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.
Vodafone UK revealed in a press release that it had launched a new 5G standalone (SA) network at Coventry University, in partnership Ericsson, MediaTek, OPPO and Qualcomm. According to Vodafone UK the new network ‘will be used to show the true benefits of 5G, including ultra-low latency, guaranteed speed performance, and the Internet of Things on a […]
Vodafone started open RAN trials in the U.K., marking the first such tests in Europe and a move that challenges major telecom equipment vendors. Vodafone said open radio access network (RAN) technology helps reduce the cost of providing services, and also made clear the effort aims to bring new equipment vendors outside of the traditional […]
Vodafone started open RAN trials in the U.K., marking the first such tests in Europe and a move that challenges major telecom equipment vendors like Huawei, Ericsson, and Nokia. Vodafone said open radio access network (RAN) technology helps reduce the cost of providing services, and also made clear the effort aims to bring new equipment […]
Vodafone Portugal has made a 5G hologram call to TVI Studios in Lisbon. The HD hologram was able to interact with the CTO of Vodafone, João Nascimento, in 3D with minimal transmission latency. This means that there was minimal delay in the interaction, despite the huge amount of data being transmitted – a key benefit of […]
The Spanish government has issued the permits for two 5G pilot programs (to Telefonica and Vodafone). Funding is coming from the state and the European Union (EU). The two 5G trials will require a total investment of over $40 million. Around $11 million will be co-funded by state agency Red.es within the framework of the […]
Vodafone tested 5G at a train station in Birmingham as part of a large scale nation-wide trial. This is a first step before the rollout of 5G in numerous commuter locations in the U.K. by the end of 2019. The telco initially planned to launch commercial 5G in 12 cities including Birkenhead, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Guildford, […]
During the MWC 2019, Huawei and Vodafone demonstrated their capability of providing a superior 5G experience based on a live network and 5G devices. Using Huawei’s E2E products and solutions, Vodafone deployed high performance 5G networks in multiple sites across Barcelona City Center (Plaza Catalunya, Paseo de Gracia, Balmes and Universitat) were users could experiment […]
Vodafone showcased a holographic video call to the group’s innovation centre in Ireland using 5G technology. The call was carried over the cellco’s first live 5G cell site, which has been installed in Dublin’s docklands area. 5G trial network used Ericsson equipment as well as the operator’s recently acquired 3.6GHz spectrum.
Vodafone has deployed its first 5G mast in city of Aldenhoven, covering a 400,000 square metre testing area. The company showcased a 5G demonstration in which a holographic phone call was made between Vodafone Germany CEO Hannes Ametsreiter in Dusseldorf and a minibus belonging to electric vehicle manufacturer e.GO in Aldenhoven. Ericsson and Intel served […]