O2 Slovakia has launched pilot 5G networks covering four districts of Bratislava, using spectrum in the 1800MHz and 3.7GHz bands.
SWAN Mobile (4ka) conducted the country’s first 5G video call in conjunction with equipment partner ZTE. Using the 3.7GHz band, as well as frequencies in the 1800MHz range, 4ka demonstrated download speeds of up to 1Gbps using the ZTE AXON 10 Pro 5G smartphone.
Orange Spain and ZTE successfully carried out a voice and data call over 5G network using New Radio (NR) standalone (SA) architecture. The test took place in Valencia and achieved speeds up to 876 Mbps for a single terminal, and 3.2Gbps with 12 simultaneous terminals. Orange Spain announced the extention of 5G trials accross many […]
Wind Tre and ZTE demonstrated 5G network-based drone HD and panorama VR live streaming at the Chinese company’s 5G Summit in L’Aquila.
ZTE and Hutchison Drei Austria signed a strategic partnership to prepare for 5G deployment. They jointly created an ‘Innovation Lab’ initiative to test different use cases and solutions for the Austrian market.
The Dutch operator KPN openned four 5G labs in the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, a farm in the northern town of Valthermond (Drenthe), the port of Rotterdam, and two motorway stretches in the south of the country. In Amsterdam arena, tests will include massive MIMO antennas from RAN supplier Nokia. At the Valthermond farm, […]
Telefonica and ZTE completed ‘Pre-5G’ Massive Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output (MIMO) live testing in Madrid. All tests were based on existing 4G terminals.
Drei Austria has tested the implementation of ‘Pre-5G’ Massive MIMO technologies with ZTE, using 4G terminals. Trials increased the capacity of radio cells by up to 6 times compared to LTE.
Turkcell has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ZTE to collaborate on developments including “Gigabit-capable passive optical networks” (GPON) and 5G. The two companies explained the strategic agreement includes cooperation on fixed network and wireless products such as customer premises equipment, GPON, dense wavelength division multiplexing and 5G.
Telenet (Base) and ZTE signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement on 5G and Internet of Things. Both firms teamed up and achieved ‘record’ pre-5G speeds in an outfield test carried out in December 2016.