5Qs on 5G: With Tele2

Self-professed “challenger” Tele2 wants to make 5G about more than speed. Sure, speed and low latency are good to have, but the operator has its eye on exploiting flexible networking technlogies to create a personal, virtual, optimised network for each user. CTIO Joachim Horn spoke to Inside5G about how the company is aiming to keep up with the competition for the next-generation. What is the purpose of Tele2 in terms of 5G? We want to build on the success of LTE and make…

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Estonia to pilot 5G next year

Estonian mobile operator EMT could steal an unlikely lead in the race for 5G as it looks to start piloting the technology as early as next year. EMT’s technology director Tiit Tammiste said: “Eesti Telekom is currently implementing a 5G technology needed to test its network. Tests scheduled to start in the second half of 2016 are likely”. Despite a recent visit to Ericsson’s Stockholm innovations studio, the carrier is yet to state who’s equipment it will use when initial…

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