BT aiming to embed with enterprise through the development of new ways to work with business enabled by 5G technology. McRae his typically sceptical self on network slicing proliferation, but has faith in the underlying principles of the technology in the right circumstances. The BT Chief Architect maintains that ...
Pandemic prompts yet another strategic rethink at T-Sys. Division expects half of European business to cut IT spend. T-Sys doubles down on digitisation to help clients adapt. New strategy based around three-phase recovery. Exec denies 5G plans on hold in wake of COVID-19.
Chemicals group concocting a 5G-based upgrade to network at major plant, with DT involved in pilots. Exec talks up need for low-latency IIoT applications; on-message with DT digitisation push.
Telefónica has been collaborating with Ericsson, SK Telecom (SKT), and Telecom Italia on the GSM Association’s new “Quantum Computing, Networking and Security” project since early‑March 2020.
Hungarian business secures rights in three new bands. Digi plans legal action over ‘unfair’ 5G auction. 5G auction plans topple in Europe due to COVID‑19.
BT and Ericsson confirm converged network core deal; de-Huaweisation continues.
McRae, Chief Architect at BT Group, was reportedly optimistic about in‑house development of Ultra MIMO antenna technology based on foundational work carried out by the O‑RAN Alliance.
Ericsson’s lead diminished. Samsung the most obvious beneficiary of Huawei’s misery. Nokia still lacking star quality. Qualcomm and Intel in rare face-off, with hub:raum also now a key enabler. Supporting pack reinvigorated, with TMUS-Sprint merger completion opening doors to new crowd.
More DT campus networks cropped up as NatCos continued to forge links with clients and academia.
Magenta Telekom is providing Narrowband Internet of Things (NB‑IoT) connectivity in Austria for a rollout of connected products and services by tool maker Stanley Black & Decker.
ENT took over full responsibility for a managed services contract with Hrvatski Telekom HT. The vendor did not detail its reasons for doing so.
Deutsche Telekom (DT) partnered with Ericsson, Nokia, and Qualcomm Technologies on a trial focused on “technical validation of end-to-end multi-vendor slicing”.
Deutsche Telekom (DT) was among a group of operators backing development efforts by Alphabet, Google’s parent company, and Japan’s SoftBank Corp., to deliver high‑speed internet to remote areas by flying network equipment at high altitudes.
Vodafone’s 5G ecosystem sees drastic changes, Ericsson holds its lead. Nokia slips into dogfight with Huawei, TIP and Samsung. Mavenir heads challenging pack with ZTE on its heels, pursued by Qualcomm, Parallel Wireless, Altiostar, and several others.
BT and EE’s 5G supplier ecosystem measured for February 2020. Nokia maintains lead, but yet to capitalise on Huawei’s wipeout. Ericsson may be surprised to find itself fending-off the Telecom Infra Project and OpenRAN to maintain contention. Peloton of vendors include ADVA, Mavenir, and Ciena, with Qualcomm holding firm. ...
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 ...
VodafoneZiggo (VfZ) joined main network partner Ericsson and local technology industry cluster Brainport Development to open a 5G testbed in Eindhoven