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EE expands 5G into rural populations

EE has revealed new details of its nationwide investment to connect the UK to 5G, with the technology reaching hundreds of rural communities across the UK for the first time. A series of new innovations that will boost the range, resilience and energy efficiency of mobile connectivity in the years ahead have also been unveiled. […]

February 9, 2023

BT, Stratospheric Platforms trial antenna tech

BT Group and Stratospheric Platforms (SPL) have announced they will test delivering mobile coverage using new antenna technology, designed to be mounted on a High-Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) aircraft. The trials, being conducted at BT’s global R&D headquarters at Adastral Park, aim to provide coverage to the hardest to reach areas. BT says the project, […]

January 30, 2023

EE extends 4G connectivity on London Underground

EE’s is bringing high-speed 4G mobile coverage to a new wave of London Underground stations, adding to the already-live eastern half of the Jubilee Line. In partnership with BAI Communications, EE is delivering its mobile network to six new stations across the underground network, covering parts of both the Central and Northern lines. This means […]

December 21, 2022

EE extends UK 4G coverage

EE has built or upgraded over 500 4G sites across the UK since December 2021, as part of the Shared Rural Network (SRN) initiative to extend coverage in rural areas across the UK. The investment constitutes the latest expansion of EE’s 4G coverage across remote parts of the UK. In total, EE has upgraded 1,362 […]

December 15, 2022

Freshwave partners with VMO2, Clear Channel on 4G bus shelters

People in Tower Hamlets, London can now access an enhanced 4G mobile signal thanks to bus shelters with built-in small cell connectivity. Connectivity infrastructure-as-a-service provider Freshwave and Clear Channel UK collaborated to devise a solution that would allow the technology to be seamlessly integrated into bus shelters in the borough. As a result, small cell […]

October 25, 2022

Malaysia: Mobile service revenue up 2.8% CAGR to 2027

Malaysia’s mobile service revenue is poised to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8 per cent from $5.6 billion (€5.7bn) in 2022 to $6.5 billion in 2027, mainly driven by the mobile data segment, which is well supported by the growing availability and adoption of 5G services, according to GlobalData, a data […]

October 20, 2022

Kacific supports Vodafone PNG’s network roll out

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) has partnered with Vodafone PNG to deploy the satellite operator’s Mobile Backhaul services, help expand Vodafone PNG’s voice and 3G/4G data network into rural areas of Papua New Guinea. Vodafone PNG based in Papua New Guinea, part of the Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH) Group of companies from Fiji, successfully launched […]

August 22, 2022

Report: Will 5G leapfrog 4G in Africa?

On June 20th, MTN detailed its plan to cover at least 25 per cent of the South African population with 5G by the end of 2022 and 60 per cent by 2025. This confirms South Africa as the most advanced country in the Sub-Saharan region in terms of mobile broadband coverage, reports Dataxis. MTN’s projects […]

July 6, 2022

Freshwave delivers London 4G, 5G mobile pilot

Mobile infrastructure services provider Cornerstone is partnering with Freshwave to deliver a mobile connectivity pilot to help future-proof the City Corporation’s small cell communication infrastructure. Freshwave, a leading UK connectivity infrastructure as a service provider, will be upgrading existing infrastructure in the Square Mile to make it capable of delivering multi-operator 4G and 5G connectivity […]

May 20, 2022

Report: 4G key to unlocking value in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa represents one of the last major growth regions globally for mobile services, forecast to contribute 29 per cent of global subscription growth this decade, according to research from Strategy Analytics. The report, Sub-Saharan Africa Wireless Market Outlook: Operator Growth Strategies, highlights 4G as a major priority for SSA operators in the medium term, […]

May 18, 2022