OnePlus Will Release Europe’s First 5G Smartphone Next Year, and it’s Coming to EE

We hear a lot from OnePlus about how it isn't a fan of adopting new technology until it's ready, which is why its phones often seem slow to include features that other phones have had for a while - wireless charging being the best example. But it clearly doesn't have any concerns about 5G, and has repeatedly promised it will have a 5G smartphone ready in the near future. Now it has confirmed a 5G OnePlus phone will arrive next year, and has promised it will be the first commercially available 5G handset in Europe. Read More >>

Prototype Samsung 5G Phone Spotted – With An Emo Notch

Remember the Emo Notch (as we've christened it) from the ASUS ZenFone 6? Casually falling down over the phone's forehead like a greasy sideswept fringe? Read More >>

Mobile Internet Beats Wifi Speeds In These 33 Countries

While you might assume that wifi will always trounce cellular data, a new study shows that in many countries the opposite is true. Mobile analytics firm Open Signal has pitted wifi and mobile internet against each other in 80 countries and found that average mobile download speeds were faster in 33 countries. Read More >>

Hell Yeah, Bring on All the Cameras

After lacklustre sales of the Galaxy S9, it seems Samsung has some big plans in store for its next Galaxy phones. And that’s in part because next year will be the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S line. Read More >>

Faroe Islands Pities Our Mobile Networks and Offers to Help With 5G

Niche island mobile provider Faroese Telecom clearly knows how to get telephones working in the middle of the sea, hence it's offering to establish a 5G network up in Orkney and Shetland for the benefit of locals. Read More >>

5G Home Broadband Will Be Twice As Fast, Half The Cost, Says Report

A new report from consulting company Ovum says 5G tech will double our home broadband speeds and save us all £240 a year. Read More >>

EE’s 5G Will Launch as ‘Premium Mobile Experience’ in 16 UK Cities Next Year

We've known for a while that EE and BT were working on getting their 5G services up and running next year, but now we have some solid details on how the networks intend to get that service up and running. It'll start with a 'premium mobile experience' launching in 16 UK cities. Read More >>

Think Carefully Who You Pair With for 5G, UK Tells Networks

Two UK bodies have written to phone networks and other telecoms firms to warn them to think carefully about who they choose to team up with for 5G infrastructure. Read More >>

Apple iPhones Will Get 5G in 2020: Report

5G speed might be coming to Apple products as soon as 2020, according to a recent report. Read More >>

Vodafone’s 5G Trial in Manchester Ditches 4G Altogether

Vodafone's been busy lately. First they got Three's cringe-tastic Puggerfly Snapchat advert banned, then they hosted what is apparently the world's first live holographic call (!), and now they're making 5G happen in Greater Manchester. Read More >>

Anti-5G Lamppost Campaigner in Court for Going Too Bonkers

A man who has been spreading odd rumours about the 5G spectrum, including claims the next-gen of masts will cause cancer, is currently in court for his actions. Not for his conspiracy-laden web site, as being a bit of a theorist is not yet a crime; but for threatening local councillors who are trying to dismiss his allegations. Read More >>

The First 5G Phone Might Be a OnePlus

The race to 5G is speeding up, and OnePlus want to cross the finish line first. Read More >>

Looks Like Networks Will Have to Subsidise Our Pricey 5G Phones

There hasn't been a lot of excitement for 5G on the consumer side in the UK yet, but analysts are already predicting that we won't want to pay as much as 5G-enabled phones will cost, and the networks will have to subsidise if they want the handsets to sell. Read More >>

EE’s Turned on its 5G Trial in the Canary Wharf Area

Back in June EE announced it would be launching its own 5G trials in the London area. Initially the network said this would be the UK's first proper 5G trial, even though there was a chance O2's own 5G testbed would kick off first. Well now EE really has beaten O2 to the punch, because it's kicked off its first 5G trial in the Canary Wharf area. Read More >>

Vodafone is Launching Commercial 5G Services Sometime Next Year

At the moment there are a few 'next big things' coming in the tech industry. One of them is 5G, which the industry has been slowly prepping for over the past several years. While the new network infrastructure will have a lot of benefits for businesses and the enterprise sector, there are plenty of commercial benefits as well, like fast speeds and low latency. The bad news has always been that we'd have to wait until 2020 for the commercial services to launch properly, but like EE Vodafone has announced that it wants to launch next year. Read More >>