Meta dismisses network fees as solution for EU telecoms’ billion dollar gap
Meta platforms elucidate its disagreement with EU telecom operators’ campaign to make tech giants pay more for network costs. Operators say that the expansion of the metaverse would put pressure on infrastructural capacity. Meta dismisses this argument as “nonsense.”
Operators say Amazon, ... Read more
Rising energy costs will delay 5G rollout in EU, Vodafone exec says
Rising energy costs will almost certainly cause European telecom carriers to postpone plans for 5G deployments, the president of Vodafone Italy's operations said in a statement on Friday.
"To pay energy bills, I don't see other solutions but to postpone investments", Vodafone Italy's Aldo Bisio ... Read more
EU telecom watchdog warns members to accelerate 5G rollout
Officials decry delays in deployment of networks with security issues remaining unresolved.
In a special report published this week, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) calls for new impetus to boost the roll-out of 5G, the new global wireless standard for mobile networks, in the EU. Member Sta... Read more
‘Companies will launch private 5G network soon’
More and more companies are investing in private 5G networks worldwide. Availability of the network technology promises to increase shortly. This is concluded by researchers from Economist Impact in collaboration with NTT.
Companies seek faster connectivity and communication technology. Accordin... Read more
Though European 5G coverage is lacking, things are about to change
A 5G connection in Seoul, Oslo or Abu Dhabi is almost four times as fast as in Amsterdam, Berlin or Vienna. Research by Speedtest indicates vast differences among the speed and coverage of 5G networks worldwide.
Speedtest ranked the coverage and speed of 5G networks in over forty countries and c... Read more