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Austria uses 5G technology to improve production

Vienna - The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology in co-operation with Siemens Austria is developing 5G equipped wireless technologies and radio wave propagation to improve manufacturing processes.

5G wireless telecommunication corridor coming to Canada

Ontario and Quebec are partnering with major digital technology providers to develop the next generation of wireless technology in Canada. This will allow the provinces to use the latest telecommunication technologies.

Qualcomm's next 5G chipsets to use Samsung's 7nm process

Qualcomm and Samsung have announced their next 5G mobile chipsets will be built on Samsung's 7nm technology. The new process will improve performance and have a smaller chip footprint. This leaves more room to add new internal components.

Qualcomm's new mobile modem is the world's fastest ever

Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon X24 LTE modem, capable of supporting 2Gbps 5G. It's likely to be a couple of years before mobile networks offer full 5G speeds. Phones that use the modem will be futureproof and ready for next-generation networks.

Samsung partners with Cisco and Orange to trial new 5G network

Samsung has announced a partnership with Cisco and French telecoms operator Orange to trial a fixed 5G millimetre wave network in Romania this year. The multi-vendor test aims to investigate how 5G will complement current fiber services.

Starry Internet to expand wireless broadband service this month

Starry Internet has announced it will launch a beta of its wireless broadband service in Los Angeles and Washington DC later this month. Starry Internet's also partnering with Marvell to improve wireless broadband technologies.

AT&T commits to launching 5G mobile network during 2018

AT&T has announced it will launch its first 5G mobile network in the U.S. before the end of the year. The company said it has set itself an "ambitious milestone" to offer standards-compliant 5G and will usher in a new era of mobile connectivity.

Verizon announces 5G connectivity is coming to California in 2018

Verizon has announced it will rollout 5G broadband to select areas in 2018. The company is determined to lead the charge towards 5G connectivity amid competition from industry rivals. Verizon's first service will be a 5G-powered home broadband connection.

Apple plans 60x wireless speed boost for iPhone 9

Apple's working on an upgraded antenna for next year's iPhones that will facilitate gigabit transmission speeds up to 60x faster than current LTE tech. If fully utilised, 1Gbps transfers that can download entire movies in under a minute.

Intel unveils new commercial 5G modems as it 'engages' with Apple

Intel's unveiled a new range of commercial 5G modems to encourage the adoption of next-gen wireless technologies. Intel's also said to be collaborating with Apple on chips that could be installed in the next iPhone as its 5G strategy gets underway.

10Gbps connections in homes and buildings from light

London - Researchers aim to demonstrate that 10Gbps connections in homes and buildings, with a delay of a millisecond, can be provided via light. This could revolutionize medical applications, such as remote surgery.

11 U.S. cities will get '5G' service later this year from Verizon

Verizon on Wednesday said that it will start offering “pre-commercial” 5G service to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities sometime in the first half of 2017.

AT&T kills the original iPhone

The original iPhone is now unusable as a cellular device in the U.S. because AT&T has quietly shut down its 2G network. The carrier was the only provider that supported the first-generation handset, meaning owners can no longer use voice or data.

Qualcomm unveils the first 5G modem, coming to phones in 2018

Smartphone chip manufacturer Qualcomm has announced the world's first 5G mobile modem. It offers transfer speeds far in excess of the current LTE standard, over 10 times faster than the best modems inside today's phones. Qualcomm aims for a 2018 launch.

EU to rollout ultrafast 100Mbps broadband across Europe by 2025

The European Union is planning to set ambitious new targets for universal Internet connections over the next decade. It wants to see everyone in Europe able to access 100Mbps ultrafast broadband by 2025, allowing for new online experiences.

China testing 5G technology, aims for availability by 2020

China expects to commercialize the use of 5G technology in 2020 as test works are ongoing to come up with the first version.

Facebook to open source wireless tech to help build new networks

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new project that will see the company head a body of telecoms firms tasked with designing networks and open-sourcing the results. It hopes to accelerate the rollout of 5G and other wireless technologies.

New Qualcomm chip makes 1Gbps LTE a reality, coming this year

Qualcomm has introduced three new mid-range mobile processors set to power smartphones released later in the year. The chips are its fastest yet in the segment but have been overshadowed by a new LTE modem with gigabit speeds.

Google to beam 5G Internet from the skies using a fleet of drones

Google is working on a system that will see solar-powered drones delivering 5G Internet from the sky, according to a report. The company has already built several prototype versions of "Project SkyBender" and has acquired FCC permission to do so.

Stockholm to be first city with 5G mobile coverage in 2018

Stockholm - A partnership between Swedish telecoms operator TeliaSonera and developer Ericsson means Stockholm will be the first city to have access to 5G next-generation mobile data technology. It will be rolled out in 2018 before a launch in Tallinn, Estonia.

Verizon plans to launch 5G network in 2017, could offer 5Gbps

Mobile carrier Verizon has announced it will start testing its 5G network technology within the next 12 months, aiming for the beginning of a roll-out to customers by 2017. It means 5G could be available much sooner than was previously thought.

Researchers achieve 1Tb/sec 5G speeds in lab

Researchers developing the 5G mobile network technology that will eventually replace 4G have managed to transfer data at a massive 1 Tb/sec in experimental lab conditions, blowing away previous estimates of the potential speed of our future mobiles.

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature carbon fibre body and more

Not even a year since the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and while the Galaxy S4 Mini is still making its way to the market, it looks like Samsung is going ahead with plans to launch the Galaxy S5 estimated somewhere between Q3 and December.
 

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