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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/20/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media loses UKTV channels; EU ups the ante with Qualcomm; Proximus teams up for smart buildings.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/19/2018
Broadband vendor's NG-PON2 technology could have a major role to play in the 5G networks that service providers are building.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/18/2018
A turnaround at the Swedish equipment vendor owes as much to a renewed focus on R&D as any cost-cutting activities.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/18/2018
Swedish equipment vendor returns to operating profitability after slashing jobs and witnessing more favorable conditions in its main networks market.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 7/16/2018
Company known for embedded computer technology vendor now serves as integrator as well, combining its hardware with OpenStack and VNFs.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/16/2018
Chinese vendor's share price rises in Hong Kong after the US finally lifts a ban that has stopped it from acquiring US components for the past three months.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/12/2018
Fines against telecom and technology companies rarely seem effective.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/12/2018
Chinese equipment vendor's stock gets a boost after it signs important escrow deal with US authorities, but doubts remain over the company's future.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 7/12/2018
A former Huawei employee is suing the Chinese giant over allegations he was sacked for highlighting corporate espionage efforts in which he refused to participate.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/11/2018
Chipmaker Broadcom is buying CA Technologies for $18.9 billion, according to a Wednesday announcement. There's an odd pairing.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/10/2018
Telcos say they want to seize the technology initiative from their suppliers, but R&D spending by some of the world's biggest operators has fallen in the last few years.
Latest Comment: daveburstein These numbers are very hard to find.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/6/2018
Industry concern that Europe has already fallen behind the US in 5G seems massively overblown.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/4/2018
US authorities will allow the Chinese vendor to maintain existing networks and other equipment while it tries to meet the conditions for a full reprieve.
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