Leading pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, is activating 82 km of fibre in a cross-border network into Botswana. This implementation gives more people in Botswana access to Liquid Telecom’s footprint of more than 73,000km of Pan African fibre - and increased access to the global digital economy.
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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced that, starting next month, applications for 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum will be accepted.
Dutch fixed and mobile operator KPN is to invest €3.5 billion by 2024 as it continues to pursue nationwide fiber roll outs. The three-year investment plan is part of the telco’s strategy to support digitalization in the Netherlands and is expected to bring revenue growth by the end of 2021.
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) and Russian mobile giant MTS have joined forces to launch a 5G network pilot.
Orange Luxembourg has officially announced the launch of its 5G network. The telco has confirmed that the 5G network was launched and activated on 23 November.
T-Mobile’s Czech unit has announced that it aims to launch commercial operations over its new 5G network in Prague and Brno.
De Tune has selected Tata Communications as the backbone of its next-generation broadcast viewing experience for live events produced virtually anywhere across the world.
Vodafone and Nos, Portuguese telecoms operators, have signed a network sharing pact which involves both passive infrastructure (poles and towers) and active mobile network elements (antennas, amplifies and radio equipment).
Dutch telecom operator T-Mobile Netherland has announced that its 5G network has achieved 90% coverage.
Nokia has announced that it has deployed its G.fast solution to extend the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network of NetCologne, the largest regional telecommunications provider in Germany with over 28,000 kilometers of laid fiber-optic cables.