FCC calls for China Mobile to be blocked from US market

Written on Thursday, 18 April 2019 11:48
US aggression towards Chinese telecommunication entities shows no signs of abating following the latest calls from the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission to block China Mobile from operating in the United States. China Mobile is the world’s largest mobile operator and has nearly 930 million customers. It has been desperately trying to penetrate the US market for the last eight years. It first filed an application for permission to operate in the United States back in 2011, but thus…
Swiss telecommunications operator Swisscom has launched the continent’s first large scale 5G networks in partnership with Swedish vendor Ericsson. In a statement released by the Swedish telecommunications behemoth it confirmed that the 5G network was launched in 54 cities across Switzerland after the operator secured a license to operate a 5G network in the country. Ericsson has seen its financial coffers significantly boosted by its success in the North American market following the publication of its Q1 results. Ericsson CEO…

Radiation concerns temporarily halt 5G activity in Brussels

Written on Thursday, 18 April 2019 08:46
5G plans in Brussels have been put on hold until radiation levels as a consequence of the new technology are measured accurately. Brussels has the strictest telecom radiation regulations globally. The Belgian government is concerned that 5G technology is unable to measure radiation from 5G antennas. The Belgian Institute of Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT) recommended last year that the country should loosen their grip on the limits they have set in order to allow the region to capitalize on…
Apple and US chipmaker Qualcomm will resume their long-running feud as a new court case between the two titans of American enterprise begins in San Diego next week. The two companies have been embroiled in a bitter row over patent licensing practices for the best part of two years. Last month, a Californian jury ruled in favour of Qualcomm and awarded the company $31m after it found that Apple’s iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8 and 8 Plus and X infringed…

UK operator expresses scepticism over Ofcom’s rural plan

Written on Thursday, 18 April 2019 06:41
3 UK has expressed their scepticism over Ofcom’s plans to address poor rural coverage in the United Kingdom, highlighting that the costs of the proposal were too excessive and overall the initiative lacked ambition. 3 UK’s Chief Operating Officer, Graham Baxter has called for the regulator to ditch their plans and work collectively with all UK operators in an effort to find a lasting solution to the ongoing problems experienced by users in rural parts of the UK. Baxter blasted…

Orange launches 4G network in Sierra Leone

Written on Thursday, 18 April 2019 05:49
Ericsson and Orange have partnered to launch 4G networks in Sierra Leone in the nation’s capital of Freetown which will be providing its residents with fast and reliable 4G access.
Ericsson has reported its first quarter results which reflect an increase driven by the growth the Swedish vendor has registered in North America.

President Trump says US must win the race to 5G

Written on Monday, 15 April 2019 08:01
US President Donald Trump and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have announced a number of new initiatives and projects that it believes will help accelerate its 5G network growth ambitions in the United States.

US reveals new 5G funding plan

Written on Monday, 15 April 2019 06:59
US officials revealed a plan to accelerate their deployment of 5G wireless networks with new funding estimated at $20.4 billion to build high-speed internet in rural areas. At a White House event, the plans were unveiled by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to host new spectrum auctions for 5G technology which aims to “improve Americans’ lives in so many ways” according to FCC chairman Ajit Pai.
On Thursday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British Police at the embassy of Ecuador in London.
Bouygues Telecom Entreprises is constantly on the hunt for innovations to boost the digital growth of companies. This is why it announced recently the signing of a strategic partnership with the SD-WAN benchmark player, Versa Networks. Thanks to the technological contribution of this pure player, Bouygues Telecom Entreprises will be in a position to propose a simple, powerful and innovative solution to companies looking for centralized and secure control of their own networks.

Monaco welcomes Chinese President amid 5G tech worries

Written on Thursday, 28 March 2019 08:26
Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Monaco, the only country in Europe that is not worried about the country’s aim to dominate the tech industry on a global scale. On Sunday, Xi visited Monaco for the first time as part of his European tour which has been interesting to say the least as many countries have tried to limit the country’s appetite for growth in the tech industry. The palace of Monaco stated that the country was looking to cooperate with…
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