Pai is also proposing to invest $20.4 billion over 10 years to build out high-speed broadband networks in rural America.
President Trump and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai are expected to announce the administration's latest plans to ensure U.S. leadership in 5G and expand high-speed broadband access to rural areas across the country. While telecom service providers are going with full gusto in the US, South Korea and other markets, smartphone makers are readying for 5G with a slew of devices. AT&T already offers mobile 5G by invitation in 19 markets through the use of the Netgear Nighthawk 5G mobile hot spot. Networks must be secured.
The announcement comes amid an intense race by countries to deploy the technology offering wireless speeds 10 to 100 times faster than now available. With 5G, a movie that takes minutes to download on your phone will load in seconds.
The Federal Communications Commission said Friday that it would hold the largest auction in USA history to boost wireless companies' networks.
Since November, the FCC has auctioned 1,550 megahertz of spectrum to be used by commercial wireless providers for 5G connectivity.
Apple is testing a new web interface for Podcasts The Music app would presumably be focused on offering a home for the Apple Music service away from the baggage of iTunes . The fact that the world has largely gone mobile and it seems like iTunes on the Mac has steadily become a bloated mess.
The auction will be rolled out in December and is expected to be the largest-ever amount of airwaves any administration has ever auctioned off for commercial use. We are removing regularity barriers to the buildout of networks.
"From precision agriculture to smart transportation networks to telemedicine and more, we want Americans to be the first to benefit from this new digital revolution, while protecting our innovators and citizens", Pai said.
The $20.7 million Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, to come from existing FCC subsidy coffers, is meant to connect up to 4 million American homes over the next decade.
FILE - Attendees take pictures of the new Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 25, 2019. It has effectively banned Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei from most US networks due to concerns that it might enable Chinese government spying, which the Huawei denies.
Trump on Friday said the 5G industry in the U.S. would be "private sector-driven and private sector-led", so the U.S. government does not have to spend lots of money. While Trump said the new networks "have to be guarded from the enemy", an opponent that went unnamed, he also indicated speed as a top priority for rolling out 5G.
Both are said to sport Google's usual 4GB of memory, Qualcomm's mid-range Snapdragon 670 processor and 12-megapixel rear sensors. Currently, we do have a fair idea of what could be the specifications of the mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL devices.
Following the transaction announcement, Anadarko's shares surged more than 30 percent in pre-market trade on the NYSE on Friday. Anadarko shareholders will receive 0.38 shares of Chevron and $16.25 (£12.43) in cash for each of their shares.
The pilot Evan Thomas told reporters the experience was "fantastic" and that "for the most part, the airplane flew as predicted". The aircraft, the largest in the world by wingspan, took off from Mojave Air and Space Port in California at 9:58 a.m.
Black churches across the South have historically suffered racist attacks, including bombings, gunfire and arson, since the 1950s. Pleasant Baptist Church in Opelousas respectively caught fire, according to a statement from the State Fire Marshal's Office.
On December 26, 2004, a 9.1-magnitude quake struck Aceh province, causing a tsunami and killing more than 170,000 in Indonesia. The quake struck at a relatively shallow depth of 17 kilometres off the east coast of Sulawesi island, said the USGS.
Two men were in hospital in critical condition, police said, while two other men had non-life-threatening injuries. The footpath on Chapel St has just been closed due to trail of blood up to where one of the victims was found.
As of the time of writing, there has been no update from Facebook about what caused the outage and when the service will return. A map on the site showed the UK, US and large areas of Europe are affected by the connection issues.
World number 12 Woods has never won a major when he was not at least sharing the lead entering the final round. It was a day of records at Augusta, with three players shooting rounds of 64 for the first time ever.
But after winning the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in February, it seems a career grand slam may still be in reach since this year's U.S. I get a rush out of pulling off shots that sometimes I only dreamed about pulling off, and to see some of the reactions.
Horizon Zero Dawn Voice Actress Says a Sequel is Coming
In the last hour potential anticipation has arrived, which seems to have revealed the existence of Horizon Zero Dawn 2 . For the moment, however, no announcements had arrived yet except for a few rumors about Horizon Zero Dawn 2 on PS5.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order - Official Reveal Trailer (HD)
He works "as part of the scrapper guild", and he bears a close resemblance to Rey in terms of what he does - and his powers. Cal will come across new and old faces in the Star Wars universe, including his companion Cere and his droid buddy, BD-1.
Pope stuns South Sudan rival leaders by kissing their feet
In South Sudan, rule of starvation due to the civil war. "So, as simple citizens, you will become fathers of the nation." . Kiir and Machar had clashed in 2013, leading to a civil war that left roughly 400,000 people in South Sudan dead.
Facebook reportedly bringing messages back to main app
Quickly after that, the option to have conversations with friends via Chat was completely removed from the Facebook app. A Facebook spokeswoman said that the company did not have any additional details to share at this time .