TIM Brasil flags need for 5G collaboration

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GSMA THRIVE LATIN AMERICA: Pietro Labriola, CEO of TIM Brasil (pictured), predicted network sharing would become increasingly important as operators in the country develop the foundations of 5G connectivity to…

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Verizon details DSS progress

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Verizon CTO Kyle Malady (pictured) told a conference dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) technology used in a nationwide low-band 5G rollout was working well, though he acknowledged deployment remained a work…

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Colombia tests 5G waters ahead of auction

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GSMA THRIVE LATIN AMERICA: Jorge Barrera, director of the communications industry at Colombia’s ICT Ministry, revealed nearly four dozen 5G pilot programmes are underway in the country, as operators seek…

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GSMA Intelligence tips Latin America for 5G boom

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GSMA THRIVE LATIN AMERICA: GSMA Intelligence forecast 5G connections across Latin America will reach 62 million by 2025, pointing to a need for spectrum access and long-term policies around digital…

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Ericsson inks latest Greek 5G deal

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Ericsson won a contract with Greek operator Wind Hellas to supply 5G core equipment, the second major deal announced by the vendor in the market. The latest deal covers 5G…

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Dish adds fibre to 5G plan

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Dish Network inked deals with four major fibre players to deliver nationwide fronthaul and backhaul capabilities for a planned 5G network. The company said agreements with Everstream, Segra, Uniti Group…

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Nokia, Togocom claim 5G pioneer move

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Nokia staked a claim to having launched the first commercial 5G network in West Africa, as part of a three-year contract with Togo-based operator Togocom. In a statement, Nokia said…

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UK pledges £250M to diversify 5G supply chain

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The UK government committed to set aside £250 million for 5G supply chain diversification, a strategy which could see the country boost its investment in open RAN technology. Chancellor of…

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Nokia, STC ready 5G use case collaboration

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Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Nokia joined forces to deliver at least four use cases for 5G and other next-generation technologies per year, as part of a deal covering operation…

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Verizon offers businesses an Apple

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Verizon sought to jump start 5G device upgrades, teaming with Apple to launch a trade-in programme for businesses covering the iPhone 12. The 5G Fleet Swap programme offers enterprises access…

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