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.
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..
NBTC confirms conditions for 700MHz auction
20 May 2019 | Natalie Bannerman
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), Thailand’s telecoms and broadcasting regulator has completed its terms for the 700MHz auction.
Microsoft and Sony join cloud forces
17 May 2019 | Laurence Doe
Microsoft and Sony have announced that they will jointly develop future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and content-streaming services.
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.
Chinese bike-sharing helps world’s cellular IoT user base grow 70% to 1.2 billion
14 May 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
There were 1.2 billion cellular internet of things (IoT) connections at the end of 2018 and there will be 9 billion by 2023, says Berg Insight.
CoreSite improves AWS bandwidth offering
13 May 2019 | Laurence Doe
CoreSite Realty Corporation has announced the availability of hosted connections with one, two, five, or 10Gbps of capacity for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect.
Ericsson joins Nokia in building Optus’s fixed 5G in Australia
13 May 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Ericsson has joined Nokia in building 5G-based home broadband services for Singtel’s Australian unit, Optus.
Orange and MTS in successful trial of IBM/Syniverse blockchain wholesale system
09 May 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Syniverse and IBM say they are to market a blockchain system after a successful trial of wholesale billing and mobile roaming with Orange and Russian operator MTS.
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.
Daisy Group launches Digital Wholesale Solutions
30 April 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe
Daisy Group has today announced the merger of its channel-serving divisions under a new brand, Digital Wholesale Solutions.