Shipments of 5G smartphones to emerging markets rose by 6.5% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the first three months of the year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that the total shipments of smartphones to these markets dropped by 5% in the same period.
GUEST OPINION: While the rapid advance of 5G communications delivers comprehensive benefits for communication service providers (CSPs), the new technology also presents challenges in security and cost.
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The market for semiconductors is expected to grow by 17.3% year-on-year globally, against a figure of 10.8% in 2020, the technology analyst company IDC says, adding that the current shortage should be over by the middle of 2022.
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COMPANY NEWS by NEC/Telefonica: Telecommunications service provider Telefonica and NEC Corporation have entered an agreement to conduct Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) pre-commercial trials in Telefonica's four core global markets of Spain, Germany, the UK and Brazil.
Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek has emerged as the top company in its sector in the second quarter, grabbing a 43% share of the smartphone application processor/system on chip chipset shipments, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has opened applications for the upcoming 2021 auction of 5G spectrum in the 850/900 MHz band.
Finnish telecommunications equipment vendor Nokia has pulled the plug on its participation in the US-backed Open Radio Access Network Alliance [corrected], a grouping that aims to develop software for running 5G networks, according to a report on the Asia Times website.
Telstra has released its first prepaid 5G handset: the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G.
A smart-farming trial project will deploy TPG Telecom’s 5G technology to deliver benefits and efficiencies to the agricultural sector.
General Motors and AT&T will bring 5G cellular connectivity to millions of GM vehicles coming off the assembly line over the next decade in the United States. GM and AT&T are working together with a fifth-generation cellular network architecture to meet the needs of an all-electric and autonomous future, the companies said.
Qualcomm unveiled what it claims to be the world’s first drone platform and reference design to offer both 5G and AI-capabilities, the Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform.
Rural and regional telecommunications carrier Field Solutions Holdings has reported record results for the 2021 financial year.
Market research store Research and Markets has launched a new report detailing how 5G fixed-wireless access (FWA) is gathering pace worldwide as more operators have the opportunity to start deployments.
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TPG Telecom says the acquisition of additional 5G spectrum holdings will boost 5G experience for customers in Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Sydney, and Melbourne.
Chinese smartphone maker vivo has undercut its own stablemate OPPO and released a 5G phone, the Y52 5G, that is cheaper than OPPO's A54 5G which was released in April.
Nokia and TPG Telecom announced the first global deployment of the latest generation of Nokia’s integrated 5G Interleaved Passive Active Antenna (IPAA) at a TPG Telecom site in Brisbane, following the successful introduction of Nokia’s IPAA solution in networks across the world.
Nokia and Taiwan Mobile (TWM) announced that it has achieved what they claim is the world’s first New Radio Carrier Aggregation (NR CA) by combining spectrum in the 700MHz and 3500MHz bands.
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