Verizon progresses towards 5G SA core switch

Verizon continued preparations to move traffic to a standalone (SA) 5G core later this year, announcing the completion of its first successful end-to-end data session using the infrastructure. In a…

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Huawei urges UK not to be hasty

Huawei VP Victor Zhang insisted tightened US sanctions have no immediate impact on its ability to deliver equipment for 5G networks in the UK, as he urged the government not…

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SKT makes smart factory play

South Korea operator SK Telecom (SKT) introduced a subscription-based smart factory service running on its 5G network, providing local manufacturing companies with customised big data analysis. The operator is offering…

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Telstra targets 5G speed bump

GSMA THRIVE CHINA 2020: Telstra chief Andrew Penn (pictured) outlined a shift in the operator’s 5G strategy, with the next phase of its deployment set to focus on mmWave to…

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China Mobile backs post-Covid digital revolution

GSMA THRIVE CHINA 2020: Yang Jie, China Mobile chairman (pictured), believes the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic will prove to be a catalyst for societal transformation, with mobile technology leading the charge.…

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Qualcomm boss hails 5G fightback against Covid-19

GSMA THRIVE CHINA 2020: Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon (pictured) highlighted the potential of 5G to revolutionise society and the economy, noting the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic made clear how the technology…

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Huawei chief hails 5G impact on industry

GSMA THRIVE CHINA 2020: Guo Ping, Huawei rotating chairman (pictured), declared 5G networks had accelerated uptake of a range of innovative applications in the industrial sector and encouraged adoption of…

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