Nokia and Samsung sign patent license agreement for 5G
Nokia and Samsung have signed a joint patent license agreement for the use of 5G technology.
Nokia said the agreement is the successor to a patent license agreement that expired in December 2022. The new agreement extends the collaboration by several years. Samsung will pay Nokia to use its 5G p... Read more
‘Zero trust high on agenda due to cloud, potential untapped’
The security world has been under the spell of zero trust for some time. Zscaler research now confirms that organizations also see the framework as an ideal tool for securing users, workloads and devices. Cloud migration contributes to this: 91 percent of the organizations have implemented or are i... Read more
EU will enable 5G on airplanes, including voice calls and text
The move aims to promote "innovation and growth", according to the European Commission.
The European Commission has decided that airlines will be able to provide the latest 5G technology on planes. In an announcement this week, Brussels confirmed that airline passengers will be able to use the s... Read more
Activist investor calls on Ericsson to ‘drain the swamp’
The investor is demanding that Ericsson clean up its act and eliminate losses.
Activist investor Cevian Capital called Ericsson's third-quarter results "disappointing” and demanded changes be made, according to Bloomberg News. The call came after the telecom network provider reported profit th... Read more
UK to open a 5G Open RAN lab in the Midlands
The UK government plans to create a cutting-edge telecoms lab in the Midlands, according to a report in ITPro. The aim of the project is to bolster the UK network strategy and create high-skilled jobs in the region.
The UK Telecommunications Lab is to be built in Solihull. Once it's operational,... Read more
UK delays deadline for telcos to remove Huawei from network cores
Britain delayed the deadline for removing Huawei equipment and services from critical network activities from January 2023 to December 2023. The government made the decision after consulting with telecom providers and operators.
The government stated that the goal of removing all Huawei equipmen... Read more
Vodafone UK in merger talks with Hutchinson
A merger of the two companies would give them the largest network in the UK.
Vodafone is in talks with CK Hutchison about merging their businesses in Britain, according to a report in Reuters. The merger would create a market-leading mobile network that could accelerate the deployment of 5G serv... Read more
Proximus achieves breakthrough in network slicing on Oppo smartphones
Proximus, Oppo and Ericsson developed a 5G network slicing method for Oppo smartphones. The partners achieved a breakthrough during a recent test at Proximus' 5G Innovation Lab in Brussels.
Network slicing allows operators to split a mobile network into virtual parts, also known as slices. The ... Read more
Vodafone launches network slicing service in the Netherlands
Vodafone introduced a network slicing service for business customers in the Netherlands. The service allows customers to reserve part of the operator's mobile capacity and use it as they see fit.
The international telecom giant is the first to make network slicing available to business customers... Read more
Ericsson launches triple-band tri-sector 5G radio
The new radio device highlights sustainability with reduced power consumption.
Ericsson has unveiled a new triple-band, tri-sector radio that can take on the function of nine single-band radios at once, according to a report in ITPro.
Named Radio 6646, the device furthers Ericsson’s tri-sec... Read more