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Biden signs CHIPS and Science Act into law

August 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed the $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act into law. The bipartisan bill, approved by Congress in late July, will channel $52.7 billion into American semiconductor manufacturing and research efforts and pumps billions more into […]


Hardware, Technology

China Tower ends June with 2.05mn towers

August 10, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

China Tower ended the first half of the 2022 with a total of 2.05 million towers under management, after a new addition of 11,000 sites during the period. In a release, the company said that total tower tenants rose by […]


Hardware, Technology

Three Sweden Intros Inseego 5G FWA Indoor Router with WiFi 6

July 28, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Inseego announced that the Inseego Wavemaker FX2000 5G indoor router is now being sold to customers on the Three Sweden network. Three Sweden is part of Three Group Europe, which includes networks in Austria, Denmark, Italy, Ireland, Sweden and the […]


Hardware, Technology

Shortage of fiber optic cables could spell disaster for technology firms

July 25, 2022

Via: TechRadar

An acute shortage of fiber optic cabling is set to create significant bottlenecks across critical communications infrastructure projects worldwide. Analysis from market intelligence firm Cru Group shows the price of fiber has risen 70% over the last 18 months or […]


Hardware, Technology

T-Systems Continues to Invest in the Automotive Industry

July 21, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

T-Systems continues to invest in the automotive industry, focusing on four areas: Vehicle software and connectivity, digital customer experiences, the digitization of the company, and secure cloud computing. To this end, the Telekom subsidiary plans to create around 600 jobs […]


Hardware, Technology

75% of 5G Base Stations to be Upgraded to 5G-Advanced by 2030, says ABI Research

July 14, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

The 3GPP approved the Release-18 package in December 2021, making the official start of 5G-Advanced with the planned freeze date in December 2023. Global technology intelligence firm ABI Research expects that 75% of 5G base stations will be upgraded to […]


Hardware, Technology

Juniper upgrades management platform, adds a switch

July 13, 2022

Via: Network World

Juniper Networks has upgraded its cloud-based management platform and introduced a new switch family for campus and branch networks. On the management side, Juniper says the goal is to simplify network operations for organizations with a mix of campus, branch, […]


Hardware, Technology

Amazon EC2 offers M1 Mac instancing

July 11, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

To develop Apple apps, you need a Mac. So, what do you do if you don’t have one? One option is to turn to the cloud. Since late 2020, Amazon Web Service (AWS) has offered the capability. AWS customers can […]


Hardware, Technology

Despite shortage, chipset revenues grew 23% in Q1 2022: Report

July 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

According Counterpoint’s latest Foundry and Chipset Tracker, several factors contributed to a decline of 5% YoY in Q1 2022 in the global smartphone chipset (SoC/AP+Baseband) shipments, including weaker demand in China and over-shipping from some chipset vendors in Q4 2021. […]


Hardware, Technology

World’s first Wi-Fi 7 router hits the market

July 6, 2022

Via: Network World

Chinese networking equipment vendor H3C has released what it says is the first Wi-Fi 7 router on the market, well in advance of the standard becoming final, which isn’t expected to happen before 2024. The H3C Magic BE18000, announced in […]


Hardware, Technology

Qualcomm reveals new Wi-Fi RFFE modules for devices ‘across all key categories’

June 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm has announced its third-generation of Wi-Fi Front End Modules (FEM), which are integrated RF components that help amplify and route signals between the Wi-Fi System on Chip (SoC) and the antenna. The latest generation of modules is designed for […]


Hardware, Technology, Wireless

Extreme announces high-end Universal Switch, SD-WAN service

June 7, 2022

Via: Network World

Extreme Networks has extended its Universal Switch family and added an SD-WAN subscription package to provide more flexible enterprise networking options. At the Extreme Connect user conference the company added a new top-end switch—the 5720—to its Universal Switch familty, a […]


Hardware, Technology

Nokia to Integrate Microsoft Azure Arc Capabilities into its Industrial Edge Platform

June 1, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Nokia announced plans to integrate Microsoft Azure Arc capabilities into the Nokia MX Industrial Edge (MXIE) platform, unlocking the potential of mission critical applications for Industry 4.0 use cases. Through the integration, Nokia MXIE and private wireless solution customers have […]


Hardware, Technology

C-COM Satellite Systems at Asia Tech x Singapore 2022

May 31, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

In conjunction with AsiaTech x Singapore 2022 taking place this week from the 31st of May to the 3rd of June, Tara Neal, Executive Editor at The Fast Mode spoke to Leslie Klein, the founder of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc, […]


Hardware, Technology

Telecom vendors ready to start 5G deployments in India by October: Report

May 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Telecom equipment vendors have said that they will be ready to roll out the first phase of 5G in India by October. According to a report in Indian newspaper Business Standard, telecom gear makers have said that they will be […]


Hardware, Technology

Open Fiber Selects Centralized Optical Test Solution from VIAVI

May 19, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Viavi Solutions announced that Italian wholesale fiber provider, Open Fiber, has selected a centralized optical test solution from VIAVI to support its ambitious goal of delivering 100 percent ultra-broadband coverage with Gigabit speeds for the whole of Italy. Open Fiber […]


Hardware, Technology

This new technique could treble your janky broadband speeds

April 29, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Researchers claim a new technique could triple the maximum theoretical broadband speeds possible using copper wires, potentially paving the way for faster transmission in areas where full fibre infrastructure isn’t possible. A study at the University of Cambridge found that […]


Hardware, Mobile Networks, Technology

GSA: Planned 5G devices reach 1,334 globally at end-Q1

April 27, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The global number of 5G devices that have been announced rose by 3.2% in March 2022 to 1,334 devices, according to a recent report by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). “Of these, 1,000 are understood to be commercially available, […]


Hardware, Technology

Arm launches new IoT processors

April 26, 2022

Via: Network World.com

Arm Holdings launched its latest micro controller design to provide high-performance computing at the edge as well as two new platforms to help reduce development time of internet of things (IoT) devices. Normally, the Cortex-M line of controllers is used […]


Hardware, Technology

How the convergence of the global chip shortage and the ‘right to repair’ movement is ushering enterprises towards more sustainability (Reader Forum)

April 22, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nobody bats an eye these days when supply chain experts talk about how a semiconductor shortage impacts nearly every product that requires sensors. The manufacturing of smartphones and tablets, IoT devices, and other types of IT hardware are all reeling […]