News of Note—Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica, SK Telecom, Ericsson and more

news of note

Here are some of the stories we’re following today:

The CEOs of European mobile operators, including Vodafone Group, Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica, expressed deep concerns about current discussions on spectrum. Release

SK Telecom has successfully tested mobile broadband with Ericsson’s LAA solution, reporting downlink data speeds of 1 Gbps. Telegeography article

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SNS Research’s latest report indicates that mobile operators are expected to invest nearly $9 billion in Centralized Radio Access Network (C-RAN) infrastructure rollouts by the end of 2017. Release

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