The DoT-constituted committee chaired by IIT Kanpur Director Abhay Karandikar was tasked to give recommendations on the scope of trials, as well as size, quantum, pricing and other aspects for offering experimental/trial spectrum for 5G and other trials.
OnePlus had teased a 5G variant of a OnePlus prototype device at the Mobile World Conference.
UK government officials could postpone the launch if security concerns arise.
The deal enhances Vodafone Idea Limited’s capability to cater to growing customer demand for data along with ability to quickly introduce basic 5G services for customers, while maintaining high performance network requirements.
The decision to pull out of the 5G mobile modem market might not have been such a bad move as Intel shares have jumped after the company announced the end of its relationship with Apple.
The company's shares, which closed up 23 percent on Tuesday after the announcement, rose as much as 17 percent on Wednesday, hitting their highest in nearly two decades.
"...in the smartphone modem business it has become apparent that there is no clear path to profitability and positive returns," Intel CEO Bob Swan said in a statement.
Rotating Chairman Ken Hu was speaking at the firm's annual global analyst summit at its headquarters in Shenzhen in southern China.
Cisco Systems Inc, which is developing network infrastructure for the emerging technology, has set up 5G testbeds to trial wireless and mobile connectivity in three rural locations.
Larry Kudlow, the top White House economic advisor, sought to quell speculation that Washington would seek to nationalise ultrafast fifth-generation networks for national security reasons in view of the dominant position of Chinese firms like Huawei, which has been banned from US government contracts.
Three top telecom providers -- SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus -- began their 5G services at 11 pm local time Wednesday, despite previously announcing the launch date would be April 5.
Hyper-wired South Korea has long had a reputation for technical prowess, and Seoul has made the 5G rollout a priority as it seeks to stimulate stuttering economic growth.
Research outcomes from this partnership will be leveraged by Wipro to develop solutions for its customers, across industry verticals, Wipro said in a statement.
The United States has threatened to end intelligence sharing with Berlin if it does not exclude hardware made by Huawei from the infrastructure, arguing that Chinese equipment could help Beijing spy on Western companies and governments.
K-Vision provides network services for mobile communications to telecom operators in Japan. The company earned revenue of $4.8 million during 12-month period ended January 31, 2019.
These are the key highlights of the marquee event which witnessed futuristic technologies coming into smartphones and other devices of today.
Indian telecom operators have said that they have their networks ready to offer 5G services and will start it once spectrum is allocated to them.
Trai Chairman R S Sharma said that the regulator, however, has recommended various measures to lower levies on the sector to help improve the financial health of stressed operators.
The government/public sector has the lowest awareness of 5G, with 59 percent believing it will be 10 times faster than 4G.
Infosys, India's second largest IT services firm, said 5G technology will enable enterprises – IT and other business departments – to usher in a new era of innovation, create new experiences and improve operational efficiency in organisations.
Although Samsung, Huawei and Oppo already launched their 5G devices, Xiaomi is the first company which has announced the pricing and availability of its 5G-ready smartphone.
Oppo said that it is working with operators like Airtel, Vodafone-Idea and Jio to bring the 5G phone to India.
The company's CEO Rajeev Suri said that after leading markets like the US, South Korea, China, emerging markets including India, Latin America, and certain developed markets will see roll out of the next generation technology by 2021, where million of trade secrets will flow on the network; and security will be a top priority for businesses.
Intel, the world's second-largest chip maker by revenue, got into the wireless data business with its acquisition of German modem maker Infineon in 2011. Its sole major modem customer is Apple Inc, whose iPhones feature Intel modem chips to connect to mobile data networks.
The two screens on the new V50ThinQ work independently, so a user can watch a film on one screen while browsing the Internet on the other.