Airline companies warn 5G will create “catastrophic" aviation crisis
Published in Mobiles


But at least the US telcos will make money


The chief executives of major US passenger and cargo carriers on Monday warned of an impending "catastrophic" aviation crisis in less than 36 hours, when AT&T and Verizon turn on their new 5G service.

FAA backs down over US telcos 5G requests
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Thursday, 06 January 2022 13:17

FAA backs down over US telcos 5G requests


Sorry we forgot you ran things

The Federal Aviation Administration has backed down from its request for more 5G delays from AT&T and Verizon over fears that planes might drop out of the sky.

US delays 5G over plane safety concerns
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Monday, 03 January 2022 11:47

US delays 5G over plane safety concerns


Close to fixing the problem


US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday asked AT&T and Verizon Communications to delay the planned January 5 introduction of new 5G wireless service over aviation safety concerns.

US 5G is total rubbish
Published in Network
Thursday, 23 December 2021 11:05

US 5G is total rubbish


Even if it is more available 

While users in the land of the fee are spending more time on 5G than anywhere else in the world, the service is rubbish, according to a new report released by Ookla.

5G protection necklaces are radioactive
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Monday, 20 December 2021 13:28

5G protection necklaces are radioactive


More likely to kill you than 5G

Products which claim to be designed to protect users from the evil radiation from 5G mobile networks have been found to be radioactive.

MediaTek releases 5G smartphone chip
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Friday, 19 November 2021 11:59

MediaTek releases 5G smartphone chip


Targeting Qualcomm’s turf with 4nm Dimensity 9000

MediaTek has released a new 5G smartphone chip that it hopes will be used in premium-priced Android smartphones.

5G might stuff up aircraft
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Monday, 08 November 2021 12:07

5G might stuff up aircraft


Triggers radar altimeter performance

America's aircraft-regulating Federal Aviation Administration has warned that 5G interferes with radar altimeters (radio altimeters) and has issued an "Airworthiness Directive" concerning the rollout of 5G cellular phone service in 46 major metropolitan areas of the US."

US telcos telling porkies about 5G coverage
Published in Network
Friday, 15 October 2021 11:55

US telcos telling porkies about 5G coverage


Less available than COVID-19,  report claims

US mobile phone companies have taken to making up figures about their 5G coverage according to new data released by OpenSignal.

Tensor might have 5G implications
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Monday, 16 August 2021 12:50

Tensor might have 5G implications


PCMag ruminates

Google's Pixel 6 phone will be powered by a Tensor processor which PCMag UK believes is "clearly designed to accelerate machine learning and AI".

MediaTek brings 5G to the midrange
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Thursday, 12 August 2021 11:41

MediaTek brings 5G to the midrange


Two new chipsets

MediaTek has released two new chipsets which could be instrumental in bringing 5G to the midrange.