Saturday, 23 November 2019

Tag Archives: 5G network

Thousands of Swiss protest 5G over health fears

BERN: Thousands of people protested in the Swiss capital Bern over the roll-out of a 5G wireless technology across the country, which they fear could damage people’s health. The protesters, many carrying placards, gathered in front of the Swiss parliament building, in a bid to stop the construction of more ...

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UK says to decide on Huawei soon but China must play by rules

LONDON: Britain will make a decision soon about whether to allow Huawei equipment to be used in its 5G networks but China must play by the rules if it gets access to Western markets, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said. Asked when a decision would be made by the United Kingdom ...

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5G global revenues to double by 2020

5G wireless network infrastructure revenue will nearly double between 2019 and 2020, said Sylvain Fabre, senior research director at Gartner. “For 5G deployments in 2019, CSPs are using non-stand-alone technology. This enables them to introduce 5G services that run more quickly, as 5G New Radio (NR) equipment can be rolled ...

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Polish regulator calls for legal changes to enable 5G roll-out

WARSAW: Poland’s telecom regulator has urged the government to press ahead with regulatory changes related to permissible radiation levels that are key to rolling out next-generation 5G networks in the country in line with European Union requirements. As an EU member Poland is obliged to have an operational 5G network ...

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Monaco rolls out Huawei-built 5G network in European first

MONACO: Monaco became the first country in Europe to inaugurate a next-generation 5G mobile phone network based on technology from Chinese firm Huawei, which is seen by the US as a major security risk. As mobile operators shift away from slower 3G and 4G networks, Europe has been torn over ...

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LG to launch 5G-based cloud gaming service this year

SEOUL: LG Uplus Corp. said it will release a cloud-based virtual reality (VR) gaming service later this year, taking advantage of its low-latency 5G network. The nation’s No. 3 mobile carrier said it will launch a wide range of VR games for head-mounted displays connected to its 5G network in ...

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US lawmakers introduce bill to help US companies remove Huawei equipment

WASHINGTON: According to the new bill, the US Administration will help poorer US companies rid themselves of Chinese equipment which allegedly poses a threat to US national security. A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation which aims to help US companies replace Chinese telecom equipment if such equipment is deemed a ...

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Pompeo warns UK over China 5G network role

LONDON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Britain on Wednesday that allowing China a role in its 5G network risked undermining the historic allies’ intelligence sharing, during a visit to London that also highlighted their differences on Iran. Following talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Jeremy ...

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China opens first bridge with 5G network

BEIJING: China’s state-asset regulator announced a bridge opened earlier this week in the southern province of Guangdong is the country’s first bridge with a 5G network. Also known as the Humen Second Bridge, the 40.5-meter-wide Nansha Bridge is the world’s widest steel box girder suspension bridge. Linking Guangzhou and Dongguan, ...

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