Trials, pilot tests, pre-commercial and commercial launches of 5G based services are being performed around the globe. This section of the 5G observatory presents a detailed status and developments of these trials in order to make sense of the evolution of 5G implementation in the world, and more specifically in Europe.

Latest News in Europe

Welcome to the third phase of the 5G Observatory!

As 5G moves from launch to growing deployment the site is evolving to reflect new policy goals and new market priorities.

South Korea leads in 5G rollout, followed by China and Japan

This was one of the key takeaways from the third 5G Observatory workshop, which also highlighted green issues and the need to reconsider geographic coverage.

Ireland backs EU 5G security toolbox

The Government of Ireland has announced its plan to use the EU 5G security toolbox as a framework for securing its 5G network.

European Operators urge action on OpenRAN

Five of Europe’s biggest operators have released a report which calls on policymakers, EU Member States, and industry stakeholders to collaborate and urgently prioritise Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN).

5G Observatory stakeholder workshop taking place this Thursday

Titled 5G in the Digital Decade, the virtual workshop will review findings from the previous report and look ahead to the latest market trends and global developments.

5G Observatory releases October 2021 quarterly report

The 5G Observatory has published its 13th quarterly report, which covers all the latest developments towards EU 5G targets and policies, as well as international trends. The report is available for download here.

Open RAN lab to open in Germany

A new innovation lab called i14y will be opened in Germany with the support of the Federal Government.

Telia and Nokia launch standalone 5G in Finland

Telia has launched a standalone 5G network with its partner Nokia.

Vodafone Germany announces plans to switch entire network to standalone 5G

Vodafone Germany has promised to convert all of its 5G antennas to the standalone technology variant by 2023.

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