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Customers Flee Ahead of Sprint's Imminent 5G Launch

Sprint said its initial 5G launch will happen "in the coming weeks," but that's not stopping tens of thousands of customers from leaving the operator.

Sprint lost 189,000 phone customers during the first three months of this year, which the Wall Street Journal noted is the operator's biggest such drop since 2015.

vía @Light_Reading

UK 5G could be delayed due to security worries

Consumers in the UK eager to give 5G speeds a spin may be forced to wait a little longer, according to newest reports from the Culture Secretary.

Discussing the latest generation of mobile internet technology, Jeremy Wright said that rushing to get 5G up and running could only be done by sacrificing security, which is not something he’d want to do

vía @ITProPortal

AT&T's Rita Marty: Machine learning is crucial to 5G security

When it comes to providing cybersecurity for 5G services and applications, AT&T's ace in the hole is its machine learning capabilities, according to Rita Marty, the company's vice president of security architecture.

Marty wrote in a company blog on Thursday that AT&T's years of experience deploying software-defined networking (SDN) and its use of Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) would also play key roles in 5G cybersecurity.

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@FierceTelecom

 

Qualcomm: Industrial 5G will start late 2019, taking its cues from consumer 5G

The industrial 5G market will benefit from the consumer 5G market, with network deployments starting in earnest in late 2019 and early 2020, as industrial devices take advantage of the muscular combination of connectivity, compute power, and security brought to bear in 5G smartphones.

This is the message from Qualcomm, on stage at Hannover Messe 2019 last month to give a view of the market’s prep-work for industrial 5G and IoT. The US chip-maker has followed its Snapdragon-based LTE/5G X50 module, powering existing 5G handsets, with a second-generation X55, compatible with standalone 5G, and pitched to the industrial set.

via @EIoTinsights

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