Together with partners Ericsson, Nokia and Oracle, the mobile operator is deploying a 5G Standalone core network on a cloud-native architecture.
Network slicing is a fundamental 5G technology that splits up the network into slices. Each of these can be tailored for a specific purpose and act independently, allowing the network to be more flexible.
Vodafone Germany trials network slicing
The network operator adapted the technology to use its 4G network so it can support more end-user devices.
Nokia trials network slicing with Google
The two companies trialled the technology using a Google Pixel 6 phone.
5G Observatory releases new July 2022 report
The 5G Observatory has published its latest report which gives readers an overview of 5G developments within the EU and internationally.
Telefónica and Ericsson complete 5G network slicing demo
The companies have also agreed to share their findings with the GSMA and the wider industry.
Nokia and Proximus conduct 5G network slicing trial
Nokia and Belgian operator Proximus tested the technology at the Proximus 5G Innovation Lab in Brussels.
Deutsche Telekom: 5G network now has over 5,000 antennas in 3.6 GHz
The German operator also says their 5G services are available in over 200 cities.
Vodafone UK and Ericsson trial on-demand 5G network slicing
The two companies say the trial is the first of its kind to take place in the United Kingdom.
VEON announces ‘Always-on’ system using network slicing technology
The company says this new network will ensure financial services can continue to operate when mobile voice and messaging services are suspended.
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom conduct global network slicing trial
Ericsson describes the trial as a “breakthrough” proof of concept.