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5G is the fifth-generation technology standard for broadband cellular networks. It is the next significant phase in the industry of telecommunications. 5G networks are predicted to have more than 1.7 billion subscribers worldwide by 2025. The 5G technology is not just for cell phones. Many devices and machines can be connected in real-time. 5G will become the backbone of IoT, connecting devices in ways we never thought possible. Users will experience smart cars that are capable of communicating with traffic lights; augmented reality and 360-degree immersive gaming and movies; and transmitting touch and texture to realize the tactile internet. The IoT applications that 5G will help enable is truly limitless. Blockchain helps secure 5G networks and offer the promise of a potent combination. Fifth Wave News will bring you more use cases and the coming future of 5G, IoT and blockchain.

India’s nationwide 5G rollout plan could hit turbulence due to aircraft interference concerns • TechCrunch

India just started rolling out 5G networks after much anticipation and years-long delay. Service operators expect to bring next-generation cellular […]

Apple and Google to soon release 5G support software updates in India • TechCrunch

Apple and Google said Wednesday they will roll out software updates to enable 5G support on their respective handsets in […]

India to push Apple, Samsung to enable 5G support on their phones • TechCrunch

India’s government is set to push handset makers including Apple and Samsung to expedite software upgrades on their phones to […]

Vodafone confirms merger talks with Three UK in a “no cash” deal to scale up in 5G • TechCrunch

Another major piece of mobile M&A appears to be in the works in the UK. Today, Vodafone confirmed that it […]

Ford drivers could get alerts from nearby pedestrians’ phones • TechCrunch

Ford is working on a mobile app designed to alert drivers to pedestrians and bicyclists nearby. The app, scheduled to debut […]

Amazon launches AWS Private 5G so companies can build their own 4G mobile networks – TechCrunch

Amazon’s cash-cow cloud division AWS has launched a new service designed to help companies deploy their own private 5G networks […]

India receives $18 billion bids for 5G auction, expects rollout in September – TechCrunch

India received bids worth $18 billion on the first day of an auction for the 5G airwaves from tycoons including […]

European Union keeps mobile roaming fees at bay for another decade – TechCrunch

Five years ago, the European Union passed rules which largely ended mobile roaming fees for citizens traveling with their devices […]

SK Telecom launches 2nd 5G edge zone in Seoul using AWS Wavelength

SK Telecom has deployed its second 5G edge zone in Seoul, which enables 5G-connected cloud services with ultra-low latency using multi-access […]

T-Mobile Launches Voice Over 5G NR using 5G SA Core Network

T-Mobile has deployed commercial Voice over 5G (VoNR, or Voice Over (5G) New Radio) service in limited areas of Portland, […]

LightShed Partners on 5G, Unsustainable Wireless Growth Bubble, Revenue Opportunities

Excerpts from LightShed Partners report – The Wireless Industry’s 5G Growth Problem, MAY 31, 2022 ~ by WALTER PIECYK AND […]

India’s 5G spectrum auctions likely to be delayed yet again; Broadband India Forum weighs in

India’s 5G rollout is already behind schedule due to repeated delays (from early 2020) in the 5G spectrum auction.  It […]

Softbank launches 5G MEC in Japan using its 5G SA core network

SoftBank announced that it has deployed a 5G Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) site in the Kanto region of Japan.  The […]

STC launches first 5G standalone (SA) core network in Bahrain

STC Bahrain [1.] has announced the launch of the first 5G standalone (SA) core network in the kingdom using Huawei […]

Apple and Google to soon release 5G support software updates in India • TechCrunch

Apple and Google said Wednesday they will roll out software…

India to push Apple, Samsung to enable 5G support on their phones • TechCrunch

India’s government is set to push…

Ford drivers could get alerts from nearby pedestrians’ phones • TechCrunch

Ford is working on a mobile app…

European Union keeps mobile roaming fees at bay for another decade – TechCrunch

Five years ago, the European Union passed rules which…

SK Telecom launches 2nd 5G edge zone in Seoul using AWS Wavelength

SK Telecom has deployed its second 5G edge zone in Seoul,…

T-Mobile Launches Voice Over 5G NR using 5G SA Core Network

T-Mobile has deployed commercial Voice over 5G (VoNR, or…

LightShed Partners on 5G, Unsustainable Wireless Growth Bubble, Revenue Opportunities

Excerpts from LightShed Partners report – The Wireless…

India’s 5G spectrum auctions likely to be delayed yet again; Broadband India Forum weighs in

India’s 5G rollout is already behind schedule due to repeated…

Softbank launches 5G MEC in Japan using its 5G SA core network

SoftBank announced that it has deployed a 5G Multi-access Edge…

STC launches first 5G standalone (SA) core network in Bahrain

STC Bahrain [1.] has announced the launch of the first 5G…