5G news


Boost Mobile announces $279 Celero5G phone

The new 5G phone is available to pre-order now in the US and includes a year’s unlimited service.5Gradar.comRead More


Apple still has a world to reach with the iPhone’s 5G promise

Apple’s secret weapon for iPhone 13 deployment isn’t such a big secret: It’s 5G. More specifically, it’s the accelerating adoption


Volkswagen launches pilot local 5G network for its production operations

5G being tested by Volkswagen for production on its way to smart factories5Gradar.comRead More


Samsung to conduct 5G trials with Virgin Media O2 in the UK

The companies will look to verify the capability and performance of Samsung’s 4G and 5G network solutions in Virgin Media


Butachimie Factory of the Future looking to 5G private mobile network

Orange Business Services and Nokia deploy a private mobile network in the Butachimie Factory of the Future.5Gradar.comRead More


Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson demonstrate 5G network slicing

World-first 5G integration of slice specific network exposure enables enterprise customers to control and adapt slice performance on-demand.5Gradar.comRead More


Spirent to autonomously test DISH 5G network core

Spirent’s solutions will enable DISH to test and validate first-of-its-kind 5G network.5Gradar.comRead More


Nokia G300 is HMD Global’s cheapest 5G phone yet at $199

The budget 5G phone launches on October 19 in the US.5Gradar.comRead More


Nigeria set to auction spectrum for 5G technology at N500 billion

Prior to spectrum release will come the government’s Spectrum Trading Guidelines review process.5Gradar.comRead More


AT&T picks Ericsson for 5G network expansion and C-band spectrum build in US

The five-year agreement supports AT&T’s goal of covering 70-75 million people with 5G over C-Band by end of 2022 and


iPhone SE 2022: Apple reads the room

When it comes to the next iPhone SE, recent speculation suggests Apple is reading the room. It knows we’re facing


Fujitsu and KDDI to use interconnected 5G network service to solve social issues

The partners will create a 5G Service Platform to enrich cities and the consumer experience by realising a world in


Canada’s first rural 5G SA network launched

Xplornet’s rollout of Canada’s rural 5G SA network will start in New Brunswick and be powered by Ericsson Radio System.5Gradar.comRead


Nokia and MediaTek achieve 3.2 Gbps 5G speeds with carrier aggregation

The combination of Nokia’s AirScale portfolio and MediaTek technology boosts the possibilities of spectrum assets and 5G networks.5Gradar.comRead More


India’s first rural 5G trial showcased by Airtel and Ericsson

The trial was carried out on already-available 3GPP-compliant 5G technology and will help to bridge India’s rural-urban digital divide.5Gradar.comRead More


Smart Communications fires up commercial 5G SA network in the Philippines

The 5G SA sites are located at parent company PLDT and Smart headquarters in Makati.5Gradar.comRead More


Fiber, 5G and the pursuit of a unified infrastructure

Ana Pesovic, Marketing Director for Nokia Fixed Networks, on why 25G PON takes us another step closer to a unified


Drive test equipment market boosted by 5G, report says

Predictive, proactive testing probes and full automation are expected to be the future of drive testing says Frost & Sullivan.5Gradar.comRead


Discover how private 5G networks are delivering the lowest latency

Jean-Paul Smets, CEO at Rapid.Space, discusses how private 5G networks will deliver the latency required for a new generation of


Fairphone launches sustainable and modular 5G phone

Fairphone 4 is a waste-neutral 5G phone that’s been made with fairly sourced materials and comes with a five-year warranty.5Gradar.comRead


Huawei 5G Indoor Distributed Massive MIMO hailed as ‘Best Solution Case’ by ICT China 2021

PT Expo China 2021 has recognised the 5G solution’s outstanding network performance and extensive commercialisation.5Gradar.comRead More


Ericsson to deploy end-to-end products and solutions to Vodafone in Oman’s new 5G network

Vodafone’s greenfield network in Oman to span 4G and 5G and Ericsson to deploy end-to-end products and solutions spanning core,


T-Mobile Poland delivers 5G to a quarter of the population

T-Mobile Poland has announced that it now covers 25% of the country’s population with its 5G network. As part of


Commission announces roadmap for “Digital Decade”

In March this year the European Commission set targets for the digital transformation of the bloc by 2030 in their Digital


Ericsson and MTS launch Russia’s first commercial 5G-ready private network

Russia’s first commercial 5G-ready private network has been created for gold and silver producer Polymetal.5Gradar.comRead More


First private wireless 5G test for underground mining deployed in Colombia

Nokia and AngloGold Ashanti Colombia test four use cases, proving potential of 5G for safety, sustainability, automation, productivity and reliability


Ericsson 5G to be deployed in Eastern Himalayas’ Kingdom of Bhutan

Thanks to the partnership between Ericsson and Bhutan Telecom the remote country will benefit from 5G technology later this year.5Gradar.comRead


Nokia G50 launched with 5G and 5000mAh battery for less than £200

The new 5G Nokia G50 is available in the UK now with 48MP camera and a battery that’ll last two


Hydrogen-powered Stratospheric Platforms proposes UK-wide 5G coverage

The newly developed high-altitude, hydrogen-powered aircraft can provide uninterrupted 5G connectivity direct to consumer phones across areas as wide as


Viettel network hits record 4.7 Gbps 5G speed in Vietnam

The record used mmWave-based Ericsson radio equipment with a smartphone powered by Snapdragon X60 5G Modem-RF System.5Gradar.comRead More


Nokia and Indosat Ooredoo launch 5G network in Indonesia

Nokia’s 5G AirScale portfolio will be deployed across Indonesia’s central islands and a Nokia 5G Experience Centre will open.5Gradar.comRead More


Xiaomi announces 11T and 11T Pro 5G phones

The Chinese manufacturer has announced two new 5G phones, the Xiaomi 11T and Xiaomi 11T Pro, as well as a


Telefonica and NEC announce open RAN trials in Spain, Germany, the UK and Brazil

Telefonica and NEC have announced the launch of an Open-RAN live pilot in four global markets. The two companies will


DISH selects IBM for cloud-native 5G network

DISH’s new cloud-native 5G network to benefit from IBM’s AI-powered automation and network orchestration software and services.5Gradar.comRead More


Nokia restarts O-RAN Alliance work

Nokia has resumed its technical contribution to the O-RAN alliance after the group announced assurances its work complied with US


Preventing network outages in a 5G world

Chris Neisinger, CTO at Guavus, on how MNOs can predict and fix faults in such a complex environment as a


Nigerian Communications Commission tasked with quick 5G network rollout

Pantami urges the Nigerian Communications Commission to prepare for immediate and effective implementation of the National Policy on 5G networks.5Gradar.comRead


Ookla reveals that Three has the fastest median 5G download speed in the UK

New analysis from Ookla shows EE has the highest 5G availability in the UK and England has the best 5G


UK Government launches competition to boost 5G rollout

The UK government has launched a £4m pound competition that will explore ways to make it easier for mobile operators


Zero-touch 5G automation is a marathon, not a sprint

For many MNOs, the prospect of a fully-automated network operations centre (NOC) is compelling. But it comes with caveats, warns


Zeetta Networks, Airspan, and Druid slice private 5G networks for manufacturers

5G-ENCODE switches on the second phase of its network at the National Composites Centre.5Gradar.comRead More


Nigerian government approves 5G network deployment

The Federal Executive Council has approved the National Policy on 5G networks for Nigeria’s digital economy and the rollout is


£4m UK government project will explore using street furniture to host 5G radio kit

The two-year project will explore ways to make it easier for mobile companies to use publicly-owned buildings and curb side


US East Coast has best 5G, followed by West Coast and the Great Lakes, says Opensignal report

For the new analysis of smartphone users’ 5G mobile experience across the US, Opensignal looked at all 50 states and


Austrian MNO Drei tops country’s 5G speeds according to Ookla report

In its latest round of analysis, Ookla has found that Austria’s 5G continues to improve, with one network operator currently


Cisco-led project tests underground 5G on the Glasgow Subway

A a private and public sector consortium, led by Cisco, has gone underground to test 5G use cases on the


Keysight and MediaTek hit 5G speeds of 6Gbps thanks to Carrier Aggregation

The milestone enables mobile operators to efficiently deploy advanced 5G services in standalone mode.5Gradar.comRead More


Ericsson and Vodafone cut network energy use by 50% in new 5G trial

The first deployment of a new energy-efficient 5G radio in London has been completed with 1500 more scheduled by April


World’s first standalone 5G network introduced at the MotoGP

BT Sport, Dorna, Vislink and the University of Strathclyde worked together at the British GP to showcase a private standalone


The UK’s 5G-ENCODE Project ‘slices’ industrial 5G network in a world first

The UK’s government-backed 5G-ENCODE project has completed a world-first 5G slicing and splicing trial on an industrial 5G network.5Gradar.comRead More


Singtel showcases 5G standalone use cases and ramps up rollout in Singapore

Crowned ‘Fastest 5G mobile operator in Singapore’ by Ookla, the network is now rolling out in densely populated areas and


Transforming emergency medical services using 5G

5G will enable emergency medical service teams to deliver more efficient and effective care, says Mary Beth Hall at Panasonic.5Gradar.comRead


Verizon 5G offers private, cloud-based MEC in the US with Microsoft Azure

The new on-premises, private edge compute solution enables the ultra-low latency needed to deploy real-time enterprise applications.5Gradar.comRead More


Discover how MVNOs can make the most of 5G

Hamish White founder and CEO of telecoms software provider Mobilise explains how MVNOs need to seize the opportunities presented by