Johnson under pressure from key allies over Huawei access to UK 5G network

Boris Johnson comes under new pressure from major British allies about his controversial decision to give Chinese technology giant Huawei a role in building the UK 5G network. According to the Daily Telegraph, a delegation of senior US officials – including Donald Trump's acting chief of staff – will fly to London to address their […]

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US Cellular announces LTE-M network to optimise IoT connectivity

US Cellular has announced the launch of its LTE-M network at more than 90% of its mobile locations across the country – with the intention of 100% coverage by the end of the second quarter. The LTE-M network, the international cellular standard designed and optimized for IoT connectivity, is a steadfast, secure and economical solution […]

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Skylo emerges from stealth with $116 million funding to build affordable satellite network for IoT data

IoT solution provider Skylo Technologies raised $ 103 million in its recently held Series B financing round led by SoftBank Group. Before that, the California-based company raised $ 13 million in Series A financing. Now that Skylo has raised $ 116 million in funding to date, the company will strive to provide immediate, affordable, and […]

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Rogers rolls out Canada’s first 5G network, plans more than 20 markets by 2020 end

Canadian telecommunications provider Rogers has started rolling out Canada's first 5G network in Toronto, downtown Vancouver, Montreal and Ottawa and will expand to more than 20 markets by the end of 2020. The network will initially use 2.5 GHz spectrum, with plans to go to 600 MHz 5G spectrum later in the year – better […]

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US concerns reportedly raised over Huawei involvement in 5G network

Washington has stepped up its efforts to prevent Downing Street from supporting the involvement of Chinese technology company Huawei in the 5G communication network. Senior US officials have provided information to the British government to convince her that, according to the Financial Times, the Chinese technology company is not gaining a lucrative foothold in the […]

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