Trai to decide on 5G spectrum sale timeline ... 15 th / 11 / 2017
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is likely to arrive at a decision concerning airwaves sale in the 3300-3600Mhz band after the outcome of ongoing consultation process, according to a top official, reports ETTelecom on November 14, 2017.
Nokia kicks off production of 5G ready base ... 15 th / 11 / 2017
Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia said that it has begun manufacturing of its 5G- ready multiband base station in India from its Chennai facility, and it will start shipping the product to some global customers by next week, reports ETTelecom on November 14, 2017.
Etisalat UAE conducts first VoLTE call over ... 15 th / 11 / 2017
UAE operator Etisalat announced its first VoLTE call over the Cat-M1 IoT network in the region, reports Telecompaper on November 14, 2017.
NCC planning 700MHz, 2600MHz spectrum ... 14 th / 11 / 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) plans to hold auctions for spectrum in the 700MHz and 2600MHz frequency bands, in a bid to boost the availability of high speed internet services across the country, reports TeleGeography on November 13, 2017.
Idea to ink 4G ICR deal with Vodafone soon, says ... 14 th / 11 / 2017
Idea Cellular is expecting to soon close the new 4G ICR arrangements with Vodafone India for an additional 4G coverage in nearly 5,000 new towns and neighboring villages for each telco, having already entered into an active Infrastructure sharing arrangement with Vodafone to avoid duplication of spends and make the best use of capital expenditure (capex), reports Telecomtalk.info on November 13, 2017.
Deutsche Telekom: "We are ready for 5G" ... 14 th / 11 / 2017
Germany's largest mobile telecommunications carrier has said it is ready now for 5G, with its live 5G New Radio (NR) trial network in Berlin the first in Europe to be deployed across commercial sites, reports ZDNet on November 13, 2017, citing CTO Bruno Jacobfeuerborn.