Category: Networks


Applications open for Australia’s sub-1 GHz 5G sale

Australia has formally opened its sub-1 GHz 5G spectrum auction process and interested parties have three weeks to submit their applications for a contest that will take place before the end of the year.

Rakuten Mobile loss almost doubled in Q2

Operating loss incurred at Japan’s challenger operator increased by 85% in Q2 to reach $900 million, which the company attributed to aggressive investment in network rollout and rising roaming cost.

Closure of Sprint 4G network probably not a big deal to T-Mobile US

When T-Mobile US published its Q2 results last week it once again talked up the progress it is making in integrating Sprint and upgraded its merger synergies guidance for the second consecutive quarter. But it didn’t think to mention its plans for closing down Sprint’s LTE network next summer; it took the eagle eyes of LightReading to notice it had sneaked that piece of information onto its Website.

MTN walks away from Ethiopia despite mobile money permit clause

Ethiopia has formally announced that it will launch the process to award a second new mobile licence later this month, including a permit to offer financial services. But despite the removal of what has been widely seen as a key stumbling block in the liberalisation of the country’s telecoms market, African telco giant MTN is reportedly no longer interested.

Rakuten says it will have “No More Secrets”

Rakuten’s CTO Tareq Amin told analysts and media that the company will soon disclose all prices it pays its suppliers, in a new drive for commoditisation of telecoms hardware and software.

Nokia SON to shore up EE networks

EE, the UK’s biggest mobile operator, has deployed Nokia’s Self-Organizing Networks software to enhance network management and service quality.

Ericsson launches new private 5G platform

The Swedish kit maker has unveiled Ericsson Private 5G to support LTE and 5G SA private networks to tap the opportunities in the enterprise cellular market.

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