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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Two new chipsets
MediaTek has released two new chipsets which could be instrumental in bringing 5G to the midrange.
Apple moves to 5G next year
On all ranges
The fruity cargo cult Apple will have finally got all its gear working on 5G by next year.
Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 888+ 5G SoC
Cortex-X1 almost hits 3GHz
Qualcomm has kicked off the first day of Mobile World Congress with its higher-clocked Snapdragon 888+ 5G SoC, which is pretty much identical as the Snapdragon 888 but with a higher clocked Cortex-X1 core.