Exclusive: trade organisations checking if US embargo will lock Huawei out of events
5h | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Industry organisations and trade associations are consulting their lawyers about the long-term implications of the US Huawei embargo on their activities and events.
ZTE ‘will reveal source code’ as it opens Rome cyber centre
19h | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Chinese vendor ZTE has taken one of its boldest steps yet to restore its reputation – by opening cyber security laboratories in Nanjing and Rome.
Fast 5G ‘will cover 97% of US population by 2022’, promises T-Mobile as FCC backs $146bn deal
20h | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The merger between T-Mobile US and Sprint could now go ahead in weeks after the US regulator extracted a deal to guarantee widespread mobile broadband coverage across the country by 2022.
Breathe again until August, commerce secretary Ross tells Huawei and users
21h | Alan Burkitt-Gray
The US government has relaxed its embargo on Huawei until 18 August, easing the restrictions on US-based companies – including rural operators plus Google and chip maker..
Hardware and software vendors ‘stop supplying Huawei’ after US embargo
20 May 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
A number of software and hardware vendors have stopped supplying Huawei following the US government’s embargo imposed on the company last week.
Trump fires ballistic missile into the heart of Huawei
16 May 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Huawei will be unable to buy technology from any US company without a licence from the US government, following a pair of remarkable orders from Washington DC.
Huawei chairman offers the UK ‘no spy’ deal as Trump ban looms in US
15 May 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
President Donald Trump is expected to ban Huawei and other Chinese telecoms suppliers from selling equipment to US companies.
Oi reports $170m quarterly profit months after completing restructuring
14 May 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Troubled Brazilian operator Oi has made a quarterly profit of $170 million after its bankruptcy reorganisation.
iBasis picked for IoT cellular connection deal
10 May 2019 | Laurence Doe
Communications operator iBasis has been selected by Eseye, the UK-based industrial IoT and M2M connectivity specialist, to expand its global cellular connectivity worldwide.
Safaricom plans to double 4G sites by 2020
08 May 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Safaricom has announced plans to double its number of 4G sites to 5000 base stations by March 2020, bringing its network coverage in Kenya to 80%.
Axiata and Telenor in talks to merge Asian operations
07 May 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
Telenor Group and Axiata Group Berhad are in talks to merge their business operations in Asia.
T-Mobile/Sprint merger deadline pushed back to 29 July
01 May 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
T-Mobile US and Sprint have pushed their $26 billion merger deadline forward three months to Monday 29 July.