Orange and France-based energy utility Engie have signed a partnership covering plans to expand the rural electricity grid in Africa as well as improve the supply of energy to Orange's infrastructure in the region.
Polkomtel is gearing up to become the first mobile operator in Poland to offer Wi-Fi calling after it teamed up with Nokia Networks to trial the vendor's voice-over-Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) technology.
Ericsson will seek further partnerships like the one it recently struck with Cisco in order to achieve its goal of becoming a leader in non-core markets and offset a likely slowdown in telecoms infrastructure sales, chief strategy officer Rima Qureshi revealed.
The RAC Foundation said Ofcom data shows mobile coverage on UK roads is patchy, almost 4,600 miles of roads unable to receive basic 2G signals.
In a column from earlier this year, I referenced a survey we were planning to run around so-called 4.5G technologies. As vendor messaging around technologies began to ramp up, we could all see their value in terms of driving service provider network investments in the run-up to 5G commercialization. And yet, 4.5G as a sales tool doesn't indict the concept of 4.5G as distinct set of technologies that should help mobile operators keep up with market demands.
Japan's NTT DoCoMo says it has successfully conducted 5G trials in actual-use environments with no less than five big-name vendors: Nokia Networks, Samsung, Ericsson, Huawei and Fujitsu.
Nokia wants to make sure France knows it will continue to be a prominent contributor to the overall development of France's technology ecosystem after it completes its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent.
Ericsson said a demonstration of LTE carrier aggregation conducted on the live Cosmote Greece network is a first for Europe after data download rates hit 500 Mbps.
A new report has found that less than a third of European architects always consider mobile coverage for their building projects.
Samsung Electronics flatly denied a recent report that the company is considering the sale of its wireless networks business.