In 5G race with China, U.S. pushes allies to fight Huawei

Following the Trump administration’s request to ban Chinese telecommunications company Huawei from building next-generation networks due to security concerns, U.S. allies, including Britain and Poland, are also facing pressure to bar the company from building 5G networks in their countries. The article noted that, "Over the past year, the United States has embarked on a stealthy, occasionally threatening, global campaign to prevent Huawei and other Chinese firms from participating" in construction of 5G.

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Communications infrastructure and what it enables

Crown Castle government affairs manager Jonathan Hart published a blog for 1871, Chicago's Technology & Entrepreneurship Center, noting some "combination of cell towers, small cells and fiber that comprise our wireless networks and deliver the connectivity necessary in today&r...

Dallas among the first cities for 5G technology ahead

AT&T has upgraded its network in Dallas for 5G services and it is accessible in the downtown at a park near to Dallas Art District. For the new technology, "with an investment of $45 million, installation of small-cell sites has been under progress in Dallas by Crown Castle, a...

Managing the coming M2M tsunami

The digital transformation of our economy is projected to generate an ocean of data, fed by a growing universe of intelligent things – sensors, cameras, smartphones, tablets, drones, robots and connected cars.


In a new report this week, Cisco predicts that machine-to-machine...

T-Mobile announces 5G connection with Nokia

T-Mobile announced that it has achieved the global first live network 5G data transmission using low-band spectrum in partnership with Nokia, saying it will now be able to "blanket the country with broad 5G in 2020."

The trials, which took place in Spokane, Washington, showed that a sin...

Thousands of Small Cell Antennae to Be Installed in District

In the coming years, wireless service providers could be installing thousands of small cell antennae and related equipment throughout Washington, D.C. This installation is not up for debate following D.C.’s commitment to the MLA, which allows companies to install units throughout the cit...

Why 5G Internet Is a Policy Minefield for Cities

This week, four U.S. cities are getting their first taste of the next generation of wireless internet. Verizon began rolling out its 5G residential service on Monday in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento, bringing this superfast wireless broadband to customers for the first tim...

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