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.
Testing A new testing facility from Hewlett Packard Enterprise will enable mobile network operators (MNOs) to ditch proprietary systems in favour of open 5G technologies.
Networks Europe’s most profitable telecom provider has turned to Ericsson for its 5G RAN roll out.
IoT Nokia has announced its first commercial 5G standalone (SA) private wireless networking products for enterprise customers looking for wireless LAN and IIoT capabilities.
Infrastructure Ericsson has been selected by SoftBank to deploy its cloud native 5G Core to manage the operator's 5G RAN and develop new services.
Business It’s been a good week for Ericsson, as it bags a big Oman deal, its shares see a significant boost, and the UK announces a ban on Huawei 5G tech.
Phones TSMC may have been hit by US trade sanctions against Huawei, but it remains buoyant, and has hinted that the next iPhone will boast a 5nm chipset.
Healthcare O2, the University of Glasgow, and the James Watt School of Engineering have partnered with the NHS to provide Covid-19 test units in care homes and beyond.
Report The Small Cell Forum has published the first overview of how 5G small cells should be deployed over the next five years.
Infrastructure In this report, we take a look at the UK government’s basis for banning Huawei technology in the UK, and reveal the impact this will have on the country’s ability to deliver 5G.
Infrastructure New software from Nokia means that millions of legacy 4G radio units can now be remotely switched to 5G/NR, without the need for engineers to climb towers.
Use cases Ericsson’s 5G evangelist Peter Linder believes that use places, within a specific geographical area, can support new use cases, and provide material value to CSPs.
Networks Advanced network slicing and IIoT use cases will be enabled by Verizon’s shift from 4G LTE-supported 5G to a standalone 5G infrastructure.
Security It’s still too early to quantify supply chain disruption following the US ban on Chinese tech, Huawei’s vice-president explains.
Networks Whilst waiting for fiber to be installed, a portion of mmWave bandwidth can now be used to connect a cell site to the core network.
Infrastructure Kenya’s largest MNO, Safaricom, has partnered with Aviat to install microwave backhaul, delivering 5G to remote locations around the country.
Infrastructure Nokia has issued a statement to reassert its commitment to leading the “open mobile future” by investing in Open RAN and Cloud RAN.
Infrastructure New software from Ericsson will enable 5G service providers to stop relying on 4G LTE infrastructure, and deliver standalone (SA) 5G for the first time.