Iran plans to offer a tender for allocating the frequency band needed for providing fifth generation technology (5G) by mobile operators, says the country’s telecoms regulator, despite concerns that the move could lead to a monopoly in the field.
The European Union needs to come up with a strategy to counter disinformation about 5G technology or risk false claims derailing its economic recovery and digital goals, a group of 15 countries including Poland and Sweden said.
Telecoms company Huawei Technologies is part of China’s surveillance state, complicit in human rights abuses, a senior US official said on Tuesday, as Washington renewed pressure on Europe to ban the company from fifth-generation (5G) networks.
US President Donald Trump’s administration unveiled plans to auction off 100 megahertz of mid-band spectrum, previously dedicated to military purposes, for commercial use starting in mid-2022, to ramp up fifth-generation network coverage in the United States.
The deputy minister for Communications and Information Technology (ICT) said that first trial of high-speed 5G mobile internet technology has been successfully tested in Iran with a speed of 1.5 gigabits per second (Gb/s).
An Iranian deputy communications and information technology (CIT) minister said a first trial in the country for the high-speed 5G mobile Internet technology was successfully carried out in a laboratory in Tehran.