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Telefonica expands broadband reach with OneWeb team-up

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica has announced plans to provide connectivity to remote parts of Europe and Latin America as part of a collaboration with OneWeb, the satellite broadband firm part-owned by the UK government.


City of London hosts mobile connectivity pilot

Mobile infrastructure services provider Cornerstone has announced a partnership with Freshwave to deliver a mobile connectivity pilot which it claims will help “future-proof” the City of London Corporation’s small cell communication infrastructure.

BT trials new quantum radios

BT has announced it has begun trials of new quantum receiver technology that uses ‘excited atoms’ to boost the capabilities of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) networks.

CCW 2022 organisers predict high visitor numbers

The organisers of Critical Communications World 2022 are anticipating a 60 per cent increase in visitor numbers compared to last year’s show. The figures are derived from pre-registration activity on the event website.

Ofcom to open mmWave spectrum

Regulator Ofcom has announced plans to open the millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum to mobile technology and 5G services across the 26 GHz and 40 GHz spectrum bands.

635 new 5G cities created

The annual State of 5G report has reported that 5G cities have come online at a rate of nearly two per day globally over the past year, with the addition of 635 new 5G cities in the past 12 months.

Nokia launches ASTaR cybersecurity lab

Nokia has announced the opening of its Advanced Security Testing and Research (ASTaR) lab in Dallas, Texas, which it claims is the first end-to-end 5G testing lab in the US focused solely on cybersecurity.

Government announces new ‘Open RAN principles’

The UK government has announced a new set of Open RAN (radio access network) guidelines which it claims will attract new telecoms suppliers to the 5G supply chain and ensure access to Open RAN across the UK.


NTT begins global 5G IoT deployment

NTT-owned cellular connectivity service provider Transatel has launched a new global 5G Internet of Things (IoT) solution for the industrial, IT and automotive sectors.

Bharti Airtel aims for 5G-connected ambulances

Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel has announced it has collaborated with Apollo Hospitals and Cisco to demonstrate the potential of 5G-connected ambulances to support patient care during transit to medical facilities.




PCTEL partners with Stargent IoT

Industrial wireless technology solution specialist PCTEL has agreed a new strategic alliance with Stargent IoT to develop Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to support smart manufacturing, process automation and asset tracking.

S5GC launches 5G healthcare challenge

The Scotland 5G Centre (S5GC) has announced it will provide access to a private 5G test bed for three startup companies as part of a new initiative it claims will use “advanced connectivity to transform and improve healthcare delivery”.


Ofcom appoints new spectrum lead

Communications regulator Ofcom has hired former TPG Telecom group executive Dan Lloyd to manage what it described as “the lifeblood of the UK’s wireless industry”.



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