5G scale tests to begin next year

China Mobile Communications Corp, the world's largest telecom carrier by subscribers, will start 5G scale tests next year and launch a pre-commercial service in 2019, with an aim to fully commercialize 5G services in 2020. "We will accelerate the research ... ( read original story ...)

ESA throws its weight behind satellite-based 5G internet

The European Space Agency has joined forces with 16 European space companies to demonstrate and champion satellite-based 5G internet. They're calling their new initiative "Satellite for 5G," and they signed their agreement at the Paris Air and Space Show. ( read original story ...)

European Space Agency, Industry Join Forces for 5G Satellite

The European Space Agency met with industry leaders at the recent Paris Air Show to discuss not airplanes or space, but cell phones. The meeting was held because the next generation of cellular networking, or 5G, which could be critical for autonomous ... ( read original story ...)

SES, SaT5G to develop ubiquitous 5G network capabilities

Funded by the European Commission under the 5G PPP Phase 2 of the Horizon 2020 programme for Research & Innovation, the 30-month project will kick off in June 2017. It aims to deliver the seamless integration of satellite into 5G networks to ensure ... ( read original story ...)

As Europe Bounces Back, Activist Investors Like Loeb Pounce

Signs of economic recovery in Europe have the barbarians banging at the gates ... Kraft Heinz is backed by investment firm 3G Capital Inc., which is known for its aggressive pursuit of shareholder returns. In response, Unilever Chief Executive Officer ... ( read original story ...)