5G

    • EU hunts €300bn to master the fast 5G rollout

      EU hunts €300bn to master the fast 5G rollout

      EU will have to secure and invest no less than 300 billion euros in upgrading its telecommunications infrastructure by 2025 if it wants to launch a 5G network coverage over the whole continent, Reuters reported, citing an industrial study released earlier this week. The envisaged funds are needed to boost economic development and spur technology related sectors.

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    • Sweden bans Huawei, ZTE from future 5G networks

      Sweden bans Huawei, ZTE from future 5G networks

      Swedish regulators on Tuesday banned the use of telecom equipment from China's Huawei and ZTE in its 5G network ahead of the spectrum auction scheduled for next month, news wires reported. The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) said the setting of the licence conditions followed assessments by the Swedish Armed Forces and security service. Sweden's security service called China “one of the biggest threats against Sweden”.

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    • The beginning of a new era for iPhone

      The beginning of a new era for iPhone

      The long-awaited Apple Event 2020 finally happened! Tim Cook finally confirmed the exciting new features of the iPhone 12. And if you're that person who always drops their iPhone, leaving you with a cracked screen, then Apple's latest smartphone will surely excite you.

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    • France begins process to roll out ultrafast 5G network

      France begins process to roll out ultrafast 5G network

      France on Tuesday began to auction off radio frequencies for the deployment of ultrafast 5G mobile technology, a process that will add billions of euros to the government's depleted coffers. Operators Orange, SFR, Bouygues Telecom and Free are bidding for 11 frequency blocks that are currently unused, with the aim of offering 5G services in some French cities by the end of the year.

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    • US, Slovenia sign joint declaration on 5G security

      US, Slovenia sign joint declaration on 5G security

      During his one-day visit to Slovenia on Thursday the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo put on focus the case for high-speed wireless networks that bar Chinese companies like Huawei. On the second leg of a four-nation tour of central and eastern Europe, he met Slovenian officials in the mountain lake town of Bled. Pompeo is to sign a joint declaration on “5G Clean Network Security” that aims to keep untrusted telecommunications vendors out, news wires reported. The declaration will commit “to protecting the privacy and individual liberties of the citizens of the US and Slovenia.”

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    • 5G phones to get a lot less expensive

      5G phones to get a lot less expensive

      5G phones are growing in popularity – and with the four iPhone 12 models set to come with 5G later this year, the technology will only grow more attractive. However, one of the biggest problems with 5G phones is that their price point tends to be set quite high. But that could all change with the latest announcement from Qualcomm, the leading chipset manufacturer.

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