Telcos to fetch $8 bn from 5G IoT revenues by 2024: Report
This is a growth of over 1,400% over the next 5 years, UK-based Juniper Research said in its report identifying the automotive and smart cities sectors as key growth drivers for 5G adoption over the next 5 years accounting for 70% of total 5G IoT connections worldwide.
Japan approves bill to help firms to develop 5G, drone technologies
Japan's cabinet approved a bill to support companies to develop secure 5G...
Telecom companies reject regulator’s claim on 5G base price
The tussle between the regulator and operators, weighed by huge debt and facing n...
Not correct to expect cut in 5G spectrum reserve price as telcos under pressure, says TRAI chairman RS Sharma
Telecom regulator Trai on Wednesday strongly defended its recommendations on pricing of spectrum, including 5G airwaves, saying its views ha...
Expensive phones to propel 5G: Qualcomm
According to a CMR study, 5G-enabled smartphone shipments in India can potentially surpass 140 million by 2025, amid a gradual uptake. The report said that 5G is expected to reach significant scale by 2022.
Govt has the right to reduce 5G reserve prices, says Trai chairman
Disruption is a natural process in any sector, what is wrong with that, asks RS Sharma, Chairman, TRAI. Coming to the reserve price, the 5G auction will determine the final prices but at the same time, we should begin the auction with minimal reserve prices, says Sharma. Edited excerpts:.
5G platform wipes out profits at 'Angry Birds' maker Rovio
Shares in the Finnish company slumped 22% in early Wednesday trading after it said it was evaluating "strategic alternatives" for Hatch, while also looking to make annual cost savings of 6 million euros ($6.6 million) for the 80%-owned unit.
Huawei is hit with racketeering charge in expanding US case
The U.S. raised the stakes in its battle with Huawei Technologies Co., using a law historically associated with prosecuting mafia figures to claim the Chinese company engaged in decades of intellectual property theft.
Corona outbreak to cast its shadow over 5G rollout
A prolonged epidemic, they said, could slow down 5G rollouts and devices ecosystem development globally, including in India as Chinese vendors such as Huawei have been leading the charge on the 5G front. Such a scenario could potentially spoil the business case and returns prospects for struggling Indian telcos to bid aggressively in a 5G airwaves sale any time soon.
Samsung unveils cheaper foldable phone, Galaxy Z Flip; also debuts 5G-powered Galaxy S20 devices
The Z Flip, priced from $1,380, will go on sale on Friday.
Boris Johnson says can square Huawei 5G role with security concerns
Johnson spoke after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday tweeted: "The UK has a momentous decision ahead on 5G." The United States has banned Huawei from the rollout of its next generation 5G mobile networks because of concerns -- strongly denied -- that the firm could be under the control of Beijing.
UK to allow Huawei in 5G networks but not in 'core' parts
The U.K.government says Chinese tech company Huawei will be allowed to participate in high-speed wireless network but will be excluded from "core" parts of the system.
5G: India will no longer be behind technology curve, says Trai Chief
“There are less than a third of mobile towers connected to fibre backhaul when compared to China that has more than 80% connected,” Sharma said. He added that the telecom sector should be treated as ‘strategic’ to serve citizens and that issues such as the Right-of-Way (RoW) should be set right.
OPPO signs pact with IIT Hyderabad for research in 5G, AI, others
Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has signed to collaborate with IIT Hyderabad for research purpose in science and emerging technology including artificial intelligence. The MoU envisages joint research and development for multiple projects over a period of two years.
UK 'to decide on Huawei 5G next week'
The United States has banned Huawei from the rollout of its next generation 5G mobile networks because of concerns -- strongly denied -- that the firm could be under the control of Beijing. Washington has been lobbying Britain to do the same, even threatening to limit intelligence sharing between the two allies if the UK goes its own way.
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