Category: Wireless Infrastructure

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, 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 […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

5G: Promise and perils for government agencies

June 9, 2020

Via: FCW

Fifth generation (5G) wireless technology has the potential to transform how the U.S. government achieves its many critical missions. With superior bandwidth, agencies will be able to connect more mission-supporting devices than ever. 5G also promises to increase functionality of […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Wireless industry fears 5G protest day could lead to damaged cell towers

June 5, 2020

Via: Fortune

The U.S. wireless industry fears that a global protest against 5G networks planned for the weekend could lead to vandalism of cell phone towers. Conspiracy theories about the purported dangers of 5G wireless networks have prompted anti-5G activists to set […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

TSMC has halted new orders from Huawei in response to new US export controls

May 18, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has officially halted new chip orders from Huawei after the US introduced tighter export rules for suppliers that make use of American technology to manufacture hardware or license software for Chinese companies. The move […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

FCC to approve 5G network despite military saying it will harm GPS

April 16, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Communications Commission is set to approve a new 5G cellular network despite claims from the Department of Defense that it will interfere with Global Positioning System (GPS) services. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today asked fellow commissioners to approve […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

5G expected to account for 20 percent of global connections by 2025

March 5, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology, affectionately known as 4G, was the globe’s leading mobile technology in 2019 with over four billion connections. Collectively, it accounted for around 52 percent of total connections worldwide and is expected to […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

AT&T just added 5G in 13 more cities. Here’s where

February 5, 2020

Via: Fortune

AT&T added more than a dozen cities on Wednesday to its faster 5G wireless network for consumers, as the carrier races rivals to extend the next generation of mobile connectivity across the country. On Wednesday, AT&T said customers with 5G […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

Why UK’s Huawei decision leaves the fate of global 5G wireless in US hands

February 3, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The epicenter of the global power struggle for a cost-effective wireless infrastructure has been, in recent months, the United Kingdom. The issue of whether the country allows a Chinese supplier into the core of its 5G Wireless telecommunications network is […]

Infrastructure, Wireless Infrastructure

All four major US wireless carriers are suffering outages right now

January 31, 2020

Via: BGR

If you happen to notice problems with your cell phone and connectivity today, you’re not alone. Reports have been streaming in of major outages at all four of the big US wireless carriers, including Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T (as […]