German carrier Vodafone has launched a standalone 5G network at Porsche’s research and development centre in Weissach, Germany. The network will enable Porsche to develop new systems and features for its vehicles with the help of instantaneous data transmission.
Croatian operator Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has begun trialling 5G technology in the 3.5GHz band in central Zagreb. Users with compatible handsets have been invited to test the enhanced 5G service in a limited area of the capital. A report from Bug.hr says that speeds of over 1Gbps can be achieved on the pilot network.
Wholesale network operator Open Fiber and FWA provider Linkem partnered to trial 5G broadband wireless technology utilising Linkem’s 3.5GHz frequency licence. The firms say they will carry out tests aimed at providing improved 5G connectivity for users in rural regions.
The Slovak cellco SWAN Mobile (4ka) opened a limited 5G network in the city of Banska Bystrica. The operator said customers with 5G-enabled handsets could access services via two base stations in the city.
Ericsson provided 5G network equipment for a pilot network that was launched by Dannish carrier TDC in the city of Helsingør, Denmark. The pilot network went live during a joint Ericsson-TDC in event in Helsingør that featured multiple 5G demonstrations, including an immersive gaming experience.
Turk Telekom (TT) recorded a peak data speed of above 2.9Gbps on a live 5G test network in cooperation with Huawei, using 5G New Radio (NR) Carrier Aggregation (CA) with two 100MHz bandwidth carriers at 3.5GHz (C-Band) frequency.
KPN of the Netherlands has tested 3.5GHz 5G connectivity between multiple locations, completing data sessions and voice/video calls on 5G smartphones between its 5G indoor network in the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, its 5G FieldLab in the Port of Rotterdam and the KPN Technology Lab in The Hague.
Telefonica (O2) Czech Republic activated a 5G network, running in a live environment, covering the city of Koline in the Central Bohemian Region of the Republic. In collaboration with Ericsson, O2 confirmed the live pilot trial using a leased 3.5GHz test frequency equipped with Massive MIMO 64T64R and 256QAM technologies.
Portuguese full-service telecoms operator Nos has staged a 5G trial in the coastal town of Matosinhos. According to Nos, the 5G testing process involved the demonstration of beach surveillance/danger prevention techniques. For Nos to carry out the tests, the National Communications Authority allowed the telco to use a block of 3.5GHz spectrum.
The company completed its first 5G video call in the country. Telenor will assess different 5G use cases to explore the technology’s capabilities, using equipment provided by Huawei. These 5G experiments will be specifically designed to address precise needs in the areas of production, education, mentoring, the entertainment industry and art. In mid-2019 the Communications […]