Samsung, Verizon and Qualcomm have announced that they've achieved 711 Mbps upload speeds in an in-lab experiment. At these speeds, a user could upload a one-gigabyte video in just 10 seconds.
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Ofcom's research should that one in five have been struggling to keep up with their telecom bills. It has called on broadband providers to offer tariffs for those living on a low income.
The UK government has decided to ban Huawei hardware from 5G mobile networks from the end of the year. The government decided not to restrict its use in 2G, 3G, and 4G networks though.
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.
Executives at BT and Vodafone have warned the government that a hasty removal of Huawei from mobile networks leaves open the possibility of mobile blackouts around the country as they adapt.
5G networks, with their dramatic advances in transmission speed, latency, capacity, energy efficiency and connection densities, promise to bring about a smarter and more connected world.
The UK is currently reviewing whether to ban Huawei from providing hardware for telecom networks. Mobile carriers have warned a ban for Huawei would lead to increased costs and significant delays.
Spark New Zealand's proposal to use Huawei's network equipment in its 5G rollout has been blocked after the Government Communications Security Bureau identified a "significant network security risk".
5G infrastructure revenues could see a compound annual growth rate of 118% according to IDC. The firm claimed that the market's revenues will reach $26 billion in 2022, up from $528 million this year.
According to the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review published today, the UK government is doubling down on its fiber network coverage with full fiber networks being deployed nationwide by 2033.