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Ranked: The top 10 emerging technologies in 2020
CompTIA has unveiled its annual list of emerging technologies ranked by the ability to generate new business and revenues.
World's best city for WiFi speed and 5G revealed
The study looked at the number of free wifi spots, the average cost of data, the number of restaurants with free wifi, as well as the average upload and download speeds.
Vodafone launches OPPO 5G smartphones to NZ market
Vodafone has launched new affordable 5G smartphones into the New Zealand market, the OPPO Find X2 Pro 5G and the Find X2 Lite 5G
Cradlepoint helps partners capitalise on wireless WAN and 5G opportunities
"This is the largest revamp of the Cradlepoint Partner Program in our history - bringing together the technology alliances, business and technical frameworks."
5G not impacted by COVID-19, commercial deployment draws near
“Mobile operators globally need to proactively prepare for the demands of a new virtualised and secure 5G world."
Industrial IoT will aid in advancement of 5G, analysts find
Frost & Sullivan finds that the integration of 5G in industrial internet of things (IIoT) systems will help the technology evolve to reach high speed, low latency, and large volume data transfer.
Tech Mahindra and Openet announce partnership to monetise 5G
Tech Mahindra and Openet have entered into a global strategic partnership to better leverage 5G and cloud technologies to accelerate digital transformation for communications service providers (CSPs).
Telstra launches 5G mobile broadband device
Australia’s first mobile broadband device that is mmWave ready, to work with the next iteration of 5G due to rollout at scale in 2021.
Cloud-based entertainment to get major boost from 5G
By 2024, US$1.9 billion will be contributed to the cloud gaming market through 5G generated revenues alone, and $67.5 billion will be added to the cloud video sector in the same way.
'Digital landscape has shifted considerably' - Vodafone NZ COVID-19 update
Vodafone NZ has today released its latest information on how New Zealanders are using the internet and cell services as social lives roar back to life.
Operators must secure spectrum to revive 5G rollouts in 2020 - report
New research from a recently released report from GlobalData suggests that the delay of spectrum allocations and auctions due to health and financial concerns is more directly linked to the slowdown in operators’ rollout plans than previously thought.
Huawei partners up to build 5G-enabled automobile ecosphere
The aim of the ecosphere is to accelerate commercial use of 5G technologies in the industry.
Microsoft acquires Metaswitch, affirming investment in telcos
The acquisition affirms Microsoft’s significant investment in 5G technology – the announcement comes only weeks after the tech giant revealed its plans to buy Affirmed Networks, a company with a focus on 5G and edge computing.
Emerging tech to add $30 billion to Sydney economy in 10 years
The four digital technologies are estimated to have contributed $6.66 billion to the Sydney economy in 2019, with IoT contributing 50%.
EXCLUSIVE: Get the scoop on what eSIM tech means for NZ
Everything you need to know about what eSIM is, how it is used, and what Spark and Vodafone have to say about where it’s going.
CSPs need to shift their 5G strategy if they want to keep up
“Fundamentally, CSPs must become 5G ecosystem orchestrators. That's the only way they can hope to meet enterprise business needs and re-integrate themselves into enterprise 5G value-chain as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.”
IDC: No recovery in sight for semiconductor market
IDC forecasts that worldwide non-memory semiconductor revenue will decline by 7.2% in 2020.
Vodafone NZ delays 5G add on cost for one year
Vodafone New Zealand has announced it will delay the $10 monthly add-on charge for the use of 5G through to July 2021.
OPPO spearheads 5G with video calls over new network
The Chinese vendor has partnered with Ericsson and MediaTek to conduct voice and video calls entirely over a 5G connection.
From fake cures to 5G conspiracies: Fake news explodes during COVID-19 pandemic
"It is vital that we use all the tools at our disposal to combat the spread of fake news and the huge damage it does."
Samsung brings beamforming to 5G developments with Xilinx
“Samsung is a trailblazer when it comes to 5G innovation and we are excited to play an essential role in its 5G commercial deployments."
Verizon builds on unified comms portfolio with BlueJeans acquisition
The acquisition will feed into Verizon’s immersive unified communications portfolio. Primarily BlueJeans’ meeting platform will be integrated with Verizon’s unified communications as a service business.
COVID-19: Telco cloud revenue from 5G to drop by 25%
Telco cloud revenue from 5G core deployments will fall between 20%-30% short of the forecasted US$9 billion in 2020. The investment shortfall in modernising telco networks may be somewhere in the range of US$2 to US$3 billion in the short term.
TCL enters smartphone market with three new devices
The company has used its own display technology to create three options of smartphone devices that each boast four rear cameras.