Category: Networking

Networking, Tech, Wireless

Verizon’s mobile 5G will launch April 11 in Chicago, Minneapolis

March 13, 2019


Verizon is ready to turn on its real 5G network in two cities. The nation’s largest wireless provider said Wednesday that it’ll launch its mobile 5G service on April 11 in Chicago and Minneapolis. Getting onto the next-generation wireless network […]

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5G smartphone sales are expected to grab shockingly little market share this year

March 7, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

It feels like an exciting time to be alive and passionate about mobile technology, as innovative form factors and a new standard for cellular connectivity are widely expected to transform today’s smartphone market in ways that were previously unimaginable. But […]

Networking, Tech

5G: these are the top five countries with the most advanced networks

March 6, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

A December report outlined how South Korea will lead the 5G smartphone adoption race, with an estimated 5.5 percent in 2019. The country is rolling out services and products as early as end of April/beginning of May, and, by the […]

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Apple’s late 5G iPhone entrance could still face major supplier challenges in 2020

March 5, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

A new report today from Bloomberg looks at the tricky situation Apple may be in as it looks into sourcing 5G modems for its 2020 iPhone lineup. While using Intel may be the company’s first choice, there could be a […]

Networking, Tech

Flaws in 4G and 5G allow snooping on calls, pinpointing device location

February 26, 2019


Newly discovered security flaws in the 4G and the emerging 5G cellular networks can be used to intercept phone calls and track the location of mobile devices, researchers say. The trio of attacks, discovered by a group of academics, is […]

Networking, Tech

Donald Trump Demands ‘6G’ Rollout ‘As Soon as Possible’

February 22, 2019

Via: Geek

Donald Trump is not a patient man. The president this week urged wireless carriers to deploy 5G and 6G networks “as soon as possible.” Except, those technologies don’t actually exist yet. Yes, Verizon and AT&T launched preliminary 5G services late […]

Networking, Tech, Wireless

5G prep boosts wireless speeds across US cities

February 12, 2019


Mobile 5G may not be here yet, but investments carriers have been making to get ready for 5G in dense urban areas is already paying off in terms of faster and more reliable service. And it’s likely to only get […]

Networking, Tech

Opera’s Android VPN returns as a built-in browser feature

February 8, 2019

Via: The Verge

Opera is building a free VPN directly into its Android browser, the company has announced. Using the feature will make it harder for websites or ISPs to track your internet usage, and Opera says that it will not log information […]

Networking, Tech

5G can’t fix America’s broadband problems

February 6, 2019

Via: The Verge

Speaking on the company’s earnings call last week, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said he sees fifth-generation wireless (5G) becoming a “fixed broadband replacement product” within the next three to five years, providing consumers with faster speeds than most existing cable […]

Networking, Tech

Nokia predicts staggered demand for 5G kit in 2019

January 31, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Nokia will compete with Ericsson, Samsung and Huawei in the infrastructure market, with all hoping that demand for 5G kit will offset falling sales for 4G equipment. Nokia expects staggered sales of its telecommunications network equipment in 2019, reflecting the […]