Germany surrenders to US and might ban Huawei and ZTE
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Could force operaters to replace them

Germany's government is planning on forbidding telecoms operators from using certain components from Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE in their 5G networks.

Vodafone puts Raspberry into 5G network
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Raspberry Pi 4 PC with 5G onboard

Vodafone has revealed a prototype for a portable 5G network based around a cheap and cheerful Raspberry Pi 4 PC combined with a small 5G software-defined radio (SDR) from a company called Lime Microsystems.

Starlink offers $200 per month service
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But you can only use it to do what Musk says

The SpaceX-owned Starlink service is offering a new Global Roaming service.

South Korea moves to 6G networks
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But we have not finished burning down the 5G networks in the UK yet

By the time the English have gotten around to saving the world from 5G towers by burning down 4G towers, the South Koreans will have launched their own 6G networks.

Starlink claims drone use is against terms and conditions
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Unfair to that nice Mr Putin

Elon [Look at me] Musk's attempts to intervene in the Ukraine war in favour of that nice Mr Putin, have ratcheted up a gear with his claim that the use of Starlink service to pilot drones, which has been pivital to the country's survival, violated the terms and conditions.