Business / Tech Oct 29, 2019

Japan panel proposes frequency-sharing plan for stable 5G mobile services

An expert panel of Japan's communications ministry proposed Monday that a system be created to allow fifth-generation mobile communications service providers to share radio frequencies for avoiding network congestion. Through high-capacity, ultrafast 5G networks, unprecedentedly huge volumes of data would be transmitted simultaneously. As a ...

T-Mobile outpaces estimates for profit and mobile-subscriber gains

Business Oct 29, 2019

T-Mobile outpaces estimates for profit and mobile-subscriber gains

T-Mobile US Inc. posted subscriber gains that exceeded analysts' predictions and raised its customer forecast for the year, once again outpacing larger rivals Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. T-Mobile, which is awaiting U.S. court approval of its $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint Corp., said ...

Tokyo vice governor aims to develop 5G infrastructure

Business / Tech Oct 15, 2019

Tokyo vice governor aims to develop 5G infrastructure

Tokyo Vice Gov. Manabu Miyasaka, a former president of Yahoo Japan Corp., has vowed to spread 5G advanced wireless communications services. In a recent interview, Miyasaka, who assumed his current post late last month, unveiled a plan to work on spreading 5G so that individuals ...

China's Huawei claims it faces 1 million cyberattacks per day

Business / Tech Oct 12, 2019

China's Huawei claims it faces 1 million cyberattacks per day

Huawei Technologies Co., China's tech giant that is a leader in next-generation 5G mobile communications networks, is experiencing around 1 million cyberattacks a day from both inside and outside the country, a company executive said. The cyberattacks are apparently aimed at stealing state-of-the-art 5G technology ...

U.S. warns Italy over China and 5G

Asia Pacific / Politics Oct 2, 2019

U.S. warns Italy over China and 5G

U.S. 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. "China has a predatory approach in trade and investment" and represents a "mutual threat" to ...

U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies

Business / Tech Sep 13, 2019

U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies

The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei's technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure, U.S. officials said on Thursday. Washington has been warning allies against using the Chinese company's equipment, which it says presents a ...