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Topic: 5G

Video: Rounding up the 2019 iPhone rumors, including USB-C, 5G, and more

01/12/2019, 11:01 am

It is the start of a new year, and there's already a number of rumors circulating about Apple's iPhone releases for 2019. Based on the chatter we've been hearing, there could be some big changes for the iPhone arriving later in 2019, including a shift to USB-C and a triple-camera setup on the rear.

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AT&T plans to roll out nationwide mobile 5G by early 2020, CEO responds to '5G E' blowback

01/09/2019, 09:01 pm

As U.S. wireless carriers hurtle headlong toward a 5G future, AT&T on Wednesday revealed plans to blanket the nation with access to the super speedy protocol in early 2020 using its lower band spectrum technology.

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AT&T lying to customers by showing '5G E' on devices, under fire from other carriers

01/09/2019, 09:01 am

AT&T has been criticized by rival carriers Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile for attempting to mislead customers by marketing some smartphones as using "5G Evolution" technology and displaying a "5G E" connectivity logo on the screen, despite the devices involved being incapable of connecting to a 5G network.

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AT&T rolls out mobile 5G service in 12 US cities, connection requires accompanying Netgear hotspot

12/18/2018, 07:12 pm

AT&T on Monday announced its standards-based mobile 5G network is now live in 12 U.S. cities, though customers will need Netgear's Nightawk Mobile 5G Hotspot to access the speedy wireless platform.

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Apple developing own iPhone cellular modem, hirings and insiders say

12/12/2018, 10:12 am

A new Apple job listing is suggesting that the company is looking to break the shackles of Qualcomm and Intel for the iPhone in the future, raising the possibility again that Apple might make its own cellular modem.

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Every Android maker to have 5G flagship by end of 2019, Qualcomm says

12/05/2018, 12:12 am

Providing insight into the future of smartphone technology -- and taking a jab at Apple -- Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon said that by the end of 2019, all Android handset makers will have at least one flagship device capable of accessing speedy 5G networks. Apple's iPhone is not expected to make the leap to 5G until 2020.

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Verizon aims for 5G Samsung smartphone launch in first half of 2019

12/03/2018, 11:12 am

Smartphone users in the United States will be able to use Verizon's 5G wireless network in the first half 2019 starting with Samsung devices, the carrier has announced, a move that means the main rival to Apple in the market will have a headstart on the iPhone in offering the high-speed connection to consumers.

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Apple unlikely to release first 5G iPhone until 2020 or later

12/03/2018, 07:12 am

While some rivals appear set to launch hardware with support for nascent 5G wireless technology in 2019 at some point, Apple looks like it's going to wait another year before making an iPhone that can use them -- like it did twice before.

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Intel's 5G modem rollout accelerated, could end up in 2019 iPhone

11/12/2018, 12:11 pm

Intel has launched a new modem intended for mobile devices that will connect to 5G mobile networks, with the chip producer claiming to have accelerated the launch of the XMM 8160 modem by half a year compared to its original scheduling.

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Apple plans to launch 5G iPhone in 2020, report says

11/02/2018, 06:11 pm

Apple is expected to join the 5G revolution in 2020, when the company will purportedly launch an iPhone capable of taking advantage of the next-generation cellular technology, according to a report Friday.

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Accelerated modem chip rollout could make 5G possible in 2019 iPhones

10/24/2018, 11:10 am

Major 5G chipmakers like Qualcomm and MediaTek are reportedly moving up their launches by a quarter, which could theoretically make a 5G iPhone possible in late 2019, if still improbable.

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Verizon 5G Home internet service goes live with free Apple TV offer

10/01/2018, 12:10 pm

Verizon has launched its 5G Home Internet service in four cities, competing against normal home broadband with a cellular-based version boasting connection speeds of up to 300Mbps, with an Apple TV 4K offered to tempt customers to sign up to the service.

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Verizon's '5G' home broadband to launch on Oct. 1, free Apple TV 4K included

09/11/2018, 06:09 pm

Verizon is making good on promises to deliver what it touts as the world's first commercial 5G deployment, a home broadband service called Verizon 5G Home, announcing on Tuesday that installations will begin on Oct. 1.

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A 5G iPhone will cost Apple about $21 in licensing fees to Nokia, Qualcomm, and others

08/22/2018, 03:08 pm

Apple could theoretically end up paying $21 or more per phone to cover licensing fees from 5G-related patents for future iPhones, in large part because of Qualcomm.

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Verizon eyes Apple as partner for 5G TV rollout

07/23/2018, 08:07 pm

The communications giant is considering either Apple or Google to serve as its provider for 5G video, according to a new report.

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Qualcomm's compact 5G antennas claimed to solve mmWave connectivity challenges

07/23/2018, 11:07 am

Qualcomm has revealed a new family of antenna modules designed to help mobile devices connect to 5G mobile networks, solving potential range and interference issues that may cause problems for the upcoming cellular technology.

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Apple won't use Intel's 5G modem in future iPhones [u]

07/05/2018, 07:07 am

Intel will not be supplying Apple with radio chips in a future iPhone release, a report claims, with the chip producer said to have stopped development of parts that would have enabled 5G cellular communications on an upcoming version of Apple's smartphone.

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Sprint, T-Mobile merger will generate 5G powerhouse, cut costs for users

06/19/2018, 02:06 pm

T-Mobile and Sprint claim that the "New T-Mobile" will bring 5G faster to the American people, and a host of other benefits to consumers.

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Why you shouldn't worry about radiation from your Wi-Fi router or iPhone

05/21/2018, 02:05 pm

There's a lot of bad "science" floating around about radio frequency and electromagnetic field exposure from Wi-Fi routers and the wireless network that your iPhone accesses. AppleInsider delves into the subject, and the actual science behind it.

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Apple pushes FCC to keep 'super-high' spectrum free for 5G & other future tech

05/09/2018, 11:05 am

Apple is pressuring the U.S. Federal Communication Commission to keep "super-high" radio frequencies -- between 95 and 3,000 gigahertz -- open to use for 5G cellular data and other possible purposes.

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