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EU plan to develop superfast 5G network

The European Union said Tuesday it will launch an action plan to develop 5G mobile networks which will massively speed up Internet connections, in an effort to avoid falling behind other regions. “The Commission will work together with the industry to prepare a coordinated 5G action plan for the Europe,” EU Digital Commissioner Gunther Oettinger […]

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AT&T testing superfast 5G mobile network

AT&T announced plans Friday to begin testing a superfast fifth generation, or 5G, mobile network with speeds up to 100 times faster than the most rapid existing connections. The US telecom group said it would begin the field tests later this year in collaboration with US semiconductor giant Intel and Swedish networking group Ericsson. Global […]

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Some thoughts on Telecom for 2016

Rising competition, spectrum auction shape telecom The U.S. wireless market is likely to remain highly competitive in 2016, due to pricing pressure and the threat of cable operators entering the business. In Canada, spectrum auctions, wireline stabilization and the sluggish economy are likely to be the main themes. Sprint and T-Mobile’s aggressive pricing is threatening […]

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