Nokia expects 4G to pick up this year
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 27 February 2017 11:13

Nokia expects 4G to pick up this year


Rumours of its demise exagerated 

Former maker of rubber wear Nokia claims that demand for higher speed 4G network equipment is starting to recover this year.

Verizon claims it will offer 5G this year
Published in News
Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:06

Verizon claims it will offer 5G this year


Jumping the gun

Verizon Communications claims it will be offering its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.

5G gets its logo
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:22

5G gets its logo


The spec still has to be locked down 

3GPP, 3rd Generation Partnership Project, has launched the 3GPP official 5G logo and said that it should have the spec sorted out by 2018.

Never mind 5G, researchers have found something much faster
Published in News


10 times faster than 5G


Japanese boffins have developed a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate 10 times or more faster than that offered by the fifth-generation mobile networks (5G).

5G will be a worldwide game changer
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 11:06

5G will be a worldwide game changer


Qualcomm issues a report on the coming mobile technology


The maker of chips, Qualcomm, has issued a new report which identifies 5G as a significant technology worldwide game changer.

Intel is covering up Qualcomm’s success
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 15:35

Intel is covering up Qualcomm’s success


Literally uses a curtain

Last week at CES 2017 we noticed that Intel felt so unsecure about itself that it used a big curtain to hide the Qualcomm logo from the booth next door. This really happened and we were lucky to document it. 

T-Mobile US on 5G in 2017
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 01 January 2017 18:05

T-Mobile US on 5G in 2017


VR, AR, AI mobile speeds of 1.8 Gbps

T-Mobile US is talking a lot about network un-carrier innovations including 4G advanced features such as 4x4 MIMO, QAM 256 and QAM 64 but it looks like the company is working hard on 5G too. T-Mobile has already demonstrated mobile speeds of 1.8 Gbps and fixed speeds of 12 Gbps with latency of 2ns. Things look to be much faster and seamless in 2017 and the years to come, Happy New 2017 Year, that gets us a step closer to that. 

T-Mobile preparing for 1 Gbps in 2017
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 01 January 2017 17:35

T-Mobile preparing for 1 Gbps in 2017


4×4 MIMO and QAM 256 are the first step in the USA

Back in September, T-Mobile in the US announced that it supports 4×4 MIMO as well as QAM 256 on the download and QAM 64 on the upload side. The first phone to get this support was the Samsung Galaxy S7 and it looks like in 2017, T mobile will get you to 1Gbps class speeds or speeds up to 979 Mbps.

Pressure building for 5G to use 28GHz band as the standard
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South Korea, US and Japan have agreed to back it


A row is brewing over which frequency will be used for 5G.

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:58

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821


Qualcomm president confirms multiple chipset support
 

Just five days ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 has full support for Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and everyone jumped to the conclusion expecting that only the Snapdragon 835 and the future SoCs are supported. It turns out that the device on stage was based on Snapdragon 821 confirming that Windows 10 runs on the current generation too.