Operator sets up antenna site near Munich to gain 5G standalone experience before commercial deployment. Plans afoot to run 5G SA core network in Telekom cloud infrastructure. Nemat views the tech as essential if network slicing and edge computing are to realise their full 5G potential.
Samsung massive MIMO radio put through its paces in Czech city of Pilsen. Project enables first massive MIMO call on end-to-end 5G architecture within Deutsche Telekom’s European footprint. Tie‑up marks another (but still rare) appearance for the South Korean vendor in DT’s orbit.
Delivering a proof of concept to an Australian retail client has sparked the creation of a new and developing 5G solution from the operator’s Global division.
Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, and Vodafone sign MoU. Aim is to generate greater economies of scale for smaller suppliers through common procurement parameters. Lobbying European governments for open RAN funding high on the agenda.
Group signs MoU with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, and Telefónica. Aim is to generate greater economies of scale for smaller suppliers through common procurement parameters. Lobbying European governments for open RAN funding high on the agenda.
Vodafone signals plan to integrate SpaceMobile service with Vodacom, Safaricom, and Vodafone offerings initially in DRC, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, and Tanzania.
Targets transformation in design and operation of 5G RAN architectures. Envisages shift from cellular-centric to user-centric networks. Aim not simply to reduce costs and handle more traffic, but to unlock new revenue streams through service differentiation.
Vodafone Germany ups 5G coverage targets but still lags Telekom. Draft IT Security Act 2.0 under fire from former Head of Cybersecurity at the Ministry of the Interior.
Two agree on mixture of passive and ‘active’ sharing of mobile networks, but not spectrum. Both parties insist they can reduce costs without surrendering autonomous, strategic decision-making.
Rare appearance of South Korean vendor in Deutsche Telekom network discussions shows various avenues being explored following Huawei clampdown. Polish network‑sharing JV is keeping its options open amid the controversy over China‑based suppliers.
Navigation patents on the block; vendors urged to open up; T‑Mobile Netherlands keeps it Simpel with proposed re‑takeover.
Telefónica honing a venture strategy that aligns with current Group priorities and brings in new technology partners without dulling their edge. Gawendo paints picture of the telco ventures sector as collegial and collaborative as co‑opetition reigns. Chema Alonso’s influence seen nudging Telefónica investment portfolio towards consumer propositions.