Tag: 5G

U.K. allows Huawei to supply some 5G network gear, despite U.S. pressure

(Reuters) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday granted China’s Huawei a limited role in Britain’s 5G mobile network, resisting U.S. pressure to exclude the company from next generation communications on fears China could use it to steal secrets. In the biggest test of his post-Brexit foreign policy to date, Johnson ruled that “high-risk vendors” […]

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FCC unlocks 3.5GHz CBRS band, enables OnGo in Apple and Android phones

Following six years of private and public collaboration to open up some of the United States’ most valuable wireless spectrum, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today authorized full commercialization of OnGo services using the 3.5GHz CBRS band, a development that will enable the latest iPhones and Android phones to achieve faster data speeds in many […]

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ZTE 5G gear lets China’s experts remotely diagnose Wuhan coronavirus

As a dangerous coronavirus continues to spread outwards from the eastern city of Wuhan, China, experts from other parts of the country are now being called in — literally, using 5G cellular technology — to support growing diagnostic and treatment efforts. Chinese telecom equipment provider ZTE announced today that it has launched a remote 5G […]

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Docomo says 6G will bring AI everywhere, deliver ‘extreme’ performance

While most of the world focuses on deploying and improving the performance of early 5G networks, small groups of telecom engineers are working to establish what 6G networks will bring a decade from now. As one of the earliest cellular pioneers, Japanese carrier NTT Docomo today weighed in with predictions on what 6G will look like […]

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Apple and Broadcom sign $15 billion wireless parts deal through 2023

While Apple famously cut a last-minute deal last year with Qualcomm for the 5G modem components it will need for future iPhones and iPads, it indicated that it wouldn’t depend exclusively on the San Diego-based chipmaker for its wireless needs. Today, wireless antenna and power amplifier maker Broadcom announced that it has signed two new […]

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Official Renders Show off Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G with 100X Space Zoom Camera

Samsung is expected to pull the wraps from Galaxy S20 on February 11. As we near the launch date, the official renders for the Galaxy S20 has been leaked. Earlier, OnLeaks had put up CAD-based renders of the Galaxy S20 series devices. The official press renders confirm three new devices including Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra […]

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Docomo’s 5G-based 8K VR event streaming service will launch in March

After nearly two years of development, Japanese wireless carrier NTT Docomo announced that it will launch an 8K VR event streaming service in March, showcasing the bandwidth and latency capabilities of 5G cellular technology. The 8KVR Live service will offer users pay-per-view access to live venues, enabling users of 5G smartphones and VR headsets to […]

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To realize the promise of CES 2020, let’s address the real “I” in IoT: inefficiency

Presented by Avnet Connected things are no longer the exception. They’re the rule. Nowhere was this clearer to me than at CES this year, where virtually every thing on the floor — every robot, wearable, screen, vehicle, appliance, furnishing — was either somehow connected to the internet or at least was on track to be […]

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U.S. Senate committee tackles shortage of 5G tower climbers

While 5G cellular networks are beginning to spread across the United States, comprehensive rollouts of the next-generation technology are being held up by a significant shortage of professional installers — “tower climbers,” as they’re known in the trade — and there’s no immediate solution in sight. That’s the key takeaway from testimony delivered to the […]

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Audi and Qualcomm will deploy C-V2X on Virginia roads in Q3 2020

Cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) communications will be one of the lynchpins for future autonomous driving, enabling cars to directly communicate with one another and local traffic infrastructure using wireless signals. Today, Audi, Qualcomm, and the Virginia Department of Transportation announced that they will bring the new communications technology to actual streets in Virginia later this year, […]

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