Telefónica’s NatCo to launch 5G network on refarmed spectrum this week, as COVID-19 holds up frequency auctions.
Tenorio says industry “not scratched the surface” on systems integration. Achieving lower TCO, compared with large-scale traditional vendors, an enormous task. O-RAN Alliance doing “great job”, but smaller vendors disadvantaged. Ambition of sub-$1000 RRH pushed back until 2021. Tech still not ready for prime time in urban ...
US Ambassador warns of financial cost to Brazil of permitting Huawei 5G presence, while talking up favourable loans for Ericsson and Nokia kit. Comments follow fulsome praise for Chinese vendor from Telefónica|Vivo CEO as an innovative and trusted partner.
Closer partnerships with customers and more collaboration with key suppliers viewed as especially key in post‑COVID‑19 era. Hyperscalers looming large as a challenging market presence but also as potentially valuable partners. Response to current disruption is providing BT with food for thought on how it can move fast and ...
NatCos count on Ericsson to dynamically reallocate low-band 4G spectrum for wider 5G coverage. VfD CTO gives DSS strong vote of confidence; calls the tech a “sensation”. VfZ uses DSS as 5G first-to-market launchpad ahead of Dutch spectrum auction.
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.