Shedloads of 5G bugs revealed
Published in Network
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:13

Shedloads of 5G bugs revealed


Not up to snuff

5G suppliers and telcos are rapidly discovering that the bleeding edge tech is haemorrhaging bugs.

BT releases new 5G plans
Published in Network
Friday, 08 November 2019 11:32

BT releases new 5G plans


Halo, how are you? Can you tell me your name?

Customers of UK ISP BT (EE) can from today adopt the provider’s new converged “Halo” and “No Limits” plans, which brings together its 5G mobile and fixed-line home broadband (FTTC, FTTP, G.fast) networks.

Qualcomm expects 200 million 5G phones next year
Published in Mobiles


It will be the world's largest supplier

Qualcomm said it expects 200 million 5G smartphones to be sold in 2020 and that will make it the world’s largest supplier of mobile phone chips.

Nokia hires more staff on 5G expansion
Published in News
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 12:23

Nokia hires more staff on 5G expansion


Hundreds of engineer jobs

The former maker of rubber boots Nokia has hired hundreds of engineers in Finland this year to speed up its 5G development.

Johnson will allow Huawei to flog 5G gear in UK
Published in Network


Post-Brexit we will need everything on the cheap

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to grant China’s Huawei access to the UK’s future 5G telecoms network, the Sunday Times reported.

5G important for the EU's future
Published in Network
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 11:14

5G important for the EU's future


Swift roll out must have a common approach

An EU paper outlining the bloc's 5G plans suggest the region should become the leading market for deployment of 5G mobile networks  because the technology was the key for enhancing the bloc’s competitiveness.

Chipzilla has not given up on 5G
Published in Network
Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:33

Chipzilla has not given up on 5G

 

Spends $27 million on it

Chipzilla has just bought shedloads of 5G software, despite closing down its own 5G modem business.

Qualcomm’s Cristiano Amon speaks on global 5G
Published in Mobiles


2.2B covered by the end of 2020

Part of the recent chat we had with Cristiano Amon president of Qualcomm and Executive Vice President of BMW, Dr. Christoph Grote, included Cristiano’s confirmation that by the end of 2020 2.2 billion people will have 5G coverage.

Huawei officially unveils the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro
Published in Mobiles


Possibly the best camera but no Google Play service and high price

Huawei has officially unveiled its new flagship Mate 30 series smartphone lineup, once again pushing the envelope in the smartphone camera department, as well as bringing further improvements in display, battery life, performance and other departments, but this time it lacks Google Play service and comes at the highest price tag ever.

Snapdragon 7th series integrates 5G
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 06 September 2019 21:28

Snapdragon 7th series integrates 5G


It is all about the 7nm and die-area

Wafers are very expensive, especially for the 7nm leading-edge process, and 10nm is not cheap either. If you need to use a device in a battery-operated environment, then power consumption plays a critical role. But Qualcomm thinks that 5G deployment is happening much faster than was the case with 4G and wants to expand the reach to the Snapdragon 700 and even 600 series.