BT has announced a range of new managed network services for multinational customers deploying applications and IT services in Microsoft Azure.
The divided island of Cyprus’s leaders have decided to launch the country’s first newly integrated mobile phone network.
Deputy head of Moscow’s IT Department, Alexander Gorbatko, said at the Moscow Ubran Forum that a 5G demo center for testing promising technologies and city services will be set up in the city. The center will be accessible for both Russian and foreign companies.

Gobind positive about planned Telenor, Axiata merger

Written on Monday, 08 July 2019 11:36
The hype surrounding the highly anticipated merger plan between Malaysia’s Axiata Group Bhd and Norway’s Telenor Group seems to have lost traction since the plan was first announced in May, due in fact to the Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo’s statement that the potential partnership is still very much at the proposal stage.

Malaysia takes a liberal stance to 5G cybersecurity

Written on Monday, 08 July 2019 11:22
As governments around the world struggle to come to terms with the initial banning of Huawei products by US President Donald Trump and the whiplash of his subsequent decision to lift it, Malaysia has taken a firm stance by choosing not to rush blindly into judgment, preferring to approach the subject of 5G cybersecurity in a liberal manner instead of pandering to the West’s seemingly baseless accusations towards the Chinese telecommunications colossus. According to the Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind…
Apple’s South Korea unit has proposed a settlement agreement with the country’ antitrust regulator, the Fair Trade Commission (FTC).

Two leading vendors are behind Vodafone’s 5G launch

Written on Friday, 05 July 2019 06:40
Vodafone announced switching on 5G in seven UK cities, including London, in partnership with Ericsson. This step puts the UK among the first to launch the fifth generation technology and sheds light on how Europe is lagging behind because of regulations.

Huawei heralds Trump’s “U-turn”

Written on Monday, 01 July 2019 07:57
President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping agreed to a truce in their trade war, and Washington pledged to hold off on new tariffs while they negotiate As the United States and China pursue trade talks, there is a “good chance” that more US firms will be granted licenses to sell products to controversial Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said. While Trump had signaled the softer position on Huawei, a sticking point in trade talks,…

EU approves IBM's $34 bn Red Hat acquisition

Written on Sunday, 30 June 2019 13:32
The EU's powerful anti-trust authority cleared the buyout by IBM of open source software company Red Hat, one of the biggest tech mergers in history which the computing giant said would enhance its cloud offerings.
A French consumer rights group said that it has launched a class action lawsuit against US tech giant Google for violating the EU's strict data privacy laws.

BT expands its cybersecurity capabilities in Europe

Written on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:19
BT has made new investments in its cybersecurity capabilities in Europe with the aim of further enhancing its position as a leading provider of security services in the region and globally. The company announced the opening of a new Cyber Security Operations Centre (Cyber SOC) in Paris, as well as upgraded facilities, new customer solutions and recruitment at its existing SOCs in Madrid and Frankfurt. BT’s global network of Security Operations Centres and 3000 security specialists protect it against 125,000…

Huawei to launch its first 5G Smartphone in UAE

Written on Sunday, 23 June 2019 13:44
In view recent roll-out of 5G network technology by UAE telecom operators, Huawei will launch its highly anticipated 5G smartphone - HUAWEI Mate 20 X (5G) in the UAE this July. Supporting a wide range of patented 5G technologies, the device is expected to represent high-speed connectivity and powerful performance. HUAWEI Mate 20 X (5G) - Huawei’s first commercial 5G-enabled smartphone will usher UAE users in a new era of smart mobile technologies in July. Large-scale 5G rollout began in…
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