Tag: telcos

06 Jun

South Korea Sees Rapid Start to 5G

06 Jun

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio 5G has taken off fast in South Korea, with a reported 600,000 subscribers in the first 50 days. Subsidies of a third or more primed the smartphone market, giving Samsung and LG the head start that should serve them well in the U.S., which launched 5G at […]

28 May
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How will 5G impact the IoT market?

28 May

John GoleResearch Director, IoT PracticeRead full bio @johngole With 5G networks and phones finally launching, much of the industry is pointing toward the Internet of Things as the field that will benefit the most. Indeed, 5G will transform IoT. However, the ways it will do so are complex, the transformation will be slow, and the […]

22 May
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Contagion Hits Huawei’s Smartphone Operation as Trump Plays Big for his China Trade Deal

22 May

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio Last week the mobile phone industry became thickly entangled in President Trump’s political plays in his cut and thrust attempts to force a trade deal out of China. The Trump administration on Thursday officially added China’s Huawei Technologies to a trade blacklist — the entity list — which […]

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