Amazon steps into European 5G market through strategic cloud deal with O2 Telefónica

Amazon steps into European 5G market through strategic cloud deal with O2 Telefónica

O2 Telefónica in Germany, in partnership with Nokia, has made a groundbreaking move by deploying 5G standalone core software on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

This marks a significant milestone as it is the first instance of an existing mobile operator shifting its core network to a public cloud. 

Traditionally, telecom networks have migrated IT and other non-core operations to the cloud, but this transition by the subsidiary of the Spanish group Telefonica sets a new...

BT brings 5G and the cloud to businesses on the move with AWS Wavelength

A BT shop.

BT has confirmed it is making a multi-million-pound investment to bring 5G and 4G mobile edge computing services to its UK business customers in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The work combines AWS's cloud expertise with BT’s market-leading 5G and 4G infrastructure. EE’s national mobile network with AWS Wavelength will bring the power of AWS to the network edge for more business and public sector customers across the UK – opening up faster, secure and...

As 3G rides into the sunset, 5G comes into focus

A 5G sign.

With carriers ending the most widely used technology in the past 20 years, the shift from 3G presents some unintended consequences for businesses.

Every year, industry leaders give their predictions on new technologies and emerging applications—always forward looking and focused on the potential benefits. And with good reason—for the past 20 years, the industry delivered a consistent cadence of technologies that improved our lives—with faster and more powerful devices that...