wireless

6gSamsung Begins 6G Wireless Research Center

Samsung has created the Advanced Communications Research Center to start research into 6G wireless. 6G will use machine learning for intelligent capacity and routing management and could yield speeds up to 1TB. 6G aims to integrate satellites for global coverage …

cellphoneFCC Authorizes Carriers to Block Robocalls by Default But Now You Still Need to Request It

The FCC voted to authorize carriers to block robocalls by default. However, currently you still have to call your cellphone carrier to activate scam blocking. T-Mobile charges $4 per month to get telemarketer and survey calls sent to voicemail. They …

5gQualcomm and Apple Dismiss All Lawsuits and Have 6 Year License Agreement

Apple will pay Qualcomm license fees that they withheld. They reached a six-year license agreement, effective as of April 1, 2019, including a two-year option to extend, and a multiyear chipset supply agreement.

5gVerizon Launches 5G Phone

Verizon is launching 5G in Chicago and Minneapolis and then they will follow with 30 more US cities. The Verizon 5G will only be available in a few parts of those first cities. Service will start April 11, 2019. The …

5gJapan reaches 10 gbps 5G in a smaller chip

Tokyo Tech researchers have designed and fabricated a tiny, fast, reliable and accurate 28-GHz transceiver meant for stable high-speed 5G

communicationJapan’s next generation terahertz communication will push to 400 gigabits per second

Nippon Telephone and Tokyo Institute of Technology have jointly developed an ultra high-speed IC for wireless front-end that operates on a terahertz frequency band, and in the 300 GHz band they have succeeded in developing the world’s fastest 100 gigabit …

5gT-Mobile and Sprint will merge to be a stronger 5G force

T-Mobile US (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction at a fixed exchange ratio of 0.10256 T-Mobile shares for each Sprint share or the equivalent …

communicationsHigher terahertz frequencies are usable for data transmission which will boost data 100 times over microwaves

An off-the-wall new study by Brown University researchers shows that terahertz frequency data links can bounce around a room without dropping too much data. The results are good news for the feasibility of future terahertz wireless data networks, which have …

policyUS government does not trust AT&T and Verizon to build a 5G network competitive with China’s 5G

A leaked memo that revealed the U.S. administration was considering building its own 5G network to bring super-fast Internet to consumers and businesses — a government effort designed to thwart what the Administration and some lawmakers say is potential Chinese …