Qualcomm’s war may be over, but the casualties are just starting to be calculated

The epic battle between Qualcomm and Broadcom seems to have reached its armistice, with President Trump using the power of CFIUS to block the transaction this past week, ending what would have been th

These will be the first cities getting 5G from Sprint and T-Mobile

Just last week, AT&T announced the first handful of cities where it'll roll out its 5G network later this year. Today at Mobile World Congress, T-Mobile and Sprint did the same. Sprint's first 5G netw

5G needs a “new mindset” towards Internet rules, telcos warn

Carriers have kicked off the world’s biggest mobile phone tradeshow with calls for an “investment friendly framework” to fund rollouts of next-gen 5G network technology and level the

AT&T names Atlanta, Dallas and Waco first of 12 US cities to get 5G wireless

AT&T wireless announced on Tuesday the first cities to get its 5G network. The carrier plans on installing 5G in 12 cities by the end of 2018, and on top of the list is Atlanta, Georgia and Dallas

There’s no way the government is building its own 5G network

A report this weekend by Axios cited documents from within the National Security Council describing the possibility — nay, inevitability — of a 5G network built and operated by the U.S. government

It’s time to chart a course for 5G success

The global race is on -- and it is time for the FCC to get out of the starting gate, schedule an auction and chart a course for 5G success.

Ford taps Qualcomm to ensure cars can talk to everything else

Ford and chipmaker Qualcomm announced a partnership at CES 2018 on Tuesday to work together on cellular vehicle-to-everything (C2VX) tech, designed to validate and ensure a smooth rollout for the conn

Ultra-fast 5G wireless service declared national security priority by White House

Who would have thought that the president who writes in 140-character missives would suddenly be interested in 70 Gbps wireless internet access? The White House released its congressionally-mandated N

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s $70 per share takeover offer

Qualcomm's board of directors has unanimously voted to reject an acquisition offer from rival chipmaker Broadcom. 

Facebook-backed Telecom Infra Project adds a new focus on millimeter wave tech for 5G

The Telecom Infra Project (TIP), the Facebook-backed open-source hardware and software group of over 450 telecom stakeholders like Broadcom, Intel, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Telefonica, SK Telecom

At the White House’s emerging tech event, drones are one of the day’s big topics

Tech leaders gathered today at the White House for a series of focused sessions on hot topics in tech. Thursday's event, titled "American Leadership in Emerging Technology," is the second big piece of

Savari works to bring 5G to connected cars

In these early days of smart cities and connected cars, Savari has emerged as a V2X (that's vehicle-to-everything) innovator. Now it's joined the 5G Automotive Association to bring cellular communicat

Intel hopes 5G will breathe new life into its smartphone business

Intel lost the last battle for smartphones. In May, the company quietly announced that it was canceling plans for its Broxton mobile processor, effectively acknowledging that it couldn't compete with

The promise of 5G is still years away

Tech companies are terrible at tempering expectations. Really, really bad. Take last month, when Qualcomm CEO Stephen Mollenkopf told the audience at his CES keynote, "5G will have an impact similar t

Carriers banking on cars to drive 5G, rev up a new growth engine

Wander the flashy hall 3, where smartphone makers have traditionally bagged most of the prime carpet-space to show off their latest glass slabs, and you'll find a sprawling Ford booth and a slew of pa

Mobile and enterprise are the keys to VR/AR scale

Though PC and console VR are the sexier formats we’re all excited about, is mobile where VR will really scale in the near term? This is a question I’ve been posing to investors and innovators.

UK to put up £1BN for full fiber broadband and 5G, £400M extra for VC

The UK government has confirmed it will be borrowing to try to encourage investment in high speed fiber broadband networks and 5G technology -- with a plan to spend over £1BN by 2020-2021 to bolster

INNOVATE2016: How 5G will change everything… including the network neutrality debate

According to Hans Westberg, chief executive of the Swedish telco giant Ericsson, the next big thing is 5G.

Nokia Growth Partners Announces $350M Fund Focused On IoT

What do you finance if you're in the network business and need to encourage your customers to upgrade faster to the next generation of cellular tech (aka 5G)? Why the Internet of Things of course...

More U.K. Spectrum Will Be Auctioned Next Year To Push Towards 5G

U.K. telecoms regulator Ofcom has published details for a forthcoming spectrum auction, early next year, that will see bidders shelling out for the equivalent of around three-quarters of the spectrum
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