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  1. scojer

    T-Mobile announces a new Un-Carrier move

    Live Stream happening NOW: New T-Mobile is here! CEO John Legere and COO Mike Sievert are live to announce the first THREE Un-carrier 1.0 moves planned for the New T-Mobile, making the Un-carrier bigger and bolder after we bring T-Mobile and Sprint together. Stay tuned for live Q&A! T-Mobile...
  2. dvsman

    Has anyone had hands-on with 5G yet?

    So my Note 8 (on AT&T) is starting to have charging issues, making me think of using my upgrade credit at work. While I could just go to a Note 9 or S10+ given how expensive the newer phones are, I'm thinking of just making the jump to a 5G compatible model to stave off obsolescence - even if...
  3. $

    5g and the weather

    So for some strange reason the FCC is selling spectrum that will interfere with weather forecasts. Is this really how far climate change deniers are willing to go to destroy our ability to forecast and respond to weather related events? I'd be willing to believe the FCC is just trying to bring...
  4. cageymaru

    Chinese Commuters Use Facial Recognition to Pay for Subway Tickets

    China is leveraging the power of 5G technology and facial recognition to improve its transportation infrastructure. At Shenzhen's Futian station, commuters will be able to use their face to pay for subway tickets. The ultra-fast 5G network provides a high quality network connection while...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Intel's 5G Modems Will Allegedly Enter Mass Production in 2020

    Ever since unveiling their 5G modems in 2017, Intel has been talking up 5G technology as loudly as they possibly can. However, facing stiff competition from rivals like Qualcomm, Intel more or less acknowledged that that their first generation modem won't be particularly competitive, and...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Huawei Launches a Lawsuit in Texas

    Last year, the U.S. government reportedly tried to get its allies to stop buying Huawei equipment, and the Department of Justice charged the Chinese tech giant with 23 crimes late last January. But today, Huawei is firing back, as the company has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Government in...
  7. cageymaru

    The HTC 5G Hub Will Bring Cloud-Based Virtual Reality to the Home

    The new HTC 5G Hub harnesses the power of 5G technology to bring cloud-based virtual reality to the home. For example, this will allow HTC Vive owners to stream VR content from the cloud to their headsets. No PC or cables will be required. Other features include 4K video streaming, low-latency...
  8. cageymaru

    Intel CEO Bob Swan Discusses the PC Market and More

    Intel CEO Bob Swan was interviewed by CNBC's Jon Fortt at the Mobile Trade Congress where he discussed topics such as the PC market, 5G, FPGAs, and more. While Intel won't have 5G chips for modems available right away, we should expect to see them the second half of this year. These are slated...
  9. cageymaru

    SK Hynix to Spend $107 Billion on Four New Memory Chip Factories

    SK Hynix has announced that it is building four new memory chip plants that will cost $107 billion. Construction of the plants will begin in 2022 at a 4.5 million square meter site that is south of Seoul. SK Hynix is expected to invest $49 billion into 2 existing plants. Next-generation chips...
  10. cageymaru

    Intel Demos 112G PAM-4 Transceiver Utilizing Its 10nm FinFet Process

    Intel has released video of an I/O test demo showcasing its advanced 10nm FinFet process powering the Intel 112G PAM-4 transceiver. The 112 Gbps serial transceiver links will support the demanding bandwidth requirements of future data center, enterprise, and networking environments. The new 112G...
  11. cageymaru

    The D-Link DWR-2010 Is a 5G NR Enhanced Gateway

    D-Link has announced the release of its new 5G gateway. The DWR-2010 is a 5G NR Enhanced Gateway that provides 5G internet connectivity through an 802.11ac/n wireless network. This allows users access to internet speeds 10 times faster than the current LTE standard. The device showcases its...
  12. cageymaru

    Verizon and T-Mobile Shame AT&T for Marketing Its 4G Network to Consumers as 5G

    AT&T has released an update that changes the icon on some AT&T phones to display the network type as 5G E. The AT&T network does not have true 5G capabilities; in fact the phones are still operating on the same 4G network as before. AT&T is marketing its beefed up 4G network as 5G Evolution to...
  13. cageymaru

    T-Mobile Partners with Ericsson and Intel to Complete the World's First 600 MHz 5G Call

    The New T-Mobile is touting its possibilities if allowed to merge with Sprint by completing the world's first 5G data call and video call on 600 MHz. Both calls were completed on a live commercial network. In addition, a tri-band 5G video call with 3 users on different spectrum bands - 600 MHz...
  14. cageymaru

    Verizon to Absorb a $4.6 Billion Charge for Yahoo and AOL

    New Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg is taking an aggressive approach to reviewing business units and cost-saving measures. After reporting that Verizon was laying off over 10,000 workers yesterday, today CNBC is reporting that the company is taking a goodwill impairment charge of $4.6 billion in value...
  15. cageymaru

    Samsung to Release a Galaxy S Smartphone with Six Cameras and 5G Connectivity

    According to anonymous sources that spoke to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung is ready to celebrate its 10th anniversary of premium Galaxy phones by revitalizing the smartphone market with a new lineup of Galaxy S phones. The flagship Galaxy S10 "Beyond X" smartphone will feature a 6.7" screen...
  16. AlphaAtlas

    AT&T's First 5G Site is Up in Dallas

    On Twitter, AT&T announced that their first 5G site is live in Dallas. While Verizon has already rolled out "5G" service to some cities, their service is based on a proprietary standard. At a recent investor conference, AT&T said they expected to be the first carrier to "introduce...
  17. AlphaAtlas

    Swiss Researchers Find 5G Security Gaps

    Swiss security researchers exposed gaps in the 5G AKA standard. Using a security protocol verification tool called Tamarin, the researchers ran the new wireless communication standard through a series of tests. Ralf Sasse, a senior scientist at ETH in Zurich, said their research "showed that the...
  18. cageymaru

    AT&T Releases Specifications for White Box Cell Site Gateway 5G Routers

    AT&T has submitted detailed specifications to the Open Compute Project for a white box cell site gateway router. "This “white box” blueprint is a reference design that any hardware maker can use as a guide to build these routers." Tens of thousands of these routers will be deployed at cell...
  19. AlphaAtlas

    Verizon Rolls Out 5G to Select Cities

    Verizon recently announced the world's first commercial 5G service. "Verizon 5G Home" will roll out in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento on October 1, with pre orders starting tomorrow. Verizon says the service will be free for the first 3 months, and cost $50 a month for...
  20. AlphaAtlas

    California City Blocks 5G Over Cancer Concerns

    Mill Valley, California, joined a growing national effort to block 5G deployment. Citizens of the Bay Area town are concerned that new 5G towers could exacerbate health problems tied to RF radiation emitted from existing cell towers. Responding to the concerns, the City Council enacted an...
  21. cageymaru

    TSMC Receives 7nm and 5nm AI Chip Orders for 2019 as Smartphone Sales Decelerate

    According to a Digitimes report, TSMC has received new orders for the production of 7nm and 5nm AI chips in 2019. AI chips are expected to lead the demand for TSMC's sub-10nm chip capabilities over smartphone SoC's as smartphone manufacturers take a wait and see approach to phone sales. As...
  22. cageymaru

    Winning the Race to Nationwide 5G Connectivity Matters in the Long Run

    China and the USA have staked their bets on who is going to be more technologically advanced society in the future. China created their "Made in China 2025" initiative where they seek to upgrade Chinese industry and challenge American industry and their technological leadership. Deloittie...
  23. DooKey

    Apple Passes Over Intel in Search for 5G Chips for the iPhone

    Calcalist has reviewed some internal Apple communications and it appears that Intel is out of iPhones beginning with the 2020 models. Also, the Intel team working on the next-gen modems have been redirected to other efforts within the company. Further, Intel and Apple aren't responding to...
  24. DooKey

    AT&T Starts 5G Groundwork in More U.S. Cities

    AT&T has begun upgrading some of the equipment in an additional 117 cities to get ready for their deployment of 5G wireless. These upgrades don't bring full 5G speeds to customers, however, they do give some customers up to 400Mbps service if they are using the right phone. I think this is a...
  25. DooKey

    AT&T Crows About Their 5G Testing

    AT&T has been testing their 5G technology for two years now and say it's really going to help them push out 5G in a successful manner later this year. They found that their tech isn't impacted by rain, snow or other weather and they can get 1Gbps speeds up to 900 feet away under line of sight...
  26. DooKey

    FCC Changes Rules for Small Cell 5G Equipment

    The FCC voted 3-2 to change the rules (WARNING auto play video) regarding small cell 5G deployment. The intent of the rule change is to reduce government reviews that were really designed for large cell tower deployments. This reduction in bureaucracy should allow these types of deployments...
  27. R

    Dish Allocating $1 Billion to Build 5G Network

    FierceWireless spotted a recent SEC filing from dish network that states “In March 2017, we notified the FCC that we plan to deploy a next-generation 5G-capable network, focused on supporting narrowband Internet of Things (“IoT”). The first phase of our network deployment will be completed by...
  28. DooKey

    Intel Teaming Up With HP, Lenovo, Dell, and Microsoft to Bring 5G to PC's

    Intel has announced they are going to team up with HP, Lenovo, Dell and Microsoft to bring 5G to their PC's by holiday season 2019. Intel is fighting Qualcomm and Samsung in this market so this partnership is pretty important for them. Also, considering their current issues with...
  29. Zarathustra[H]

    Verizon Testing Super Fast 5G Service With Customers in 11 Cities

    Fortune is reporting today that Verizon plans to test 5G service with customers in 11 cities around the U.S. This is pretty cool, you might say, but why do we really need it? Carriers don't even seem to be making the most out of the speeds current 4G LTE technologies promise. Isn't 5G just a...
  30. FrgMstr

    Nokia Creates First 5GTF Connection with Intel

    While I am happy that T-Mobile finally has rather good 4G LTE support in and around North Texas, there is no doubt that more bandwidth would be appreciated. Nokia is one of the companies leading the way to bigger and better bandwidth with Intel in tow, but the 5G story is deeper than just...
  31. cageymaru

    Gigabit LTE - The Path to 5G with Qualcomm, Ericsson, Netgear and Telstra

    The term 5G has been thrown around quite often in the past, but I never get excited about tech until you can show me how it will affect my life. In Australia a roll out of 4GX service has me wanting it in America ASAP! 4GX is going to be the fallback technology for future 5G cellular networks...
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