Category: Networking

Infrastructure, Networking

5G: Telecoms firms get new deadline to stop installing Huawei kit

November 30, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Telecoms providers won’t be allowed to install equipment provided by Huawei in their 5G networks from the end of September 2021, according to a new roadmap published by the government. The document lays out the steps that telecoms companies will […]

Infrastructure, Networking

Beijing’s new antitrust rules have cost Chinese tech giants $260 billion in 2 days

November 11, 2020

Via: Fortune

Global investors pummeled shares of China’s tech giants for a second day Wednesday following signs of a crackdown by Beijing regulators. On Tuesday, the Chinese government released sweeping new draft rules aimed at curbing monopolistic behavior among China’s largest Internet […]

Infrastructure, Networking

Nokia loses out as Samsung inks 5G deal with Verizon

September 8, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Samsung this week won a 5G deal with Verizon that is valued at 7.9 trillion won ($6.7 billion) and will see the Korean tech giant become one of the largest telecom equipment suppliers in the world. The move comes after […]

Infrastructure, Networking

Twitter adds labels for government officials and state-controlled media

August 6, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Twitter is introducing new labels for accounts and tweets tied to government officials and “state-affiliated media.” “Twitter provides an unmatched way to connect with, and directly speak to public officials and representatives,” the company wrote in the blog post announcing […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

5G expected to account for 21% of all wireless infrastructure investment this year

July 28, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Investment in 5G infrastructure is expected to make up 21.3% of the wireless infrastructure market by the end of 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has caused disruption down the IT supply chain, causing supply shortages, transport issues, office closures, and in […]

Infrastructure, Networking

Security Challenges Facing the Shift to 5G

July 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

We are at the threshold of remarkable growth and opportunity in the mobile space. 5G is becoming commercially available, and due to pent-up demand there is strong momentum in the global 5G market. Given the promise of incredibly fast speeds, […]

Infrastructure, Networking

Samsung reveals its vision of a 6G future: human-size holograms, 1 Tbs peak rate, 16K VR

July 15, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Samsung last year announced the launch of a new research center dedicated to initial work on 6G. The company said it is “committed to leading the standardization of 6G in collaboration with various stakeholders across industry, academia and government fields.” […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Unified Communications, Wireless Infrastructure

Domestic 5G development at core of US communications security plan

July 2, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In late March, during the first phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the White House issued a little-noticed document entitled The National Strategy to Secure 5G of the United States, which articulates a “vision for America to lead the development, deployment, […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Tech

AT&T brings low-band 5G service to 28 additional US markets

June 30, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Worth highlighting is the fact that we are talking about AT&T’s low-band 5G wireless service which differs greatly from the ultra-fast high-band network that utilizes millimeter wave tech, or what most people typically think of when hearing the term “5G.” […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

GOP House members urge funding of FCC’s new broadband data collection method

June 10, 2020

Via: StateScoop

A day after the Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to use inaccurate data to distribute $16 billion in broadband expansion funding, Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee urged their colleagues to give the FCC the funding to improve […]