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.
AT&T has announced that it 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.