5G

DOD Launches 6G R&D Center as it Eyes Transition to NextG Wireless Tech

The center will be part of the Department of Defense’s Innovative Beyond 5G Program and provide public and private sector collaboration on the emerging technology.

The Navy Is Testing 5G For Future Forward Operating Bases

From drone-deployed 5G networks to digital twinning, a small 5G pilot is rewriting the rules for battlefield connectivity.

FBI, Verizon Collaborate on $400M IT Overhaul

The telecommunications giant will help the law enforcement agency improve connectivity and security for its acting agents. 

Some Commercial Aircraft Will Feature New Altimeters Amid 5G C-Band Rollout

The FAA released new details of its 5G deployment plan following uproar over air travel safety with the enhanced broadband network. 

Peachtree Corners Continues to Lead the Way in American Smart Cities

Nextgov checked back in with the city that houses the innovative Curiosity Lab.

CISA, DOD Report Gaps for Agencies Assessing 5G Security Risks

Agency officials identified a lack of guiding standards for determining and mitigating risk from certain implementations of the technology and advised agencies to proceed with caution, employing penetration tests accordingly.

This Crafty Tool Can Eavesdrop on 6G Wireless Signals

A little MacGyvering can create security issues for next-gen communications.

The military's 5G capabilities could be stale by the time they're fielded

The Navy's chief digital innovation officer, Michael Galbraith, said when it comes to 5G, his biggest concern after security is "time to market."

Private Sector Player Urges DOD to Screen 5G Technology for Cybersecurity

The Pentagon is offering cash prizes for hardware or software ideas to make various components of fifth-generation networking technology interoperable across various manufacturers.

New Tech Budget Request is the Defense Department’s Largest Ever

Pursuing China, the Pentagon aims to bump spending for artificial intelligence and 5G.

Hidden Security Considerations When Moving to 5G

The newest generation of wireless technology comes with several transformative advantages, as well as some pitfalls.

Smart Devices Spy on You—2 Computer Scientists Explain how the Internet of Things can Violate Your Privacy

From home appliances to your vehicle, something's always watching you.

Aviation Official: 5G and Air Travel Can 'Safely Coexist'

FAA Administrator Steve Dickson testified that improved information and new altimeters are two components of safeguarding air travel amid 5G C-band deployment. 

AT&T Completes First 5G Demonstration for ‘Smart Warehouse’ Effort

The work continues to unfold, even in the face of supply chain strains.

Is the Growth of Data Pedestrian or Problematic?

The intersection of cloud, edge computing and the exponential growth of data is going to increase the burden on organizations’ operations.