UK plans new 5G club: US, India among 10 nations included

The British government has approached the US with the prospect of creating a 5G club of 10 democracies, including India, amid growing security concerns related to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, according to a UK media report.

May 30, 2020, 10:21 AM IST

Samsung unveils mid-range Exynos 880 chip with integrated 5G modem

The Exynos 880 includes a 5G cellular modem that enables lag-less streaming and rapid downloads. 

May 27, 2020, 12:44 PM IST

British officials propose limited 5G role for China's Huawei: Sources

British officials have proposed granting Huawei a limited role in the UK`s future 5G network, resisting US calls for a complete ban over fears of Chinese spying, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Jan 23, 2020, 18:11 PM IST

Nokia hires 350 workers to speed up 5G development

Nokia has recruited 350 staff in Finland this year, 240 in its mobile networks unit and many dedicated to developing SoC (system on chip) integrated circuits - a key element for its 5G equipment, a Nokia spokeswoman said via email.

Oct 30, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

HTC planning comeback with new 4G, 5G handsets: Report

The handset maker announced last week it has made $23.5 million revenue in August, which is a significant increase compared to July.

Sep 17, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Govt plans to complete spectrum auction by Nov-end: Sources

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had said he hoped to complete the auction in the current calendar.

Sep 10, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

IFA 2019: AI, 5G, IoT to shape digital future

 Samsung said 5G and IoT will connect phones with TVs and kitchens to transform everyday lifestyles.

Sep 06, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

Samsung to launch mid-range 5G phone: Report

The rear packaging shows an unspecified octa-core chip matched (possibly a Snapdragon 855) with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of on-board storage which can be expanded.

Sep 02, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

Affordable Nokia 5G phone coming in 2020

HMD Global is expected to launch two Nokia 5G smartphones this year.

Aug 22, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Data usage revenue jumps to Rs 54,671 crore in 2018: Trai

The volume of average wireless data usage per wireless data subscriber per month has increased from 4.13 GB during the year 2017, to 7.69 GB during 2018, the report said.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Global smartphone sales to decline 2.5% in 2019: Gartner

The current mobile phone market of 1.7 billion shipments is around 10 per cent below the 1.9 billion shipments reached in 2015.

Aug 02, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

LG to launch global smartphone brands in India after 5G roll out

LG announced the introduction of three devices under its W series, which would be available online in partnership with Amazon.In, as it aims to sell about one million units by December-end.

Jun 27, 2019, 17:14 PM IST

Govt pushes for revival of BSNL, MTNL; committee of secretaries to meet on 4 July

State-run BSNL and MTNL are facing financial stress due to stiff competition and high employee costs.

Jun 27, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Indian telcos may need to invest Rs 1 lakh cr on optical fibre in 2-3 years for 5G: Crisil

It is estimated that less than 10 per cent of mobile towers in the country are connected with optical fibre and, hence, cannot support high-speed data required for 5G services.

Jun 25, 2019, 10:11 AM IST

Tech Mahindra inks deal with Airbus for cabin, cargo design engineering

Karthikeyan Natarajan, global head of engineering and IoT at Tech Mahindra, said the partnership will strengthen the company's aerospace engineering portfolio, especially in areas like cabin engineering and customer services.

Jun 21, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Apple will release two iPhones with 5G: Report

According to media reports, Cupertino-based company is expected to launch three iPhones next year. Apple's 6.7-inch and 5.4-inch iPhones will be 5G-capable, while a mid-size 6.1-inch iPhone won't have 5G and will likely be cheaper without 5G features.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:09 PM IST

DCC clears spectrum allocation norms for 5G trials; decision on Huawei expected soon

A decision on the contentious issue of the use of Huawei equipment in telecom infrastructure, particularly for futuristic 5G networks, is expected to be taken soon, said a senior government official who did not wish to be named.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Telecom panel asks Trai to reconsider recommendations on spectrum auction

The Digital Communications Commission (DCC), which met here Thursday, also approved the terms and conditions for 5G trials in the country, sources said.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

Apple mulling to buy Intel's modem business: Report

This comes at a time when the chip-making giant considers selling its struggling modem business in bits and pieces.

Jun 13, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

5G based industrial-use AI app launched in Finland

The company said it believed the application was the first of its kind in the world with the actual industrial usage, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:49 AM IST