Saturday, October 24

5G & Infrastructure

5G, 5G & Infrastructure, Business, iPhone 12, News

The Canadian version of the iPhone 12 series does not have a 5G mmWave antenna on its side

Although it has been rumored for several months, it is now clear that Apple's iPhone 12 series will only be able to use mmWave 5G in the United States. The only American version of the smartphone series, including the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Max, features a special mmWave antenna on its side. The Canadian versions of the smartphone series lack this additional antenna. It is worth noting that the mmWave antenna can only be seen in the marketing images of the iPhone 12 at Apple.com and not Apple.ca. However, according to PCMag principal analyst Sascha segan, who spoke with iPhone in Canada, Canadian iPhone 12 smartphones are capable of the n78 5G (TD 3500) band, which will likely be released nation...
5G, 5G & Infrastructure, Business, cwta

Effective 5G Deployment Key to Canada’s Commitment to Climate Change: Report

A rapid and effective deployment of 5G is key to Canada's ability to meet its commitment to reduce climate change, a new Accenture report argues. The report was commissioned by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), which represents companies that provide wireless products and services to all levels of government in Canada. He argues that 5G will play an important role in reducing specific types of pollution and environmental damage, and will help decrease emissions in other industries. The study notes that technical advances in networks mean that wireless networks will function more efficiently at the data unit level. "Given the projected increase in data consumption by Canadian consumers without network advancements, emissions from the wireless industry would be ...
5G, 5G & Infrastructure, Business, Huawei

U.K. may phase out Huawei technology from 5G networks this year

The U.K. may phase out Huawei equipment from its 5G network as soon as this year, due to security concerns. A report from The Telegraph details that the U.K. Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has revised its previous notion that the country could manage security risks posed by Huawei equipment in its 5G networks. Sources told the publication that U.S. sanctions on the Chinese company will force it to use untrusted technology, which would make it hard for the U.K. to manage potential security risks. Following the security reassessment from the GCHQ, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to make a policy change and begin to phase out the company’s technology. Earlier this year in January, the U.K. granted Huawei...