News - subcat

Apple rumoured to be buying Intel's 5G tech
Published in Mobiles


After it knifed its partner

Fruity cargo cult Apple is rumoured to be negotiating with Intel to buy the 5G technology that it rejected for its iPhone.

LG might not have 5G
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 10:58

LG might not have 5G


Row with Qualcomm

LG Electronics’ new 5G smartphone looked dodgy after the firm could not sort out a deal with Qualcomm to renew a chip license deal that is due to expire this month.

Three will offer 5G in August
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 10 June 2019 11:49

Three will offer 5G in August


$2.55 billion 5G infrastructure investment i

UK mobile operator Three will  launch its first new-generation 5G broadband service in London in August and would roll out mobile and broadband across 25 towns and cities before the end of the year.

Ireland’s National 5G Test Centre opens at Maynooth University
Published in Network


€1.5 million centre is first of its kind in Europe

Maynooth University today opened Ireland’s National 5G Test Centre. The state-of-the-art facility dubbed RadioSpace, which represents an investment of €1.5 million, is the country’s first large-scale facility for the research and testing of radio and wireless technologies needed for 5G and the future Internet of Things.

Mediatek announces SoC with an integrated 5G modem
Published in Mobiles


7nm with ARM's new Cortex-A77 CPU/Mali-G77 GPU

Mediatek has made quite a surprising announcement as its new SoC will be the first to use ARM's new SOC design with Cortex-A77 CPU cores and Mali-G77 GPU, as well as an integrated 5G modem.

Lenovo showcases a 5G Snapdragon 8cx PC
Published in PC Hardware


Computex 19: X55 modem inside, pictured

Qualcomm and Lenovo showcased the world’s first 5G PC at Computex. The PC is based on Qualcomm’s 8cx platform and comes with additional 5G connectivity. Lenovo calls this design "Project Limitless", based on world’s first 7nm platform purpose-built for PCs.

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.