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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of cellular services.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/21/2018
Bengt Nordström, CEO and co-founder at industry consultancy Northstream, shares his views on the 5G business case for mobile operators but he warns that expectations need to be tempered.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/21/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Alfa deploys Nokia's 4.5G tech; TalkTalk ups sticks, sets up fiber rollout arm; Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson provide campus network for Osram.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/20/2018
Swiss telco led by Olaf Swantee plans to substitute 5G for copper-based broadband services in suburban and rural areas.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/20/2018
Chinese equipment vendor is now selling 5G network equipment in Europe, the Middle East and South Korea, says its rotating chairman.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/20/2018
If 'now' means it's almost with us, then yes.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 11/20/2018
For enterprises, 5G opens up a new conversation with carriers – not just about what's possible on their new networks, but what they can do now to help businesses beyond providing connectivity.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/20/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telia gets industrial with 5G in Oulu; Ovum and Three UK sing praises of 5G fixed wireless; Sky clinches second-tier soccer deal, but some clubs aren't happy.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/19/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Eutelsat does deal with Airbus; Hagberg joins top team at Tele2; CityFibre does Stirling work; UK's cybersecurity strategy slammed.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/19/2018
The Italian incumbent's fifth boss in the past six years will have one of the hardest jobs in the global telecom industry.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/19/2018
There's another new name at the helm of Telecom Italia (TIM) – the appointment could herald an access network spin-off.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/16/2018
UPDATED 3:18 PM: First few days of 5G 28GHz bidding pulls in nearly $70M.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/16/2018
The Italian operator says it is halfway through its network modernization and hopes to bring 5G into parts of the country by late 2019.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN, Ericsson carry out 5G trial in South Africa; Orange CFO hints at market consolidation in France; Telia buys IT services outfit.
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