5G

Huawei will start building its first European plant in France in 2024

The Chinese company Huawei will start building a plant in France next year to produce equipment for mobile networks. This is reported by Reuters with reference to informed sources. Huawei’s intention to build its first European plant in France became known several years ago. In 2020, the Chinese manufacturer outlined ... Read more

Apple will continue to use Qualcomm’s 5G modems in iPhones until at least 2026

Apple has decided to extend its partnership with Qualcomm on 5G modems for smartphones until at least 2026. The move suggests that while Apple has made significant strides in chipset manufacturing, it has not been able to replicate this success in 5G modem production. However, Qualcomm expects that by 2026 ... Read more

All hope is in 6G: South Korea’s largest mobile operator says 5G has fallen short of expectations

SK Telecom, South Korea’s leading mobile operator, recently published a white paper that critically assesses 5G technology, The Register reports. The document, titled “Lessons Learned from 5G, Key 6G Requirements, 6G Network Evolution and 6G Spectrum”, argues that 5G was widely publicized but failed to meet expectations. Initially, 5G was ... Read more

The EU may ban the use of Huawei for work in 5G networks

The European Union is considering the possibility of introducing a mandatory ban on the use of services of companies that may pose a security threat in 5G networks. We are talking, in particular, about the Chinese Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. This is reported by Reuters with reference to the Financial ... Read more

In 2023, “airplane mode” in the EU will become a thing of the past, airlines will be able to offer 5G to passengers

From next year in the EU, the “airplane mode” in electronic devices will become a thing of the past after the European Commission decided to allow airline passengers to use the mobile Internet and even make calls during the flight. The decision will allow airlines to provide 5G technology instead ... Read more

5G is expanding: by the end of the year, the number of users of the new communication standard will reach 1 billion

More recently, the situation with 5G standard networks was such that it was possible to see the new indicator only in some areas of large cities, for example, in the USA. But operators are constantly increasing coverage areas, and users are changing their gadgets and tariff plans. According to the ... Read more

Fujitsu is testing a robot with 5G to monitor the health of servers in a data center

Japan’s Fujitsu will trial 5G local area network as the only connectivity option for a robot tasked with inspecting a data center and reporting any anomalies it finds, writes The Register. From December 1, 2022 to March 17, 2023, the unnamed robot will roam the Yokohama data center at Fujitsu ... Read more

Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks

Wireless operators in Canada are not allowed to install Huawei equipment on high-speed 5G networks, the Canadian government said on Thursday, joining other countries in banning the products of the technology giant from China.  “We are announcing our intention to prohibit the inclusion of Huawei and ZTE products and services ... Read more