A new document lays out the rationale for banning some 5G equipment that is deemed “high-risk”.
THE 5G Security Toolbox
The 2020 EU Toolbox for 5G security is a set of measures to strengthen security requirements for mobile networks; assess the risks posed by suppliers; limit any dependency on a single vendor and stimulate the EU’s own 5G capabilities.
The European Commission monitors Members States’ progress in implementing these measures. Read more here.
Bouygues Telecom and SFR seek compensation for the removal of Huawei equipment
The companies have commenced legal proceedings against the French state at the Administrative Court of Paris.
5G Observatory workshop scheduled for 20th October
The 5G Observatory will be holding its 4th Stakeholder Workshop online on Thursday, 20th October between 10:30 – 13:30.
T-Mobile Netherlands signs long-term contract with Ericsson
T-Mobile says it will use Ericsson equipment for its upcoming 5G network. The company had previously used Huawei for its 4G network.
Nokia signs ten-year deal with T-Mobile Polska
Nokia will be responsible for the modernisation of the operator’s radio infrastructure as well as the rollout of 5G.
Canada bans Huawei and ZTE from its 5G network
The Canadian government has announced plans to ban two of China’s biggest telecom equipment makers from working on its 5G network.
Vodafone targets Open RAN in 30% of its European network sites by 2030
The operator made the announcement at Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona.
Vodafone UK switches on first OpenRAN site
The operator plans to have 2,500 OpenRAN sites by 2027.
Telefonica Germany activates first Open RAN small cells
Telefonica says the new radio cells will support inner city customers with higher capacity.
UK Government targets 35% of traffic over Open RAN by 2030
The announcement came in a joint statement from the country’s mobile operators and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.