Posts tagged with: Telefónica

5 major European telcos urge fast action on Open RAN

5 major European telcos urge fast action on Open RAN lhardesty Thu, 11/18/2021 – 12:46 Source link...

American Tower touts expanded European footprint

American Tower is focused on its expanded European presence, having closed most of its Telxius Towers acquisition from Telefónica in the second quarter. The U.S.-based tower company spent $8.8 billion to acquire more than 27,000 sites, including around 20,000 in Germany...

CEO, CFO named for O2 and Virgin Media UK joint venture

About a year ago, Liberty Global and Telefonica announced they planned to merge two UK businesses — Liberty’s Virgin Media and Telefonica’s O2 — in a $38.55 billion joint venture. That deal is expected to be approved soon by the Competition...

Telecom Infra Project starts charging for membership

The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) has begun charging many of its members for participation. TIP’s Executive Director Attilio Zani said the organization has supported itself, up to now, through grants, contributions and its events. But this week it instituted a three-tier...

Telefonica’s O2 trials open RAN with NEC using Altiostar software

Telefónica’s O2 completed an open RAN trial on the mobile operator’s core network in the U.K., with NEC acting as system integrator to design a customized architecture that used Altiostar vRAN software. The trial took place at NEC’s newly created...

U.K. regulators set 5G spectrum auction for March

U.K telecom regulator Ofcom on Monday said it now plans to start an auction for 5G spectrum in March 2021 as it continues to closely monitor the coronavirus situation. That’s later than what Ofcom announced in August, when it planned...

Nokia affirms 5G as more energy efficient, cautions of rising network traffic

Nokia on Wednesday touted joint research with Telefónica, saying a new study confirms that 5G networks are up to 90% more energy efficient than 4G networks on a per traffic unit basis.   At the same time, the Finnish vendor...