THE EU Digital Decade

Announced in 2021, the EU Digital Decade sets out a vision for Europe’s digital transformation by 2030. It has four key areas: ICT skills; business transformation; secure and sustainable digital infrastructures; and digitalisation of public services.

5G is key to this vision: the Digital Decade sets a goal for coverage of all populated areas by 2030 and regards 5G verticals as digital transformation enablers for businesses. Read more about the Digital Decade here.

EU Commission offers €258m in funding to support 5G and Gigabit networks

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The Commission is now accepting proposals for projects that aim to improve connectivity in the EU.

Telefonica Germany activates first Open RAN small cells

Telefonica says the new radio cells will support inner city customers with higher capacity.

Latvia completes 700 MHz auction

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Latvia’s Public Utilities Commission (SPRK) has named the winners of the country’s low-band auction.

French regulator study finds EMF levels largely unchanged after 5G deployment

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The findings came from a study conducted by the French spectrum regulator ANFR.

Vodafone Spain to expand 5G coverage with the 700 MHz band

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The Spanish operator will begin using the frequencies it obtained in the 700 MHz auction last July.

Vodafone Germany says its 5G services cover 54% of the population

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The operator also claims its 5G rollout is happening more quickly than previous generations.

Spain launches consultation on 26 GHz for 5G

Spain’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation (MINECO) says making this band available will serve as a national “stimulus for the implementation and development of 5G technology”.

Sony and Vodafone conduct remote 5G car trial in Germany

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The experiment used the VISION-S prototype car developed by Sony.

O2 Czechia launches 5G for home internet

The Czech operator O2 has announced a new 5G wifi modem for mobile broadband customers which aims to reach underserved areas.

Spanish operator Yoigo claims its 5G services cover 54% of the population

Yoigo, which is operated by Masmovil, says its 5G network now reaches a total of 686 municipalities.

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