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T-Mobile’s claims on 5G network vs Verizon should discontinue: NAD

National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs recommended that T-Mobile US should discontinue certain advertising claims for T-Mobile’s 5G network. T-Mobile will appeal NAD’s...
Nokia AirScale

Nokia selected by KDDI unit Chubu to conduct 5G trial in Japan

Nokia is conducting a 5G standalone (SA) network trial with Chubu Telecommunications Co, (ctc), a subsidiary of KDDI, in Japan. Nokia is supplying its AirScale products and...
Verizon 5G network by Ericsson

FCC: First phase of spectrum auction 110 for 3.45 to 3.55 GHz band ends

The Federal Communications Commission announced the conclusion of bidding in the first phase of Auction 110, an auction of licenses in the 3.45 to...
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Ooredoo Qatar to improve 5G connectivity during football world cup

Ericsson announced its partnership with Ooredoo Qatar to provide network optimization  and event management and 5G connectivity in eight stadiums across six cities, as...
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Zain Capex touches $665 mn focusing on 5G and fiber

Zain Group reported that its Capex touched over $665 million, accounting for 18 percent of revenue, in the first nine months. The main focus of...
Telia CEO Allison Kirkby

Telia launches 5G SA core network in Finland

Telia is launching its 5G SA core network in Finland, the first commercially available 5G SA network in the Nordic and Baltic region. Jari Collin,...
SoftBank 5G network

SoftBank to open AI-on-5G Lab in Japan with NVIDIA

SoftBank announced its partnership with NVIDIA to open a research facility called AI-on-5G Lab to demo various solutions including AI technology. The facility, which will...
MTS 4G Russia

MTS tests OpenRAN-based 5G telecom solution from Russia’s Skoltech

MTS, Russia’s largest mobile operator, announced the test of Russia’s first OpenRAN-based 5G telecom solution leveraging locally-sourced software developed by the Skolkovo Institute of...
Telstra broadband

5G subscriptions to touch 507 mn powered by China, US, Japan and Korea

The number of 5G subscriptions would reach 507 million at the end of 2021 from 264 million by the end of 2020. The 5G...
Brazil 5G spectrum auction

Brazil 5G spectrum auction ends

Brazil telecom regulator Anatel concluded the 5G spectrum auction and the sale raised a total of 46.79 billion reais ($8.44 billion) including future capital...
FIFA Brazil

Winners of 5G spectrum auction in Brazil on first day

America Movil, Telefonica, Telecom Italia (TIM) and a number of local firms spent $1.27 billion on the first day of of the 5G spectrum auction...
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BT Capex touches £2.56 bn in first half as focus shifts to 5G

BT Group said its capital expenditure (capex) touched £2.563 billion in the first half of fiscal 2021 against £1.969 billion. The increase in Capex was...
ZTE 5G base station in China

AT&T, Verizon to delay C-Band spectrum use pending air safety review

AT&T and Verizon Communications agreed to delay by a month the launch of C-band wireless service pending an assessment of any impact on aviation safety...
Telefonica’s 5G network in Spain

Telefonica allocates 45% of Capex for fibre and 5G

Telefonica said investment increased by 10.9 percent in the third quarter, to €1.493 billion, and by 20.3 percent through September, to €4.893 billion. Telefonica has...
Nokia AirScale

Nokia and Vodafone Idea trial 5G services in E-Band

Nokia announced its partnership with Vodafone Idea to trial 5G services through E-Band in areas where fiber is challenging to deploy. Vi has connected small...
T-Mobile retail network

T-Mobile US increases guidance on Capex

T-Mobile US has increased its guidance on Capex to $12.1-12.3 billion for 2021 as compared with $12-12.3 billion estimated earlier. T-Mobile said its Extended Range...

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