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Digital Double Helix: Why the Fates of 5G and AI are Intertwined

AI and 5G
In 2013, George F. Young and colleagues completed a fascinating study into the science behind starling murmurations. These breathtaking displays of thousands – sometimes hundreds of thousands – of birds in a single flock swooping and diving around each other, look from a distance...

5G as the Most Critical of Critical Infrastructures

5G Critical Infrastructure
Not even 30 years separate us from the end of the Cold War. Yet, we appear to be witnessing the emergence of a new one, a technology Cold War between the United States and China. This time, instead of a ‘red under...

Telcos Should Take Risks to Jumpstart the 5G Ecosystem

5G Business
5G connectivity burst onto the world stage at last year’s Winter Olympics in Seoul, South Korea and gained pop culture visibility again at the April 2019 NCAA Final Four men’s college basketball games in Minneapolis. Why the rush to 5G though, when...

Geopolitics of 5G and 5G-Connected Massive & Critical IoT

US vs China 5G
Emerging Technology Enters the Political Ring There are several reasons emerging technology is a highly competitive industry, notwithstanding the race for intellectual property that can be licensed by burgeoning markets for revenue. A first-mover advantage is often a way...

A Policy and Regulatory Checklist for 5G

5G Cell Tower
Ultra high speed, high quality 5G networks are expected to provide the connectivity required for remote robotic surgery as well as instant movie downloads and 3D mobile gaming. The technology boasts incredible reliability and low latency. However, recent hype...

5G Network Slicing Technology: A Primer

5G Network Slicing
Hyped as the technology that will transform the world, 5G is moving past the buzzword stage with first implementations coming to life in 2019. Nations are racing to 5G with such fervor that it now became one of the hottest hot-button geopolitical...

5G Cybersecurity & Privacy Challenges

5G Security
Don’t let the “5G” in the title confuse you. This post is not only about the telcos’ core networks, but about the cybersecurity and privacy issues in our (very) near, and very different future that 5G will enable. In the 5G-enabled massive...

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Prague 5G Security Conference

Officials from 32 countries gather in Prague to discuss 5G security

Security officials from EU nations, Japan, the United States and Australia gathered in Prague on Thursday and Friday to discuss 5G...
Huawei bans

Bloomberg reports that Vodafone found backdoors in Huawei gear

For years U.S. and some of its allies are claiming that Huawei should not be trusted and that the Chinese company...
Huawei bans

US praises Germany’s security standards for 5G

The top US cybersecurity policy diplomat, Rob strayer, praised Germany’s strict security standards for 5G network providers on Wednesday. The requirements...
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WP: How China’s Huawei took the lead over U.S. companies in 5G

Excellent article today from the Washington Post: How China’s Huawei took the lead over U.S. companies in 5G technology Author brings together...
Germany 5G Security Standard

Germany’s successful and expensive 5G spectrum sale

Germany’s auction of 5G spectrums reached 5 billion euros yesterday, in excess of expert estimates. The high price will mean that whilst the German...
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Swisscom debuts Europe’s first commercial 5G service

Swisscom can claim to be the first European Telecom to have introduced commercial 5G. In co-operation with Qualcomm, Swisscom’s new 5G service will be...
Verizon 5G

Verizon beats Korea and the world in launching 5G

Verizon put out a lot of effort in becoming the first telecom in the world to launch a commercial 5G network on April...
Germany 5G Security Standard

German 5G auction finishing the week at €3.7 billion

German 5G auction ended this week with the sum of highest bids reaching €3.723 billion. Showing the level of commitment to 5G,...
Mobile UK 5G Report

£6.8bn impact to UK if Huawei banned from 5G

Mobile UK, the UK mobile network operators' trade association, issued a report "The Impact on the UK of a Restriction on Huawei...
DoD 5G Report

US DoD warns about US losing the 5G war

The Defense Innovation Board of the US Department of Defense issued a new study outlining the risks America faces if China takes...
5G France

France defines specific 5G security requirements

France’s parliament is debating a bill that would see the country establish stricter security rules around 5G networks.
Netherlands 5G

Dutch security agency warns against Chinese, Russian tech

The Dutch security service advised the government on Tuesday not to use technology from countries with active cyber-hacking campaigns against the Netherlands,...
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Defiant Huawei reports 25% y-o-y profit growth

Huawei released its 2018 Annual Report today. Despite the growing 5G-related geopolitical spat it has found itself in and U.S. efforts to...
Huawei 5G

UK government issues a report warning of Huawei

UK government’s Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) Oversight Board just published its fifth annual report for the Cabinet Secretary.
EU 5G

EU recommends common approach to 5G security

Today the European Commission (EC) has recommended a set of operational steps and measures to ensure a high level of cybersecurity of...
AT&T 5G

AT&T ‘Fake 5G E’ mobile network slower than competitor’s 4G

Open Signal, a company which specialized in assessing the capabilities of mobile networks worldwide has recently tested and found that AT&T’s "5G...
5G Spectrum Germany

Germany begins sales of 5G spectrum

Disregarding lawsuits and other delaying attempts from Germany’s big 3 Telecommunications corporations, Germany’s Federal Network Agency has seen fit to begin the...
NATO 5G Security Geopolitics

NATO Will Assess Potential Security Implications of 5G Gear

On 14th March 2019, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the launch of his Annual Report for 2018 touched on security and...

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