Ericsson and MediaTek set a new 5G upload speed record of 440 Mbps, enhancing user experiences for video conferences, streamers, and gamers. The groundbreaking achievement utilized Uplink Carrier Aggregation and promises improved network performance in various applications.
Europe’s 5G networks showcase impressive download speeds, potentially positioning them as a viable alternative to fixed wireless access (FWA) connectivity. With Norway and Spain leading the way, 5G is maturing into a justifiable investment, rivaling broadband and low Earth orbit satellite services in several European countries.
KPN revolutionizes Netherlands’ 5G landscape with the introduction of 5G standalone, promising higher speeds, improved latency, and network slicing capabilities. Pioneering tests with Ericsson in cloud gaming applications showcase its immense potential for consumer and business applications, setting the stage for a 2024 rollout.
5G rollout challenges prompt MNOs to consider innovative collaboration with neutral host providers, enabling shared infrastructure and accelerated network expansion while navigating cost concerns and growing user demands.
New Zealand’s government collaborates with leading telcos Spark, 2degrees, and One to allocate 3.5-GHz spectrum for 5G services, improving mobile coverage nationwide. With funds supporting rural connectivity, both parties anticipate better service quality and seamless network access for users.
Dell invests €2 million in Ireland’s Open Telecom Ecosystem Lab, aiming to collaborate with EMEA telecom firms on 5G and 6G innovations, boosting smart manufacturing and digital cities while promoting opportunities in network infrastructure.
South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT revokes SK Telecom’s 5G license in the 28 GHz band due to unmet rollout requirements, mirroring the fate of rivals KT Corp and LG U+ last year. This leaves South Korea without high-band 5G, as other countries advance in the mmWave ecosystem.
Discover how enhanced indoor coverage for communication networks is shaping the future of 5G, with innovative use cases such as online gaming, AR, and telemedicine. Learn about Huawei’s industry-leading solutions, including the LampSite technology, designed to improve spectrum utilization, energy efficiency, and IoT readiness.
Global mobile roaming data revenue is predicted to reach $10 billion in 2024, driven by 5G demand among travelers. Telecom operators face challenges in balancing costs with customer protection, as eSIM adoption and travel mobility services expand, intensifying competition.