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Chinese newspaper says Poland ‘must pay’ for Huawei arrest

Chinese newspaper says Poland ‘must pay’ for Huawei arrest

15 January 2019
A state-run Chinese tabloid newspaper has written a strongly-worded editorial in which it has condemned the actions of Poland in the arrest of Huawei executive Wang Weijing in Warsaw. Polish…
US operator achieves 5G milestone in San Diego

US operator achieves 5G milestone in San Diego

15 January 2019
US telecommunications operator Sprint has achieved a 5G milestone following a pilot trial in the sun-kissed city of San Diego. Sprint, which is owned by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank announced that…
Mining companies can now benefit from optimized wireless connectivity

Mining companies can now benefit from optimized wireless connectivity

14 January 2019
Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has signed a cooperation agreement with Ericsson to jointly help mining companies achieve optimal wireless connectivity in…
Huawei fires employee detained in Poland over espionage allegations

Huawei fires employee detained in Poland over espionage allegations

14 January 2019
Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei has moved swiftly to terminate the contract of an employee who has been arrested in Poland amidst claims he was spying for China. Huawei executive Wang…
Facebook accused of breaking law in Vietnam

Facebook accused of breaking law in Vietnam

10 January 2019
Vietnam has accused Facebook of breaching a new cybersecurity law by failing to take down anti-government content from its pages and advertising illegal products such as weapons and counterfeit goods.…
AT&T blasted by rival operators for ‘overhyped’ 5G marketing

AT&T blasted by rival operators for ‘overhyped’ 5G marketing

10 January 2019
US telecommunications behemoth AT&T has been roundly criticized by its rival operators in the United States who have described its 5G marketing as ‘overhyped’ and ‘misleading’. US operator Verizon has…
RCom makes partial payment in effort to defuse row with Ericsson

RCom makes partial payment in effort to defuse row with Ericsson

10 January 2019
Indian operator Reliance Communications has made a partial payment of $18.6m to Ericsson in an effort to defuse their ongoing dispute after the Swedish vendor had called for the imprisonment…
Telenor launches Europe’s first VoLTE roaming

Telenor launches Europe’s first VoLTE roaming

09 January 2019
Telenor Denmark has launched Europe’s first outbound VoLTE roaming service. Due to the shutdown of its 2G and 3G networks, the telco industry’s VoLTE roaming implementation pace had been running…
Spike in revenue for Qualcomm as India launches 4G

Spike in revenue for Qualcomm as India launches 4G

09 January 2019
As India prepares itself for the transition to 4G, Qualcomm has observed a 23% increase of revenue due to a demand surge for phones. The American chipmaker powers more than…
Spanish operators set to use Huawei and ZTE in 5G pilots despite security concerns

Spanish operators set to use Huawei and ZTE in 5G pilots despite security concerns

09 January 2019
Embattled Chinese telecommunication vendors Huawei and ZTE have received a welcome reprieve following the news that two Spanish operators are planning on using them for forthcoming 5G pilots.