Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson and Samsung have announced a successful trial using network slicing technology. The trial, which took place at Deutsche Telekom’s lab in Bonn, Germany, has been described as a “world-first”. The trial used a VR streaming game running on a Samsung S21 attached to a VR headset. This device was connected to a […]
Nokia, Elisa and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved what they claim are the world’s fastest 5G speeds on a commercial network in Finland by delivering 8 Gbps for the first time serving two 5G mmWave devices connected simultaneously
Russian regional operator MOTIV has tested 5G 27GHz mmWave technology in partnership with Ericsson using a pilot network zone deployed in Kharitonovsky Park in Yekaterinburg.
Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), partnered Ericsson to test dynamic redistribution of frequencies between 4G LTE and 5G NR networks, demonstrating methods for low-cost deployment of wide 5G coverage utilising existing LTE infrastructure. The tests carried out at MTS’ offices in Ufa used a commercial 5G non-standalone (NSA) 1800MHz/2100MHz base station with Ericsson Radio System equipment utilising the Instant Ericsson Spectrum […]
The test network utilises frequencies in the 2100MHz band and comprises 54 antennas in Dusseldorf, covering the inner city area and the Derendorf district, twelve in Ingolstadt (increasing to 51 in the next few days) and 28 antennas in the eastern industrial area of Halle/Saale. In total, TD plans to switch on over 40,000 5G […]
Rohde & Schwarz, together with European telecoms infrastructure provider Cellnex and Spinner transmitted a 5G live Broadcast signal provided by Spanish broadcaster RTVE on-air, highlighting a new mobile live experience to smartphones, tablets and a range of SIM-less devices across central Barcelona.
Across the pond in Switzerland, operator Swisscom plans to use dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) to offer up 5G coverage to 90% of the population by the end of this year. Across several other ponds, Australian service provider Telstra is also looking to tap DSS for its 5G strategy. Ericsson is a leader in DSS testing […]
Turk Telekom (TT) recorded a peak data speed of above 2.9Gbps on a live 5G test network in cooperation with Huawei, using 5G New Radio (NR) Carrier Aggregation (CA) with two 100MHz bandwidth carriers at 3.5GHz (C-Band) frequency.
KPN of the Netherlands has tested 3.5GHz 5G connectivity between multiple locations, completing data sessions and voice/video calls on 5G smartphones between its 5G indoor network in the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, its 5G FieldLab in the Port of Rotterdam and the KPN Technology Lab in The Hague.
MTS, which launched its Moscow 5G mmWave pilot zone soon after Tele2, announced hitting speeds of 2.1Gbps in partnership with Nokia, using a pre-production Samsung S10 5G smartphone featuring Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 platform and X50 modem. MTS is also partnering Huawei in its 5G piloting programme.