5g News Features

  1. The Week In 5G: FCC Opens Up More Spectrum, Carriers Target 2020 Deployments, Intel-Apple Alliance Sidelines Qualcomm
    11/22/2017

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is picking up the pace in its drive to meet 5G usage in the United States by making available an additional 1.7 GHz of high-frequency spectrum, which will facilitate carriers’ plans to deploy next-generation mobile broadband services by 2020. 

  2. TIA Releases New Antenna Mounting Classification Standard
    11/21/2017

    The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), a leading trade association of suppliers and manufacturers in the global information and communications technology industry, has issued a new antenna mounting system classification standard in anticipation of an increase in the number and types of antennas to be deployed for 5G implementations.

  3. University of Bristol Makes Optically Tunable Microwave Antennas For 5G Networks
    11/17/2017

    Microwave antennas can be tuned successfully through interaction of light with silicon in order to meet the demand for increasing operating bandwidth and higher efficiencies promised by 5G communication networks, according to researchers at the University of Bristol.

  4. Success And Peril As The Internet Of Things Haul Trillions Into Global Economy
    11/14/2017

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to contribute trillions of dollars to the global economy over the next two decades as the networked system of sensors, devices, and everyday objects becomes more pervasive and ubiquitous. Pitfalls abound, however, as cybersecurity and other challenges have not been sufficiently addressed by IoT innovators.

  5. Apple Files U.S. Patent Application For 5G Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas
    10/31/2017

    The United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted Apple a patent for Yagi antennas in future devices that run on upcoming 5G wireless networks.

  6. Metawave Set To Unveil Analog-Based Radar For Autonomous Vehicles
    10/27/2017

    Wireless technology startup Metawave says its analog-based radar platform, made of engineered metamaterials with embedded artificial intelligence, will allow autonomous vehicles make better sense of their surroundings. This technology has the potential to disrupt the automotive radar market, according to the company.

  7. The Week In 5G: UK, Australia Raise Stakes On 5G and Europe Conducts First Real-World 5G Trial
    10/17/2017

    German company Deutsche Telekom, Europe's largest telecoms provider, says it has successfully tested Europe's first ultra high speed 5G antennas in a real-world setting. Meanwhile, United Kingdom officials just earmarked £25 million in grants for 5G testbeds and trials as a way to shore up government support. In similar fashion, the Australian government has announced a 5G road map outlining its regulatory approach in supporting 5G networks in the country.

  8. The Week In 5G: Hyper-Connected Cars and the World’s First 5G Smartphone
    9/15/2017

    The first 5G smartphones could make their way to store shelves as early as next year, and 5G-connected cars could hit roads by 2020, according to major industry players who are shaping the fast-emerging 5G ecosystem.

  9. NYU Wireless Unveils Emulator For 5G Millimeter Wave Systems
    8/18/2017

    NYU Wireless has developed what is thought to be the world’s first commercial emulator for 5G millimeter wave (mm-Wave) systems. The emulator differs from the existing paradigm because it performs not only the emulation of the wireless channel, but also of the beamforming antenna arrays on both the transmitter and receiver devices under test (TX and RX DUTs).