Swedish telecommunication’s company Telia has teamed up with Ekobot, a sustainable farming startup. The two companies completed a pilot in which Telia’s 5G network was deployed to control and monitor Ekobot’s smart robot on a Swedish farm.
The Spanish government has issued the permits for two 5G pilot programs (to Telefonica and Vodafone). Funding is coming from the state and the European Union (EU). The two 5G trials will require a total investment of over $40 million. Around $11 million will be co-funded by state agency Red.es within the framework of the […]
In the frame of European project “5Groningen” in the Netherlands, tests for 5G applications are undertaken in five different themes: care, energy, traffic & logistics, agriculture and living environment. This initiative from the Economic Board Groningen (EBG) was launched in early 2017 in collaboration with KPN, Vodaphone, Ericsson, Huawei and others.
The Dutch operator KPN openned four 5G labs in the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, a farm in the northern town of Valthermond (Drenthe), the port of Rotterdam, and two motorway stretches in the south of the country. In Amsterdam arena, tests will include massive MIMO antennas from RAN supplier Nokia. At the Valthermond farm, […]