Category: Spectrum


Nokia claims new 5G uplink speed record

Finnish kit vendor Nokia teamed up with compatriot MNO Elisa and US mobile chip firm Qualcomm to hit uplink speeds of 2.1 Gbps using 5G over mmWave.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Giganet, edge and India

Our run of special guests continues as we’re delighted to welcome Jarlath Finnegan, CEO of UK fibreco Giganet. Jarlath treated the whole pod team to a selection of Irish whiskies so, before finding out all about Giganet and the UK fibre market they were compelled to have a taste of all of them. They eventually meander onto a recent mobile edge event that Iain attended before concluding with the latest on the chaotic Indian telecoms scene.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, telco M&A and Nokia

The guys are delighted to welcome special guest Dario Talmesio back to the pod. Dario is research director for service provider strategy at Omdia, which means he knows a lot about the mobile business, so they start by reviewing the current state of play with 5G. Before long they meander onto various other telecoms industry talking points, before concluding by hearing about Iain’s chat with Nokia’s head of mobile networks.

BT uses ‘excited atoms’ to supercharge 5G

Captain’s Log, star date 18/05/22: UK telecoms group BT is trialling cutting edge quantum receiver technology, which it thinks could open up future 5G and IoT applications.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT Sport, mmWave and Russia

No guest this week but we do have a special member of the audience this as the Telecoms.com empire continues to grow. The guys start by looking at BT’s latest attempt to rescue its sport division and what that says about telcos betting on content. They move on to ponder the matter of how useful millimetre wave spectrum is before concluding with a look at the effect Russia sanctions are having on the industry.

Ofcom begins mulling mmWave for the UK

UK comms regulator Ofcom, which controls the allocation of radio spectrum, is finally looking at opening up millimetre wave spectrum bands to the telecoms industry.

Belgium says no to 5G mmWave down south

The government of Belgium’s Wallonia region has given the go-ahead for an increase in radiation limits for 5G, but is sticking to its guns on health concerns about millimetre wave.

Ofcom gets a new spectrum boss

Dan Lloyd will join Ofcom in May as Group Director, Spectrum bringing with him 20 years of wireless/tech experience in ten countries.

Indian telcos rail against private 5G

India’s three big mobile operators are apparently attempting to block companies seeking to roll out private 5G networks from participating in the country’s upcoming spectrum auction.

Intracom Telecom innovations @ MWC Barcelona 2022

During MWC Barcelona 2022 Intracom Telecom presented its technological innovations on the 28 GHz FDD hub radio WiBAS™ G5 dual-BS and on the 24/26/27/28 GHz TDD hub radio WiBAS™ G5 smart-BS that enhance the density of subscribers and the speed of connection. The company also demonstrated a new ground-breaking 30 Gbps E-Band radio using a single 2 GHz channel, the UltraLink™-XR80 that is ideal for use in 5G-era RAN xHaul use cases.

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