency is a must for capex-intensive rollouts, say operators. Greenfield InfraCo ConnectiviTree bakes in automation from scratch. BAI Communications takes software engineering to London Underground.
Mike Sievert outlines “methodological approach” to building share in underpenetrated areas. Highlights Verizon’s role as “great benchmark” to mark enterprise progress.
Vodafone set to invest €500m in its network modernisation programme across the next five years.
As tower deals cool off in Europe, comparative upstart Phoenix Tower International looks to operational efficiency and adjacent growth areas. Scott Lewis, VP Next Generation Solutions at PTI, flags difficulties with DAS, and says it’s “early days” for mobile private networks. Warns off engagement with enterprise IT as neither ...
Vantage Towers looks to continue expansion into adjacent markets, with CEO Vivek Badrinath naming DAS as a strong candidate for growth.
Deal with Airbus sees operator extend efforts to develop 5G use-cases across home market verticals. Contract involves joint development of 5G SA-based solutions for Spanish armed forces, including “tactical clouds”, over next five years.
Group CEO Philip Jansen sets sights on end-of-decade transformation as BT gets lean, builds on network strengths.
German NatCo teams up with Autobahn GmbH to accelerate network expansion.
Dogged by 5G rollout delays, Germany’s fourth mobile operator explores a regulatory option for faster coverage expansion.
As 5G SA becomes reality, operators are modernising network lifecycle assurance to realise the potential for faster and more flexible service delivery.