Turk Telekom (TT) and Nokia have conducted tests in which they claimed a new 5G ‘world record’ data transmission speed of above 4.5Gbps, using mmWave (26GHz) spectrum bands in an eight-carrier configuration over a 5G NR test network with specially equipped smartphones.
Nokia, Elisa and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved what they claim are the world’s fastest 5G speeds on a commercial network in Finland by delivering 8 Gbps for the first time serving two 5G mmWave devices connected simultaneously
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.
O2 Slovakia has launched pilot 5G networks covering four districts of Bratislava, using spectrum in the 1800MHz and 3.7GHz bands.
Telenor and Telia deployed what they claimed ‘the world’s most advanced shared wireless network supporting a Multi-Operator Core Network feature, enabled for wireless technologies spanning 2G to 5G’, in partnership with Nokia.
Orange Polska and Nokia achieved download speeds of 1.2Gbps in trials of non-standalone (NSA) 5G technology in Lublin utilising the 3.4GHz-3.8GHz band.
Orange Espana and Nokia have announced the successful completion of a Standalone 5G data trial in the north-west city of Vigo. The tests utilised the vendor’s fully virtualised 5G network core alongside a commercial Mediatek 5G device. All equipment adheres to 3GPP Release 15 standards.
Nokia won a tender with German rail company Deutsche Bahn to test and deliver standalone 5G for autonomous trains and rail operations. The Hamburg proof will test whether 5G is “mature enough” to be used as the connectivity layer for rail operations.
Orange Polska and Nokia have begun 5G testing in the city of Lubin. The test will incorporate ten base stations in four districts of the city. Nokia says the trial will utilise 80MHz of spectrum in the 3.5GHz band, enabling data speeds of up to 800Mbps.
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.