Category: Tech

Networking, News and Press, Tech

Huawei founder offers to “sell” 5G knowledge

September 13, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The founder and chief executive of Huawei has offered to sell on the company’s 5G technology to a Western firm. In the latest attempt to prove that his company is not engaging in covert spying or surveillance, Ren Zhengfei has […]

iPhone, Networking, Products, Tech

iPhone 11 not having 5G is both okay and not okay

September 12, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

It’s official: the iPhone 11 does not support 5G connectivity. Is that okay and doesn’t it mean that Apple is behind the pack? There are two ways to look at this: yes, it’s okay because 5G is available in very, […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech

Latest smartphone market forecast identifies 5G as ‘ray of hope’ for the entire industry, iPhones included

September 10, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The global smartphone market had a really bad year in 2018, with overall shipments estimated at “only” 1.4 billion units by the International Data Corporation, representing a substantial decline of around 4 percent from the 2017 result approximated by the […]

Networking, Tech

Government launches plans to boost rural 5G

August 27, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The government has detailed a package of funding and measures designed to ensure the benefits of 5G reach rural areas and not just major cities. A consultation on network deployment regulations will be launched, aimed at easing mobile operators’ most […]

Tech, Wireless

Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo collaborate on AirDrop-style file transfer

August 19, 2019

Via: The Verge

Three of China’s biggest smartphone makers are working together on a new wireless file transfer protocol that will work between their respective devices. Xiaomi’s MIUI, Oppo’s ColorOS, and Vivo’s FuntouchOS — all based on Android — will integrate the peer-to-peer […]

Android Phone, Products, Tech, Wireless

OnePlus and Sprint are teaming up to launch a 5G smartphone

August 6, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

OnePlus has strengthened its position in the US market over the past year by offering both the OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 7 Pro through T-Mobile. Now, in a bid to capitalize on the growing popularity of 5G, the company has […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech, Wireless

What Dish swooping in to save T-Mobile-Sprint means for you

August 1, 2019


The fate of T-Mobile and Sprint’s $26.5 billion merger may hinge on whether a federal judge sees satellite TV provider Dish Network as a viable fourth competitor in the US wireless market. But there isn’t an easy answer — especially […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech

Verizon scoops up more phone customers amid 5G rollout

August 1, 2019


Verizon has added more wireless customers than analysts expected as it ramps up deployment of its next-generation 5G network. The largest US wireless carrier added a total of 245,000 phone subscribers during the second quarter of 2019. Analysts had expected […]

Networking, Tech

5G: Three will provide customers with upgrade from 4G at no extra cost

July 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Three will offer 5G connectivity to its customers at no extra cost, and without speed caps on the mobile data services, the mobile network provider has announced. Three will start rolling-out its 5G network in August, initially in London, before […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech

Bipartisan bill calls for more US investment in 5G to combat China’s dominance

July 16, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

A bipartisan bill is calling for greater US investment in 5G technology in order to combat China’s current dominance of the technology. Specifically, it calls for US companies to have a greater say in setting standards for the 5G network, […]