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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.

5G overtakes 3G on Three’s UK network

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TAGS:  #5G coverage

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

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.

Vodafone UK and Ericsson trial on-demand 5G network slicing

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The two companies say the trial is the first of its kind to take place in the United Kingdom.

UK Government targets 35% of traffic over Open RAN by 2030

The announcement came in a joint statement from the country’s mobile operators and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.

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.

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