Category: Business / Telecoms

October 14, 2020

How Apple Built 5G Into Its New iPhones

The faster wireless standard uses different chunks of the radio spectrum—but the technology remains nascent.

by Will Knight in Business
October 7, 2020

AT&T’s DSL Phaseout Is Leaving Poor, Rural Users Behind

A new report, co-written by a workers union and an advocacy group, says that the company has limited fiber upgrades to wealthier areas.

by Jon Brodkin Ars Technica in Business
August 13, 2020

A Plan to Turn Military Bases Into ‘Sandboxes’ for 5G

A top Trump adviser outlines a blueprint for experimenting with wireless tech on bases and using software to counter China’s lead in hardware.

by Will Knight in Business
August 10, 2020

The White House Announces a Plan to Speed the Rollout of 5G

The Pentagon will share part of the wireless spectrum, allowing telecom carriers to reach more areas with fewer cell towers.

by Will Knight in Business