Ericsson announces BT/EE 5G partnership

Ericsson will be a key BT partner for 5G deployment in London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff and other major cities, managing around 50 percent of its total 5G traffic Ericsson will also modernize BT’s existing 2G and 4G Radio Access Network (RAN) infrastructure enhancing customer experience and network performance for BT and EE customers This…

EE leads in 5G deployment, claims Root Metrics

RootMetrics has released its first full UK report into 5G network performance, showing EE leading the 5G deployment race, but with notable wins for Three and Vodafone. While the pandemic and lockdown have knocked the telecoms industry sideways, operators have not let up in progressing 5G rollouts. Based on the scientific testing, EE has built…

Volvo and China Unicom partner on 5G for V2X

Volvo Cars and leading telecom provider China Unicom are joining forces to use 5G mobile network technology for communication between cars and infrastructure in China. The two companies have agreed to work together in researching, developing and testing automotive applications of 5G and emerging vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology. As the fifth generation of mobile network technology,…

Three delays 5G network rollout

Three is delaying the rollout of its 5G service for an undisclosed amount of time, the network operator has announced. The firm said a number of issues, from acquiring the right planning permissions from landlords to arranging 5G equipment on masts, had forced it to push its original target “slightly behind”. Three became the third…