Security The GSMA hopes to promote a ‘security-by-design culture’, but will validating Huawei’s 5G equipment as secure lead to further confusion amongst network operators?
Infrastructure Femtocells, picocells and microcells make up the three types of 5G small cells, and in this overview we explain why they are so vital for getting mmWave 5G into the right places.
Networks South East Asia’s first live 5G non-standalone (NSA) network trial will be introduced by Nokia and StarHub, and will initially rely on existing 4G infrastructure within Singapore.
IoT MediaTek’s satellite-enabled narrowband IoT chipset has been tested at Fucino Space Center in Italy, using Inmarsat’s ’Alphasat’ geostationary orbit satellite.
Hardware The US has announced stricter Huawei sanctions, which will now incorporate MediaTek, and stop the Taiwanese fabless chip-maker supplying Huawei with components.
Cloud Red Hat’s latest version of OpenShift provides new capabilities that enable developers to build, deploy and manage applications in Kubernetes-based environments.
Report A new report from KPMG International and HFS Research has surveyed 900 technology executives to explore the current and future state of funding for emerging technologies.
Regulation The US Court of Appeals has upheld that cities must adhere to three FCC orders, introduced to improve the process of densifying the country’s 5G networks.
Infrastructure Ericsson has announced that it has made its 100th 5G commercial agreement with unique communications service providers.
Networks Mobile testing company Opensignal has released its first report into Australian 5G provision, with Telstra and Optus going head-to-head.
Regulation The FCC’s “milestone” 5G mid-band auction is generating huge demand, providing more opportunities for smaller bidders.
Networks Vodafone is the first UK mobile operator to install an OpenRAN 4G mast, as it looks toward the 2027 deadline to strip out Huawei 5G equipment.
Networks Nokia will supply Taiwan’s fifth-largest mobile network operator with 5G New Radio (NR) and 5G core technology.
Industry Centrica Storage’s Easington plant in the UK will become the first in the oil and gas sector to install a 5G-ready mobile private network.
Event A live webinar, presented by Positive Technologies, is taking place on the 6th August at 2pm GMT, examining the need for MNOs to address vulnerabilities in SS7 protocols and 5G networks.
Infrastructure According to state sources, Changsha, a city in Hunan Province, China, is using 5G to improve its industrial supply chain following the coronavirus pandemic.
Funding Six new projects have secured funding from 5G Create, a UK competition to showcase 5G innovation.
Networks As mobile operators around the world prepare for fifth generation networking, handling the huge jump in data consumption is key.
Automotive Avanci says it will enable the next generation of connected vehicles with its new 5G patent program.
Environment IoT sensors have been attached to a number of trees in Surrey and Northumberland to monitor the effects of climate change on the UK’s woodland.
Networks The race to replace Huawei technology in the US is well underway, and Ericsson has just delivered its first US-manufactured commercial 5G base station to Verizon HQ.
Infrastructure Neom, Saudi Arabia’s $500bn smart city project, has launched 5G infrastructure work with Saudi Telecom Company (stc).
Regulation The Federal Communications Commission has announced the start of its “milestone” auction for critical mid-band 5G spectrum.
Military MCAS Miramar is the first US military base to test Verizon’s Ultra Wideband Service, as it trials defense-based use cases for 5G.
Report In a new paper, described by experts as the “stupidest” coronavirus take thus far, scientists claim that millimeter wave technology could cause cornaviruses in humans.