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.

Italian government relaunches rural 5G grant

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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

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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.

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.

Deutsche Telekom says 63,000 antennas now transmitting 5G

The German telco says this is a faster deployment than previous mobile generations.

Deutsche Telekom tests hybrid 5G home internet

Deutsche Telekom is offering a 5G home internet service to a small sample of existing customers

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