Tag archive: Mobile Europe

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Mobile Europe – O2 deemed winner, Three loser of UK spectrum auction

The auction surprised some onlookers by concluding sooner and raising more money that was originally expected, at £1.4 billion. Bengt Nordstrom, CEO at Northstream, said: “The 3.4GHz spectrum band is hugely important for 5G, as it lets operators add extra capacity to their existing networks without having to add many new base station sites. This explains […]
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Published April 6, 2018 in , , , .


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Mobile Europe – I can do that Dave – telcos launch new generation of digital assistans

However, outside of Europe, Korean firm SK Telecom’s smart speaker Nugu has a similar aim to Apple’s Siri. Nugu, which launched in 2017, has so far sold more than 150,000 units in the country. “Nugu is Korean language-based and uses a deep learning and natural language processing engine developed by the operator in-house,” says Bengt […]
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Published January 12, 2018 in , , , , , , .


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Mobile Europe – 2018 predictions: Operators overhaul IoT approach as certainty grows on 5G

Unsurprisingly 2018 is expected to bring greater certainty around what 5G will look like. According to Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of consultancy firm Northstream, the standard is now likely to come to market earlier than was expected a year ago as standardisation is making good progress. Trials will not demonstrate anything spectacular, says Nordstrom, with the […]
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Published January 9, 2018 in , , , , .


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Mobile Europe – Proximus, VEON execs win CTO of the Year awards

VEON’s Yogesh Malik and Proximus’s Geert Standaert scooped the awards at Mobile Europe’s CTO of the Year event on Wednesday evening. The judging panel for this year’s awards comprised Graeme Neill, Mobile Europe Editor, Marc Smith, Group Editor of Mobile Europe and European Communications, Kester Mann, Principal Analyst at CCS Insight, Bengt Nordstrom, CEO of […]
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Published May 29, 2017 in , , , , .