Category: 5G


US unveils China trade tariff list

Last month President Trump signed a memorandum which confirmed the US would be kicking off a trade-war with the Chinese and now the 1300-strong list of products subject to tariffs has been released.

UK outlines plan for 5G testbed dream on a budget

The UK Government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has unveiled Urban Connected Communities Project which promises funding to the winning city to drive 5G technology research and deployment.

5G is a security risk right now – ENISA

The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, ENISA, has released a research papers which highlights the security flaws of yesteryear are still a threat in the 5G world of tomorrow.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Information overload

Scott and Jamie are joined by Ray from Light Reading and go straight into the big story of the week: Cambridge Analytica. The guys more or less agree that it’s ultimately all about how little control we have over our personal data and wonder what can be done about it. More importantly they also speculate about which Star Wars characters they are. Ray steers conversation onto 5G for a change and stresses that it’s all very well banging on about clever radio technology, but unless you deal with the unsexy stuff none of it is going to happen. Finally Jamie manages to find a window in his cryptocurrency trading schedule to tell us about his chat with Vodafone’s UK CEO, who was refreshingly honest about the challenges he faces.

The Middle East gears up for 5G

In the Middle East, telecom operators have been facing challenges on revenue increase pressure and digital O&M transformation, and the arrival of 5G will no doubt be a new opportunity for comprehensive strategy deployment.

The Road to 5G: European Momentum

Date: 19th April  Time: 2pm London (BST) The webinar will discuss the momentum behind 5G in Europe, what the key next steps are from a technology, spectrum and regulatory standpoint and the operators that are accelerating the commercial rollout. The webinar will address the opportunities for 5G, in both sub-6 and mmWave, from three distinct […]

Making the business case for 5G

The first specifications for 5G networks were signed off at the end of 2017, paving the way for future network deployments that will use the next generation wireless technology.

Qualcomm’s 5G Day, 5G momentum and IoT

Dino Flore, VP of Technology at Qualcomm, explains the thinking behind Qualcomm’s recent 5G day and the sheer scale of opportunities that will be created by the next generation of wireless technology.

European 5G progress and Qualcomm diversification

Dino Flore, VP of Technology at Qualcomm, discusses how Europe is progressing towards 5G and how Qualcomm is combining its support for 5G with and increasingly diverse product set, designed to support the many use-cases 5G is expected to enable.

The first 5G modem – Qualcomm Snapdragon X50

Sherif Hanna, Director of Product Marketing at Qualcomm, demonstrates the world’s first announced 5G modem – the Snapdragon X50 – performing a 5G millimetre wave connection with the throughput topping 4 Gigabits per second.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Smart moans

The usual suspects start by discussing an Ericsson interview Scott did at MWC but soon go off onto a random tangent about devices, about which Jamie claims to be indifferent despite being umbilically attached to his. Inevitable comparisons with Nokia ensue and they speculate about who is doing better. They both need to catch up with Huawei and they will probably be helped in that aim by Donald Trump, who seems determined to make it as difficult as possible for China to do business with the US, and Iain wonders why. They conclude with a look at the smart home market and dare to dream about the potential wonders of a smart pub.

Broadcom move to the US – a waste of time?

Broadcom’s decision to kick off a redomiciliation process to the US was a pragmatic move to get in the good books of the government, but now Trump has killed the Qualcomm acquisition, is there any point?

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