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.

Vodafone Germany launches 5G private network inside a greenhouse

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The german mobile operator has installed a private network in pharmaceutical company Bayer’s research greenhouse.

European Commission to host digital matchmaking workshop for 5G funding

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The workshop will take place on the 20th of September in preparation for the second round of funding for 5G projects.

Parisian financial district launches call for 26 GHz 5G projects

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La Défense in Paris is inviting bids for projects to test 5G in the 26 GHz band.

Lithuania completes 3.6 GHz auction

Lithuanian regulator RRT has confirmed that it has sold all licences on offer in the band.

Estonia completes 3.6 GHz spectrum auction

The Estonian regulator has raised a total of €17.3 million from the award.

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.

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