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Europe at loggerheads over wholesale roaming charges

Parliamentary committee wants lower caps than ones proposed by the European Council and European Commission.

Ericsson suggests '6G Basic' standards could be released in 2027

On its website, Ericsson published a graphic that it said was 'the 3GPP's 5G evolution time plan.' It shows the global standards group potentially releasing '6G Basic' in 2027.

Liberty Global reportedly eyeing Belgian tower sale

Reports suggest that the 3,000 towers used by Telenet could be flogged off for up to €600m.

The metaverse will save 5G? That's so cute!

'The metaverse is our future business model,' explains SK Telecom's Cho Ik-hwan. In reality, the metaverse will blow past the 5G industry on its way toward lining the pockets of big Internet companies.

6G becoming too politicized, warns Huawei's Xu

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

Better times for suppliers in H1 (Huawei, Nokia flag) – Dell'Oro

Slowdown in China impacts Q2, but revenue from telecom equipment worldwide was still up for a fifth consecutive quarter.

Huawei wishlist: Global talent, 6G, set own standards

Huawei Founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei tells staff that Huawei is seeking to lure foreign tech talent to China to lead in 6G and to dominate global standards.

T-Mobile's Neville Ray: 5G's extraordinary upside

"I think we have so much to deliver on 5G."

HKT, Smartone near 20% 5G mobile take-up

The latest round of earnings results has finally given us a glimpse into the state of 5G in Hong Kong.

Neville Ray explains T-Mobile's near-term 5G opportunities

T-Mobile's networking chief expects to profit from 5G fixed wireless access, rural expansions and a new focus on business customers. Also: 'I think 6G is many, many years away.'

A network operator's view of 6G

Companies ranging from Verizon to Apple have been reluctant to talk at length about 6G. And that's what makes Mike Irizarry of UScellular so noteworthy: He's an outspoken proponent of 6G.

India's Airtel launches rights issue to line 5G war chest

India's second-largest operator is fundraising – it's looking for investment from Google, while the board approves a $2.86 billion rights issue.

Putting LG's 6G announcement (a test across 300 feet) into context

LG said its 6G connection traveled in the 155-175GHz band and used adaptive beamforming and high gain antenna switching technology. The test signals more momentum in the space beyond 5G.

Ericsson CEO warns China will be 'formidable' if 5G or 6G splits

The boss of the Swedish equipment maker is worried the West could lose a future battle between different mobile standards.

Vodafone Idea-BSNL merger in India: Can it work?

The Vodafone Idea crisis shows no sign of resolution. One option could be a merger with state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).

Chinese carriers forge ahead with monster IPOs

China Telecom makes Shanghai debut, China Mobile preps listing and China Unicom mulls spin-off and listing for a technology unit.

Huawei H1 down 29% as handset business plunges

Huawei's business continues to reel under the pressure of US sanctions, its first-half numbers show.

Light Reading Recap: Week ending July 23

Last week's telecom news highlights included some spectrum auction and siesta news from Spain, an update on how Verizon moved forward with a fabulous, free 5G phone promotion, and you'll find out what US city took a gamble on building a network that covered 65 square miles with broadband in just 45 days.

Open RAN adds to 6G dilemma

Ericsson reckons the in-vogue technology concept will be a 'fundamental' part of 6G, opening another Pandora's box for the mobile industry.

LG U+ and KDDI club together on 5G, 6G

South Korean and Japanese operators sign MoU to explore new business applications for 5G and strengthen collaboration on 6G tech.

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