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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 11/16/2018
UPDATED 3:18 PM: First few days of 5G 28GHz bidding pulls in nearly $70M.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/16/2018
The Italian operator says it is halfway through its network modernization and hopes to bring 5G into parts of the country by late 2019.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: MTN, Ericsson carry out 5G trial in South Africa; Orange CFO hints at market consolidation in France; Telia buys IT services outfit.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/15/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange smartens up electricity network; Ericsson's car pool wants some EU love for C-V2X; GSMA not happy at German 5G spectrum conditions.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson upgrades Telenor's core network; Iliad thrives in Italy but struggles in France; semi-autonomous barges float Nokia's boat.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 11/14/2018
Nokia's Indian head of marketing and corporate affairs hopes India will be in a position to launch 5G services in 2020.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/13/2018
Mobile subsidiary EE plans to launch 5G services across 16 major UK cities next year, promising devices from 'multiple smartphone partners' as well as a home broadband service.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/13/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: KPN poaches MTN man for new tech role; TIM and Samsung join forces on 5G; Fastweb secures Tiscali's fixed wireless business; Virgin and Versa combine on SD-WAN services.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/13/2018
Further upheaval at the Italian incumbent as the CEO becomes a victim of the boardroom battle between Vivendi and Elliott.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/13/2018
UK-based operator has created a separate towers company in Europe and says it is now reviewing options for that business.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 11/13/2018
Service interconnection is changing, requiring automation to handle commercial agreements at scale and blockchain can enable that, says Marc Halbfinger, CEO of PCCW Global.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/12/2018
Three UK CEO Dave Dyson aims to hoover up a big chunk of the UK broadband market with his forthcoming 5G service.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 11/12/2018
Japanese company takes a big step toward separating its telecom business from its investment activities.
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