The operator made the announcement at Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona.
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The operator plans to have 2,500 OpenRAN sites by 2027.
Telefonica says the new radio cells will support inner city customers with higher capacity.
The announcement came in a joint statement from the country’s mobile operators and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.
The Government of Ireland has announced its plan to use the EU 5G security toolbox as a framework for securing its 5G network.
The decision follows a ruling by a Swedish court that upheld the ban.
Telefonica and NEC have announced the launch of an Open-RAN live pilot in four global markets.
A1 Telekom Austria has announced that it is working with Ericsson on the deployment of its 5G radio and core networks in Croatia and Bulgaria.
Nokia has informed the O-RAN alliance that it is suspending technical work in the group, due to fears over US penalties.
Finnish telecommunications giant Nokia has announced that it has extended its contract with A1 Telekom Austria Group to provide 5G services to Bulgaria, Serbia and Slovenia.