Month: June 2020

Vodafone UK called on the government to prioritise 5G rollout as part of its Covid-19 (coronavirus) recovery plan, as it published a new report predicting the technology could add £158 billion to the economy over the next decade. The operator stated research for its Levelling up: How 5G can boost productivity across the UK report,
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Redmi 9A, the toned-down version of Redmi 9 and the successor to the Redmi 8A, will likely debut next month, an alleged Xiaomi catalogue intended for the Philippines market has revealed. The catalogue highlights the smartphone’s key specifications such as MediaTek Helio G25 SoC and a 13-megapixel main camera. Similar to the Redmi 9, the Redmi
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Alia Bhatt. Akshay Kumar. Ajay Devgn. Varun Dhawan. Abhishek Bachchan — those are the big names part of Disney+ Hotstar’s next big announcement, slated for Monday 4:30pm, the streaming service announced on its social media handles over the weekend. Disney+ Hotstar hasn’t said what it’s about but given that it’s titled “Bollywood Ki Home Delivery”
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Verizon has also completed trials of Pivotal Commware’s mmWave repeater technology Verizon announced that is has expanded its 5G Home, making the enhanced service available in parts of Houston. The enhanced service, designed to provide better, more reliable wireless internet, comes as work, school and socialization continue to largely take part at home for many
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Verizon completed a trial of new repeater technology with Pivotal Commware meant to help it more rapidly expand its mmWave 5G footprint, while also revealing an upgraded home broadband service in Houston. An operator representative told Mobile World Live trials recently conducted in Michigan tested “outdoor repeaters that will amplify the signal between a cell
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Censorship advocates are celebrating the addition of US telco Verizon to their campaign against Facebook, but they’re mistaken. At the start of this week we reported on a campaign by a coalition of political activist groups designed to coerce Facebook into censoring any content it disapproves of. Initially it seemed to have only attracted the
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A Russian computer hacker who facilitated $20 million in credit card fraud and ran a sophisticated clearinghouse for international cybercriminals was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison. Prosecutors say Aleksei Burkov of St. Petersburg, Russia, filled a unique niche in the world of cybercrime, describing his Direct Connection website as “the most exclusive criminal
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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday launched a channel selector application which will facilitate consumers to view their TV subscription and choose the channels of their interest while removing the unwanted ones. In a statement, TRAI said that after issuing the new tariff order for broadcasting services it was noticed that consumers were
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US Secretary of State says, “The tide is turning against Huawei…” The United States government sees Huawei as a security concern both domestically and abroad. This is not a secret. As lawmakers work to replace Huawei equipment in smaller, rural U.S. networks, officials are simultaneously working to convince other states to exclude the Chinese vendor
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Whether it’s important, depressing or just entertaining, the telecoms industry is always one which attracts attention. Here are the stories we think are worth a second look at this week: Huawei gets the green light for £1 billion Cambridge R&D centre Cambridge City Council has officially given Huawei permission to construct a 50,000 sq. meter
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AIS pledged to support Thailand’s economic recovery from Covid-19 (coronavirus) by deploying 5G services across a number of key sectors as part of an ongoing nationwide network build. The operator cited healthcare, retail and industry options for its network, with CEO Somchai Lertsutthiwong (pictured) noting recovery from the global effects of the pandemic requires digital
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Dark — the Netflix sci-fi thriller original series from Germany — is obsessed with time travel. But for its first two seasons, even as Dark explored the many facets of time travel in confounding yet mesmerising ways, it refused to entertain the discussion of parallel worlds. That changed at the end of season 2 with
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Keysight Technologies has acquired digital automation company Eggplant from The Carlyle Group for $330 million. Keysight described Eggplant as a “software test automation platform provider that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics to automate test creation and test execution” and said that the company’s Digital Automation Intelligence platform “can test any technology on any device,
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