Speaking at he Media2020 in Bucharest EBU Media Director Jean Philip De Tender called for the establishment of 5G Broadcast, allowing for free-to-air 5G services on any 5G device without needing a specific SIM card.
Swedish technology company Ericsson has completed its acquisition of the antenna and filter division of German manufacturer Kathrein.
Despite the downsized capital increase, Sunrise’s largest shareholder Freenet continues to reject the acquisition of UPC Switzerland from Liberty Global.
The Croatian incumbent Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has undertaken the first video drone transmission on a 5G network in the Adria region.
Digi has failed to make the shortlist of companies bidding to obtain 5G licences in Hungary.
In a surprise move, Eutelsat has announced its withdrawal from the C-Band Alliance (CBA). The members have been formally notified about the decision today.
Russia’s State Radio Frequency Commission has allocated a range of frequencies to the cable operator ER Telecom for 5G trials.
The Slovenian regulator AKOS has provided an overview of its licensing plans for 5G services in the country.
Communications firm Altice Portugal and public broadcaster RTP have carried out the country’s first television transmission over a 5G network.
In Europe, Western countries are leading 5G development, with Denmark, Portugal and Switerland’s 5G adoption set to take a 23.2%, 16.2% and 16.2% share respectively of total mobile subscription in their markets by 2023, according to GlobalData.