Please take a note of the upcoming 2020 Open Nettest Expert Exchange. This virtual conference will take place on 25th of June 2020 in the forenoon.
Taking advantage of the online format, a range of topics will be discussed and presented, including:
- Lessons learned: Marketing campaigns for crowdsourcing measurement tools
- 5G and the new generation of the Android client
- Complaint Management and Tool certification
- The current generation of the Hardware probes
- Data reporting and visualisation
Now that the Berec NN Tool project is over, there has never been a better time to implement a new, modern monitoring tool.
Continue reading “New monitoring tool for regulators”
We are happy to announce availability of a new generation hardware probes that work seamlessly with our established platform Open Nettest.
Continue reading “New generation hardware probes for Open Nettest”
Four Slovak mobile operators decide on suppliers for future 5G networks. The only operator who has it clear already is Orange. It announced cooperation with Nokia, reported Zive.sk. Slovak Telekom has not taken any decision yet. O2 Slovakia runs a tender to select a supplier. Finally, the fourth MNO 4ka admits being in touch with four suppliers: ZTE, Nokia, Huawei and Ericsson.
Continue reading “Slovak operators decide on 5G suppliers”
Verizon reached 4.2 Gbps speed on its 5G network. The US operator conducted a trial in Texas with Samsung, Motorola and Qualcomm. The companies applied carrier aggregation in the 28 GHz spectrum band. As a result, customers will enjoy unprecedented mobile speeds still in 2020.
Continue reading “Verizon achieves 4.2 Gbps in a live 5G trial”
Traficom, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency, consults on the draft regulation on auctioning 26 GHz band. The spectrum shall serve for 5G networks. Stakeholders can comment on the draft by 6 March 2020.
Continue reading “Finland consults on 5G auction in 26 GHz band”
Electronic communications get people closer to each other. With the deployment of the next-generation mobile networks communications of people and even machines and things get to yet another level. Still, health concerns may halt technology advancements. Recently, two events prove that: cancellation of top event Mobile World Congress due to coronavirus; and Switzerland putting 5G rollout on halt due to health concerns.
Continue reading “Technology and health”
Energy efficient buildings deteriorate mobile connectivity. On one hand, building materials with good insulation characteristics protect from the cold, on the other hand they do not let mobile signal in or out. Therefore, the Irish regulator ComReg recommends two things to consumers to address poor indoor coverage: repeaters and WiFi calling.
Continue reading “ComReg has a solution for poor indoor coverage”
The start of year 2020 is a good opportunity to look back at the last decade. In this blog article we will particularly look at our spectrum auctions software and how it evolved in the recent years.
Continue reading “How our Spectrum Auctions software changed in the last decade – Part 1”
UKE, the Polish regulator, runs the second round of consultation on the auction in 3.5 GHz band. The plan is to award four licences, each for 80 MHz, valid until the end of June 2035. Stakeholders can comment on the draft auction conditions until 27 February 2020.
Continue reading “Poland sends 5G auction into second consultation round”