VodafoneZiggo launched a 5G base station connected to its existing mobile network in Maastricht using a 3.5GHz test frequency permit, in partnership with Ericsson. The purpose of the 5G base station in Maastricht is to gain experience in integrating 5G technology with the commercial network before expanding 5G pilot activities to Eindhoven in autumn 2019, […]
T-Mobile Netherlands launched three 5G test network sites in collaboration with the Municipality of The Hague, The Hague Tech (Central Innovation District) and T-Mobile’s head office in the city. Frequency bands used at the research sites include 700MHz, 3.5GHz, and 26GHz. The goal is to make The Hague the first city in the Netherlands with […]
5G is tested in Eindoven in the Netherlands by Ericsson and Vodafone Ziggo using spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band, temporarily allocated by the Radio Communications Agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. The rollout of 5G will cover numerous locations in the Dutch city.
The municipality of Amsterdam successfully tested 5G applications based on fan experience and safety inside the stadium and outside on the Arena boulevard over the 3.5 GHz frequency, using a license with a bandwidth of 40 MHz in the 3.7 GHz band. KPN collaborated with Johan Cruijff ArenA and the vendor Nokia for the setup of […]
SFR has achieved downlink speeds of 2.3Gbps in a live 5G demonstration at its headquarters. The trial showcased a stream 4K content. SFR used radio infrastructure and equipment from Huawei, along with core network components provided by Cisco. The company achieved peak data speeds of 1.6Gbps via a pre-commercial terminal using frequencies in the 3.5GHz […]
Orange Belgium tested 5G use cases in Liege, in partnership with Nokia. Both partners demonstrated 5 different use cases, achieving speeds of up to 6 Gbps in the 3.5 GHz band. Orange plans to roll out 5G networks by 2020.
Vodafone Hungary demonstrated an online live video broadcast via a 5G trial network at the Internet Hungary conference. Vodafone’s trial system is using the 3.5GHz frequency band.
7 new experimental stations have been authorized in France. The first six are operated by Orange and are mainly deployed in Bouches-du-Rhône, and one is located in the Hauts-de-Seine. The seventh belongs to Bouygues Telecom and is in Gironde. Since the beginning of the year, operators have obtained licenses from the telecoms regulator to test […]
Swisscom connected a prototype mobile device running a Qualcomm 5G mid-band modem to a test network in the city of Lucerne. The Swiss market leader collaborated with Ericsson to demonstrate a connection to a 5G hotspot from the Taiwanese manufacturer WNC. These over-the-air connections used 3.5GHz spectrum.
Qualcomm and Ericsson successfully made a 3GPP Rel-15 spec compliant 5G NR over-the-air (OTA) call on the 3.5 GHz band on a smartphone in the Ericsson Lab in Stockholm, Sweden. This sub-6 GHz call used Ericsson’s baseband products and commercial 5G NR radio AIR 6488. The smartphone was powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G […]