Telecoms

Platform Industry: US and China Relations and Politics

FCC commissioner urges tougher steps on Chinese network equipment

Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr has called for new steps to ensure Huawei and ZTE equipment is barred from US telecommunications networks and ensure no electronic ...

Federal Communications Commission

Departing FCC chair warns of threats to telecoms from China

The outgoing US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said possible Chinese espionage and dangers to US telecom networks and internet freedom are the biggest national...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Huawei to pack less of a punch in the new year after bruising 2020

Huawei this year will probably see slower 5G business and push farther into software, while trusting its smartphones get a reprieve from US sanctions which last year broke the chip...

Platform Industry: The Capitol Building and Senate in Washington DC

US lawmakers to back $1.9 billion to replace telecom equipment from Huawei and ZTE

US lawmakers are expected to endorse $1.9 billion to fund a program to remove telecom network equipment that the US government says poses national security risks as part of a year-...

Nokia

Nokia’s head of global services to leave the company

Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia’s president of international services and also member of the group’s leadership group Sanjay Goel will leave the company, a Nokia...

Smartphone and Telecoms News: UK Huawei Technologies 5G infrastructure

UK’s telecos face fines if they use high risk suppliers, like Huawei

Britain’s telecoms firms may be fined up to 10% of earnings or 100,000 pounds per day should they contravene a ban on using equipment made by China’s Huawei under a new...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Sweden bans Huawei and ZTE from upcoming 5G networks

Sweden has banned telecoms gear from Huawei Technologies and ZTE within its own 5G community, linking other European nations that have restricted the use of Chinese providers on sa...

Nokia

Nokia plans to build mobile network on the moon

Nokia has been selected by NASA to construct the first mobile network on the moon, that the Finnish company has said, as the US shuttle service plans for a future in which individu...

Platform News: Apple logo on a retail store window

New Apple iPhone 12 to offer 5G speeds US networks can’t deliver

5G will finally get some attention with the anticipated debut of Apple’s next iPhone later today. However, the blazing speeds promised won’t materialize for most people...

Singtel

Singtel shares jump as company picks insider as new CEO

Shares in Singapore Telecommunications jumped by the largest amount in four weeks following Southeast Asia’s main telecoms business appointed an insider as its new Group CEO ...

Nokia

Nokia wins 5G radio equipment contract from BT

Finland’s Nokia has clinched a deal with the UK’s biggest mobile operator BT Group to supply 5G radio equipment, the company has said, in one of the first major wins un...

NTT Docomo

Japan’s NTT launches $40 billion buyout of wireless unit Docomo

Japan’s state-backed Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (NTT) stated it’ll take its wireless carrier business private in a deal worth 4.25 trillion yen (approximately ...

Platform Industry: Microsoft operating system users

Microsoft enters 5G race with Azure cloud for telecom operators

Microsoft has unveiled a brand new cloud platform on Monday aimed at allowing telecom operators to construct 5G networks quicker, reduce costs and sell customised solutions to busi...

Platform News: State backed hackers, cyber crime and cyber security

Hungarian banks and telecoms providers briefly hit by cyber attack

Some Hungarian banking and telecommunication services were briefly disrupted by a powerful cyber attack on Thursday launched from computer servers in Russia, China and Vietnam, tel...

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