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SoftBank's telecom retreat is nearly complete

After the sale of Brightstar, announced today, the Japanese firm has control of no telecom assets.

Orange faces staff dissent about 5G on eve of France's auction

Ahead of France's September 29 5G spectrum auction, Orange SA faces internal staff dissent about 5G's profitability and environmental impact.

Fujitsu flags efforts to tackle facial recognition fraud

Japan-based technology firm aims to improve trust in facial recognition software by making it easier to block fraud.

Dish lays out its 12-month 5G agenda

Dish is looking for cloud providers to host its network functions, and expects to begin receiving custom radios from Fujitsu in the second quarter of 2021.

Rakuten the 'unvendor' has a lot to prove

Big operators investing in open RAN may be wary of buying products from another telco.

Alibaba, China Mobile may invest in blacklisted surveillance firm

E-commerce giant and telco consider 3 billion yuan investment in Dahua, a blacklisted surveillance company whose tech monitors Uyghurs in Xinjiang province.

Telefónica and Rakuten join open RAN forces

The two operators announce a wide-ranging partnership to lower equipment costs, but does it threaten standards?

Five takeaways from the FCC's open RAN event

The event attracted speakers ranging from Rakuten's Tareq Amin to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. That's because open RAN today is everything to everyone.

Nokia lands 5G core contract with Dish Network

Finnish equipment vendor wins important strategic deal with one of the planet's most exciting greenfield players.

Nvidia's $40B Arm takeover is the stuff of nightmares

The takeover of the UK-based technology champion by the US chipmaker would be a disaster for Arm's ecosystem, warn industry observers.

Ericsson issues warning on open RAN security

Ericsson said that 'with any nascent technology, including O-RAN, security cannot be an afterthought.' The move comes amid a rise in open RAN interest.

Vodafone hits bum note with 5G piano demo

The latest 5G offering from the UK operator is a connected grand piano played by someone normally seen behind the wheel of a car.

Approaching the edge: IBM is ready for the 5G factory

5G and edge computing are expected to meet on the factory floor, and IBM will be there waiting.

Google to give Wi-Fi roaming another try

Wi-Fi roaming has been a topic of discussion for almost two decades. Now, Google is hoping to move the space forward with its new Orion Wifi platform.

PacketFabric's co-founder: We can build a better telecom

PacketFabric's Anna Claiborne explains how the company got its start, why network automation is a necessity, how to take calculated career risks and shares her advice for other women in comms in leadership positions.

5G could transform network operators into IT companies

Executives from Swisscom, Vodafone and other telecom companies are looking to match their 5G offerings with customer demands.

Avengers Assemble: Team Microsoft takes on deepfake videos

Microsoft's Video Authenticator flags fake news clips and lets news outlets and political campaigns watermark content to prove authenticity ahead of US elections.

Open RAN might actually be working

Dish Network's work with smaller vendors and Rakuten's turn away from Cisco and Nokia are early indicators that Open RAN may well be having an effect on the market.

China export rules aim to slow down TikTok sale

The dance between the US and China over bits, bytes and ByteDance's video-sharing social network begins anew this week with more bureaucratic posturing in response to Trump's forthcoming US TikTok ban.

Google Cloud staffs up for telecom push

George Nazi, Shailesh Shukla and Kyle Forster (founder of Big Switch Networks) are just a few of the new faces in Google Cloud's push into the telecom space.

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