Technology

Orange’s new subsea cable will boost connectivity and offer unique research opportunity for volcanologists in the Indian Ocean
The FLY-LION3 cable will connect the remote islands of Mayotte and Grande Comore, whilst offering research scientists a unique insight into the seismic activity of the region.
Viettel to launch 5G in June, using its own network equipment
Viettel has produced its own 5G network equipment, shunning tech from Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung and ZTE.
Telcos partner up with international vendors for India’s first 5G trials
Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung all landed 5G trial contracts with India’s mobile network operators
China Unicom and Volvo to accelerate 5G connected cars initiative in China
China is set to massively increase the reach of its 5G networks in 2020, with one of the most ambitious build out programme in the world
LG and Cerence team up for AI and connected car initiative
Under the terms of the MoU the pair will work together to bring heightened voice control functionality to LG’s in-car infotainment system
Qualcomm and ZTE team up to deliver world’s first Voice over NR call
Voice over New Radio, Voice over 5G and Voice over Wi-Fi services are set to redefine the way that consumers place voice calls
Medical applications of IoT to hit $9bn by 2024
A new report suggests that the medical industry will see its exposure to IoT technology rise to $9 billion by the year 2024
Nokia announces it has signed 63 5G launch deals with operators around the globe
Nokia has already delivered 5G launches in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, with 2020 set to see further activity in the region