ITU identifies additional frequency bands to enable 5G deployment
United Nations (UN) arm in-charge of global communications, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), has identified new frequency band for the deployment of fifth-generation (5G) network come 2020.
‘Why 5G is critical to Nigeria’s development’
Amid concerns of Nigeria’s readiness for the Fifth Generation (5G) technology, stakeholders have stressed the need why the country cannot wait any longer to embrace the revolution.
5G technology to be on trial for 3 months before approval – NCC
The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Monday said that the trial of 5G, the fifth generation network technology, would be on trial for three months in the country before actual approval and rollout.
EU wants swift roll-out of 5G
The European Union should become the leading market for deployment of 5G mobile networks and its developments because it is key for enhancing the bloc’s competitiveness...
Subscribers want minister to urgently address gaps in 3G, 4G ahead of 5G rollout
With the claims by the Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Pantami, that Nigeria was ready to deploy 5G networks across the country, but not immediately, subscribers have asked...
US warns Italy over China and 5G
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Italy Wednesday of China's "predatory approach" to trade and investment, but Rome insisted its special powers over 5G supply deals would protect it.
Nigeria’s tortuous march to 5G service
Since the licensing of Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) in Nigeria, we have experienced upgrade from 2G to 3G then 4G and now looking to 5G.
Romania mulls excluding Huawei from its 5G network
Bucharest could exclude Chinese giant Huawei from its future 5G network, according to a joint statement signed by the Romanian and US presidents and published on Wednesday.
Nigeria mulls 5G direction as Huawei, ZTE ban sees $62b losses
The direction that will define Nigeria’s 5G transition, a fifth generation cellular network technology that provides broadband access, is currently been worked on, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said. The NCC disclosed this at the 10th edition of the eWorld Forum, in Lagos, where it pointed out that the country would do everything…