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.

Political agreement reached on the 2030 Policy Programme: Path to the Digital Decade

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The European Parliament and the Council of the EU have reached a political agreement on the programme.

Telia says it covers 1/3rd of Estonia’s population with 5G

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Estonian operator Telia says it now operates 204 5G base stations and is using its newly acquired spectrum licences in the 3.6 GHz band.

Cosmote says its 5G network now covers 70% of Greece’s population

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The Greek mobile network operator says it expects its network to cover 80% of the population by the end of this year.

BT to deploy a 5G private network at the port of Tyne

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Broadband provider BT has announced it will build a private network at the north-eastern port of Tyne in Britain.

Frankfurt Airport and NTT to build “Europe’s largest” private 5G network

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Work on building 5G infrastructure for the project is due to begin in the third quarter of this year.

Telefónica and Ericsson complete 5G network slicing demo

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The companies have also agreed to share their findings with the GSMA and the wider industry.

Report: Private 4G/5G equipment market slowing

Telecom market analyst Dell’Oro Group says the private wireless radio access network (RAN) market is developing at a slower pace than expected.

Telefónica says its 5G network now reaches 50% of Germany’s population

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The mobile network provider says it has reached its target six months ahead of schedule.

Ericsson, Qualcomm and Thales partner to bring 5G to space

The three companies say they will conduct tests involving non-terrestrial 5G networks connected to smartphones.

NOS Portugal opens 5G innovation hub

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Portuguese operator NOS says the hub will host experiments and trials of 5G use cases and technologies.

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