AT&T names three more cities that will receive 5G networks this year

AT&T intends to be the first major network to begin rolling out the new 5G standard in the U.S., starting in late 2018. The carrier has officially revealed the first three cities to receive the wireless service.

Your 5G Samsung phone will have a massive amount of RAM

Samsung has developed an 8GB LPDDR5 RAM module for use in smartphones, and it's designed to help make 5G phones with greater artificial intelligence features a reality, while also being faster and more power efficient.

Apple is reportedly ditching Intel for 5G chips in the iPhone

Apple has reportedly notified Intel that it will not be using Intel's 5G modems in the 2020 iPhone -- something that could have wide implications for Intel's development of its 5G tech. Apple may instead turn to MediaTek.

OnePlus 2019 smartphone will be 5G ready, promises timely updates

Smartphone maker OnePlus took to the stage at Mobile World Congress in Shanghai to announce its future projects for 2019. In addition to working with U.S. carriers, the company plans on producing a 5G smartphone.

Amid U.S. hurdles, Huawei may be banned from Australia’s 5G network

Huawei is facing plenty of hurdles in the U.S., buts its struggles may be moving to other countries too. A recent report notes that the company may be banned from taking part in the buildout of Australia's 5G network.

Verizon doesn’t care about Sprint and T-Mobile merger

Verizon's CEO has stated he doesn't care about the impending T-Mobile and Sprint merger, and isn't concerned about any impact it may have on the carrier's own plans to rule the 5G landscape in the United States.

T-Mobile and Sprint are merging — here’s what it means for you

T-Mobile and Sprint have officially reached an agreement to merge. Ranging from an improvement in overall 5G wireless technology to pricing, here are a few ways the Sprint and T-Mobile merger could affect you.

5G is coming — here’s what to expect, and when to expect it on your carrier

5G mobile technology is confusing, but it doesn't have to be. Here's how 5G will boost your network stability, speed, and coverage, and just when you can expect to see the benefits.

Huawei CEO teases upcoming P20, targets 2019 for 5G-connected phone

In an interview with Digital Trends, Huawei CEO Richard Yu teased several forthcoming devices from the company, speaking about the innovations we should expect on the Huawei P20, and an exciting 5G device due before the end of 2019.

Intel is working hard to bring 5G technology to mobile PCs

At MWC 2018, Intel will be showing off its 5G modem inside a detachable 2-in-1 PC, with shipping products expected to arrive in the second half of 2019 from Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X24 will likely be its last LTE modem

Qualcomm is working to bring 5G to the masses -- but you might not be aware that the super-speedy connections could be available as soon as this year. Here is how Qualcomm is working to deploy 5G.

These 19 companies will offer 5G devices by 2019. Where’s Apple?

Qualcomm has announced partnerships with dozens of companies -- both carriers and device-makers -- to deploy 5G over the next two years. In other words, you could experience super-fast 5G speeds for yourself as soon as 2019.

Sprint announces it will commit to 5G coverage by 2019

Sprint has announced that it plans to roll out its nationwide 5G mobile network by the end of 2019. However, the company's CEO did say that this move would be accompanied by a price increase.

Has Verizon’s plan to sell Huawei phones been squashed too?

Verizon may have ended discussions with Huawei to sell the Mate 10 Pro on its network due to pressure from the U.S. government, according to rumors. This comes just a few weeks after a similar deal with AT&T was also squashed.
Emerging Tech

CES 2018 will have an extra focus on smart cities and the impact of IoT

Smart Cities technology is one of the major themes at this years Consumer Electronics Show,. Subjects like smart transportation and energy grids, public safety, health care, data analytics, and governance will all be part of the discussion.

5G to reach a billion people by 2023, with VR and AR firing up development

Mobile infrastructure company Ericsson predicts that in 2023, 20-percent of the global population will have access to a next-generation 5G data connection. That's around a billion people.

A handful of U.S. cities should expect 5G services from Verizon in 2018

Verizon first laid out its goals for 5G deployment at last year's Mobile World Congress, but now the company has identified specific markets and a time frame for the residential launch of its new technology.

Qualcomm unveils a new chipset and 5G reference design at an event in Hong Kong

At an event in Hong Kong, Qualcomm announced a 5G smartphone reference design and the midrange Snapdragon 636 chip. Neither are coming to market particularly soon, but they have market-shifting potential.