Croatia’s regulator HAKOM has awarded 5G spectrum at national level in the 800, 900, 1800, 2100 and 2600 MHz bands, and at regional level in the 3600 MHz band.
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France publishes 5G industry guides
Ericsson and ABB have teamed up to showcase their contributions to the French Industrial 5G strategy. The guides explain innovative 5G applications, including those deployed at the Ford Motors factory in Spain.
UK to auction new mmWave spectrum for faster 5G
British regulator Ofcom announced they will auction a total of 6 GHz in the 26 GHz and 40 GHz bands to improve mobile connectivity in the UK.
A1 Austria reaches 2 GB/s in 5G Standalone trial
Nokia and A1 Telekom Austria hit peak downlink data rates on the operator’s SA 5G network by implementing three-channel aggregation.
Spanish universities launch 5G courses
Through the Qualcomm Wireless Academy (QWA) program, students from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, the University of Malaga and the Polytechnic University of Valencia will have access to courses and receive a 5G training certification.
Europe launches next phase of 6G Research and Innovation Programme
The second phase consists of another call for project proposals under Horizon Europe. The Commission set aside €132 million for this. It will be launched on the 17th of January 2023
Spain and Portugal trial first 5G autonomous public transport
The 5G-driven public transport system had its first run crossing the Spanish-Portuguese border.
European operators pilot 5G holographic calls
Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica and Vodafone Group teamed up with company Matsuko for a trial to make holographic calls employing 5G and edge computing.
Estonia and Latvia sign a coordination agreement for 3.6 GHz
The new cross-border agreement ensures better 5G coverage without interference.
EU telcos say streaming companies should make “fair contribution” to 5G network investment
The comments relate to a wider political debate about whether the “over-the-top” players which generate so much network traffic should contribute to network costs.