Neutral host operators, Freshwave and Cellnex, are becoming more integral to telco service rollout plans across Europe. In the UK, for instance, Freshwave is rolling out London’s first-ever shared infrastructural 5G small cells. Moreover, multiple 5G deals in Spain and France have been handed to Cellnex along ‘cross-border corridors.’
In collaboration with nexGWorx and MTC, BT successfully deployed a Release 15 5G network based on Nokia technology. What lessons does MTC’s 5G private network offer for legacy manufacturing?
In this edition of the 5G Magazine, we take a reality check focusing on the actual use cases and applications being deployed across industry verticals, the related ecosystem players, and what value 5G is adding to the corresponding use cases and applications.
The potential for private networks is massive, but so are the challenges to realize its full potential. The 5G private networks landscape has a complex, multi-partner ecosystem. Investing in 5G private networks requires working with a provider with a rich partner ecosystem to support complex global deployments.
BBC R&D tested 5G standalone non-public networks to provide live pictures of 2022 Commonwealth Games from the center of Birmingham. British Telecom (BT) provided the network and backhaul and Vislink subsidiary Mobile Viewpoint provided the technology that encodes and manages the video stream over the networks.
BT demonstrated its unique broadcast capabilities, with its Media & Broadcast, BT Sport and EE operations combining to showcase the powerful benefits that 5G and cloud-based technologies bring to broadcasters.
British Telecom (BT) and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) demostrated UK’s first remote diagnostic procedure using a 5G connected ambulance.
British Telecom (BT) , University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) , Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC), WM5G and jointly demostrated remote-controlled ultrasound scan over public 5G network.