EE has upgraded the 4G connectivity around London's stations and on rail routes in and out of the capital. The expansion will help meet demand from travellers beginning to come out of lockdown.
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Nokia has announced its new Smart Node which it plans to make available in Q4. The device helps to boost 4G and 5G connectivity in indoor settings such as residential and small business premises.
Xiaomi has announced the Mi 11 Lite 5G and Mi 11 Lite 4G variant. The devices are aimed at people who want powerful devices but at a fraction of the cost of a flagship device. Prices start at €299.
TrendForce has said that 5G penetration could fall slightly this year due to a winter storm that hit Samsung's Austin factory that produces Qualcomm's 5G RFIC, a crucial component in 5G phones.
Vodafone has announced new Pro Broadband packages which come with WiFi extenders and a dedicated support team to help you stay online. The routers also include back-up mobile data if WiFi fails.
Samsung has announced a new software solution for its Massive MIMO radios, which will enable a 30% improvement in throughput for users on the move. It will upgrade its radios this year.
EE has announced that 94% of roads in Britain are now covered by its 4G network. It has also partnered with emergency services to turn their vehicles into mobile base stations to extend coverage.
Nokia and Telefonica have conducted a study of the energy efficiency of 5G. They found that based on Telefonica's network, 5G was up to 90% more efficient than the older 4G network.
Finland's Nokia has been selected by NASA to build the first cellular network on the Moon. The network is expected to be installed in late 2022 with the help of a private spacecraft design firm.
O2's latest research has found that without mobile connectivity, the U.K. economy would have lost a further £205 billion in economic output because more businesses would have collapsed.
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.
In a poorly worded email, AT&T is urging users to update their phones to avoid service disruptions. The change mentioned is actually the phasing out of the 3G network - which is due in February 2020.
Nokia has announced that it has a software upgrade available that can turn legacy 4G radios into 5G without the need for on-site work and engineering, promising to upgrade 5 million radios by 2021.
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.
Today, the National Advertising Review Board is recommending that AT&T stop using its 5G Evolution branding, due to the fact that it's not 5G at all, and it might confuse customers.
EE has announced the availability of 4G connectivity on the eastern part of the Jubilee Line between the Westminster and Canning Town stations. Service will be expanded in the coming months.
Samsung has announced that U.S. Cellular, the fifth-largest carrier in the United States, has chosen its network solutions to power the 4G LTE and 5G networks, the latter of which is coming this year.
Ofcom has released its 2019 edition of the Connected Nations report. The regulator looked at how broadband and mobile coverage has developed over the year and what work still needs to be done.
O2 has announced that it will be bringing 4G connectivity to a portion of the Jubilee Line on the London Underground. It's just part of a wider effort by TfL to bring connectivity to the underground.
The five-year patent license agreement covers the development of single-mode and multimode 3G, 4G, and 5G devices by LG despite unbridgeable differences between the two companies back in June.
Apple announced today that it has acquired Intel's smartphone modem business. 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, and the deal also includes patents. The deal is worth one billion dollars.
According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple might be in talks with Intel to purchase the company's cellular modem division, which has already abandoned the emerging market for 5G modems.
O2 has announced that it has boosted its 4G capacity around the country with a particular focus on holiday destinations. It comes as more Brits stay at home this year for their summer break.
Transport for London has revealed that 4G connectivity will be available across the entirety of the London Underground network by the mid-2020s. The rollout will begin in March 2020.
Vodafone has announced that it will launch its 5G network to the public in 19 cities and towns this year. The announcement comes just months after it concluded a successful trial of 5G.
A new report claims SoftBank is planning to drop Huawei-built hardware from its 4G network and switch to Nokia and Ericsson products over the next few years. This follows Japan's ban on Chinese tech.
Nokia and OPPO have signed a secretive patent license agreement. The contents of the deal are unknown but OPPO has agreed to pay Nokia for the multi-year license period. It likely involves 5G patents.
The U.K. mobile operator, EE, has announced the first areas that will get 5G next year. The firm is also going to be bringing 5G broadband via the 5G Home router to showcase 5G's competence.
The UK carrier today announced that it will be shifting even more of its radio towers from 3G to 4G over the next six months, enabling clearer voice calls and much faster internet connections.
Reports claim that the Bangladeshi government has blocked mobile internet in some regions after protests against the killing of two students in a road accident turned violent, with over 100 injured.
Sky Mobile will continue to operate on Telefónica UK's network after a new long-term deal was signed. The two firms will also work to test and launch 5G over the next couple of years.
Loon LLC and Telkom Kenya have entered an agreement to launch Loon's balloons to help connect everyone in the country, even those out in the more rural areas that are difficult to connect.
Chuwi has revealed more details about its Android gaming tablet, the Hi9 Air. The tablet will be powered by a Helio X20 and 4GB RAM, but will also offer a 4G LTE for connectivity when on the go.
Huawei has announced the availability of the Huawei 5G LampSite. The new device will allow shopping centres, airports, and other public areas to easily deploy 5G for customers when it's available.
Vodafone and Nokia are going to deploy 4G on the Moon in 2019 to assist PTScientists with a mission that will send a two rovers to inspect the Apollo 17 lunar rover and stream HD footage to Earth.
The second largest mobile carrier in the United States is promising to be the first company in the country to offer its users 5G internet. By the end of the year, a dozen markets will be covered.
Politicians in Birmingham, UK, today called for urgent action to ensure that country remains up to speed, on mobile, with other developed countries going forward or risk lagging behind.
One of the UK's 'big four' networks has announced "landline killer" broadband packages. The service is delivered over its 4G network, rather than traditional fixed lines, but comes at quite a premium.
T-Mobile has been making strides to improve its network over the years and is now deploying its newly acquired spectrum. The LG V30 will be the first handset on the market to support 600MHz LTE.