5G will take years to become popular
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Thursday, 06 December 2018 12:41

5G will take years to become popular


Taiwan IoT Technology and Industry Association warning


Taiwan IoT Technology and Industry Association (TwIoTA). Chairman Frank Huang has warned that it will take years before 5G applications to become popular.

5G to XR glasses demo is impressive
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Thursday, 06 December 2018 04:02

5G to XR glasses demo is impressive


100s of Mbps needed

One of the big questions for many 5G sceptics is how it works in real life,  and Qualcomm has been pushing for the need for higher data rates, low latency and eXtended Reality.

Samsung confirms Snapdragon 855 is its 5G answer
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Coming in 1H 2019

Samsung’s Justin Denison, SVP of product strategy and marketing in the US,  confirmed that the 5G Samsung phone comes with a Snapdragon 855 SoC and obviously using a Snapdragon X50 modem.

Snapdragon 5G phones to arrive in Q2 2019
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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 20:13

Snapdragon 5G phones to arrive in Q2 2019


Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon confirms

Cristiano Amon took the stage at the company’s third technology summit - the second in Maui Hawaii, and showed a 5G prototype phone form-factor device on a live AT&T/Verizon network.

Samsung will have 5G by next year
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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 10:33

Samsung will have 5G by next year


Beating Apple and without being hamstrung by an Intel Modem

Samsung will release its first  5G mobile phone next year, beating Apple by a mile and not having the problem that it will depend on an Intel modem.

Qualcomm will live stream Hawaii event again
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 23:05

Qualcomm will live stream Hawaii event again


December 4, 5 and 6 at 9:00 a.m Hawaii time

The birthplace of the Snapdragon 845 last year, and the birthplace of its successor Snapdragon 855, Maui island in Hawaii, will be  where the Third Annual Snapdragon Technology Summit is taking place. For us, that means three out of three.

5G will reach 40 percent of the world by 2024
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:41

5G will reach 40 percent of the world by 2024


Ericsson claims it will cover 1.4 billion people

5G will reach more than 40 percent of the world's population and cover 1.5 billion people by the end of 2024, according to the latest mobility report from telecommunications company Ericsson.

Intel XMM 8160 5G silence XMM 8060
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Wednesday, 14 November 2018 17:47

Intel XMM 8160 5G silence XMM 8060


From 2G to 5G in 2H 2019

Intel has announced its XMM 8160 5G modem that supports all the "Gs" from 2G to 5G NR and it plans to ship the modem in 2H 2019 so expect it in phones and PCs in early 2020.

Intel announces new 5G XMM 8160 modem
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Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:14

Intel announces new 5G XMM 8160 modem


Ahead of planned schedule

Intel has unveiled its latest XMM 8160 5G modem, which supports both the older standard but also brings 5G speeds with peak speeds of up to 6Gbps.

Apple 5G phone delayed until late 2020
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Monday, 05 November 2018 12:24

Apple 5G phone delayed until late 2020


Depending on Intel’s 10nm process

The fruity cargo cult Apple will not get an iPhone with 5G until late 2020.