Rollout

  • One of America's largest telecommunications conglomerates officially announced the cities in which it will initiate its 5G rollout campaign. AT&T will launch its 5G campaign in the US cities of Austin and Indianapolis. AT&T have named the high-speed network plans as the '5G Evolution' and has indicated that it will we able to provide top speeds of up to 400Mbps - which to put that into context is around 40 times faster than a standard cellular data connection.

  • Ericsson CEO, Borje Ekholm has admitted that momentum towards 5G is now building and that the Swedish telecommunications giant is poised to explore 'unchartered territory' in its attempts to rollout and implement 5G technologies for its customers.

  • Iceland has been forced to deploy new 'fast charging' infrastructure across its capital Reykjavik, following the rapid increase and adoption of electric vehicles in the country. Iceland's government has been aggressively pursuing the electrification in its transport sector, and Icelandic motorists are acutely aware of the benefits of moving away from fossil-fuel powered cars towards clean electric vehicles.

  • New Zealand telecommunications firm Spark has formally announced that it is set to expand its rollout of Internet of Things in the country. In a statement issued to the press, Spark confirmed that its long-range, low-power network will be deployed for commercial use in 60% of the places where New Zealand residents live, work and play.

  • Swedish network provider Blink Services, which provides LoRaWAN for 'smart city' solutions has announced that it has selected its partner for its nationwide Internet of Things program. Multi-Tech Systems has been chosen by the Swedish firm after an intensive vetting process. It has been reported that Multi-Tech's close working relationship and shared partnership with French LPWAN organization Actility played a significant role in the company earning the contract.

  • Turkish telecommunications operator Turkcell has announced that it will rollout Narrow-Band-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) in order. to support 'smart city' applications and innovations which will be introduced in different sectors all across the country