Qualcomm’s OEM certification programme expected to enable establishment of a new XR device category. European operators predict performance and sports content rights can be leveraged to create popular new applications that will showcase 5G’s worth.
Virgin Media positioning itself as a BT backhaul alternative, but appeal may be curbed by O2 links.
Group research arm among 21 partners to join EC-backed consortium for next-generation supply chain management, centred on the port of Valencia.
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 ...
CTO Gerhard Mack announces 3G retirement date of 30 June 2021, putting a deadline on spectrum re‑farming and prepping the OpCo for accelerated 5G rollout. OpCo follows in footsteps of VodafoneZiggo, which made the same move earlier this year.
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.
Ways to solve small-cell cost conundrum still being pondered. DT among European operators pondering the prospect of emulating the approach adopted in Hong Kong to deliver efficiently built and cost‑effective small cell coverage for 5G. Secondary node RAN sharing among operators could provide a sweet spot where low‑cost build ...
NatCo puts auction gains to quick use. 5G auctions plans topple in Europe due to COVID‑19.
Refusing to relinquish fixed-line or mobile leadership; not alarmed by O2-Virgin Media combination. Q4 and FY19–20 performance largely ignored (was on track). Cautiously positive on weathering COVID-19 crisis, but great uncertainty. Capex rising to fund uprated fibre ambition and Technology-led transformation — carts before horses? Yet more cost-cutting (or ...
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.