Month: June 2020

Vodafone UK called on the government to prioritise 5G rollout as part of its Covid-19 (coronavirus) recovery plan, as it published a new report predicting the technology could add £158 billion to the economy over the next decade. The operator stated research for its Levelling up: How 5G can boost productivity across the UK report,
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Agora isn’t the only company headquartered outside the United States aiming to go public domestically this quarter. After catching up on Agora’s F-1 filing, the China-and-U.S.-based, API-powered tech company that went public last week, today we’re parsing DoubleDown Interactive’s IPO document. The Exchange is a daily look at startups and the private markets for Extra Crunch
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Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Richard Baker, CEO of GeoSpock, looks at the various technologies being considered to help with the fight against coronavirus. Easing the lockdown, while avoiding a second wave, is one of the great challenges of our time.
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Singtel and a joint venture between StarHub and M1 received 3.5GHz and mmWave spectrum and named their primary RAN suppliers to build two nationwide 5G networks in Singapore, with Huawei missing out on another high-profile next-generation deployment. Market leader Singtel selected Ericsson to provide its standalone (SA) 5G RAN, core and mmWave networks, while the
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Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN China has rolled out 5G across 50 cities. It’s not the first country to install the technology, but it’s the first to make it available on such a large scale. The launch happened two months ahead of schedule, as
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With growing pressure to keep China’s Huawei out of 5G network development, it could be time for firms like Japan’s NEC and South Korea’s Samsung to shine. Washington has pushed allies to bar Huawei, a Chinese telecom giant, from building next-generation 5G mobile networks, claiming its equipment can be used to spy for Beijing. Huawei
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Censorship advocates are celebrating the addition of US telco Verizon to their campaign against Facebook, but they’re mistaken. At the start of this week we reported on a campaign by a coalition of political activist groups designed to coerce Facebook into censoring any content it disapproves of. Initially it seemed to have only attracted the
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LG Uplus emerged as the leading operator in South Korea in 5G download rates with an average considerably faster than its two rivals, data from Opensignal revealed. The operator recorded an average of 237.2Mb/s compared with 220.4Mb/s at SK Telecom (SKT) and 214.8Mb/s for KT. Their 5G rate ranged from 3.5-times to 5.2-times faster than
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In this video we discuss four focus areas: PDU Sessions and QoS Flows, Core Network Architecture and Components, Network Functions Virtualization and finally Network Slicing. This video has been taken from our Introduction to 5G course. This short course is designed to provide a concise synopsis of the key areas associated with the 5G System,
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US Secretary of State says, “The tide is turning against Huawei…” The United States government sees Huawei as a security concern both domestically and abroad. This is not a secret. As lawmakers work to replace Huawei equipment in smaller, rural U.S. networks, officials are simultaneously working to convince other states to exclude the Chinese vendor
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Whether it’s important, depressing or just entertaining, the telecoms industry is always one which attracts attention. Here are the stories we think are worth a second look at this week: Huawei gets the green light for £1 billion Cambridge R&D centre Cambridge City Council has officially given Huawei permission to construct a 50,000 sq. meter
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Huawei loses out in Singapore 5G network provider bid Nokia and Ericsson have been chosen as Singapore’s main 5G network providers, telecom operators said. #Singapore #Singapore5G #Huawei About Channel: WION -The World is One News, examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim to empower
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China’s Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it had received planning permission for a GBP 1 billion (roughly Rs. 9,389 crores) research and development facility in England. The new centre will employee around 400 people and focus on producing optical equipment used in fibre-optic communication systems, Huawei said in a statement. The development is likely to
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Keysight Technologies has acquired digital automation company Eggplant from The Carlyle Group for $330 million. Keysight described Eggplant as a “software test automation platform provider that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics to automate test creation and test execution” and said that the company’s Digital Automation Intelligence platform “can test any technology on any device,
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AIS pledged to support Thailand’s economic recovery from Covid-19 (coronavirus) by deploying 5G services across a number of key sectors as part of an ongoing nationwide network build. The operator cited healthcare, retail and industry options for its network, with CEO Somchai Lertsutthiwong (pictured) noting recovery from the global effects of the pandemic requires digital
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Once more the UK has failed to do what it’s told regarding its policy towards embattled Chinese telecoms vendor Huawei. Not satisfied with daring to make up our own mind on the matter of Huawei’s involvement in the UK’s 5G networks, we recently had the temerity to allow it to build a semiconductor optoelectronics R&D
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