Friday, 20 September 2019

Tag Archives: 5G

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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Italy govt approves use of special powers over 5G supply deals

ROME: Italy’s new government approved on Thursday the use of special powers in deals to purchase goods and services related to 5G technologies signed by a number of domestic telecoms group with suppliers including China’s Huawei and ZTE Corporation. The measures were adopted under a law passed by the previous ...

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Samsung to launch $2,000 Galaxy Fold in Korea on Sept 6th

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will be available in South Korea from Sept. 6 with fifth-generation (5G) mobile connectivity. The world’s largest smartphone vendor said the device would be priced 2.398 million won ($1,977.47). The highly anticipated handset was originally ...

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Pakistan gets its first 5G internet service

KARACHI: China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak, popularly known as Zong) successfully conducted 5G trials in Pakistan, a press release issued by the company said. By doing so, Zong has become “the first and only operator to officially test 5G services in the country”, the statement added. An official from Zong while ...

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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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Vodafone launches 5G in Germany

FRANKFURT: Vodafone said on Tuesday it was launching 5G services in Germany, taking on Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities than the market leader that went live last week. Vodafone, which has already launched limited 5G services in its British home market, is switching on 5G ...

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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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Vodafone joins EE in offering 5G in UK

LONDON: Vodafone on Wednesday launched its 5G service in the UK, but without smartphones from controversial Chinese technology giant Huawei. By sidelining Huawei phones, Vodafone has mirrored action by EE, the first UK provider to roll out the technology that offers almost instantaneous data transfer with its own launch at ...

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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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