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MediaTek

MediaTek eyes premium Android phone market with new 5G chip

Chip designer MediaTek Inc on Thursday released a new 5G smartphone chip that it hopes will be used in premium-priced Android smartphones, a market Qualcomm Inc currently dominates...

Platform News: 5G and data transfer

‘Fake it until you make it’: 5G marketing outpaces service reality

Mobile phone companies advertise high-speed 5G service with US maps splashed with pink or blue to suggest widespread coverage, but the latest generation wireless technology is actu...

Platform News: Google

Google to invest $1 billion in Africa over five years

Google plans to invest $1 billion in Africa over the next five years to ensure access to fast and cheaper internet and will back start-ups to support the continent’s digital ...

Nokia

Nokia plans to build mobile network on the moon

Nokia has been selected by NASA to construct the first mobile network on the moon, that the Finnish company has said, as the US shuttle service plans for a future in which individu...

T-Mobile

Deutsche Telekom tests mobile antenna in the stratosphere

Deutsche Telekom has tested a aerial base channel in the earth’s stratosphere, it said on Monday, hoping to deliver mobile coverage to remote regions that ground-based networ...

Dish

Dish announces deal with software maker Mavenir for its 5G network

Dish Network Corp, which vowed to build a 5G network by 2023 to take on the big three US telecommunications giants, said on Thursday it is working with software company Mavenir to ...