German coalition cabinet reportedly approves measures in IT security bill that, if passed, will effectively ban Huawei from 5G RAN market.
Revision looks set to hurt DT, despite recent brave talk of “multi-vendor strategy”.
Nokia to become 5G infrastructure top dog as Huawei fades.
Virtualisation opportunities abound as BT and Nokia commit to expanding open RAN ecosystem, and imminent developments on the network edge are anticipated.
Major football tournament could be tech showcase for Deutsche Telekom.
At least, there will be 5G coverage for fans and international visitors.
In the stadium and at home AR/MR/XR apps will be on display.
But low take‑up of smart glasses could limit AR’s appeal.
Likening the launch to German reunification, O2 is delivering 5G in five cities from October on €40‑per‑month tariffs. NSA launch paving way for more ambitious plans. Media reports suggest Chancellor Angela Merkel will not ban O2 5G partner Huawei, although political resistance remains, and O2 is readying a back‑up ...
BT and O2 involved with projects mapping traffic, congestion, and infrastructure.
Other projects focus on passengers, pedestrians, tourists, and parking.
WM5G allocates £2.4m to seven project consortia; £2.5m for next round.
After keeping its powder dry, Telefónica is aiming for a rapid 5G rollout to support its ‘digital compact’ commitments to ultrafast connectivity. Ericsson and Nokia are providing the RAN for the NSA iteration of 5G, with a glidepath apparently ready for future standalone services. 3G expected to be shut ...