Who Benefits From the U.S. Crackdown on Huawei?

Foreign Policy Elias Groll January 31, 2019 As U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials mount a campaign to expel the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from U.S. and allied networks, business insiders are asking themselves a question that goes to the...

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5G is Coming This Year. Here’s What You Need to Know

New York Times Don Clark Dec 31, 2018 In 2019, a big technology shift will finally begin. It’s a once-in-a-decade upgrade to our wireless systems that will start reaching mobile phone users in a matter of months. But this is not just about faster smartphones. The...

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3GPP decides to delay Release 16 by 3 months

FierceWireless Monica Alleven December 14, 2018 In what could be construed as a “surprise, no surprise,” 3GPP has decided to delay Release 16 by three months, so it’s now due for a freeze in March 2020 rather than December 2019. It’s a surprise—one commentator...

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Sprint 5G Overview

December 3, 2018 With one of its largest investment in years, Sprint is building a blazing-fast, high-capacity mobile network that will enable the next wave of wireless innovation. Sprint mobile 5G is going to create incredible new connections to people and things,...

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Recent Industry News

  • Verizon’s 5G gets points for speed but knocks for coverage

    April 5, 2019

    FierceWireless Monica Alleven April 5, 2019 Verizon’s new 5G service in Minneapolis and Chicago appears to be delivering on the speed promises, with users reporting 10 times faster speeds than LTE, but it’s getting knocks for lack of coverage. As chronicled in its Signals Flash newsletter, Signals Research Group (SRG) clocked 676.6 Mbps average and 909.4 […]

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  • Putting Verizon’s mobile 5G through its paces

    April 5, 2019

    RCR Wireless Kelly Hill April 5, 2019 SRG gives a glimpse into the Verizon 5G network and performance in Minneapolis With the launch of Verizon’s mobile 5G network in two cities and one smartphone that can access the network, the first rounds of testing — both user tests and more formal testing — are starting […]

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  • Another Set of 5G Standards Was Just Released, but No One Really Cares

    April 5, 2019

    Light Reading Mike Dano April 5, 2019 The 3GPP — the standards organization that essentially oversees the creation, development and, most importantly, the harmonization of 5G technology — released its third and final bundle of initial 5G standards. But, according to those in the industry, there aren’t many operators that are interested in it. “The […]

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