Tele2 Russia claimed peak data speeds up to 2.1Gbps and minimum latency of 9ms on its 28GHz mmWave 5G pilot network zone in central Moscow, using Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile device technology. Tele2 invited users to test the network, which it launched in August in collaboration with Ericsson on Tverskaya Street.
Tango announced the country’s first operational 5G core network. The operator completed technical tests in May, which were conducted in real-life conditions at the operator’s research facility in Bertrange. The company used the 3.6GHz frequency and 3GPP’s Release 15 specifications for 5G.
Portuguese full-service telecoms operator Nos has staged a 5G trial in the coastal town of Matosinhos. According to Nos, the 5G testing process involved the demonstration of beach surveillance/danger prevention techniques. For Nos to carry out the tests, the National Communications Authority allowed the telco to use a block of 3.5GHz spectrum.
A1 Bulgaria (Mobiltel) commenced trials of 5G technology, following the activation of one base station at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The trial, utilising spectrum in the 3.6GHz band and equipment provided by Nokia, will run for six months.
The company completed its first 5G video call in the country. Telenor will assess different 5G use cases to explore the technology’s capabilities, using equipment provided by Huawei. These 5G experiments will be specifically designed to address precise needs in the areas of production, education, mentoring, the entertainment industry and art. In mid-2019 the Communications […]
Ericsson and Orange Polska have launched a 5G test network in Warsaw, Poland. Operating on a government-granted test license on the 3.4 – 3.6GHz band, the test network has been set up between nine sites in the Ochota and Powiśle districts of the Polish capital. The 3.4-3.6 GHz band is ultimately planned for the launch […]
Vodafone Portugal has made a 5G hologram call to TVI Studios in Lisbon. The HD hologram was able to interact with the CTO of Vodafone, João Nascimento, in 3D with minimal transmission latency. This means that there was minimal delay in the interaction, despite the huge amount of data being transmitted – a key benefit of […]
The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), Deutsche Telekom and Nokia have completed an 18-month field test of 5G slicing and industrial IoT at the Port of Hamburg. The tests at the ‘smart seaport’ in Hamburg, running on an 8,000-hectare site between January 2018 and June 2019, covered one strand of the European Union’s two-part 5G-MoNArch (5G mobile […]
Telia is building a 5G network at Mid Sweden University to test 5G for Industrial IoT and AI. This test is set to determine industrial uses of high-bandwidth low-latency cellular connectivity and to accelerate research for autonomous vehicles. Telia’s 5G partner program was created in summer 2018 with Ericsson as the main partner, as well […]
Vodafone tested 5G at a train station in Birmingham as part of a large scale nation-wide trial. This is a first step before the rollout of 5G in numerous commuter locations in the U.K. by the end of 2019. The telco initially planned to launch commercial 5G in 12 cities including Birkenhead, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Guildford, […]