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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...
Orange Capex 2020 plans

Orange pauses 5G network expansion though 4G has 70 mn users

Orange, which launched 5G in Romania during the fourth quarter of 2019, seems to have gone slow on its 5G deployment strategy. Orange’s 4G customer...
Swisscom CEO Urs Schaeppi on 5G

Swisscom faces delay in 5G network expansion due to govt’s resistance

Swisscom said on Thursday it is facing delay in the rollout of its 5G mobile network due to the governments’ resistance to installing upgraded...
Verizon 5G network by Ericsson

Belgium offers temporary 5G licence to all telecoms

Belgian telecom regulator BIPT has granted temporary 5G licences to Proximus, Cegeka, Entropia, Telenet and Orange Belgium. Proximus, Cegeka, Entropia, Telenet and Orange Belgium received...
VodafoneZiggo Netherlands

VodafoneZiggo 5G goes live using Ericsson spectrum sharing

VodafoneZiggo, as part of GigaNet strategy, is switching on its 5G network using the Ericsson Spectrum Sharing solution enabling mobile phone subscribers to improve...
Verizon revenue Q1 2020

Verizon spends $5.3 bn towards fiber and 5G network Capex

Verizon, which reported 1.6 percent drop in the first quarter revenue, said it will not slash its capital expenditure of $17.5 billion to $18.5...
AT&T Thanks

AT&T enhances Capex to $5 bn in Q1 targeting 5G network expansion

AT&T has revealed that it has stepped up its Capex related investment in networks to $5 billion in the first quarter of 2020 as...
China Unicom 5G network

China Unicom faces challenges in adding 5G customers?

China Unicom has faced challenges in adding 5G customers to its 5G network during the first quarter of 2020. China Unicom did not reveal the...
Deutsche Telekom network Europe

Deutsche Telekom engineers upgrade antennas to enhance 5G coverage

Deutsche Telekom said its 5G network will cover more than half of the population in Germany this year. Engineers at the Bonn-based telecommunications company are...
Deutsche Telekom 5G network

Ligado Networks gets FCC okay for 5G network

The five-member Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously to approve an order to allow Ligado Networks to deploy a low-power nationwide 5G network despite...

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