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5G might stuff up aircraft
Published in News
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
Published in News
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
Published in Mobiles
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.

Apple moves to 5G next year
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 11:44

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
Published in Mobiles


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.

Intel and Qualcomm team up
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 21 June 2021 12:30

Intel and Qualcomm team up


Compute and coms side by side

Intel CEO Kicking Pat Gelsinger and Qualcomm CEO-elect Cristiano Amon are locked in meetings to see if there are areas they can work together.

5G Technology shift arrives in automotive
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 21:20

5G Technology shift arrives in automotive


Qualcomm remains committed to helping Europe

A week ago, Alex Rogers, executive vice president and president of Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL), was one of the keynote speakers at the Beyond the Mobile Phone virtual conference.

Canada begins 5G auction
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 11:07

Canada begins 5G auction


Delayed by pandemic

 Canada is to start the auction of the mobile telecommunications bandwidth necessary for 5G rollout, one that was delayed more than a year by the pandemic.

Ericsson doing well on the back of 5G
Published in Network
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:32

Ericsson doing well on the back of 5G


Would have been better if it had not been for that pesky Samsung

 Sweden's Ericsson reported first-quarter core earnings above market estimates as strong 5G equipment sales offset a loss of royalty income due to a patent fight with Samsung Electronics.