‘Who’s afraid of Huawei?’ German government asks
17 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The German government is looking at ways that Huawei can be excluded from 5G mobile licensing, according to one of the country’s leading business newspapers.
Huawei boss talks of transformation from the Cultural Revolution to a $125bn company
16 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, who set up the company in 1987, expects it to grow 20% this year to achieve sales of $125 billion.
Telefónica picks Nokia for Service Operations Centre
15 January 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Telefónica Group has selected Nokia as vendor for its UK Service Operations Centre (SOC).
DNA acquires full stake in Moi Mobiili
14 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Finnish telecoms group DNA has agreed to purchase the entire share capital of European mobile operator Oy.
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom trial 40Gbps wireless backhaul for 5G
14 January 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have successfully demonstrated a millimetre wave link with transmission speeds of 40Gbps.
We’ve got 5G, says AT&T. No you haven’t, say Verizon and T-Mobile
10 January 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Verizon and T-Mobile US have both hit out at AT&T’s move to pretend its LTE Advanced mobile network is really 5G.
Pierre-Louis de Guillebon leaves Orange International Carriers
09 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Capacity can confirm that Pierre-Louis de Guillebon has left his role as CEO of Orange International Carriers.
Intelsat joins GSMA
09 January 2019 | James Pearce
Satellite operator Intelsat has become the latest member of the GSMA – an association that looks after the interests of the mobile industry worldwide.
China casts an eye on 6G technology
07 January 2019 | James Pearce
With 5G deployments only in the most formative stages in most markets, researchers in China have already started research into what comes next – the sixth generation of mobile communications – according to reports
Phoenix Tower International acquires Syscom Telecom to boost small cell power
07 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Phoenix Tower International (PTI) has acquired Syscom Telecom, adding over 80,000 small cell wireless communication sites to its US portfolio.
Telia partners Ericsson to launch Estonia’s first 5G network
07 January 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Telia Company, TalTech University and Ericsson have launched Estonia’s first 5G network, transmitting its first 4K video live stream from Tallinn Old Town Christmas market.
OTC inks tower deals with Omantel and Ooredoo
04 January 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Oman Tower Company (OTC) has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreements to build, lease and manage tower assets for Omantel and Ooredoo.