We Could Lose the 5G Race to China, Warns US DOD

A new report on the risks and opportunities presented by the introduction of 5G Networksby the Defense Innovation Board – an arms-length consultation panel of the US Department of Defense focusing on technology and innovation – suggests “China has taken the

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What Is 5G? Everything You Need to Know by Mike Moore

5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before. Combining cutting-edge network technology and the very latest research, 5G should offer connections that are

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Smart LED Streetlamps Can Facilitate 5G Base Station Deployments

Smart LED streetlamps, already a multipurpose fixture that can monitor environment, traffic, public security, and display public information, may be given one more job in smart city developments: 5G base station equipment can be installed on lamp posts. The use

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From Smart Homes to IoT and Autonomous Cars, This Is How 5G Will Impact Our World

Super-fast phones. Self-driving cars. Smarter homes. Streaming movies, music, and games with zero lag. These are just a some of the technologies we can expect to see in our lives, beginning in 2019, and tying them all is a next-generation

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5G Is Coming: Here’s What Facility Manages Need to Know by Larry Werner and Val Loh

5G stands for fifth-generation wireless technology. It is a revolutionary leap forward in terms of speed, response times, network reliability, and energy efficiency. 5G is expected to provide speeds from 400 Mbps to more than 10 gigabits, with wireless network

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O2 Trails Data Transmission through LED Bulbs

Telecom operator O2 has announced its partnership with PureLiFi for a trail network using LED lights to provide high-speed wireless connection for data transmission. The technology, known as LiFi (lighting fidelity), uses visible light instead of radio waves to transmit

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Wireless Technologies to Comprise 55% of Connectivity IC Shipments in 2018

Driven by the colossal Internet of Things (IoT) opportunity, wireless technologies – including wireless local area network (WLAN), Bluetooth, cellular and low-power wireless – will account for 55% of connectivity integrated circuit (IC) shipments in 2018, according to IHS Markit.

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Osram Partners with Nokia for Indoor 5G Through the Lights

Two of the biggest names from the lighting and cellular networking industries — Osram and Nokia — are together exploring the possibility of equipping LED ceiling luminaires with 5G radio chips to transmit data inside commercial building. In an early-stage

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