Tag: 5G

Networking & Wireless, Tech

FAA giving airlines another year to fix altimeters that can’t handle 5G signals

January 10, 2023

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Aviation Administration will give airlines another year to fix or replace airplane altimeters that can’t filter out cellular transmissions from outside their allotted frequencies. In a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) released today, the FAA proposed a deadline […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

FAA identifies means for 5G C-band wireless deployment without aviation disruption

June 22, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

In its latest update on 5G, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) laid out last week a phased approach by which it says commercial air travel and 5G C-band deployment could co-exist, without interruption. Companies like Verizon and AT&T have increasingly […]

Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment, Industry, Tech

U.S. government proposals spell out 5G security advancements

May 31, 2022

Via: CSO

Last week the U.S. federal government introduced a proposed five-step 5G Security Evaluation Process Investigation. “[It] was developed to address gaps in existing security assessment guidance and standards that arise from the new features and services in 5G technologies,” Eric […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

The military’s 5G capabilities could be stale by the time they’re fielded

April 20, 2022

Via: Nextgov

The Pentagon’s security concerns around 5G are pretty well-known and a high priority. But the time it will take to field 5G capabilities is also a major concern, according to a top Navy tech official. “5G is, I would say, […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Networking & Wireless, Tech

Private 5G Will Transform Healthcare

March 17, 2022

Via: CIO

As enterprises prepare to move from 4G to private 5G, it’s critical to remember that this is not merely a speed and bandwidth boost, along the lines of how moving from 3G to 4G played out. As opposed to a […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

Congress takes up controversy over 5G service near airports

February 3, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Congress is delving into a showdown between telecommunications and airline interests over the rollout of new, high-speed wireless service that raised concerns about interference with key equipment on planes. Some flights have been canceled since the new networks were turned […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

US airlines warn of “chaos” as telecoms groups roll out 5G

January 18, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

The imminent rollout of high-speed 5G telecoms services threatens to ground flights across the US, America’s largest airlines warned on Monday, as they urged government agencies to intervene to avoid “chaos” for passengers and “incalculable” disruptions to supply chains. “The […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

US officials ask AT&T, Verizon to delay 5G wireless

January 3, 2022

Via: Tech Crunch

US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) called on AT&T and Verizon Communications on Friday to postpone the planned introduction of the new 5G radio service for January 5th due to aviation […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the next-gen network

December 15, 2021

Via: BGR

5G is well and truly here. After years of promises and hype, you now likely spend at least some of the time connected to a 5G network. But what does that mean? The rollout of 5G has been confusing, to […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

FAA forced delay in 5G rollout despite having no proof of harm to aviation

November 18, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Two weeks ago, AT&T and Verizon reluctantly agreed to delay the launch of 5G on newly acquired C-band spectrum licenses for one month, until January 5, in response to the Federal Aviation Administration’s claim that the new service could interfere […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Networking & Wireless, Tech

DIU’s First 5G Experiment Could Be a Game-Changer for First Responders

October 25, 2021

Via: Nextgov

The Defense Innovation Unit is launching an experimental private wireless fifth-generation communications network to provide the California National Guard and other emergency responders with dependable, ad hoc mobile services anywhere in the state—and outside of existing cellular network ranges. “This […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

AT&T Q2 strong as 5G upgrade cycle bolsters revenue from device sales

July 22, 2021

Via: ZDnet

AT&T reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings due to 5G demand and customers upgrading their smartphones. The company also raised its outlook for 2021 after it added 789,000 net new postpaid phone subscribers, well ahead of estimates. AT&T’s report landed a […]

Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Federal Networking Predictions in the Age of Modernization

April 20, 2021

Via: Nextgov

Federal agencies have made progress with enabling mobility and providing better wireless access to employees working both in office and remote environments. Last year, the pandemic forced many agencies to accelerate their network modernization efforts, first focusing on establishing a […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

Huawei looks beyond 5G, announces plans to launch 6G tech in 2030

April 16, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Though it’s odd that Huawei is focusing on the tech this far in advance, nine years is hardly an impossible timeline to get 6G up and running. The first 4G LTE smartphone, Samsung’s Galaxy Indulge, released on February 10, 2011, […]


Here’s how much Huawei wants to charge for its 5G smartphone patents

March 17, 2021

Via: ZDnet

A year ago Huawei was the world’s top smartphone brand by global shipments, but US sanctions effectively cutting it off from Android and mobile chips have seen its shipments tumble. The company is now eyeing its 5G patents as a […]


Apple plans new silicon design centre to focus on 5G and wireless tech

March 11, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Apple has announced a new European Silicon Design Center in Munich, Germany, promising an investment of over €1 billion ($1.2 billion) in the facility. The Munich investment will focus on Apple’s 5G and future wireless technologies and expands its workforce […]


Verizon outspent every other carrier combined in latest FCC 5G spectrum auction

February 25, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Cellco Partnership, otherwise known as Verizon Wireless, spent a total of $45.5 billion in exchange for 3,511 licenses. AT&T placed second with a total expenditure of $23.4 billion, which garnered 1,621 licenses, while T-Mobile shelled out $9.3 billion to snag […]


Global smartphone shipments expected to rebound 11% this year

February 3, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Like countless other industries, mobile phone sales got hit hard in 2020. The industry hit a 10.5% decline for the year, as Covid-19 first decimated the supply and later consumer demand for devices. It was the latest in a rough […]


Verizon’s Q4 better than expected with balanced consumer, business wireless net additions

January 26, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Verizon added 357,000 wireless postpaid consumer connections in the fourth quarter and another 346,000 for business as the company’s results were better than expected. The wireless giant reported fourth quarter earnings of $1.11 a share on revenue of $34.7 billion, […]

Cloud Computing

Big changes are coming for 5G edge computing

January 22, 2021

Via: InfoWorld all

According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research, telecom network operator spending on MEC (multi-access edge computing) will increase from $2.7 billion in 2020 to $8.3 billion in 2025. You read that right: Spending will almost triple within […]