5G News Coverage

US operators edge toward mmWave acquisitions

Three of the four top US operators applied to take part in upcoming auctions of 28GHz and 24GHz spectrum, lining up alongside dozens of other...

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FCC to drive US 5G goals with more spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) outlined plans to free up more spectrum for 5G and Wi-Fi, as well as opening up rules for rural...

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Vodafone demonstrates 5G support for holographic calling

Vodafone planning 1,000 5G sites in the U.K. by 2020. While 5G hasn’t been deployed at enough scale for the first killer app to emerge, the next...

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Cradlepoint’s ‘Pathway to 5G for Business’ Launches at Mobile World Congress Americas

BOISE, Idaho and LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 14, 2018 – Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered 4G and 5G wireless network edge...

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5G is here

NEW YORK — “5G is here,” said Hans Vestberg, Verizon Chief Executive Officer.

Continuing its legacy of consumer firsts, Verizon...

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AT&T names cities and vendors as 5G plan progresses

US operator AT&T provided more detail on its planned 5G rollout, boosting the number of cities it aims to launch mobile services in this year...

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UK government selects West Midlands to host first 5G testbed

5G trials are expected to take place in the cities of Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton. The U.K. government has selected the West Midlands...

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With 5G for the enterprise, it’s all about the edge

Edge clouds combine radio and core functions

Reduced latency is a key feature of 5G networks, and both consumers and enterprises stand to...

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5G: The Next Generation of Mobile Connectivity

Just before the smartphone revolution, Nokia was by far the world’s most popular mobile handset manufacturer.

However, despite selling 250...

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Haptic feedback is making VR surgery feel like the real thing

How do you become a surgeon? Really, there’s only the one way. Read all the textbooks you like, but sooner or later, you’re going to have to grab...

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Update on global 5G spectrum auctions

The next generation of cellular networks will bring a huge boost in capacity. In order to provide more capacity, mobile operators need more...

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Cloud-native approach necessary to deal with complexity of 5G

As it continues to develop, 5G will eventually require a fully virtualized, software-controlled network in order to automate the complexity of...

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Telus reaches download speeds of 28 Gbps in 5G trials: CEO

Telus said it will look for revenue opportunities in the internet of things space. Canadian carrier Telus said it has reached download speeds of...

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Australia to auction 5G spectrum in late November

 

Telecom regulator ACMA confirmed it will award 125 megahertz of spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band. The Australian Communications and...

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Altice USA ramps 3.5GHz testing ahead of wireless play

Cable operator Altice USA requested permission from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to conduct mobile testing in the 3.5GHz band as it...

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FCC focuses on telehealth for rural America

Remote monitoring a key broadband-enable telehealth application

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will meet on Aug. 2 and...

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Verizon tallies more than 1,100 markets with LTE-Advanced

LTE-Advanced provides service continuity for early 5G deployments

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FCC is planning millimeter wave spectrum auctions in 2018 and 2019

Licenses for millimeter wave frequencies in 24, 28, 37, 39 and 47 GHz bands focus of proposed auctions


 

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5G: Powering Innovation

5G will usher in the fourth industrial revolution, enabling remote medicine and powering super connected cities. Delivering on this promise...

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Sprint Spent $1B on Massive MIMO for Its 5G Network in Q2

Sprint is putting a lot of money into its network ahead of its pending acquisition by T-Mobile US. Speaking during a Wells Fargo...

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Mixed reality on 5G: Verizon, Arvizio test 5G at NYC Alley

Imagine walking through a building that you are designing long before the structure has been built. You’re able to see what your design looks like...

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5G moves one step closer to reality

As mobile providers prepare to sink billions of dollars into the next generation of wireless networking, or 5G, engineers are still scrambling to...

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The 5G standard is finally finished with new standalone specification

It’s been a long time coming, but there’s finally a finished 5G standard. Earlier this week, the 3GPP — the international group that governs...

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AT&T, Verizon face-off in San Jose with 5G moves

Tech town San Jose is set to become a 5G battleground, as operators AT&T and Verizon separately announced infrastructure upgrade plans which...

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Millimeter wave: Myths vs. realities

Millimeter wave frequencies will be a central part of delivering the ultra high capacity data throughput associated with 5G, but, given its unique...

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Italy’s consortium unveils first 5G-based field applications

TIM, Huawei and Fastweb showcased a virtual reality solution for tourists and an augmented reality tool for ship engines maintenance. Italian...

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5G Is Real

At the end of 2017, the wireless industry came up with the first official 5G standard.

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FCC Votes 3-2 To Ease Small Cell Siting Rules

The FCC voted along party lines 3-2 yesterday to make it easier for operators to deploy small cell infrastructure in an effort to hasten network...

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US Operators Flesh Out 5G Launch Plans

In a statement, Verizon said it plans to deploy 5G technology in LA starting in Q4 2018, making it the second city named by the operator as part...

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3 Takeaways from 5G North America

At the recent 5G North America and Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, the fanfare about 5G was not surprising.

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