This was one of the key takeaways from the third 5G Observatory workshop, which also highlighted green issues and the need to reconsider geographic coverage.
Five of Europe’s biggest operators have released a report which calls on policymakers, EU Member States, and industry stakeholders to collaborate and urgently prioritise Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN).
The Malta Communications Authority’s has assigned valuable mid-band 5G spectrum to the country’s three mobile operators.
The company also claimed to be the largest 5G network in the country.
T-Mobile Poland has announced that it now covers 25% of the country’s population with its 5G network.
O2 Slovakia has launched 5G services in 15 towns and cities in the west of the country.
Telekom Deutschland has announced that its 5G network covers 85% of Germans.
A1 Telekom Austria has announced that it is working with Ericsson on the deployment of its 5G radio and core networks in Croatia and Bulgaria.
Taiwanese operator Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) says it expects its 5G network to reach 90% of the island’s population by the end of this year.