Through the Qualcomm Wireless Academy (QWA) program, students from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, the University of Malaga and the Polytechnic University of Valencia will have access to courses and receive a 5G training certification.
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.
Although growth in 5G private networks in Italy has been slow so far, a new report from the 5G & Beyond Observatory says it has potential.
This figure has increased by about 66 since Q2, with a 60-40 split between LTE and 5G deployment technologies.
A new 5G network is now operating at the Nardo Technical Centre (NTC) in Southern Italy.
The Japanese technology firm has teamed up with the University of Murcia in Spain to provide an experimental 5G platform for students.
The operator, which provides services under the brand name O2 says this move will allow it to quickly deploy and make updates to its network.
The German mobile operator has successfully completed a trial in which a train was controlled remotely from over 340km away.
The Commission says this decision will pave the way for the widespread deployment of on-board 5G.
A new report from the German telecoms regulator suggests that 5G coverage has increased by nearly 10% since July.
Nokia will lead the KOMSENS-6G project which is funded by the German government.