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Brazilian government confirms 5G auction for August: report

Brazil is expected to carry out its 5G spectrum auction in August and not in July as had been previously announced, local news site Teletime reported, citing the country’s Communications Minister Fabio Faria. Faria, who spoke at a ministerial panel at MWC 2021, did not...

Vodafone launches 5G SA pilots in London, Manchester and Cardiff

U.K. carrier Vodafone launched a commercial pilot of 5G Standalone service in London, Manchester and Cardiff, the company said in a release. The commercial pilot will focus on testing new capabilities being introduced as part of 5G Standalone technologies, such as network slicing. It will...

Dish, Nokia put ‘innovation first’ with 5G SA core network deployment on the public cloud

Dish and Nokia will deploy a 5G SA core on AWS public cloud A 5G standalone (SA) deal between Nokia and Dish Network marks the first deployment of 5G on the public cloud. The vendor intends to deploy its 5G SA Core for Dish on Amazon Web Services...

Telefonica selects Ericsson, Nokia for its 5G SA radio network: Report

Spanish operator Telefonica awarded contracts to roll out its 5G Standalone (SA) radio networks to Nordic vendors Ericsson and Nokia, local business newspaper Expansion reported. According to the report Chinese vendor Huawei, was excluded from 5G SA contracts. The newspaper reported that the decision to award...

PAWR launches new lab for open-source 5G SA software

The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) Project Office is moving to support development and testing of an open-source Standalone 5G software stack from the OpenAirInterface (OAI) Software Alliance, with the launch of OpenAirX-Labs (OAX). The lab launch under PAWR gives a U.S.-based home to work from...

Telefonica Deutschland uses carrier aggregation to pave the way for 5G SA

German operator Telefónica Deutschland/O2, which is controlled by Spanish telco Telefónica, is bundling frequencies using carrier aggregation (CA) technology to raise speeds for customers on its 5G networks. "We are continuously working on the further development of 5G in order to be able to offer...

Ericsson, Swisscom extend 5G partnership to include Standalone architecture

The goal is to transition Swisscom’s live 5G network to 5G SA mode with cloud-native, dual-mode 5G Core Ericsson and Swisscom have been working together to build out cellular networks since 2015, and in 2017, the pair began incorporating 5G into the partnership. Now, Swisscom and...

Singtel preps for 5G SA launch in Singapore

Singaporean operator Singtel said it is paving the way for the launch of a 5G standalone (SA) network across the country. The telco said it has already deployed 5G SA sites across the island in areas such as Orchard Road, the Central Business District, Harbourfront...

China had 792,000 5G base stations as of end-February: report

Chinese operators had deployed a total of 792,000 5G base stations as of the end of February, Chinese press reported, citing a government official. Liu Liehong, vice minister of industry and information technology, said that 5G standalone networks covered all prefecture-level cities across China, and...

Deutsche Telekom conducts first video call over 5G SA network

German operator Deutsche Telekom has carried out a video call at its first 5G Standalone site, the company said in a statement. The company installed a 5G Standalone site in Garching to make the call to Bonn. The call latency was 13 milliseconds. The primary 5G...

Anatel approves rules for 5G tender in Brazil

Brazilian telecommunications services regulator Anatel has approved a set of rules that will pave the way for the government to award spectrum for the provision of 5G services. The regulator confirmed that mobile operators must not rely on dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) technology, which allows...

Deutsche Telekom to start trials of 5G SA technology

German telco Deutsche Telekom installed the first 5G Standalone antenna in the town of Garching, near Munich, to carry out trials of this technology, the company said in a release. Deutsche Telecom said that the antenna will be soon connected to a 5G Standalone core...

Chinese telcos expected to deploy 1 million 5G SA stations in 2021

In 2020, Chinese operators accelerated the deployment of 5G SA networks across the country and now operate more than 700,000 5G sites nationwide. New, massive deployments are expected to occur this year, to further expand 5G coverage in urban and rural areas of the...

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