The latest is between New Zealand's 2degrees and Orcon, who aim to combine into a new company worth around $2.3B.
US worries about 5G having negative effects on aircraft safety systems don't seem to spread internationally, as other countries take a relaxed view.
Taiwanese semiconductor firm looks to capture future growth in 5G and high-performance computing with a planned capex splurge of between $40 billion and $44 billion during 2022.
The Chinese equipment vendor is investing in dozens of companies across various parts of the semiconductor supply chain.
Led by Korea's SKT and KT, this is seen as a strategic move that will lift growth and innovation.
Authorities are reportedly investigating whether companies such as Xiaomi and Oppo evaded duties and abused their market position.
The Japanese operator is hobbled by its lack of 4G airwaves, costly roaming deal with KDDI and 5G lag, but its cost arguments stack up, according to the latest research.
Authorities in China have denounced a US 'clique' as battle lines form over the next generation of mobile technology.
The government is now the largest single shareholder in the ailing telco after it chose to convert outstanding regulatory charges into equity.
The Chinese vendor's excursion into the car business is not going as planned, according to industry reports.
The South Korean firm is guiding for a surge in fourth-quarter profits as chip demand outweighs supply.
The region's telecom giants have been calling for investment in open RAN startups, but their own funding arms have done little to aid development.
China Mobile can claim its return to the Shanghai main board a success, achieving its initial 48.7 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) target.
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The board of India's second-largest service provider believes its existing structure will best leverage telecom reforms announced by the government in September 2021.
Taiwan Mobile boss Jamie Lin has called on regulators to expedite approval of its merger with smaller operator Taiwan Star.
Chinese vendor reports a 30% drop in revenues as the US campaign finally catches up with it.
It hardly ever happens that the industry gets so many of the items on its wishlist granted by the government in one go – but 2021 turned out nice.
It was a year dominated by chip supply woes and the deepening US-China trade war. Also, 5G gained lots of ground but showed few signs of returns.
2022 is likely to be about the impact of two major happenings of 2021: telecom reforms and the tariff hike announced by all major telcos.
China Mobile is moving quickly to IPO after approval from the securities regulator, paving the way for one of the telecom industry's biggest-ever floats.
The last few days have seen senior Indian government officials, including the telecom minister, mention 6G on more than one occasion.
ZTE's device business could be the fire that lights up its rebound. The consumer unit grew by 67% in the first half to 12.4 billion yuan (US$1.95 billion).
5G is a big lift, especially for developing countries, needing a denser mix of basestations than 4G, multiple spectrum bands and a much higher power load.
It's been a turbulent year for India's third-largest telco, Vodafone Idea, as it fought for survival – but new measures and a tariff hike have helped.
Huawei installed malicious code in Australia's Optus telco network that recorded all communications and transmitted it to China, according to Bloomberg.
India’s homegrown 5Gi standard is likely to be included in release 17 of the international 3GPP 5G standards.
Opensignal finds 5G is nearly 50% faster than Wi-Fi in the island and provides users with the same multiplayer mobile games experience.
Cloud subsidiary Tianyi gains four state-backed investors, boosting capital base and making it the preferred secure cloud partner for military and government.
Reports indicate that Telekom Malaysia and YTL Communications are first to provide 5G access in three cities covered by the SWN.
The Pacific island states are coming into focus as one of the key battle zones in the US-China tech war.
The chipmaker's share of the market for data center servers has fallen dramatically in the last few years, according to the latest Omdia data.
The Programme for Development of Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystem is aiming for two fabs for displays and ten units for components.
The Japanese firm is determined to serve one fifth of all open RAN business by 2030 and establish itself as a new 5G force.
The EU's cloud project could still become a world standards setter, but is for now stalled by fights over data sovereignty.
The Australian operator is diversifying beyond telecom into the hotly contested energy market.
CEO Gary Smith has come bearing some nice stocking fillers for shareholders and the outlook for next year is rosy.
Security Navigator picks up some worrying trends, with a 13% increase in cyberattacks overall.
The Australian sale comes shortly after Singapore and Hong Kong auctioned spectrum for the new-generation mobile technology.
Involvement in the group behind open RAN specifications comes after Germany raised security concerns about the new technology.
Boris Johnson's interventionist government backs away from issuing open RAN mandates after realizing the technology is far from ready.
Believe it or not, the legacy satellite sector doesn't think it's roadkill – orbitkill? – in the brave new world of Musk and Bezos.
State-owned BNSL likely to finally roll out pan-India 4G services by September 2022, targeting revenue of INR9 billion (U$119.5 million).
CEO Kaan Terziolu explains how the emerging-markets player will achieve its bullish financial targets.
If the company's technology lives up to its promise in a commercial setting, Cohere will be hard to resist or ignore.
China Unicom has unveiled its plans for 2022, which involve selling 150 million devices and pursuing a new strategy that focuses on the digital economy.
AWS's entry into 5G through its Dish partnership could be the shot in the arm enterprise 5G needs.
China Telecom loses its court bid for a stay of execution for its US business, while Didi Global delists from the NYSE just six months after its IPO.
Apart from spectrum pricing, the paper seeks comment on other areas, including valuation methodologies, service rollout obligations and payment terms.
Noting the unsuitability of x86 processors, the China-backed chips developer launches its small cells product.
Japan's biggest operator says its 10,000 5G basestations use open RAN specifications and is targeting 20,000 by March.
A head scientist at the world's biggest operator says open RAN is 'not a matter of if, but when.'
Japan's NEC said it's on the cusp of launching 'gradual deep learning-based object detection technology' to aid real-time video analytics.
Government authorities say the company owned by Elon Musk has not acquired the necessary licenses.
The latest studies continue to insist on the attractiveness of the service despite unimpressive adoption so far.
Even Ericsson has been surprised by the rapid growth in 5G despite the pandemic and component supply problems.
China appears to be years behind in satellite technology as the US continues to launch new constellations.
The IT company's Chinese joint venture has become one of the latest additions to the notorious Entity List.
The owner of India's largest telco has been linked with a possible takeover of the UK phone incumbent.
Pressure is mounting on Facebook and Twitter, with local authorities saying they should be held accountable for user content on their platforms.
More Chinese companies have been added to the US trade blacklist as China pushes 'indigenous innovation.'
Analyst firm expects 2022 RAN spend to grow only 3% year-on-year, after two years of double-digit increases.
China's 5G rollout remains a story of government-mandated deployment and rock-bottom fees.
The Indian telco giant's customer base is shrinking as rural subscribers and customers treating it as a second SIM quit service.
With a new fab to open in late 2024, Samsung takes its total US investment to $47 billion, and pockets generous subsidies after a fierce bidding war.
The Finnish equipment vendor rejects the charge its software works only with its own hardware and finds an ally in BT.
Zoom beat expectations but still saw its slowest growth since 2018.
The Chinese smartphone maker faces a components crunch, domestic competition and souring technology investments.
The European Commission has finally made a judgement against Chinese vendors for anti-competitive behavior.
In a widely anticipated move, India's second-largest service provider, Bharti Airtel, has announced it is raising prepaid tariffs for all plans by 20-25%.
On the heels of a similar deal in Malaysia, Telenor eyes knocking together Thailand's second and third place operators to make a new behemoth.
Another torrid quarter for China's Alibaba as earnings plummet amid a slowdown in consumer demand – although its cloud division is on the up and up.
The Indian government approved the use of the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) to provide 4G connectivity in 7,287 villages at the cost of around INR64.66 billion ($872 million).
Policymakers appear to have ignored the earlier call for open RAN support and they would be wise to reject the latest.
China is in the grip of metaverse fever, with hundreds of new businesses being formed and regulators stepping in to combat soaring stock prices.
A feature of open RAN is the ability to manage networks through real-time automation, but its value is questionable.
As DC cracks down further, Huawei looks at licensing smartphone designs to Xnova and TD Tech, which may have better luck getting access to silicon.
It's not getting any easier for China's chip champion SMIC following the loss of its second top executive in two months.
Omdia analyst Nicole McCormick joins the podcast this week to discuss her latest research on 5G pricing and what seems to be catching on with consumers.
Malaysia's 5G saga rolls on: The single national network is attractive but brings a whole new set of problems; just ask anyone involved in Australia's NBN.
The Japanese firm's losses are mounting, its customer numbers are disappointing and its forecasts look dubious.
SK Telecom reports a 400 billion won (US$340 million) 3Q operating profit thanks to strong performances in its mobile and media businesses.
Indian Citizens Assistance for Mobile Privacy and Security (I-CAMPS) set up to prevent cybercrimes related to weaknesses in the app and device ecosystems.
Norway's Telenor still hasn't found its way out of Myanmar, with its $105M sale to Lebanon's M1 on the rocks while the junta wants a local buyer.
Korea's KT Corp has reported a 46.9% bump in Q3 earnings on the back of higher 5G take-up and its fast-expanding digital and media businesses.
India's second-largest service provider, Bharti Airtel, has introduced a 5G-for-business initiative to trial 5G-based enterprise use cases.
In yet another shift away from its traditional hardware business, Huawei has sold its x86 server unit to a state-owned Chinese firm.
China's Xiaomi, maybe eyeing a warmer Snapdragon 898, shows off a new smartphone cooling technology it says is twice as effective as vapor chambers.
The pandemic and digital transformation are driving break-neck growth in China's public cloud markets.
Starting up is hard to do, especially if you're a new telco challenging deeply entrenched incumbents.
The European swap-out of the Chinese vendor's fiber and optical network products now appears underway.
The Chinese vendor's fledgling cloud business remains tiny alongside industry giants and may struggle even if it can fix its hardware problems.
As Ofcom continues its post-Brexit review into net neutrality, the UK phone incumbent spies an opportunity to break free of current constraints.
A new IDC study of Asian enterprise and 5G adoption contains promising news for telcos.
The cheap 4G smartphone, launched with Google, is available from Diwali for INR6,499 ($87) or INR1,999 ($26.7), with the rest in monthly installments.
Malaysia's single-network 5G experiment is starting to take shape – but an early sign of the potential negative impact on operators has appeared.
Huawei continues to wilt under the pressure of US sanctions, with total revenue sliding 38% in the third quarter.
Strong chip demand and higher prices have powered Samsung Electronics to one of its best quarters, with net income climbing 31.3% to 12.29 trillion won.
Finnish vendor says it could have sold more were it not for the semiconductor crisis and shows that its turnaround strategy is bearing fruit.