A group of 15 European Union (EU) member states urged the bloc to create a long-term strategy to counteract the spread of misleading information related to 5G networks, and highlight the environmental and digital transformation benefits of the technology. The nations urged European Commission (EC) VP Margrethe Vestager, Internal Market Commssioner Thierry Breton and Vera
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In the last few months, we have seen society’s embrace of technology accelerate dramatically. Automation, Artificial Intelligence, virtual experiences, autonomous vehicles and robotics have all become much more accepted as humanity realized what those technologies could mean to human progress. The global pandemic has also forced corporations to shift business models, redefine education, recast healthcare
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During a trial of OpenRAN technology in the Netherlands, Vodafone and NEC managed to make a voice call, using the disruptive new radio technology. NEC is a major player in OpenRAN, which seeks to disaggregate the various components in a cellular base station, such that operators can pick-and-choose their vendor for each bit. Its most
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In the quest for better battery life, smartphones have become big and bulky. While some people are fine with this trade-off for better battery life, others still like having choices. If you are among the latter, Vivo now has an option for you in the form of the Vivo V20. With a strong focus on
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Watch the full reveal of the iPhone 12 with 5G here, for the first time ever. This is the first official reveal of the iPhone 12 by Apple. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram:
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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) raised its full year revenue forecast after recording its highest-ever quarterly profit in Q3, citing strong demand for 5G smartphones and IoT silicon. Net profit increased 35.9 per cent year-on-year to TWD137.3 billion ($4.8 billion) and revenue 21.6 per cent to TWD356.4 billion. It stated 5nm chips accounted for 8
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Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia on Wednesday unveiled a five-year strategic tie-up with Google for the US giant to run its data centres and servers as well as numerous software applications through the latter’s Google Cloud. The partnership, which comes as 5G services are being rolled out across Europe, is designed to “transform Nokia’s digital
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Forty percent of enterprises are frequently experiencing network performance degradation, slow-downs or congestion that impact applications but don’t rise to the level of complete outages, according to new research from Accedian. “Since COVID-19, businesses across industries expedited digital transformation efforts to facilitate remote working and continue business operations,” the company said. “As a result, networks
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Verizon Communications CEO Hans Vestberg discusses the carrier’s 5G network evolution amid Apple’s iPhone 12 launch. #FoxBusiness Subscribe to Fox Business! https://bit.ly/2D9Cdse Watch more Fox Business Video: https://video.foxbusiness.com Watch Fox Business Network Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and
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Dutch operator KPN signed-up with Ericsson for its 5G core network, replacing Huawei, as the operator eyes energy efficiency and the ability to better serve emerging sectors such as autonomous driving. KPN noted installation of its new core would begin later this year, with legacy equipment to be gradually phased out. Tests of the new
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2020 trends show a serious ‘pivot’ in connectivity testing RCR Wireless News caught up with test and measurement company Spirent Communications’ head of 5G strategy, Steve Douglas, to discuss some of the connectivity trends that the company saw unfold throughout 2020, as well as what he believes is on the horizon, particularly when it comes
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Samsung Galaxy S21, the next-generation flagship from the South Korean giant, is said to arrive as early as January next year. The reported schedule is ahead of the company’s traditional February or March launch for the Galaxy S phones. The Galaxy S21 launch could reportedly take place sometime in early January. Samsung is also reportedly
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16 OCT 2020 This week Justin reviews our big Themed Week, with a focus on how satellites, balloons (yes, really) and blimp-like ‘supertowers’ are all playing a role in Connecting the Next 4 Billion. Meanwhile Diana has highlights of Apple’s 5G iPhone launch and Yanitsa rounds up the week’s other headlines. Subscribe to our daily
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A business group representing challenger telecoms operators in Europe warned on Friday against banning Chinese equipment vendors, saying that doing so for political reasons would force up costs and delay network upgrades. In a strongly-worded statement, the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA), said it “denounces any bans of Chinese 5G suppliers for geopolitical reasons and
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The Federal Communications Commission is moving forward with reform of Section 230 of the Communications Act, which shields social media companies from liability for the content its users post, but which conservatives say has allowed those platforms to unfairly censor them. Chairman Ajit Pai made the announcement that he will proceed with Section 230 reform
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Samsung Galaxy S21, the rumoured smartphone in the South Korean tech giant’s Galaxy S series of flagship phones, has allegedly been spotted on China’s 3C Certification site. While the listing doesn’t reveal anything about the upcoming phone’s battery capacity, it offers a glimpse into Galaxy S21’s possible charging specifications – with up to 25W fast
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The premises of virtualization is to move physical network functions (PNF in hardware) into software and to design them in a way so that they can be deployed on a NFVI (Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure, a.k.a. the cloud). MANagement and Orchestration (MANO) is a key element of the ETSI network functions virtualization (NFV) architecture. MANO
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