The German operator has launched a new service which combines its fixed broadband service with 5G.
THE Gigabit Society
The 2016 Gigabit Society policy set out a vision for connectivity in the EU over the next decade, stimulating the high-capacity networks needed to grow the digital economy.
By 2025 the major targets are 100 Mbps networks for all households; gigabit connectivity for key businesses and institutions; uninterrupted 5G coverage for all urban areas and major transport paths; and access to mobile data everywhere. Read more here.
Portugal sees 35% rise in number of 5G base stations
The regulator says there are now nearly 6000 5G base stations in the country.
German telecoms regulator reviews 5G coverage targets
Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica and Vodafone all claim to have largely met the coverage obligations.
Italian government relaunches rural 5G grant
Infratel Italia, which is the government’s implementing body for broadband initiatives is making €567 million available for rural 5G.
Over 1000 commercial 5G devices now available
According to the GSA, which represents mobile equipment suppliers, the number of announced 5G devices rose by 3.2% in March of this year.
Deutsche Telekom: 5G network now has over 5,000 antennas in 3.6 GHz
The German operator also says their 5G services are available in over 200 cities.
German government aims for full 5G population coverage by 2030
This goal was unveiled by the Ministry for Digital Affairs and Transport in its new Gigabit strategy plan.
Telenor Norway launches 5G TV service
The Norwegian telecommunications company has launched a new TV service that uses 5G fixed wireless access instead of relying on wired broadband.
Report: 5G coverage doubles in Europe
European telcos are also spending more on investment according to the study, yet the continent is still trailing international peers.
Report: Fixed Wireless Access could become 5G “killer app”
Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) will experience rapid growth in the United States, according to consulting firm Global Data.