TikTok rating is down to 1.2 stars on Google Play Store after getting hammered by the supporters of YouTuber CarryMinati and the controversy surrounding a video from the platform’s popular creator Faizal Siddiqui. Both CarryMinati fans and people miffed with the Siddiqui TikTok video accused of glorifying acid attacks on women are leaving 1-star reviews
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With the recent FCC announcement to make the 6 GHz band available for unlicensed use, it is important to understand the significance of this event. This decision carves out 1.2 GHz of contiguous spectrum (5.925 – 7.125 GHz) and represents the largest amount of unlicensed spectrum that has been made available in over 20 years.
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The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mulled a fresh round of changes to site planning regulations to accelerate upgrades of existing tower infrastructure for 5G. In a statement, Commissioner Brendan Carr (pictured, second from right), explained the organisation aimed to remove ambiguity from existing regulations which he said had previously hindered “what should be straightforward
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Microsoft says a massive COVID-19 themed phishing campaign is underway, as a part of which attackers install the NetSupport Manager remote access tool to gain remote access. The new campaign, which was detected by the Microsoft Security Intelligence team, started on May 12. The malware payload comes through malicious Excel attachments that are being sent
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Nextivity: Uninterrupted 4G coverage in public sector buildings cannot wait As COVID-19 lingers on relentlessly, mobile telecoms and home broadband services are providing society with some semblance of normality. Everyday life involves homeworking on a level the world has never seen, socialising virtually via House Party, Zoom or similar is the new normal, videos are
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5G Dynamic Spectrum Sharing is a hot topic. I have already been asked about multiple people for links on good resources / whitepapers. So here is what we liked, feel free to add anything else you found useful as part of comments. Nice new whitepaper – Nokia dynamic spectrum sharing for rapid 5G coverage rollout
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Kevin Mayer, head of The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer and international business, is departing to become CEO of TikTok, as well as COO of the popular video app’s parent company ByteDance. Founder Yiming Zhang will continue to serve as ByteDance CEO, while TikTok President Alex Zhu (formerly the co-founder of the predecessor app Musical.ly) becomes
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Comcast upped the ante on US cable rival Charter Communications by enabling 5G access for all subscribers on its Xfinity Mobile MVNO service. The company stated next-generation access is now available to customers on Xfinity Mobile’s unlimited and by-the-gig tariffs at no extra charge. Coverage, provided via an MVNO deal with Verizon, is initially available
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Realme has launched the Narzo 10 and Narzo 10A smartphones to target young people, particularly those who value style and gaming performance above all else. The company wanted to create a new sub-brand to emphasise these features, and to create a separate personality for what would otherwise be simple low-cost phones. The Narzo 10 and Narzo
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South Korean operator KT added 360,000 5G subscribers in the first quarter of the year, the telco said in its earnings statement. The carrier, which launched commercial 5G services in April 2019, ended Q1 with a total of 1.78 million 5G customers. “Since the launch of KT’s 5G services, we are currently maintaining a much
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The network is the first solution that can transport 2x400GE across a single 800G wavelength  The international wholesale unit of German mobile operator Deutsche Telekom established the first European 800G network, connecting its data centers in Vienna, Austria. The network makes use of Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme (WL5e) to satisfy surging traffic requirements and customers’ demands
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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: Reports suggest the BT empire is beginning to crumble No-one in the UK should be in the same league as BT, but poorly executed strategy
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