Qualcomm to expand 5G support to Snapdragon 4-series in early 2021

Qualcomm has been steadily pushing 5G connectivity capabilities to its latest generation of Snapdragon series processors in the past year. The latest to join the family of 5G capable chipsets is the Snapdragon 4-series SoC, which are slated to launch in smartphones in 2021.

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Airtel enhances 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with the launch of 2300km undersea optical fibre cable project

Airtel today announced that it is the first mobile operator to launch ‘Ultra-Fast 4G’ services in Andaman and Nicobar, after launching 4G services in the island back in January last year. Department of Telecommunications today launched new 2300 kilometer undersea optic fiber link between Chennai and Andaman and Nicobar. Continue reading “Airtel enhances 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with the launch of 2300km undersea optical fibre cable project”

Jio 5G ‘Made in India’ solution announced, trials and deployment soon

Reliance Jio at its virtual 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) announced that the company has designed and developed a complete 5G solution from scratch using 100% home-grown technologies and solution. Continue reading “Jio 5G ‘Made in India’ solution announced, trials and deployment soon”

Linksys Velop MX5300 WiFi 6 Mesh Router launched in India

Linksys, the brand which is known for its wide range of routers and networking solutions announced ‘Velop’ mesh system last year. Today, the company has launched a new model in that series – Linksys Velop MX5300, the company’s first Tri-band AX WiFi router. Continue reading “Linksys Velop MX5300 WiFi 6 Mesh Router launched in India”

Nokia achieves peak speeds 4.7 Gbps with commercial 5G software and hardware

Using their over-the-air network in Dallas, Texas, Nokia has claimed the record of the fastest 5G connection in the world during a test, reaching speeds of 4.7 Gbps. The test was powered by their AirScale Radio Access end-to-end 5G solution and used a technique called carrier aggregation and Dual Connectivity over 5G and LTE networks.

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Microsoft acquires Affirmed Networks to strengthen 5G portfolio

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Microsoft’s interest in 5G and its applications have been steadily increasing in recent times, with the latest news being its acquisition of Affirmed Networks, a company that is a fully virtualised cloud-based, network function virtualization solutions provider for network operators.

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Nokia Beacon Wi-Fi 6 router with Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh modulation announced

Nokia is expanding its home Wi-Fi portfolio with the announcement of the Beacon 6 Wi-Fi router. It incorporates many core technologies such as OFDMA modulation schemes, Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh, low-latency innovations and more.

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OnePlus 8 series will have 5G support confirms OnePlus

OnePlus 8 series is expected launch mid-April, and the rumored launch date is April 15th. Today the company has confirmed that its upcoming flagship phones will have 5G support. OnePlus said that began its 5G research as early as 2016, and added that the company has accumulated a wealth of experience and cutting-edge technology for tackling the commercialization and mass production of 5G smartphones. Continue reading “OnePlus 8 series will have 5G support confirms OnePlus”

KrØØk Wi-Fi encryption vulnerability affects billions of devices

It seems like every other day, we get news of the discovery of another security vulnerability that affects a lot of our devices. Yesterday, a report published by ESET Research explains the discovery of Kr00k vulnerability that allows an attacker to decrypt wireless network packets.

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Intel announces Atom P5900 platform for 5G wireless base stations and more

Intel has launched a bunch of new products aimed at the deployment of 5G network infrastructure along with an update to its scalable data centre focussed processors. These include their new Atom P5900 processors, Ethernet 700 Series Network Adapter and Diamond Mesa ASIC for 5G network acceleration.

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Seamless Release 1.0 standard for hassle free in-flight connectivity announced

Seamless Air Alliance, a group having members like Virgin Atlantic, Vodafone, Airbus, Airtel and more have launched their Seamless Release 1.0,  which is a standard aimed at providing in-flight internet connectivity to airplane passengers.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon X60 3rd generation 5nm 5G modem with up to 7.5Gbps download speeds announced

The race for 5G surges ahead as major 5G modem chip manufacturer, Qualcomm has announced its 3rd generation 5G modem-to-antenna solution called the Snapdragon X60. It features the worlds first 5nm 5G baseband and has spectrum aggregation across all key 5G bands and combinations.

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2020 iPhones may feature Apple’s in house designed 5G antenna module

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It is clear that Apple wants to distance itself as far as possible from Qualcomm, even though they settled the long legal battle with them last year. News has popped up claiming that Apple is trying to design their own 5G antenna for the upcoming 2020 iPhones that will be released soon, in attempt to use as little Qualcomm products as possible.

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Aegis Graham Bell Awards 10th edition 2nd jury round concludes; winners will be felicitated on Feb 27th

Back in September 2018, Aegis School of Data Science, Cyber Security & Telecom, run by Aegis Knowledge Trust announced nominations for the 9th edition of Aegis Graham Bell Awards (AGBA) and earlier this year the winners were announced. Similarly now, the 10th edition of the awards concluded the 2nd jury round and the winners will be felicitated on 27th February 2020.

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2020 5G iPhones on track for September 2020-January 2021 launch: Report

During June 2019, popular Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that all the iPhones released in 2020 will come with 5G support and will come 4 model sizes. Now in another report, he has claimed that all 4 models is on track to be released in 2020 with 5G capabilities with sub-6GHz and mmWave support.

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