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SK Telecom passes 1m 5G subs

SK Telecom has exceeded the 1 million 5G subscriber mark – and claims to be the first mobile operator in the world to achieve the feat. The milestone was achieved…

Spain: MásMóvil, Orange mull global network alliance

MásMóvil, the fourth largest telco operator in Spain, is reportedly negotiating a global 5G and FTTH network alliance with Orange. A deal would include sharing mobile networks in big cities,…

Research: Huawei key to 5G market volume

Research: Huawei key to 5G market volume

According to the latest research – 5G Smartphone Sales: China to Drive Rapid Growth in 2020 – from Strategy Analytics, global sales of 5G smartphones will reach 160 million in…

Analyst warns of 5G retail price shock

Analyst warns of 5G retail price shock

Nearly everyone expects to pay more money for 5G smartphones—but the cost of the initial wave of phones is dramatically exceeding expectations, with the price premium as much as 29…

Disney+ going global Nov 12

Disney+ going global Nov 12

The Walt Disney Company has confirmed global launch dates and pricing for Disney+ in Canada, The Netherlands, Australia, and New Zealand, and announced it has reached global agreements with nearly…

Weavr unveils prototype mobile eSports app

Weavr unveils prototype mobile eSports app

Government-backed eSports innovation project Weavr has unveiled its first working prototype which it says is set to redefine sports viewing experience The Weavr Consortium, comprised of six UK companies spanning…

CBA maintains pressure

The C-Band Alliance (CBA) made another filing on August 14th to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and again fired a blistering extra salvo at suggestions made by the ACA Connects…

FCC’s Pai approves T-Mobile, Sprint merger

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has shared with his colleagues a draft Order that would approve, subject to conditions, the proposed $146 billion (€131bn) merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. “After…

Sky enhances Sky Go app

Sky enhances Sky Go app

Sky TV customers can easily watch shows, movies, sports and now their recordings with the roll-out of the brand-new Sky Go app. The new app combines the existing Sky Q…

CBA gets support from major broadcasters

The C-Band Alliance has won significant extra support for its reallocation of satellite spectrum over the US to help speed 5G’s adoption. The support comes from CBS, Discovery, Fox, Disney,…

Survey: Australians need convincing of 5G

Survey: Australians need convincing of 5G

Research from Roy Morgan shows that the vast majority of Australians (91.4 per cent) are aware of 5G technology and a majority of 56.7 per cent ‘would consider using 5G…

Tele2, Ericsson launch Russian 5G

Working with Ericsson, Tele2 has launched Russia’s first 5G zone in central Moscow, using its commercial network. The coverage includes outdoor areas in the busiest part of the Russian capital,…

Rohde & Schwarz China 5G broadcast trial  

Rohde & Schwarz China 5G broadcast trial  

China’s Academy of Broadcasting Science (ABS) and China Broadcasting Network Co. Ltd. (CBN), two public institutions under governmental authority Chinese National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), are to cooperate and…

Huawei reveals homegrown Harmony OS

Huawei has unveiled its own operating system, HarmonyOS, at the Huawei Developer Conference in China. The company said the software is built to support a wide range of devices, starting…

CBA describes ACA proposals for 5G as “half-baked”

In its latest filing the C-Band Alliance (CBA) is being ultra-polite in suggesting that a submission to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the America’s Communications Association’s Connects Coalition (ACACC)…