Category: 5G and Beyond


Telegram faces ban in Russia

Messaging app Telegram is on the ropes in Russia after the state communications watchdog said it filed a lawsuit to limit access after security services were refused access to users’ secret messages.

Clothes are getting smarter

Imagine if that very smart T-shirt you were wearing was actually really smart. As in connected smart. And imagine if it could read, hold and send data about you and your condition over a mobile network to a doctor or an emergency services team.

SFR gets fined for the print of its fine print

French telco SFR has lost its argument in the Paris Court of Appeal for illegal and abusive clauses, with the ruling also noting font size T&Cs was too small for the consumer to fully appreciate the contract.

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.

Vodafone India completes €478mn tower sale

Vodafone has announced the completion of the sale of its Indian tower business to American Tower in a move to build the spreadsheets in preparation for the Jio battle.

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.

FCC’s Pai suggests new bans on nasty foreigners

New proposals from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to further protect the US people from those nasty foreigners, suggesting a ban on equipment or services from companies that pose a national security threat to the US.