A joint initiative between the EC and European industry. In its third wave of projects after launching in June 2018. Telefónica present via its R&D entity Telefónica I&D. Deutsche Telekom also involved in several projects via Group and Greek subsidiary; BT present in UK‑focused projects.
Amdocs, Dell, VMware, and Microsoft added to the list of “founding partners”. Backers afforded visibility into startup tech.
Virtualised network core based on AWS public cloud infrastructure; Ericsson’s cloud-native 5G functions. OpCo aims to delivering “new industry solutions” securely and quickly, with Mercedes already deploying a 5G campus network. PoCs with selected partners underway; commercial availability slated for 2021. Group gears up for RAN virtualisation in Germany, ...
Vodafone continues to push cellular case in automotive innovation. Ex-Tech figures Arjomandi and Alamouti team up with T‑Mobile.
Venture has target of reaching 13,000 rural communities in Peru by end of 2020. Telefónica now has sights set on deploying thousands of open RAN nodes in “core markets”.
Massive Google investment underscores both Jio’s domination and its ambition to develop wide range of popular digital services. Who’s Who of foreign investors, which includes digital-savvy Facebook, now accounts for nearly a third of Jio Platform equity. Vodafone’s long-term outlook in India looks even more perilous than before, after ...
Vendor licensing costs and proprietary hardware acting as a brake on widespread SD‑WAN uptake, but more compelling IoT economics bringing DyNS to factory floors. BT partnership with Dell spotlighted as an enabler of BT progress in expanding its portfolio. IoT expected to help drive 5G investment through reliable, low‑latency ...
TMUS joins Airbus, Amazon, Intel and others on federal Remote ID protocol development.
New group effectively the political wing of operator‑led efforts to develop an open RAN ecosystem, with major integrated network vendors conspicuously absent. Nokia gatecrashes launch party.
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.
Alliance between DT-backed O-RAN and TIP propels Group into vanguard of disrupting RAN supply chains. DT backs TIP-led Evenstar programme to lower RRH costs. Operator partners with Intel and VMware to develop open vRAN platform.
Round‑up of recent activity among Telefónica-backed startup and venturing ecosystems.
Tenorio reaches TIP summit, appointed Chairman. Vodafone joins O‑RAN Alliance. Stubborn open RAN resistance from large suppliers. Low-volume barrier for hardware newcomers. 5G OpenRAN critical to achieve scale.
Deutsche Telekom collaborated with Red Bull-founded fashion house AlphaTauri and textile manufacturer Schoeller to release a temperature-controlled jacket.
Rundown of key Catalysts, joint initiatives. More than 30 joint technology projects demoed, with assurance, partnering, and customer experience to fore. Operator preoccupations ahead of 5G include profitability and effectiveness of network slicing. Drones, emergency services, and healthcare among focus verticals.