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AT&T and IBM co-develop AI, 5G, and hybrid cloud simulation center
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5G

AT&T and IBM co-develop AI, 5G, and hybrid cloud simulation center

The joint offering will enable enterprises test out varied network, cloud, and edge computing technologies
1 Mar 2022
MWC 2022: Qualcomm announces “world’s first” 5G AI and Wi-Fi 7 chips
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system on chip (SoC)

MWC 2022: Qualcomm announces “world’s first” 5G AI and Wi-Fi 7 chips

The Snapdragon X70 5G and the FastConnect 7800 are expected to be included in commercial devices in the second half of 2022
28 Feb 2022
Why 5G monetisation is proving a headache for operators
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5G

Why 5G monetisation is proving a headache for operators

Although 5G is expected to take off imminently, telecoms firms still face major barriers in actually turning a profit
23 Feb 2022
AT&T to shut down 3G network this week
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mobile networks

AT&T to shut down 3G network this week

The end of service threatens elderly customers, warns industry group
22 Feb 2022
5G future trends to watch in 2022
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5G

5G future trends to watch in 2022

It may not revolutionise your business overnight, but success is on the horizon if you can sharpen up your 5G strategy
18 Feb 2022
Kyndryl and Nokia partnership targets $510bn industry 4.0 market
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5G

Kyndryl and Nokia partnership targets $510bn industry 4.0 market

Two firms aim to capitalise on need for digital transformation across the manufacturing sector
17 Feb 2022
Vodafone taps Oracle for its cloud-native standalone 5G network
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5G

Vodafone taps Oracle for its cloud-native standalone 5G network

The deal comes as Virgin Media O2 reportedly cancels its five-year MVNO partnership with the operator
14 Feb 2022
LTE vs 4G
Businessman pressing LTE button on a digital screen 4G
Mobile

LTE vs 4G

LTE and 4G are both high-speed data networks, but what’s the difference and which is better?
10 Feb 2022
US telcos request $5.6 billion to rip out Huawei, ZTE equipment
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Network & Internet

US telcos request $5.6 billion to rip out Huawei, ZTE equipment

The FCC says it has received 181 applications from small carriers to access its funding
7 Feb 2022
IBM buys Sentaca to boost 5G and hybrid cloud services
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hybrid cloud

IBM buys Sentaca to boost 5G and hybrid cloud services

The acquisition will aid IBM’s telecom clients to upgrade and unlock new revenue streams in 5G
2 Feb 2022
Japan and US to partner on 6G standards
A city skyline with a technology 5G overlay
Network & Internet

Japan and US to partner on 6G standards

This comes as Chinese companies are entering this space, seeking to get their 6G tech into international standards
31 Jan 2022
FAA declares 78% of commercial US plans 5G-safe
A view of a 5G cell tower with a plane flying in the background to symbolise the concern over the effect of 5G on airline safety
5G

FAA declares 78% of commercial US plans 5G-safe

Over one in five planes still not cleared to fly in low-visibility conditions near 5G cell towers
21 Jan 2022
AT&T and Verizon agree to postpone 5G rollout at US airports
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5G

AT&T and Verizon agree to postpone 5G rollout at US airports

President Joe Biden thanked Verizon and AT&T for agreeing to the delay
19 Jan 2022
US airlines warn of “catastrophic” crisis days before 5G rollout
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5G

US airlines warn of “catastrophic” crisis days before 5G rollout

The companies have warned that the harm from 5G deployment is substantially worse than originally anticipated
18 Jan 2022
FAA lists 50 airports that will have 5G buffer zones
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5G

FAA lists 50 airports that will have 5G buffer zones

Carriers will turn off nearby transmitters for six months due to safety concerns
10 Jan 2022
Chinese laboratory hails 6G breakthrough with record speed test
A hologram showing a 6G network concept on display at the 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, China
Network & Internet

Chinese laboratory hails 6G breakthrough with record speed test

Lab claims results could be used to make existing 5G transfers up to 20 times faster
7 Jan 2022
Nokia and Ligado partner on 4G, 5G enterprise private network
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5G

Nokia and Ligado partner on 4G, 5G enterprise private network

Nokia will leverage Ligado’s Band 24 spectrum to reach the US enterprise market
5 Jan 2022
US delays 5G rollout over aviation safety concerns
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5G

US delays 5G rollout over aviation safety concerns

The new tech has been delayed following concerns from the aviation industry around the C-Band 5G spectrum
4 Jan 2022
Three and EE to bring 4G connectivity to the London Underground
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Mobile

Three and EE to bring 4G connectivity to the London Underground

All stations and tunnels expected to have uninterrupted mobile coverage by the end of 2024
21 Dec 2021
Australia doubles down on digital economy with $252.5 million investment
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Policy & legislation

Australia doubles down on digital economy with $252.5 million investment

The government is spending more money to transform the country into a modern and leading digital economy by 2030
20 Dec 2021
Podcast transcript: Building 5G networks with cloud
Podcast transcript: Building 5G networks with cloud
5G

Podcast transcript: Building 5G networks with cloud

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
17 Dec 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Building 5G networks with cloud
The IT Pro Podcast: Building 5G networks with cloud
5G

The IT Pro Podcast: Building 5G networks with cloud

Cloud and 5G go hand in hand - but can you have one without the other?
17 Dec 2021
UK to phase out 2G and 3G mobile networks by 2033
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mobile networks

UK to phase out 2G and 3G mobile networks by 2033

The move will enable operators to transition to more energy-efficient and high capacity networks
8 Dec 2021
Re:Invent 2021: New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote
Adam Selipskey takes the stage for his AWS Re:Invest keynote
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Re:Invent 2021: New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote

Selipsky delivers new EC2 instances, mainframe migration and automated 5G services at Re:Invent debut
1 Dec 2021