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.
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 ...
Previously-flagged 5G testing for new utility sector solutions underway, building on Ericsson technology.
Vodafone’s innovation conference pushed back amid growing concern about virus spread. 5000+ attendees; 200+ Vodafone execs; 200+ startups.
Likely Huawei restrictions reportedly prompt DT to turn back to Nokia as 5G player. Finnish vendor said to have come under pressure for quality improvements.
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 potentially stringent caps will spark immediate change in industry security and procurement strategies. UK capex ...
Nokia lands five‑year deal in Australia’s post-Huawei landscape. Berroeta lauds the Finnish vendor’s “advanced 5G roadmap”. 5G launch slated by 30 June 2020.
Hungary trial moves to “real-world”. Technology universities in Austria, Czech Republic enlisted. DT partner Ericsson joins 5G-Industry Campus Europe consortium.
NatCo reportedly selects Swedish vendor as 4G/5G single supplier. Nokia loses out; Huawei hopes of sharing Ericsson contract apparently dashed.
Huawei awarded 4G equipment contract, paving the way to become Telefónica’s biggest partner in the Brazilian market. Ericsson set to mount a response.
BT is highlighting the use of a live commercial network in its trials to underline the potential of delivering new services over 5G.
Vodafone UK published research indicating strong 5G enthusiasm among “business leaders” from UK sports organisations.
Vodafone Portugal (VfP) continued to collaborate with Ericsson on 5G tests, using 100MHz of temporary spectrum in the 3.6GHz band.
Strategic partnership in place to target industrial market with campus‑network solutions.
VfIr joins small clutch of Group OpCos that offer commercial 5G.