Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson and Samsung have announced a successful trial using network slicing technology. The trial, which took place at Deutsche Telekom’s lab in Bonn, Germany, has been described as a “world-first”. The trial used a VR streaming game running on a Samsung S21 attached to a VR headset. This device was connected to a […]
Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has announced the launch of Russia’s first large-scale 5G pilot user network, utilising the 4.9GHz frequency band, in 14 popular locations in Moscow, where MTS subscribers using compatible smartphones will be able to connect to unlimited 5G internet at speeds up to 1.5Gbps with minimal network latency.
Vodafone UK revealed in a press release that it had launched a new 5G standalone (SA) network at Coventry University, in partnership Ericsson, MediaTek, OPPO and Qualcomm. According to Vodafone UK the new network ‘will be used to show the true benefits of 5G, including ultra-low latency, guaranteed speed performance, and the Internet of Things on a […]
Beeline, Nokia and Qualcomm launched a 5G pilot/demo network at SevKabel Port in St Petersburg using a temporary local permit for mmWave (26GHz-28GHz) frequencies. Attendees can test 5G capabilities by playing VR/online games via the Beeline Gaming cloud service.
IESE and telecom infrastructure operator Cellnex have announced the setup of a 5G mobile network at the school’s Barcelona campus to test 5G wireless prototypes. Together, they are using it to explore how the technology can help enhance educational experiences. The prototypes incorporate 5G, edge computing and augmented reality technologies.
Fastweb launched live 5G trials in the city of Genoa along with equipment partner Ericsson. The operator said the 5G infrastructure enabled it to ‘implement innovative video surveillance projects, virtual reality solutions to enhance cultural heritage, an environmental monitoring system to control air quality, and manage lighting systems’.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., announced on August 24 its work with the Department for Information Technologies of Moscow, Russian mobile operators, equipment and software vendors. The project will support the testing and deployment of Europe’s first 5G millimeter wave network in Moscow this fall ahead of wider launches Next Year. The Moscow project will enable the […]
Vodafone Portugal has made a 5G hologram call to TVI Studios in Lisbon. The HD hologram was able to interact with the CTO of Vodafone, João Nascimento, in 3D with minimal transmission latency. This means that there was minimal delay in the interaction, despite the huge amount of data being transmitted – a key benefit of […]
The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), Deutsche Telekom and Nokia have completed an 18-month field test of 5G slicing and industrial IoT at the Port of Hamburg. The tests at the ‘smart seaport’ in Hamburg, running on an 8,000-hectare site between January 2018 and June 2019, covered one strand of the European Union’s two-part 5G-MoNArch (5G mobile […]
The first European 5G NR video call was achieved in Rome over TIM’s 5G network in mmWaves frequency band, powered by the Snapdragon X50 5G modem equipment from Qualcomm Technologies Inc. The network infrastructure was provided by Ericsson. TIM demonstrated its new ultra-fast mobile network with a remote-driven car, a remote control of industrial robots, […]