What is 5G? Your questions answered

By Clare Duffy, CNN BusinessIllustrations by Leah Abucayan Published March 6, 2020 What is 5G? 5G is next generation wireless network technology that’s expected to change the way people live and work. It will be faster and able to handle more connected devices than the existing 4G LTE network, improvements that will enable a wave of new kinds of […]

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Huawei promises ‘Made in Europe’ 5G for EU

By Georgi Gotev | EURACTIV.com with AFP  Feb 5, 2020 From left to right: moderator, Abraham Liu, Viviane Reding. [@HuaweiEU Twitter] Comments Print      Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday (4 February) it would set up manufacturing hubs in Europe, as it tries to fight off US pressure on EU nations to stop it from operating. “Huawei is more […]


G Dementia at the FCC

By Anthony Rutkowski Like the Coronavirus, 5G Dementia seems to be spreading around Washington. The latest manifestation has appeared at the FCC — which is trying its best to make U.S. 5G infrastructure as insecure and primitive as possible. But first, an explanation of how 5G Dementia begins at the top and spreads in the U.S. […]


What does 5G offer that 4G doesn’t?

Bob O’Donnell Special for USA TODAY0:005:36AD FOSTER CITY, Calif. — If you’ve turned on the TV or browsed the web since the start of the year, you’ve undoubtedly been barraged with news and ads about 5G, the next generation wireless technology. What you probably haven’t heard or seen much of, however, is real explanations of […]


Who Gets 5G — And Who Gets Left Behind — Has Some Worried About Digital Inequality

February 25, 202012:00 PM ET PAUL FLAHIVE FROM Mark Garlick/Getty Images/Science Photo Library To say there is a lot of hype around 5G is probably an understatement. Verizon and T-Mobile spent an estimated $22 million on Super Bowl ads to tell us all about it. In one commercial, Verizon said it would allow firefighters to […]

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Discover Techniques and the End-to-End System of 5G Networks

You are invited to participate in a live complimentary IEEE course program webinar entitled, “Discover Techniques and the End-to-End System of 5G Networks,” presented by Olivier Haioun and Dorothy Stanley. LIVE WEBCAST DATE: March 04, 2020 LIVE WEBCAST TIME: 12:00 PM EST  Use the link below to enter the webcast up to 15 minutes before the […]


7 Experts Forecast What’s Coming for 5G in 2020

Predictions on the 5G Ecosystem from the IEEE Future Networks Initiative14 January 2020 2019 was the relative calm before the 2020 5G deployment storm. Carriers took their first steps in network deployments while engineers worked through gnarly technical challenges, and important tests of the technology were performed in real-world conditions. It became clear in 2019 […]


5G in five (not so) easy pieces

Editor’s Note: Tom Wheeler served as the 31st chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from 2013 to 2017. This paper is adapted from a presentation made at the request of the Government Accountability Office. Throughout the world, ink is being spilled and electrons exercised in a frenetic focus on fifth generation wireless technology, or 5G. […]


Japan plans to create 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers as 5G era nears

The communications ministry plans to create for assignment some 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers starting with the code “020.” With the commercialization of fifth-generation, or 5G, superfast mobile communications fast approaching, 11-digit numbers are expected to run out as early as fiscal 2022. The plan to introduce the new numbers, by the end of 2021 […]