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Rakuten Mobile 5G network

Rakuten delays 5G launch as Indian vendors halt software testing

Japan’s Rakuten Mobile said on Friday the launch of its 5G services planned for June has been delayed by three months due to disruption...
Deutsche Telekom 5G network

Deutsche Telekom steps up 5G network though it drops Capex

Deutsche Telekom said cash Capex – excluding spectrum investment -- decreased by EUR 0.3 billion to EUR 3.4 billion, mainly due to the very...
Sunrise subscriber growth

Sunrise lowers Capex as it faces 5G network roll out issues

Sunrise has lowered its Capex to CHF 83 million in Q1 2020 as compared with CHF 134 million in Q1 2019. Sunrise said its...
KT 5G services in Korea

KT achieves better ARPU from 1.78 million 5G subscribers

KT Corporation said the telecom operator has continued to maintain a very high ARPU from the new 5G subscribers. KT, a leading mobile operator in...
Vodafone Germany mobile network

Vodafone 5G network reaches 97 cities in 8 markets

Vodafone Group, the second largest telecom operator in terms of mobile subscribers, today said it launched 5G services in 97 cities across 8 European...
spark-new-zealand

Spark receives 5G spectrum rights to 60 MHz of 3.5 GHz

Spark today said it will receive 5G spectrum -- rights to 60 MHz of 3.5 GHz (or C Band) spectrum in New Zealand –...
Deutsche Telekom 5G network

Ericsson revises forecast for 5G subscriptions to 2.8 bn

Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it will lift its forecast for 5G subscriptions to around 2.8 billion by 2025 from 2.6 billion seen previously...
5G speed vs 4G speed vs WiFi speed

5G speed vs 4G speed vs WiFi speed report from Opensignal

The latest Opensignal report has revealed the comparison of 5G speed vs 4G speed vs WiFi speed in several countries. 5G offers faster average download...
BT CEO Philip Jansen on Huawei

BT aims cost cutting amid major 5G and FTTP network expansion

BT CEO Philip Jansen has set new FTTP targets and cost reduction plans, without revealing Capex and revenue targets. Expansion BT aims to accelerate FTTP build...
T-Mobile 5G network with Nokia and Ericsson

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray on 5G network expansion

T-Mobile has added 452,000 monthly paying phone subscribers in the first quarter of 2020, thanks to a surge in demand for cheaper phone services...
SK Telecom Announces the Worlds First 5G Smartphone Subscribers

SK Telecom’s 5G subscribers reached 2.65 mn in first quarter

SK Telecom today said its total 5G subscriber base reached 2.65 million in the first quarter of 2020. SK Telecom plans to introduce differentiated 5G...
Vodacom Africa investment

Vodacom switches on 5G mobile network in South Africa

Vodacom Group on Monday switched on Africa’s first live 5G mobile network in three cities in South Africa. Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town are the...
Nokia 5G base station

Vodafone, Nokia test deployment of 5G on 700MHz spectrum

Nokia and Vodafone Hutchison Australia announced the deployment of low-band 700MHz spectrum in a field test in a 5G network in Australia. The use of...
Telenet Group CEO John Porter

Telenet CEO John Porter explains why it’s going slow on 5G network

Telenet has revealed that its capital expenditure touched €172.7 million in the first quarter of 2020. Telenet’s capital expenditures represented 26 percent of revenue and...
Swisscom CEO Urs Schaeppi on 5G

Swisscom to lower Capex despite 5G network expansion

Swisscom said its capital expenditure (Capex) fell 0.4 percent to CHF 516 million during the first quarter of 2020. Swisscom’s capital expenditure in Switzerland rose...
Huawei 5G Base station at 6500 meter

China Mobile sets up 5G base station on Mount Everest with Huawei

Huawei announced that China Mobile has set up the world’s highest 5G base station on the altitude of 6500 meters, bringing 5G connectivity and...

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