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‘The next chapter in connected driving’: AT&T to provide 5G connectivity for GM vehicles

Starting in model year 2024, GM vehicles will be able to access 5G networks; OTA updates will bolster LTE performance in the 'next chapter of connected driving' GM's vehicles are getting a 5G upgrade as of model year 2024, courtesy of AT&T -- and in...

Kagan: Your car may lose wireless navigation system in 2022

Here we go again. A decade ago, luxury cars like Lexus and Cadillac which uses OnStar really screwed up. When the wireless 2G signal was turned off, they and customers lost their navigation and emergency services. You would think OnStar, carmakers and the wireless...

Test and Measurement: UL invests in connected car software testing

UL Ventures, the investment arm of testing and certification company UL, contributed to a $23 million Series B funding round for start-up Aurora Labs, which has developed an embedded software management platform for connected vehicles and IoT. "There is a growing need to continuously improve...

Right-pricing cellular patent licensing in 4G and 5G connected vehicles

While litigation is bogging down the licensing of cellular standard essential patents (SEPs) in vehicles with disputes about where in the production supply chain licensing may or must occur—from chip, to module, to telematic control unit (TCU), to entire vehicle—this is also delaying payment...

Huawei partners with carmakers to advance 5G-enabled vehicle development

Huawei: 'China is in the lead with C-V2X  technology' To accelerate the development of commercially available 5G-enabled cars, Huawei has formed an alliance with 18 Chinese automakers and ride-hailing service providers. According to Huawei, the alliance “will jointly explore and develop valuable 5G car applications."...

#TBT: When ‘connected car’ meant ‘hands-free calling’; APAC sees 70% subscriber growth; Testing e911 … this week in 1997

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Why don't cars...

The rise of 5G, entertainment in cars and increased focus on privacy (Reader Forum)

2020 tech predictions No matter how much technology keeps evolving, making predictions about the future is always a risky business – but with the continued spread of digital transformation there are some areas where advances are more likely. Here are five trends I expect to...

Spirent lands 5G service assurance work, supports automotive testing with 5G digital twin network

One of the biggest conversations around service assurance for 5G has been that it will need to be built into the systems early in the deployment process -- and Spirent Communications says that it actually sees that happening. The company recently announced a 5G service...

Test and Measurement: EXFO reports sales up, profit for the quarter

EXFO reported sales were up 1.9% year-over-year to $73.6 million, with sales for the nine months of the fiscal year so far up 8.2% over the same period last year. Net earnings for the quarter were $21,000, compared to a net loss of $6 million...

LG Uplus completes 5G self-driving car trial in Seoul

  The car analyzed traffic information collected by camera and LiDAR sensors Korean carrier LG Uplus and Hanyang University are carrying out a 5G self-driving car trial in Seoul, Korean press reported. The telco and and the university’s Automotive Control and Electronic Lab (ACE Lab) showcased an...

#TBT: App messaging cuts into SMS; T-Mo charts new network path; rampant iPad rumors … this week in 2012

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! App messaging cuts...

WISPA puts up speed bump to dedicating 5.9 GHz for C-V2X

WISPA vs. 5GAA Automotive manufacturers seem to prefer C-V2X rather than DSRC as the connectivity medium for vehicles in the push toward full-on autonomous driving. But the 5.9 GHz band is not without its defenders, particularly fixed wireless broadband providers who use the mid-band frequency. In...

A ‘supplement’ to LTE and 5G? SK Telecom, Sinclair follow up JV with focus on automotive mobility

Cars are 'just one more personalized mobile device,' says Harman CEO After announcing a U.S. joint venture for next-generation television broadcasting earlier this week, Korean mobile operator SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcasting Group promptly followed up with a deal that brings in automotive software services...

Rohde & Schwarz surpasses €2 billion in annual revenues

Rohde & Schwarz achieves record annual revenues of 2.04 billion Euros Test company Rohde & Schwarz surpassed the two billion euro ($2.33 billion) mark for revenue for the first time in its most recent fiscal year (July 2017-June 2018), reflecting growth of 6.7% year-over-year. Although Rohde &...

Test and Measurement: Michigan State turns campus into mobility lab

Michigan State University said this week that it is turning its campus into a "connected ecosystem," with the aim of supporting connected and autonomous vehicle development and better understanding the human element of mobile technology. The 5,200-acre East Lansing campus has been divided into five...

#TBT: Mobile video? Meh; embracing mobile IM; Microsoft vs. Symbian smartphones … this week in 2004

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Baby steps toward...

#TBT: Growing by 17K subs per day; who’s driving smart car development? … this week in 1994

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! Industry sees 'astounding'...

Introducing DSRC: Vehicles are more high tech (and potentially dangerous) than you think

For many years, vehicles have been running on software, relying on wireless networks to function, but those networks have been local and closed. With a car operating on a local network, you can’t use your cellphone, tap into your car’s wireless network, and access...

MIPI goes long for automotive

MIPI interface seeks to extend its reach to better serve automotive use cases As intelligent driver assistance systems increasingly rely on multiple camera and visual information inputs, MIPI Alliance's popular interface standard for cameras and displays in mobile devices is being adapted for use in...

Chinese telcos need to work with other sectors to realize full potential of 5G: GSMA

The GSMA estimates that China will have 430 million 5G connections by 2025 Chinese mobile network operators need to work with other sectors in order to innovate, launch 5G faster and realize the full potential of 5G technology, according to a recent study carried out...

Intel already planning 5G for the 2020 Olympics

Intel will work with NTT DoCoMo on 5G applications including video, VR and connected cars Although the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea just wrapped up, Intel, which worked on 5G-related projects for the international event, is already planning for the 2020 Olympic Games in...

BlackBerry cuts connected car deal with Baidu

BlackBerry and Chinese tech company Baidu are partnering to enable connected and autonomous vehicles, with Baidu committing to use BlackBerry's QNX safety operating system as the basis for its Apollo autonomous driving open platform. The two companies will also work together on integrating Baidu's CarLife,high-definition...

Smart cities: Connectivity and beyond

At Smart Cities Week D.C., experts discuss connectivity -- and beyond WASHINGTON, D.C.--Cities are expected to see enormous growth in the coming decades, and local, state and federal officials are hoping that technology can help mitigate some of the issues that will come along with...

Rogers Communications launches connected car offering

The Canadian telco’s connected car offering is built by Chinese vendor ZTE Canadian communications firm Rogers Communications has launched a connected car product in the local market. Built by Chinese vendor ZTE and powered by Mojio's open platform for connected cars, the Rogers Smart Drive...

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