Report A new report from global crowdsourced data company, Tutela, showcases the impact of mid-band 5G deployments in a selection of countries.
Report In a new report from mobile testing company Opensignal, the UK’s 5G experience has been called out as the worst of the 12 countries it measured.
Regulation The FCC’s “milestone” 5G mid-band auction has now ended, with 271 bidders snapping up more than 20,000 Priority Access Licenses.
Networks Virtualizing the entire network from the core to the edge will remove vendor dependence, enabling MNOs to choose general purpose, off-the-shelf hardware.
Research Howard University physics professor Thomas Searles has won a three-year grant to study quantum communications that will take us beyond 5G.
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?
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.