Gartner has forecasted that worldwide 5G infrastructure spend will almost double compared to last year. It said Greater China (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong) would lead on 5G adoption in the short term.
A new report suggests that T-Mobile will drop support for 2G and 3G networks in January 2021. Users that have a device that doesn't support VoLTE have less than six months to buy a new phone.
BT's chief executive has said that it will take no less than 10 years to entirely remove Huawei from its mobile network. The government is deciding whether to allow Huawei in mobile networks.
Twitter has soft-launched a new Lite version of its app for the Philippines,. The application aims to provide a reliable and speedy service for those who have a relatively slow internet connection.
From Qualcomm's quagmire and Nokia's next chapter, to BT BS, Creators insights, 2G takedown, Valerie goes to China, and a 'bad day' at T-Mobile, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
AT&T announced just yesterday that it shut down its 2G network on the 1st January. A move which had been announced 4 years ago, it paves the way for the LTE to 5G transition when it arrives.
Facebook has released a stripped-down version of its Facebook app, called Facebook Lite. The app is designed for users that have a slow and unreliable 2G internet connection on their mobile devices.