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
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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.

Qualcomm scales 5G to Snapdragon 8, 7 and 6 series
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By 2020

Qualcomm’s President Cristiano Amon has announced that way beyong its Snapdragon 800 series with 5G support, Qualcomm will announce Snapdragon 7 and 6 generations with 5G support in 2020.

Deutsche Telekom's 5G goes live in five cities
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 05 September 2019 13:23

Deutsche Telekom's 5G goes live in five cities


2.2 billion euros well spent

Deutsche Telekom said its 5G mobile network had gone live in five German cities, timing the launch for maximum impact on the opening day of the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin.

5G is arriving half-baked on security
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Monday, 05 August 2019 12:58

5G is arriving half-baked on security


They are the telecom equivalent of Steve Irwin to a Stingray

While high-speed 5G mobile data networks have already started rolling out in some cities, insecurity experts are concerned that the standard might not be up-to-snuff on security.

Xilinx EVP: How 5G makes data plans cheaper
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 August 2019 17:12

Xilinx EVP: How 5G makes data plans cheaper


5G makes unlimited data affordable

Liam Madden, EVP and GM at Xilinx of the wired and wireless group, painted an excellent picture why 5G will be so successful in solving a data hunger problem.

5G requires a lot of power
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 29 July 2019 12:27

5G requires a lot of power


It will be a battery and base station vampire

The telephone industry is a little concerned that 5G’s orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM), a holdover from 4G, might draw too much power in 5G devices and base stations.

British Vodafone launches 5G in Germany
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Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:14

British Vodafone launches 5G in Germany


Undercuts Deutsche Telekom

The UK's Vodafone is launching 5G services in Germany, undercutting Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities.