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Huawei's CFO heading home after deferred prosecution deal reached

A deal reached with the US Justice Department will allow Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to avoid US extradition and return home, The WSJ reports.

Vecima touts 'breakout year' as DAA deployments start to flourish

Video and broadband tech supplier posts best fiscal year in its 33-year history as cable operators start to make progress with next-gen network projects.

Next Huawei battle with the US will be fought over the cloud

The Chinese firm's fast-growing cloud services business is the next big concern for its American opponents.

Orange Belgium says hey! to digital natives

Orange's Belgian unit aims to shake up the market by targeting rival low-cost brands such as Base, Mobile Vikings and Youfone.

Altice USA looking at MVNOs, but not necessarily buying

Altice USA CEO Dexter Goei acknowledged that the company has been poking around the MVNO market, but stressed that its interest in the market is more focused on areas such as branding and distribution.

EU to phonemakers: Come up with common charger

To cut down on waste and save consumers from juggling multiple cables, the EU is minded to make Apple adopt the USB-C standard. Apple is unimpressed.

Fiber judgement day approaches for Huawei in UK

The government has finished its consultation with operators on what to do about Huawei in fiber, and new restrictions could be a death sentence for its UK business.

6G becoming too politicized, warns Huawei's Xu

6G is in danger of becoming politicized and over-hyped, Huawei's Eric Xu has warned.

Extreme Networks enters SD-WAN market with $70M Ipanema acquisition

Extreme's CTO Nabil Bukhari discusses the company's decision to acquire Ipanema and its plans for entering the SD-WAN market.

The Leading Lights finalists: Part III

On this podcast, Light Reading's Kelsey Ziser, Fiona Graham and Iain Morris discuss trends they're seeing, what's happening in the awards categories that they're judging and what they've learned from the contest entries as they dig in and prepare to announce this year's winners.

WiCipedia: When sexism goes to trial

This week in our WiC roundup: Female CEOs are few and far between; a unicorn falls from grace under oath; progress in STEM at the White House; and more.

Eurobites: Russia's Yandex to set up cloud shop in Germany

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Truphone expands its IoT reach with Sony; mobile money booms in sub-Saharan Africa; Orange extends 4G in French Guiana.

5G World: Mavenir EVP dishes on open RAN's technology advantage

Stefano Cantarelli, EVP and chief marketing officer at Mavenir, says that open RAN's differences are its strengths and, over time, its architecture will become a technological advantage.

5G World: Vodafone's Andrea Donà takes on the telco legacy

Vodafone's chief network officer, Andrea Donà, said the way to the 5G future is to first make sure you radically simplify and take care of legacy networks and services.

Comcast, Charter CEOs point to emerging CBRS partnership

Pact will allow the MSOs to 'create a synthetic, national opportunity by creating a CBRS business' and an offload process that mobile subs of both companies can take advantage of, Charter CEO Tom Rutledge says.

Liberty Global flirts with FTTP opportunities in Germany

Two years after Liberty Global sold its German cable assets, the MSO's investment arm has teamed with InfraVia Capital to explore FTTP opportunities in greenfields, starting with underserved German municipalities.

The Leading Lights finalists: Part II

On this podcast, Light Reading's Phil Harvey, Jeff Baumgartner and Alan Breznick discuss trends they're seeing, what's happening in the awards categories that they're judging and what they've learned from the contest entries as they dig in and prepare to announce this year's winners.

Huawei eyes growth from recovery, low-carbon solutions

With its legacy business facing headwinds, Huawei's enterprise group is emerging as its prime growth engine.

Could Helium finally succeed where so many others failed?

A number of companies in the telecom industry have attempted to create a network of individual networks. But Helium is doing so with one big, new element: a very clear and tangible incentive.

Frontier plows ahead with XGS-PON

Amid an aggressive fiber upgrade plan, Frontier has tapped Nokia to connect about 100,000 homes to XGS-PON, a technology that puts the network service provider on a path to 10-Gig services.

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