Ericsson is still far from beating Huawei’s 5G contract tally, but it’s taking small steps in the right direction.
Korean mobile operators look set to beat Verizon by a matter of days in the race to a 5G network launch.
The 5G race heats up in Ireland as all three operators plan to launch services in 2019. Huawei could be involved in some of the networks.
TDC CEO Allison Kirby told local media that the operator “is not blind” to the widely held concerns linked to Huawei and cybersecurity threats.
Exatel has been pushing for a 5G model that would see all operators share the same network. Dutch operators don’t seem too keen to share.
The European Parliament calls for action at the EU level on security threats linked to China.
The U.S. government is pressuring Germany to ban Huawei from 5G deployments over national security concerns.
Hutchison Drei has complained about increased competition with four new organizations having gained access to 5G spectrum licenses.
The U.K. operator goes three better than rival EE with plans to launch 5G in 19 markets this year.
The Finnish carrier is working with Nokia on the fixed wireless network equipment and is looking to start its first customer trials this spring.
Huawei is losing no time in building on its momentum from the show as today it opened a Cyber Security Transparency Centre in Brussels, Belgium.
The Finland-based vendor saw strong Q4 performance in North America as U.S. operators ramp up their 5G rollouts. But it warned about a "particularly weak" Q1.
The three Swiss wireless service providers are gearing up for 5G, although when the spectrum auction process will begin still seems unclear.
The German telecom giant expressed fears that Europe could fall behind China and the U.S. by at least two years if governments ban Huawei over security concerns.
1&1 Drillisch confirms its intention to take part in Germany’s upcoming 5G spectrum auction in March.