Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important to step back and recognise the huge effort being made to limit its potential for disruption. From British Gas using its logistics network to deliver supplies to food banks, to teachers using empty D&T classrooms to make face shields for NHS workers, it’s clear that while the pandemic is undoubtedly

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Hands up who’s making money in 5G? And who’s not?

A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.

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Huawei ships more than 400,000 5G active antenna units and advises carriers on how to make 5G a success

During a keynote speech delivered today at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2019, Ryan Ding, Huawei executive director of the board and president of Carrier BG, noted that among consumers, households, and vertical industries, there is a real and urgent demand for 5G.

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Video streaming named the USA’s 5G killer app, as tech prediction season opens early

WEEK IN IoT – OK, I admit it. I have a real problem with the notion that there’s a killer app for each new bearer technology that comes along, says Jeremy Cowan. Perhaps this is because it’s the first question I’m asked every year when I meet people at Mobile World Congress.

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