Public initiatives

The 5G observatory provides an analysis of how major public initiatives, plans and strategies for implementing 5G in Europe are being funded.

 

National 5G plans and strategies

Public funding of 5G deployments

Public finding of 5G R&D and Trials

Latest News in Europe

5G auctions in Switzerland raised $379 million

Swisscom, Sunrise and Salt completed the acquisition of available 5G spectrum

Harmonisation on 3.4-3.8 GHz radio spectrum kicks off in Europe

5G pioneer bands identified at EU level are the 700 MHz, the 3.6 GHz (3.4-3.8 GHz) and the 26 GHz (24.25-27.5 GHz) frequencies.

5G trials call for 26 GHz in France

Application procedures are open to third parties and available from 31 January to 31 March 2019

Vodafone and O2 agree to share 5G networks and split the bill in the UK

A collaboration for the deployment of 5G networks at 2,500 joint sites outside London

TIM and Qualcomm demonstrate a 5G video call

The first European 5G NR video call was achieved in Rome by TIM and Qualcomm

Orange deploys 5G in Marseille in partnership with Nokia

Orange announced the installation of 80 antennas in 2019 for a 5G network in the 3.5 GHz spectrum band

Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson demonstrated a high speed 5G connection in Athens

Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson demonstrated a 40Gbps data transmission rate with ultra-low latency in the E-band spectrum of mmWaves

700 MHz auction results in Sweden

PTS announced results for the first stage of its 700 MHz spectrum auction for 5G

Agreement signed to strengthen cooperation in cybersecurity and 5G

Representatives of the ECSO and the 5G IA have committed to working together to create a secure and trustworthy 5G communication network in Europe.

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