Beeline, Nokia and Qualcomm launched a 5G pilot/demo network at SevKabel Port in St Petersburg using a temporary local permit for mmWave (26GHz-28GHz) frequencies. Attendees can test 5G capabilities by playing VR/online games via the Beeline Gaming cloud service.
MTS, which launched its Moscow 5G mmWave pilot zone soon after Tele2, announced hitting speeds of 2.1Gbps in partnership with Nokia, using a pre-production Samsung S10 5G smartphone featuring Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 platform and X50 modem. MTS is also partnering Huawei in its 5G piloting programme.
Tele2 Russia claimed peak data speeds up to 2.1Gbps and minimum latency of 9ms on its 28GHz mmWave 5G pilot network zone in central Moscow, using Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile device technology. Tele2 invited users to test the network, which it launched in August in collaboration with Ericsson on Tverskaya Street.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., announced on August 24 its work with the Department for Information Technologies of Moscow, Russian mobile operators, equipment and software vendors. The project will support the testing and deployment of Europe’s first 5G millimeter wave network in Moscow this fall ahead of wider launches Next Year. The Moscow project will enable the […]
ELISA announced that it had begun commercial use of a 5G network in Finland where a sufficient amount of frequencies has been allocated for test, demonstration and experimental use.
PoC of 5G NR for Fixed Wireless Access as a potential competitive proposition to FTTH and G.fast. Link is connected over a distance of 240m (maximum distance could be >1km), delivering speeds of 1.1 Gbps using 300MHZ bandwidth at 28GHz (27.715 – 28.015GHz). Base Station Antenna has integrated BBU, all other network components are virtualised. […]
Orange and Ericsson achieved tests of 5G technology in central Madrid, Spain. Trials reached speeds of up to 17Gbps and latency to under 1 millisecond. Companies used a 5G base station as well as Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) and beamforming technology. Tests have been performed using 800 MHz in the 28 GHz band, which also saw […]
TIM reached DL speeds of 23.4 Gbps at the Polytechnic University of Turin, using spectrum in the 28 GHz band. Partners tested a Virtual Reality tour of a piazza in Turin.
In Romania, Orange will test the 5G technology as an alternative to fiber optics broadband networks. To assess the maturity of this technology and the perception of affected customers, Orange will conduct a test under real conditions in Romania during the second half of 2018 with Samsung and Cisco.
Megafon, in cooperation with Qualcomm, has tested 5G services on the 24.25-27.5 GHz band. The operator used a segment of its LTE network in downtown Moscow.