Trials to begin at 5G marine test bed, Plymouth Smart Sound

Vodafone, Nokia, Plymouth City Council and Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) have confirmed the first companies to run trials at the Plymouth Smart Sound – the first marine-focused 5G testbed powered by a 5G Mobile Private Network (MPN). Smart Sound Connect incorporates a private 4G/5G marine network to provide full coverage across the coastal proving grounds,…

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…