The Japanese company prefers to shop locally for its 5G products, it made clear during a press conference this week. It is not alone.
However, CPE biz remains an important cash generator and a strategic piece of the portfolio that pulls through other products with different margin profiles, CFO says.
China Unicom, KT, Telefonica, and Telstra are collaborating on a new interoperable multi-access edge computing (MEC) initiative.
Speaking at the recent Future Vision event in London, Omdia's research and analysis executive director, Thomas Morrod, gives a long-term view of how 5G could boost GDP by enabling incremental business opportunities in specific vertical sectors.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia cuts jobs in Finland; British MP highlights Huawei 'slave labor'allegations; ECI acquired by Ribbon; 'Fitbit for cows.'
A successful 5G rollout is not just about upgrading existing basestations or deploying some new ones. Nor is it simply an upgrade of core network capabilities.
Huawei's new Liquid OTN solution is a small granularity technology that offers some significant benefits for organizations that need guaranteed bandwidth, low latency and resilient optical connections.
Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts touts initiatives underway at Sky, the coming launch of the Peacock streaming service and new projects underway at NBCU's parks division.
Meanwhile, AT&T reportedly has halted online sales of U-verse TV as the new OTT-delivered AT&T TV service becomes company's pay-TV workhorse.
AT&T's John Stankey said the operator's cost-cutting program could generate 'double digits of billions [in savings] over a three-year planning cycle,' and cover areas ranging from power usage to call centers.
Verizon's Matt Ellis said the operator hasn't recorded any 'material' effects from the COVID-19 coronavirus so far, but he cautioned that could change 'if we see continued disruption.'
Despite concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event is still a go for Denver in two weeks.
Prices are just half what rivals charge, but Rakuten may have a long and arduous journey toward profitability.
Apple recorded a blockbuster quarter during the critical holiday shopping season, partly thanks to its $700 iPhone 11. But will the company maintain that $700 offer in an age of 5G?
The Norwegian operator has already shed thousands of employees and more are set to go under plans announced today.
The disruptive Indian operator is now looking to seize the 5G technology initiative from the traditional vendor community.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone invests in space-broadband venture; Nokia sets out fiber access stall; Telenor keeps tight grip on costs.
Fixed wireless broadband represents the 'most important threat' to cable broadband and new satellite-based options are also worth a wary eye, Craig Moffett concludes in a report sizing up the state of US broadband.
OBS CEO Helmut Reisinger weighs in on what it means to be network-native and how the service provider stands out from its competition.
The annual optical networking confab said that cancellation lists don't tell the full story of what's set to happen in San Diego next week.
The network test vendor, already included on an illustrious list of vendors supporting Rakuten Mobile, is claiming an industry first with the launch of an open RAN test suite.
Team Pod delves deep into Nokia and takes a look at the (largely) forgotten man of Chinese equipment vendors - ZTE.
Chinese operators have come in for heavy criticism over their response to the introduction of MNP.
The nation's top telecom operators spent a combined $67.36 million in 2019 on regulatory lobbying. That's a slight increase from 2018.
COMSovereign's CEO said VNC will help the company become one of the only US-based providers of 'connectivity solutions that span the entire data transmission spectrum.'
A 5G partnership between Verizon and Walmart could include everything from the installation of 5G antennas in Walmart stores to streaming video of doctor visits.
'The cable guys aren't going to wake up and find out what we're doing,' CEO David Zaslav says.
Following a string of market trials, AT&T has expanded the reach of a new streaming service delivered on an Android TV box that aims to revitalize AT&T's struggling pay-TV business.
A US campaign has failed to halt the Chinese companies, with major Western equipment makers ceding further ground.
The IT and integration side of Orange has been touting its credentials as an option for enterprises that need help managing multi-cloud environments. Reisinger weighs in on what it means to be network native, how OBS stands out from its competition and what a company that size does to prepare for the business impact of the new coronavirus and the reality that we're all suddenly a lot less mobile.
Feeling its companies do not get a fair deal in China, India's government has unveiled a new rule allowing it to restrict Chinese vendors.
China has scrapped hefty Internet data charges in a move that should help China Mobile but hinder the country's other two big operators.
Boss of Finnish network firm will be replaced by Pekka Lundmark, the CEO of Finnish energy firm Fortum, but not until much later this year.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Iliad closes fiber deal with InfraVia; Vivendi fights Italian court over Mediaset; Nokia loses market share.
Singapore-based operator flags trials with Finnish vendor with aim of providing customizable services to support different 5G use cases and applications.