German 5G bids hit six billion euro
Published in Network
Friday, 24 May 2019 12:09

German 5G bids hit six billion euro

 

Auction into its 10th week

Germany’s 5G auction has drawn six billion euro ($6.7 billion) in bids so far as the sale enters its 10th week.

Huawei launches first 5G phone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 17 May 2019 15:35

Huawei launches first 5G phone

Due next month

Chinese smartphone company Huawei said that its first commercial 5G phone will launch on the 20th of June and cost £999.

TSMC is 5G winner
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 17 May 2019 11:36

TSMC is 5G winner


Appears to have most of the fabless chipmaker's projects

TSMC has reportedly grabbed orders for all the 5G modem chips that have been introduced by fabless chipmakers, such as Qualcomm's Snapdragon X50 and HiSilicon's Balong series.

Apple will take years to build a 5G modem
Published in Mobiles

 
It can’t get the wood

Fruity cargo cult Apple has no chance of escaping Qualcomm’s clutches for at least six years.

5G might mess with weather satellites
Published in Network
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 12:02

5G might mess with weather satellites


US Navy worried

A U.S. Navy memo warns that 5G mobile networks are likely to interfere with weather satellites, and senators are urging the Federal Communications Commission to avoid issuing new spectrum licenses to wireless carriers until changes are made to prevent harms to weather forecasting.

UK gets July 5G launch date
Published in Network
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 12:19

UK gets July 5G launch date


Vodafone is the first

Vodafone has announced that its 5G network will go live on the 3rd of July, making it the first to set a hard date for the launch of its next-gen mobile network.

Russian trolls behind anti-5G campaign
Published in News


New York Times claims it is because Vladimir Putin’s project is behind

Russian troll-farms are engineering the current upswing in the amount of anti-5G information which is suddenly appearing on social media.

Imagination announces PowerVR Ray Tracing
Published in PC Hardware


Ready for 5G

Imagination Technologies announced its PowerVR Ray Tracing technology for licensing, enabling state-of-the-art realistic image rendering using light-modelling techniques to be integrated into graphics processing units (GPUs) across mobile, automotive, server and other markets.

UK government flip-flops on 5G
Published in Network
Thursday, 09 May 2019 11:58

UK government flip-flops on 5G


Someone has been talking to the Americans

The people who bought the nation such decisive leadership on Brexit have flip-flopped on 5G.

5G will be of use to consumers
Published in Network
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 10:58

5G will be of use to consumers


At least according to Ericsson ConsumerLab

Consumers will get a LOT from 5G according to a study commissioned by Ericsson and ConsumerLab