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5G Observatory releases new streamlined quarterly report

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The 5G Observatory has published its new quarterly report which gives readers an updated overview of major new 5G developments in Europe and international markets.

Nokia launches 5G Open Lab to accelerate private wireless networks in South Korea

The initiative will allow local companies to test their solutions and services and will use licences in the 4.5 GHz and 28 GHz bands.

Over 1000 commercial 5G devices now available

According to the GSA, which represents mobile equipment suppliers, the number of announced 5G devices rose by 3.2% in March of this year.

EE and Qualcomm achieve 5G spectrum aggregation

British mobile operator EE says it is the first European network to combine seven spectrum carriers and achieve speeds up to 2.2 Gbps.

Softbank says its 5G network now covers 90% of Japan’s population

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IN : EU Digital Decade
TAGS:  #5G coverage

The operator also says it has raised €255m through a special loan programme to further expand its network.

5G overtakes 3G on Three’s UK network

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The British network operator says that usage of its 5G network has increased by 385% since 2020.

Bangladesh completes 5G auction

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The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has concluded its auction for licences in the 2.3 GHz and 2.6 GHz bands.

Vodafone UK to deploy marine-focused 5G trials

The operator will build a marine-focused private network in collaboration with Nokia in the port of Plymouth.

South Africa completes 5G auction

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IN : 5G spectrum
TAGS:  #5G Spectrum

South African regulator ICASA has announced that it has raised a total of €891m in its long-awaited auction.

Global 5G smartphone sales surpass 4G for the first time

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TAGS:  #5G devices

New data by Counterpoint Research suggests that 51% of all smartphones sold in January 2022 were 5G capable.

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