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Here are the cities where you can access 5G from major U.S. carriers right now

By Christian deLooper December 23, 2019 3:24PM PST Even as you read this, 5G is gradually rolling out across the U.S., and while you likely do not have a phone that can connect to the next-gen network just yet, that day is rapidly approaching as more and more 5G phones arrive on the market. But exactly where is 5G available? Each carrier has […]

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SK Telecom selects Ericsson’s Cloud Packet Core to power its 5G network

http://www.telecomstechnews.com/ November 28, 2019 SK Telecom has announced that it has selected Ericsson’s Cloud Packet Core to power its 5G network. The Cloud Packet Core from Ericsson helps service providers to smoothly migrate to 5G Core stand-alone architecture. It also helps to create visibility, value and control of traffic and applications by determining the optimal […]

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German Telecom Company Chooses Huawei To Start 5G Network Project

VANESSA ROMO        ROB SCHMITZ December 12, 20193:22 PM ET    The German deal with Huawei has not been finalized. It is contingent on the technology and companies passing a security certification according to German law. German network provider Telefonica Deutschland has chosen Huawei to help build its next generation 5G network, ignoring pleas […]

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FirstNet Reaches Over 1 Million Connections

The FirstNet public safety communications platform – built with AT&T* in a public-private partnership with the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) – is growing in a big way. More than 10,000 public safety agencies and organizations across the country have subscribed. And over 1 million FirstNet connections are in service, bringing first responders and those that support them the […]

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Three to give customers 5G at no extra cost

Mobile operator Three says it will offer 5G on all its new and existing tariffs at no extra cost, when it launches its next-generation service. Existing customers will be able to use 5G at no extra cost – if they have a compatible handset – while new contracts will include 5G as standard. One analyst […]

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Apple buys Intel’s smartphone modem business

Apple will acquire “the majority” of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion, the two companies announced today. Around 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, and Apple will acquire IP and equipment from Intel as well. The transaction is expected to close toward the end of the year. Intel won’t be getting out of the […]

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FIVE EYES MUST LEAD ON 5G

REP. MIKE GALLAGHER AND TOM TUGENDHAT, MP 5G wireless technology is going to change the world. The challenge for policymakers is to ensure that our nations benefit from 5G’s promise while minimizing its risks. Foremost among these risks is information security. Given the deep security and commercial ties that bind the transatlantic community, Western-aligned countries […]

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Is China leading in 5G network, if so why?

In fact, China is leading the way. Communication technology development is the key part of President Xi’s ‘Made in China’ 2025 Plan, which has made the country a leader in a range of industries. According to a report by accounting firm Deloitte published in recent days, China is leading the way ahead of U.S. in […]

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When China and the rest of the world adopt 5G and the US lags behind with 4G?

New technologies that need ultra high-speed data not feasible with 4G will potentially become reality. “The next generation of wireless tech is more than just a boost for your phone. Think self-driving cars, telemedicine and VR reaching their true potential.” Not just speed: 7 incredible things you can do with 5G “The (Chinese) government controls […]

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Digital transformation and the road to 5G in southern Asia-Pacific

Digital transformation in certain Asia-Pacific markets is already heavily underway particularly in terms of internal systems, products, and services. The digitalization of manufacturing and supply chains is lagging but will be substantially accelerated by the launch of 5G. Over the past decade, Asia-Pacific has transitioned from being the world’s factory to a leading developer of […]

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