Global telcos join Alphabet, SoftBank’s flying cellphone antenna lobbying effort – Hardware – Software – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Alphabet and SoftBank’s attempts to launch flying cellphone antennas high into the atmosphere have received backing from global telcos, energising lobbying efforts aimed at driving regulatory approval for the emerging technology. Loon, which was spun out of Google parent Alphabet Inc’s business incubator, and HAPSMobile, a unit of SoftBank Group Continue Reading

Apple reportedly working on its own 5G antenna for 2020 iPhones

The big picture: 5G connectivity seems to be ready for prime time as the tech is widely expected to officially debut this fall on Apple’s trendsetting iPhones. While the 2020 models will be using the industry-standard Snapdragon X55 chip to boast faster network speeds (along with a higher price tag), Continue Reading