O2 and Ericsson Start Commercial 5G in UK

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UK Service Provider O2 has launched commercial 5G in several major cities enabled by Ericsson 5G Cloud Core and 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) products and solutions. O2's 5G networks have been switched on in Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and Leeds, supporting commercially available O2 5G smartphones.

Vodafone and O2 Launch LTE Networks in UK

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UK operators Vodafone and O2 have launched their commercial LTE services in country today. Vodafone's LTE network is currently available in London where as O2's LTE network is available in London, Leeds and Bradford. 

O2 Unveils 4G Tariffs and Data Bundles

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UK's O2 has announced a range of 4G tariffs with data bundles for its upcoming 4G network. From 29th August, O2 will offer 4G tariffs starting at £26 a month, which all include unlimited minutes and texts, bigger data bundles from 1GB – 8GB, free access to 9,000 O2 Wifi hotspots.

O2 to Launch LTE Network on 29th August

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UK operator O2 has outlined plans for launch of its 4G LTE network. O2 will switch on LTE network in London, Leeds and Bradford on 29th August, reaching up to five million people from launch. 

O2 Selects Nokia Siemens Networks to Build LTE Network in UK

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O2 (Telefónica UK) has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to prepare its LTE network across London and the South East of England. The UK operator is anticipating a rapid launch of 4G following Ofcom’s spectrum auctions scheduled for early 2013.

Telefonica Germany to Offer Mobile LTE Starting Next Month

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Telefonica Germany plans to kick off its new generation of mobile Internet with LTE mobile on 3rd July. O2 LTE will initially be available in the high-speed areas Nuremberg and Dresden, closely followed by Munich and Leipzig.

O2 Launches LTE Trial In London

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O2 has announced beginning of 4G LTE network trial in London. The trial will run for the next nine months.

O2 says 4G spectrum auction is illegal, Ofcom denies

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UK mobile operator O2 has opposed Ofcom's spectrum plan for a 4G LTE spectrum auction.

O2 to launch commercial LTE in Germany

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Telefónica Germany plans to start LTE services from July 1, 2011. Operator is offering mobile broadband services under the name "O2 LTE at Home".

O2 explains LTE Trial

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Telefónica O2 is currently trialing LTE in Slough, UK. O2 has deployed six 4G mobile cell towers  and are capable of handling the same volume of traffic as O2's entire UK 3G network.

O2 signs network upgrade deal with Nokia Siemens Networks

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UK operator Telefónica O2 to has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to modernize its radio network, expanding capacity, coverage and performance.

Altair Semiconductor Chipsets to Power O2's LTE Trial

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Altair Semiconductor has announced that its chipsets will power the AVM FRITZ!Box LTE being used during O2's upcoming digital dividend and 2.6GHz friendly user trials i

Telefonica O2 Launches Rural LTE Network Pilot

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Telefonica O2 Germany is starting the next stage of LTE deployments in rural areas.

Telefonica O2 Germany launches LTE pilot network

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Telefonica O2 Germany has put its first LTE pilot network into operation in Munich.

Telefonica O2 tests LTE in Slovakia

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Telefonica O2 is testing LTE in the region of Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. The exercise will run until 31 August 2010. O2 is using 2.66 GHz frequency spectrum for tests.