Croatian operator Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has begun trialling 5G technology in the 3.5GHz band in central Zagreb. Users with compatible handsets have been invited to test the enhanced 5G service in a limited area of the capital. A report from Bug.hr says that speeds of over 1Gbps can be achieved on the pilot network.
As O2 continues to shake out the role of Open RAN in both sparsely populated and dense urban areas, it’s latest trial tapped Japan’s NEC as system integrator and, according to COO Derek McManus, is the latest step in “transform[ing]our network through collaboration and the optimization of new technologies such as Open RAN.” In January […]
German telco Deutsche Telekom installed the first 5G Standalone antenna in the town of Garching, near Munich, to carry out trials of this technology, the company said in a release. Deutsche Telecom said that the antenna will be soon connected to a 5G Standalone core network, which will be implemented via cloud infrastructure. The operator […]
Estonian fixed and mobile operator Telia Eesti says it is trialling home broadband and pay-TV services over 5G wireless networks.
Simon Montanaro, Chief Technology Officer at Melita Limited, said, “In 2018, Melita commissioned Ericsson to upgrade its mobile network and make it 5G ready. Today, with this state-of-the-art network in place, we are able to begin trialing 5G technology on frequencies which are already in use and therefore assess the performance of Ericsson’s advanced technology […]