5G launches in 2019

5G network deployments to reach 55 in 2019

The number of commercial 5G networks deployments – both mobile and fixed -- worldwide will grow to 55 in 2019 from 13 in 2018,...
TELUS CTO Eros Spadotto

TELUS plans $2.8 bn Capex ahead of 5G launch in 2020

TELUS announced it is targeting a Capex of $2.85 billion in 2019 as compared with $2.9 billion in 2018. Capex of TELUS fell 3.8 percent...
Telstra leadership team 2019

Telstra CEO Andrew Penn bets on 5G and Internet of Things

Telstra CEO Andrew Penn has revealed why the Australia-based telecom operator is betting big on 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) business. First, Telstra’s revenue...
Tele2 Capex 2018

Tele2 to lower Capex this year despite 5G investment

Tele2 announced a Capex guidance of SEK 3-3.5 billion in 2019 as compared with SEK 3.48 billion in 2018 and SEK 2.35 billion in...
Claro 4G network

America Movil plans $8.5 billion Capex as it prepares for 5G

America Movil has revealed that the telecom operator’s capital expenditures reached 152 billion pesos or $7.9 billion in 2018 and will increase the Capex...
KT Capex 2018

KT didn’t reveal Capex due to uncertainties around 5G investments

KT Corporation CFO Kyung-keun Yoon didn’t reveal the company’s Capex for 2019 in the wake of uncertainties around 5G investments. Capex spend of KT in...
Sprint retail shop in US

Sprint sues AT&T over misleading 5G E campaign

Sprint, the fourth largest telecom operator, has sued AT&T, saying AT&T was misleading wireless consumers into believing that they were using 5G wireless network,...
5G in Switzerland

Switzerland completes 5G spectrum auction raising $379 mn

Switzerland’s Federal Communications Commission (ComCom) announced the completion of 5G spectrum auction raising CHF 380 million or $379 million. Salt, Sunrise and Swisscom purchased new...
Swisscom CEO Urs Schaeppi

Swisscom to grow Capex in line with 5G investment plan

Swisscom announced it is expecting to keep its capital expenditure (Capex) of around CHF 2.3 billion for 2019 in line with the aggressive 5G...

T-Mobile Capex spending to grow in 2019 for 5G network investment

T-Mobile said it will enhance its Capex spending to $5.8 to $6.1 billion in 2019 as the third largest telecom operator is aiming for...
BSNL Kerala offers

BSNL selects Ciena for 5G trials in India

Indian telecom operator BSNL signed an agreement with Ciena to assist the company during the 5G trials. BSNL aims to conduct field trials to roll...
KT 5G at Asian Games in Indonesia

Germany may postpone 5G spectrum auction slated for March

Germany may be forced to postpone 5G spectrum auction slated for March as Telefonica has filed an emergency motion seeking a temporary halt to...
SoftBank Capex forecast

SoftBank not to hike Capex despite 5G investment

SoftBank CEO Ken Miyauchi indicated that the Japanese telecom operator will be retaining its Capex in fiscal 2019 and fiscal 2020 in line with...
Vodafone Idea Nick Gliddon

Vodafone Idea trials NB-IoT networks for Genus Power

Vodafone Idea announced its partnership with Genus Power Infra to set up Proof of Concept NB-IoT networks in India. Vodafone Idea will conduct advanced trials...
Vodafone service revenue Q3 2018

Vodafone CEO Nick Read on 5G investment strategy

Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read has revealed some of the 5G strategy without disclosing about the existing investment programs, during the recent earnings call...
Sprint 5G network 2019

Sprint doubles network Capex ahead of 5G launch

Sprint CEO Michel Combes has revealed that the company’s network investment, excluding leased devices, has more than doubled to $1.4 billion in December quarter as...



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