FacebookInstagramTwitterContact

 

Adelina’s family demands compensation           >>           GST to go up to 9%, hike expected to kick in between 2021 and 2025           >>           Fazura relates encounter with ‘pontianak’ on movie set           >>           Sergio Aguero appears to clash with Wigan fan on pitch           >>           Lionel Messi, Barcelona aren't invincible - Chelsea's Pedro           >>           Pep Guardiola plays down tunnel row, accepts Fabian Delph red card           >>           Selamat meluaran seorang putera           >>           Doa Kesyukuran sempena Puja Usia DPMM           >>           Riadah Berbasikal Semangat Kebangsaan, 25 Februari           >>           Bendera kecil meja diagihkan di Daerah Belait           >>          

 

SHARE THIS ARTICLE




REACH US


GENERAL INQUIRY

[email protected]

 

ADVERTISING

[email protected]

 

PRESS RELEASE

[email protected]

 

HOTLINE

+673 222-0178 [Office Hour]

+673 223-6740 [Fax]

 



Upcoming Events


Brunei Gastronomy Week
February 23rd, 2018 | 08:00 AM


Negara Brunei Darussalam 34th National Day
February 23rd, 2018 | 10:00 AM





Prayer Times


The prayer times for Brunei-Muara and Temburong districts. For Tutong add 1 minute and for Belait add 3 minutes.


Imsak

: 05:06AM

Subuh

: 05:16AM

Syuruk

: 06:35AM

Doha

: 06:57AM

Zohor

: 12:35PM

Asar

: 03:54PM

Maghrib

: 06:34PM

Isyak

: 07:44PM

 



The Business Directory


 

 



Gadgets


  Home > Gadgets


Qualcomm Will Power 5G Devices From LG, Sony And More In 2019


Eric Gaillard / Reuters

 


 February 9th, 2018  |  11:24 AM  |   566 views

ENGADGET.COM

 

Major brands are using the Snapdragon X50 modem for next year's releases.

 

Since the first 5G standard was approved two months ago, the industry has been racing to deliver next-generation mobile data to the world. Qualcomm made two announcements today that show us real-world 5G is almost here. First, it revealed a slew of consumer electronics companies that have committed to making 5G-ready mobile devices starting in 2019, using Qualcomm's X50 5G modem. This list includes LG, Sony Mobile, HTC, ASUS, Xiaomi, ZTE, Netgear and more. Don't forget, Samsung also announced a partnership with Qualcomm last month to work on 5G technology through the next few years.

 

But what use are 5G-ready devices if the carriers haven't rolled out support? Not much. The good news, that Qualcomm also announced today, is that 18 mobile operators around the world will be testing 5G networks on the same X50 modem. US participants include AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint, while major players elsewhere like Vodafone, Telstra, Deutsche Telekom, NTT Docomo and China Mobile are also on board.

 

There are some notable absentees, of course. Huawei, which has been making its own chipsets, is missing, as is Apple. That's no surprise, especially given the iPhone maker is currently embroiled in a legal battle with Qualcomm. On the carrier side, T-Mobile isn't mentioned in today's announcement, although the Uncarrier has worked with the chip maker in the past on gigabit LTE.

 

Still, these commitments indicate that, at the very least, the brands revealed today will be racing to deliver 5G-ready devices in 2019. With carriers like AT&T already deploying mobile 5G in test cities, it looks like we don't have to wait too much longer to get connected to the next generation. But like what happened with 4G LTE, the 5G onslaught may face challenges, so don't expect the rollout to be widespread and speedy at first.

 


 

Source:
courtesy of ENGADGET

by Cherlynn Low

 

If you have any stories or news that you would like to share with the global online community, please feel free to share it with us by contacting us directly at [email protected]

 

Related News


Pitas Holds Longest CNY Festival

 2018-02-19 09:52:18

Terracotta Theft: Chinese Anger Over Stolen Warrior Thumb

 2018-02-20 09:17:26

Singapore Matches More Problems With More Money: Budget Snapshot

 2018-02-20 09:39:48