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With Sprint merger done, John Legere steps down as T-Mobile CEO

Mike Sievert will take over as CEO effective immediately
Tags: Mobile, News, Trends, Sprint, T-mobile, 5g, John Legere, Mike Sievert, 5G Network, Sprint T-mobile Merger


After 2-Year Regulatory Maze, Sprint and T-Mobile Have Merged

Sprint and T-Mobile have officially closed their merger, capping off a two-year regulatory journey that wound through several levels of the country's legal system. The $26 billion deal will bring the number of major wireless carriers in the United States to just three, despite antitrust challenges from the Justice Department and, more recently, lawsuits from...
Tags: Advertising, United States, Justice Department, 5g, Year Regulatory Maze Sprint


The 5G iPhone 12 is still on track for a fall launch, report claims

The new device is expected to be a major upgrade over the iPhone 12
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, 5g, Iphone 12


Microsoft launches Edge Zones for Azure

Microsoft today announced the launch of Azure Edge Zones, which will allow Azure users to bring their applications to the company’s edge locations. The focus here is on enabling real-time low-latency 5G applications. The company is also launching a version of Edge Zones with carriers (starting with AT&T) in preview, which connects these zones directly to 5G networks in the carrier’s data center. And to round it all out, Azure is also getting Private Edge Zones for those who are deploying priv...
Tags: Google, Internet Of Things, New York, Technology, Enterprise, Microsoft, Developer, Cloud Computing, Articles, Tech, Telecommunications, AT&T, Vodafone, Miami, Telstra, Private


What is 5G? The next-generation network explained

It's been years in the making, but the new tech is finally becoming a reality
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Wireless, 5g, What Is, 4G LTE, 5G cellular, Cellphone Tech, 5GQualcommSponsorship, Tier 4


8 crucial things you need to know about 5G in 2020

We separate the fact from the fiction in this list of things you need to know about 5G technology in 2020.
Tags: Mobile, Trends, Phones, 5g, Wireless Networks


Microsoft acquires 5G specialist Affirmed Networks

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Affirmed Networks, a company that specializes in fully virtualized, cloud-native networking solutions for telecom operators. With its focus on 5G and edge computing, Affirmed looks like the ideal acquisition target for a large cloud provider looking to get deeper into the telco business. According to Crunchbase, Affirmed raised a total of $155 million before this acquisition, and the company’s more than 100 enterprise customers include the likes ...
Tags: Google, Cloud, Internet Of Things, Technology, Enterprise, Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Tech, AT&T, Computing, Vodafone, M&a, Mergers and Acquisitions, Orange, 5g, Telus


Every 5G phone announced so far

5G is the future, and you've probably heard about the huge speed increases. Here's a list of every 5G phone.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Other, 5g, Mwc 2019, Tier 4


5G is safe, international panel of experts confirms

The panel updated radiation guidelines and confirms 5G is not a danger
Tags: Health, Mobile, News, Medicine, Trends, 5g


5G devices were less than 1% of US smartphone purchases in 2019

No surprise, really, that 5G smartphone sales are on the way up. Frankly, there’s really no other way to go, according to the latest numbers from NPD’s Mobile Phone Tracking. The firm noted that 5G handsets accounted for less than 1% of total sales in the U.S. The hurdles are also what you’d expect: namely, pricing and the lack of 5G availability. There’s also the fact that for much of 2019, there simply weren’t that many phones to purchase. When the devices did start arriving from companies...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Hardware, US, Tech, Smartphones, Qualcomm, 5g, NPD, LG Samsung


Verizon increases network infrastructure investment by $500M

Verizon said Thursday it will boost investment in network infrastructure, increasing its capital guidance by $500 million, to prepare for the rise in telecommuting and online learning amid the coronavirus outbreak. Verizon has not seen any measurable increases in data usage even as some business, schools and other organizations are asking its employees to work remotely, Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg told CNBC in an interview. He added that the company is monitoring it 24/7 because “patterns ...
Tags: Mobile, Verizon, Tech, Broadband, United States, Telecommunications, World Health Organization, Ncaa, Video On Demand, Verizon Communications, 5g, Cnbc, Telecommuting, Hans Vestberg, Vestberg, Coronavirus


How to choose a 5G plan

If you're all in for 5G, you must have the right phone and the right plan in the right place. We show you how.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, How-to, 5g, Buying Guides, Emerging Tech


Johnson's majority slashed as 38 Tory rebels fire warning shot over Huawei's involvement in 5G - as it happened

MPs vote down Iain Duncan Smith’s amendment by 306 votes to 282, cutting Boris Johnson’s working majority of 87Afternoon summary 5.45pm GMT Related: Coronavirus live updates: number of deaths outside China passes 1,000 as Italy records highest one-day toll 5.20pm GMT The official division list for the Huawei vote is now up.Some 38 Tory MPs actively rebelled - two serving as tellers, and 36 voting against the government. That is 10 more than the number of Conservatives who signed the ...
Tags: Politics, Science, Technology, China, Conservatives, UK News, Civil Service, Italy, Boris Johnson, Iain Duncan Smith, Tory, Johnson, Huawei, 5g, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


Johnson's majority slashed as 38 Tory rebels fire warning shot over Huawei's involvement in 5G - live news

MPs vote down Iain Duncan Smith’s amendment by 306 votes to 282, cutting Boris Johnson’s working majority of 87 5.20pm GMT The official division list for the Huawei vote is now up.Some 38 Tory MPs actively rebelled - two serving as tellers, and 36 voting against the government. That is 10 more than the number of Conservatives who signed the Iain Duncan Smith amendment that was put to the vote. 5.08pm GMT Last year the House of Commons became very good at releasing division lists quickly ...
Tags: Politics, Technology, Conservatives, UK News, Civil Service, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Iain Duncan Smith, Tory, Johnson, Huawei, 5g, New Statesman, Matt Hancock, Stephen Bush, Coronavirus outbreak


Johnson's majority slashed to 24 as Tory rebels fire warning shot over Huawei's involvement in 5G - live news

MPs vote down Iain Duncan Smith’s amendment by 306 votes to 282, cutting Boris Johnson’s working majority of 87 4.23pm GMT This is from the Tory MP Tim Loughton, explaining why he voted against the government.For the first time in this Parliament I have voted against the Government in support of an amendment to the Telecommunications Bill to keep high-risk Chinese company Huawei out of the 5G contract. We lost by just 24 votes. We should not be taking these risks with our security 4.17pm G...
Tags: Politics, Technology, Conservatives, UK News, Civil Service, Bbc, Boris Johnson, Iain Duncan Smith, Tory, Johnson, Huawei, 5g, Tim Loughton, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak, Oliver Dowden


Johnson facing Commons revolt after 26 Tories back amendment for Huawei to be excluded from 5G - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 12.30pm GMT Philip Hammond has warned that the country should be braced for a “significant dip” in the economy as it deals with coronavirus and urged the new chancellor to intervene to help small businesses. Ahead of the budget tomorrow, Hammond, who served as Theresa May’s chancellor said the impact of the illness would be “real” on the country and he expected an economic slowdown.He suggested Rishi Sunak, who was promoted ...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Civil Service, Bbc, Theresa May, Labour, Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Huawei, 5g, Paye, Hammond, GOTV, Dan Sabbagh


Huawei: government tries to head off 5G network rebellion

Tory doubters invited to meeting with senior security expert in effort to allay fearsThe government made a last-ditch attempt on Monday to head off a potential Tory rebellion over the Chinese telecoms provider Huawei , drafting in a security expert to try to reassure anxious MPs.Tories were invited to a meeting in parliament with Dr Ian Levy, the technical director of the National Cyber Security Centre, as party grandees try to amend a telecommunications bill in an effort to ensure the use of Hu...
Tags: Politics, UK, Technology, Conservatives, UK News, Huawei, 5g, Ian Levy, National Cyber Security Centre


Huawei: government tries to head off Tory 5G network rebellion

Conservative doubters invited to meeting with senior security expert in effort to allay fearsThe government made a last-ditch attempt on Monday to head off a potential Conservative rebellion over the Chinese telecoms provider Huawei, drafting in a security expert to try to reassure anxious MPs.Tories were invited to a meeting in parliament with Dr Ian Levy, the technical director of the National Cyber Security Centre, as party grandees try to amend a telecommunications bill in an effort to ensur...
Tags: Politics, UK, Technology, Conservatives, UK News, Huawei, 5g, Ian Levy, National Cyber Security Centre


OnePlus’ Snowbots let you control a snowball-throwing robot through 5G

Anyone with a good 5G or Wi-Fi connection can control Snowbots on their phone
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Oneplus, 5g, Snowbots


New OnePlus Snowbots let you control a snowball-throwing robot through 5G

Anyone with a good 5G or Wi-Fi connection can control Snowbots on their phone
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Oneplus, 5g, Snowbots


Rebel Tory MPs put down amendment to bar Huawei technology

Group of eight rebels call for Huawei to be removed from UK networks by end of 2022A group of eight Conservative rebel MPs, including four former cabinet ministers, have put down an amendment calling on the government to eliminate all Huawei technology from the UK’s mobile phone networks by the end of 2022.Led by Sir Iain Duncan Smith, Owen Paterson, David Davis and Damian Green, the rebels hope to stage a show of strength – although it is not clear whether they can attract the 44 votes needed t...
Tags: Politics, UK, Technology, Conservatives, UK News, Boris Johnson, Damian Green, Huawei, 5g, Iain Duncan Smith Owen Paterson David Davis


5G is now live in 24 markets, GSMA predicts it’ll be 20% of global connections by 2025 — and eyes a big tech break-up

The next-gen flavor of mobile connectivity, 5G, is now live in 24 markets globally, per global mobile industry association the GSMA — which has just published its annual state of the global mobile economy report. The cutting edge network tech is capable of supporting speeds up to 100x faster than LTE/4G and delivering latency of just a few milliseconds, as well as being able to connect many more devices per cell site — which means that, as it rolls out, it’s expected to underpin a new wave of...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Mobile, Internet Of Things, South Korea, Europe, Japan, China, US, Tech, Eu, Smartphones, Telecommunications, Italy, Sony, European Commission


Google Cloud goes after the telco business with Anthos for Telecom and its Global Mobile Edge Cloud

Google Cloud today announced a new solution for its telecom customers: Anthos for Telecom. You can think of this as a specialized edition of Google’s container-based Anthos multi-cloud platform for both modernizing existing applications and building new ones on top of Kubernetes. The announcement, which was originally slated for MWC, doesn’t come as a major surprise, given Google Cloud’s focus on offering very targeted services to its enterprise customers in a number of different verticals. G...
Tags: Google, Startups, Cloud, Enterprise, Cloud Computing, Computing, Openstack, 5g, Kubernetes, Manor, Cloud Infrastructure, Amdocs, Eyal Manor, Google Cloud, GCP, Thomas Kurian


Promise of Huawei phase-out is not enough, say Tory rebels

Anti-Huawei MPs want timetable for removing Chinese supplier from networkA ministerial promise that high-risk 5G network suppliers such as Huawei would eventually be phased out of future UK phone networks has failed to quell a brewing Conservative revolt over the issue.Rebel backbenchers said the clarification made by Matt Warman, a junior minister, at a Westminster Hall debate was not enough because he would not commit to a timetable to eliminate the Chinese supplier, which they claim is a nati...
Tags: Politics, UK, Technology, Conservatives, UK News, Telecoms, Huawei, 5g, Westminster Hall, Matt Warman


T-Mobile 5G rollout: Here’s everything you need to know

T-Mobile's 5G network officially launched in the U.S., though it's not with the 600MHz frequency we were all expecting, but with millimeter wave, just like Verizon's existing 5G network.
Tags: Mobile, Verizon, News, Trends, T-mobile, 5g, Emerging Tech, 5GQualcommSponsorship, Galaxy S10 5G


Sprint 5G rollout: Everything you need to know

Sprint has launched its next-gen 5G network in a handful of cities, but more are on the way soon. But the 5G network it's using is a decidedly different approach than some of its competitors, including Verizon and AT&T.
Tags: Mobile, Verizon, News, Samsung, Trends, Sprint, Oneplus, 5g, 5GQualcommSponsorship


ASEAN official bats for ‘level playing field’ for 5G deployment at a Huawei office

ASEAN has to ensure a level playing field to develop a 5G ecosystem for its digital transformation, the Deputy Secretary-General for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Dr Aladdin D. Rillo said at a Huawei cybersecurity office in Brussels. “The world is very inter-connected and integrated. We have to help each other and work together towards […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Telecom, Brussels, Huawei, 5g, Asean, ASEAN Economic Community AEC, Aladdin D Rillo


Huawei Hopes to Win Over Europe With Plans to Build 5G Factory in France

After the U.S. government warned European nations numerous times that the use of Huawei networking equipment poses a security risk, now it appears Huawei is hoping to alleviate those fears with new plans to build a 5G manufacturing facility in France.Read more...
Tags: Security, Europe, Science, France, Huawei, 5g, Huawei Does France


If socializing within games is so popular, why hasn’t the Multiverse arrived yet?

Thus far in this series we’ve outlined “multiverse” virtual worlds — a concept different from the metaverse — as the next stage of social media and what this future will look like. It begs the question though: if video games have been massively popular for many years, why hasn’t this shift to online virtual worlds as mainstream social hubs on par with Facebook and Instagram already happened? The thought of virtual worlds for socializing evokes Second Life (launched in 2003), where users creat...
Tags: Social, Gaming, Facebook, Instagram, Tech, Virtual Worlds, Second-Life, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Minecraft, 5g, Improbable, Eve Online, BusinessWeek, Roblox, Fortnite


If virtual worlds are so popular, why don’t we have them yet?

If virtual worlds are so enticing, why haven’t we already shifted to them as our online social hubs? The thought of virtual worlds for socializing evokes Second Life (launched in 2003), where users created unique avatars to socialize, build and trade with each other. Contemporaneous press hype told us that our entry into the metaverse appeared imminent, and a 2006 cover story in BusinessWeek magazine featured an analyst who predicted that Second Life could displace Windows as the leading PC o...
Tags: Social, Gaming, Tech, Virtual Worlds, Second-Life, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Minecraft, 5g, Improbable, Eve Online, BusinessWeek, Roblox, Fortnite, SpatialOS