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Today's headlines from The 5G Daily

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 13 January 21

The very latest 5G news sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise

5G is going to change the world. From technical breakthroughs to emerging partnerships, follow all the latest updates from the 5G space here at the 5G Daily   January 13th • Port of Felixtowe to trial private 5G network, courtesy of Three and the UK government • Zain KSA begins to deploy the second phase of its 5G network • Nokia and M1 partner for standalone 5G core in Singapore • AT&T reportedly aim to raise $14 billion for upcoming 5G spectrum auction   January 12th • 5G could save over 250 million tonnes in CO2 emissions in 2030 through accelerating the move to wind and solar energy, according to STL Partners   January 11th • Bahrain announces nationwide 5G coverage from two of its three operators • Sweden's Tele2 has chosen Nokia for its 5G core network   December 15th • Irish operator Eir has announced having topped 53% population coverage with 5G, as well as providing the new tech to Croke Park • Sunrise wins praise for its 5G network in Switzerland, one of the most competitive 5G markets in the world • RootMetric's CEO says South Korea's 5G market is not a "It’s not a 5G race, its a technology experience race"   December 11th • Intel says the pillars of telco transformation in the coming years will be 5G, AI, the IoT, and the edge   December 9th • Etisalat breaks 5G speed record   December 8th • Bharti Airtel's CEO Gopal Vittal says that the push for India to create its own 5G standardisation is an existential threat to the country's telcos • Reliance Jio is ramping up its 5G efforts, aiming for a rollout in the second half of 2021 • Nokia have won a contract with SoftBank to support them in standalone 5G   December 7th • An EU-funded project named Hexa-X has been set up to help foster collaboration for the development of 6G, including big names like Telefonica, Nokia, Ericsson, and Orange. • The GSA notes that the number of 5G devices now available has topped 500 • Huawei's legal challenge over its banning in Sweden postponed the Swedish 5G auction, but now the company is looking to meet regulators in the middle   December 4th  • Brazil is trialling 5G in an agricultural setting using Huawei tech at a soy farm • November's 5G-aliser shows more momentum for Open RAN and private 5G network deployments December 2nd  • Taiwan Star to build 5G smart industrial parks • Bosch to deploy 5G in 250 plants worldwide • Filipino operator Now Telecom partners with Nokia for standalone 5G   December 1st • Orange outlines plans for its French 5G rollout, as Bouygues Telecom also launches • Three has extended their UK 5G network to 154 UK towns and cities   November 25th • Canada's TELUS names Nokia as 5G partner • Magyar Telekom is boosting 5G coverage in Budapest using Ericsson spectrum sharing technology • Telus is set to build out its 5G network without Huawei • China Mobile has partnered with China State Construction Engineering Corporation to bring 5G to the construction sector   November 24th • The UK government is tightening cybersecurity laws for telcos, including surrounding 5G networks, threatening them with large fines if they break the rules • China Mobile has gained more than 15 million 5G subscribers in October and has built more than 385,000 base stations nationwide   November 23rd • SK Telecom and Samsung have combined to create a cloud-native 5G core network system • General Motors is installing a private 5G network from Verizon in Factory ZERO, a facility dedicated to producing the next generation of electric vehicles   November 20th • A Wireless Broadband Alliance survey of service providers, equipment manufacturers and enterprises, shows 79% have adopted or plan to adopt the WBA OpenRoaming standard  • NEC Corporation today announced the establishment of its Global Open RAN Centre of Excellence (CoE) in the UK   November 16th • Huawei's VP Victor Zhang says the UK should consider revising its ban on Huawei 5G now that President Donald Trump is to be replace by Joe Biden November 13th • Sweden's regulator appeals the reversal of its decision to block Huawei from the nation's 5G networks • Vodafone's German 5G coverage tops 10 million people ahead of schedule   November 12th • EE is launching its own branded 5G Wi-Fi-based mobile broadband router • Deutsche Telekom picks Nokia for 5G IP network • Altice Portugal has threatened to cease some of its investment projects in the country after ANACOM's 5G auction rules will allow new entrants to the Portuguese market under favourable terms • October's 5G-aliser update takes a deep dive into Fixed Wireless Access and how it will grow alongside 5G   November 11th • Lacroix Electronics is working with Orange and Ericsson to build a 'factory of the future' using a private 5G network • Huawei are building a 5G testbed in Cambridge, saying they remain committed to the UK • Estonia's first 5G network is switched on, courtesy of Ericsson and Telia   November 10th • Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Group Manager for Hybrid IT Telco Solutions, Rashan Thekkekunnel, explains the value of interoperability for telcos and why it is so important for the future of 5G • Elisa has chosen Keysight's cloud infrastructure to help virtualise their 5G network   November 9th • Sweden delays 5G spectrum auction following Huawei objections   November 6th • Portugal's regulator has announced the terms for its 5G spectrum auction • Huawei is set to appeal Sweden's ban on their technology • T-Mobile is told to be careful of the wording of its latest advert surrounding 5G &bull…

5G is going to change the world. From technical breakthroughs to emerging partnerships, follow all the latest updates from the 5G space here at the 5G Daily   January 13th • Port of Felixtowe to trial private 5G network, courtesy of Three and the UK government • Zain KSA begins to deploy the second phase of its 5G network • Nokia and M1 partner for standalone 5G core in Singapore • AT&T reportedly aim to raise $14 billion for upcoming 5G spectrum auction   January 12th • 5G could save over 250 million tonnes in CO2 emissions in 2030 through accelerating the move to wind and solar energy, according to STL Partners   January 11th • Bahrain announces nationwide 5G coverage from two of its three operators • Sweden's Tele2 has chosen Nokia for its 5G core network   December 15th • Irish operator Eir has announced having topped 53% population coverage with 5G, as well as providing the new tech to Croke Park • Sunrise wins praise for its 5G network in Switzerland, one of the most competitive 5G markets in the world • RootMetric's CEO says South Korea's 5G market is not a "It’s not a 5G race, its a technology experience race"   December 11th • Intel says the pillars of telco transformation in the coming years will be 5G, AI, the IoT, and the edge   December 9th • Etisalat breaks 5G speed record   December 8th • Bharti Airtel's CEO Gopal Vittal says that the push for India to create its own 5G standardisation is an existential threat to the country's telcos • Reliance Jio is ramping up its 5G efforts, aiming for a rollout in the second half of 2021 • Nokia have won a contract with SoftBank to support them in standalone 5G   December 7th • An EU-funded project named Hexa-X has been set up to help foster collaboration for the development of 6G, including big names like Telefonica, Nokia, Ericsson, and Orange. • The GSA notes that the number of 5G devices now available has topped 500 • Huawei's legal challenge over its banning in Sweden postponed the Swedish 5G auction, but now the company is looking to meet regulators in the middle   December 4th  • Brazil is trialling 5G in an agricultural setting using Huawei tech at a soy farm • November's 5G-aliser shows more momentum for Open RAN and private 5G network deployments December 2nd  • Taiwan Star to build 5G smart industrial parks • Bosch to deploy 5G in 250 plants worldwide • Filipino operator Now Telecom partners with Nokia for standalone 5G   December 1st • Orange outlines plans for its French 5G rollout, as Bouygues Telecom also launches • Three has extended their UK 5G network to 154 UK towns and cities   November 25th • Canada's TELUS names Nokia as 5G partner • Magyar Telekom is boosting 5G coverage in Budapest using Ericsson spectrum sharing technology • Telus is set to build out its 5G network without Huawei • China Mobile has partnered with China State Construction Engineering Corporation to bring 5G to the construction sector   November 24th • The UK government is tightening cybersecurity laws for telcos, including surrounding 5G networks, threatening them with large fines if they break the rules • China Mobile has gained more than 15 million 5G subscribers in October and has built more than 385,000 base stations nationwide   November 23rd • SK Telecom and Samsung have combined to create a cloud-native 5G core network system • General Motors is installing a private 5G network from Verizon in Factory ZERO, a facility dedicated to producing the next generation of electric vehicles   November 20th • A Wireless Broadband Alliance survey of service providers, equipment manufacturers and enterprises, shows 79% have adopted or plan to adopt the WBA OpenRoaming standard  • NEC Corporation today announced the establishment of its Global Open RAN Centre of Excellence (CoE) in the UK   November 16th • Huawei's VP Victor Zhang says the UK should consider revising its ban on Huawei 5G now that President Donald Trump is to be replace by Joe Biden November 13th • Sweden's regulator appeals the reversal of its decision to block Huawei from the nation's 5G networks • Vodafone's German 5G coverage tops 10 million people ahead of schedule   November 12th • EE is launching its own branded 5G Wi-Fi-based mobile broadband router • Deutsche Telekom picks Nokia for 5G IP network • Altice Portugal has threatened to cease some of its investment projects in the country after ANACOM's 5G auction rules will allow new entrants to the Portuguese market under favourable terms • October's 5G-aliser update takes a deep dive into Fixed Wireless Access and how it will grow alongside 5G   November 11th • Lacroix Electronics is working with Orange and Ericsson to build a 'factory of the future' using a private 5G network • Huawei are building a 5G testbed in Cambridge, saying they remain committed to the UK • Estonia's first 5G network is switched on, courtesy of Ericsson and Telia   November 10th • Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Group Manager for Hybrid IT Telco Solutions, Rashan Thekkekunnel, explains the value of interoperability for telcos and why it is so important for the future of 5G • Elisa has chosen Keysight's cloud infrastructure to help virtualise their 5G network   November 9th • Sweden delays 5G spectrum auction following Huawei objections   November 6th • Portugal's regulator has announced the terms for its 5G spectrum auction • Huawei is set to appeal Sweden's ban on their technology • T-Mobile is told to be careful of the wording of its latest advert surrounding 5G &bull…

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