Friday, 23 April 2021

From white spots to private networks - what's next for German 5G?

An interview with Ingobert Veith, Director of Public Policy, Huawei Germany
Sunday 13 December 20

With Connected Germany once again taking place this week, albeit virtually, senior telecom executives from across Germany will gather to discuss Germany's digital future. Topics include "Building next generation fibre networks across Germany", "Optimising the regulatory framework for broadband rollout" and "What’s next for 5G: strategy, technology & regulation" amongst others.  With 5G still a "hot topic", Total Telecom caught up with Ingobert Veith, director of public policy, Huawei Germany to get the latest developments on all things 5G in Germany.  At the start of 2020, many were positioning 2020 to be the 'Year of 5G'. On a global level, where are we currently when it comes to 5G? First, let me share a short status update on 5G expansion worldwide. Last week's GSA figures show that 5G is faster than any of its predecessor technologies. We currently have 122 commercially used networks in 49 countries – certainly variation in scale but with a strong overall momentum…

With Connected Germany once again taking place this week, albeit virtually, senior telecom executives from across Germany will gather to discuss Germany's digital future. Topics include "Building next generation fibre networks across Germany", "Optimising the regulatory framework for broadband rollout" and "What’s next for 5G: strategy, technology & regulation" amongst others.  With 5G still a "hot topic", Total Telecom caught up with Ingobert Veith, director of public policy, Huawei Germany to get the latest developments on all things 5G in Germany.  At the start of 2020, many were positioning 2020 to be the 'Year of 5G'. On a global level, where are we currently when it comes to 5G? First, let me share a short status update on 5G expansion worldwide. Last week's GSA figures show that 5G is faster than any of its predecessor technologies. We currently have 122 commercially used networks in 49 countries – certainly variation in scale but with a strong overall momentum…

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