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Analyst: Smart lifespaces key to unlocking 5G revenue

Telecoms firms are being urged to resegment their market and understand what’s happening in the household in order to optimise their opportunities in the New Normal and accelerate time to new revenue. According to research from analyst firm Omnisperience, telecoms service providers have spent billions on designing, deploying and innovating new networks such as 5G […]

September 28, 2020By Colin Mann

Movistar extends 5G network in Spain

Spain’s largest telco, Movistar, has announced that it will extend its 5G network to Castilla-León before the end of the year with the coverage of 90 municipalities in the region. The launch is added to the one in the largest cities in country (Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Malaga, Valencia, Zaragoza and Murcia) that the company recently […]

September 22, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Edgeware allows 5G optimisation with elastic CDN tech

Edgeware has announces that its recently-launched cloud-based elastic CDN solution now allows high-quality video streaming applications over mobile access infrastructures, such as 4G and 5G. The solution’s cloud-based elasticity and Software Defined Networking (SDN) design principles empower mobile operators to fully exploit the potential of 5G. By utilising the technology’s scalability and ability to optimise […]

September 22, 2020

EC calls for 5G connectivity and cooperation

The European Commission is taking further steps in the Digital Decade agenda to strengthen Europe’s digital sovereignty, as announced by President Ursula von der Leyen in her State of the Union address on September 16th. The Commission has published a Recommendation calling Member States to boost investment in very high-capacity broadband connectivity infrastructure, including 5G, […]

September 18, 2020

Varnish Software launches 5G CDN solution

Varnish Software has announced the launch of a new 5G-ready content delivery network (CDN) that enables customers to build new services that harness the power of 5G and mobile edge computing (MEC). The new offering, Varnish Edge Cloud, is a carrier-grade, 5G-ready virtualised CDN and edge caching software solution that will help network operators transform […]

September 18, 2020

Cloud gaming revenue opportunities for 5G

Ribbon Communications, a global provider of real time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, has announced the findings of a recently commissioned independent research study. Based on the responses of more than 5,000 “ardent gamers,” the study outlines a $150 billion incremental opportunity in cloud gaming for carriers […]

September 15, 2020

DISH chooses Nokia to build US 5G network

Nokia has announced that DISH Network has chosen Nokia’s cloud-native, standalone Core software products to help it build a fully-automated, cloud-native 5G network in the US with high-level scale, performance, and efficiency. The deal follows months of joint testing as Nokia and DISH proved their respective “any cloud” capabilities in multiple cloud environments, along with […]

September 14, 2020

Analyst: Fast 5G rollouts expected in emerging markets

Emerging markets have always been behind developed countries in adopting the latest generation mobile networks, with a few exceptions. While it would be safe to assume that emerging markets would also lag in 5G adoption, global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research, finds that emerging countries will have faster than expected 5G subscriber adoption. The […]

September 11, 2020

Spain: Nokia to support Telefónica’s 5G deployment

Nokia is set to support Telefónica in its efforts to deploy 5G services to 75 per cent of the Spanish population by the end of the year. The move will mean that Nokia will continue its long-standing partnership with Telefónica as the only vendor to supply 5G radio technology to all of its 5G operations […]

September 11, 2020

Forecast: 5G smartphones to reach 278m

Analyst firm Canalys projects global 5G smartphone shipments will reach nearly 280 million units in 2020, with 62 per cent of these in Greater China, followed by North America and EMEA. Overall smartphone volumes are projected to decline 10.7 per cent in 2020 compared with 2019, while a rebound of 9.9 per cent is expected […]

September 11, 2020