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FarEasTone and Ericsson complete 5G network slicing trial

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IN : EU Digital Decade

Taiwanese mobile operator FarEasTone and Ericsson have announced that they have successfully completed a network slicing trial.

UK Government launches competition to boost 5G rollout

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IN : Gigabit Society

The UK government has launched a £4m pound competition that will explore ways to make it easier for mobile operators to deploy 5G infrastructure on public street furniture such as lampposts and bus shelters.

Telefonica and NEC announce open RAN trials in Spain, Germany, the UK and Brazil

Telefonica and NEC have announced the launch of an Open-RAN live pilot in four global markets.

Vodafone and Ericsson halve energy consumption in 5G trial

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IN : EU Digital Decade
TAGS:  #Green 5G

Vodafone has announced that it has completed a trial of a new 5G radio which saw energy consumption decrease by a daily average of 43%, and as much as 55% at off-peak times.

Mediacom prepares to launch fixed wireless access for rural areas

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IN : Gigabit Society
TAGS:  #Rural 5G

US cable operator Mediacom Communications has outlined its plan to launch a fixed wireless access (FWA) internet service using Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum.

Nokia pauses O-RAN alliance work due to fear of US penalties

Nokia has informed the O-RAN alliance that it is suspending technical work in the group, due to fears over US penalties.

Taiwanese telco plans to reach 90% of country’s population with 5G

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IN : Gigabit Society

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.

Nokia wins 5G contracts in Eastern Europe

Finnish telecommunications giant Nokia has announced that it has extended its contract with A1 Telekom Austria Group to provide 5G services to Bulgaria, Serbia and Slovenia.

Huawei reports biggest-ever revenue drop

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IN : 5G Security Toolbox

Huawei has reported its largest ever revenue drop in the first half of 2021.

Canada completed its 3.5GHz 5G auction

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IN : 5G auctions 5G spectrum

The auction raised 8.9 billion CAD (6 billion EUR) after 103 rounds of bidding

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