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US telcos claim $5.6bn to switch out Chinese gear

The FCC says it has received $5.6 billion (€4.9bn) worth of refund requests for its Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Reimbursement Programme, as operators move to replace Huawei and ZTE infrastructure. The FCC opened applications late October, and closed on January 28th, receiving 181 applications. A total of $1.9 billion was originally allocated to the […]

February 7, 2022

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Wireless technology specialist Qualcomm has introduced its latest premium 5G mobile platform, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, claiming it leads the way into a new era of premium mobile technology equipped with cutting-edge 5G, AI, gaming, camera, and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies to transform the next generation of flagship devices. Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will be […]

December 2, 2021

GSMA calls for licensing of 6 GHZ to power 5G

The global future of 5G is at risk if governments fail to align on licensing 6 GHz spectrum, according to mobile operator trade body the GSMA. The full speed and capabilities of 5G depend on the 6 GHz mid-band spectrum, it asserts. Yet governments are already diverging: China will use the entire 1200 MHz in […]

May 18, 2021By Colin Mann

ZTE claims 5G NR broadcast first

Mobile Internet consumer technology solutions provider ZTE has launched what it claims is the industry’s first broadcast service based on the 5G NR physical layer technology at Ultra High Definition Video (Beijing) Production Technology Collaboration Center, realising end-to-end 5G HD video broadcast service on 700MHz spectrum. Based on 5G NR broadcast, multiple terminal users can […]

September 30, 2020

Analyst: 5G to transform M&E

The media and entertainment industry is exploring opportunities to take advantage of 5G networks as the deployments start rolling out in many markets, according to tech market advisory firm ABI Research. Although most of the media and entertainment industry is focused on using the 5G

August 20, 2020

Nokia gets Unicom 5G business

China Unicom has selected Nokia for a 10 per cent share of its 5G core network. “China Unicom has chosen Nokia to support the buildout ofits 5G SA Core network in China, marking an expansion of Nokia’s existing 4G working relationship with the Chinese communication service provider,” Nokia said in a statement. Nokia will work […]

June 15, 2020