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Orange boss urges clients to state 5G needs, and is the Qualcomm peace deal Apple’s ‘least worst’ option?
(WEEK IN TELCO IT) — Orange is already exploring future uses of 5G, but it really needs to know what clients want. Meanwhile, as Jeremy Cowan reports, it looks like Apple has chosen the least worst outcome of four unpalatable scenarios.
Coming back from MWC19, my head agog with robots, AI and the realisation of 5G, the phrase that kept recirculating was ‘building the ecosystem’, specifically the 5G ecosystem, writes George Malim.
The GSMA has announced further details for MWC19 Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress), including additional keynote speakers, participating companies, programmes and events. (more…)
Spoiler Alert: If you’re hoping to get through the Festive Period without any mention of 5G, look away now. And, says Jeremy Cowan, if you thought 2018 was full of 5G hype you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. We haven’t even got to #MWC19 in Barcelona yet!
Spirent, the trusted provider of test, measurement, assurance and analytics solutions for next-generation devices and networks, announced the company-wide “Promise. Assured.” business initiative to (more…)
Ericsson has been selected by Hi3G, operating as 3 in Denmark, to modernise its transport network with 5G-ready routers over the next three years. (more…)
The GSMA announced details of the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas including the first confirmed participating companies, exhibitors, programs and activities taking place at the event’s second annual gathering. (more…)
Automotive, smart manufacturing and energy expected to benefit first from 5G in the Internet of Things
Where will we see the first impact of 5G in the Internet of Things, and how will it change services? To find out, Jeremy Cowan talks to Stephan Gatien, general manager of the Telecommunications Business at SAP. (more…)
The subject of 5G (or 5th generation mobile communications) has never been far from the headlines this year. In January it was the talk of the show in Las Vegas at CES 2018. Then Axios claimed a scoop with memos from the Trump administration purporting to say that nationalisation of the USA’s 5G networks was being considered, before the hype grew again at MWC18 in Barcelona.