Huawei's chief financial officer is back in a Canadian courtroom this week and her extradition case could run for years.
Recent judgment rejecting telcos' appeal to rework the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues again puts a question mark over Vodafone Idea's survival in India.
Hong Kong is aiming to raise at least HK$1.24 billion ($159.5 million) from a 5G spectrum auction across five different bands.
Samsung Electronics has ridden the chip shortage to deliver boost earnings and revenue despite a fall in handset sales.
The Finnish equipment maker's share price soars in Helsinki after it lifts guidance on a strong set of results.
Demand for the high-speed technology is fueling take-up of its latest iPhone, according to CEO Tim Cook.
Su Jing clears desk, gets sent for further 'training,' after suggesting autonomous cars will inevitably cause road deaths.
MediaTek, which is locked in an increasingly contentious battle with rival Qualcomm, this week raised its 2021 annual revenue growth target from around 40% to above 45%.
The US chips giant has named Qualcomm as the first customer of its new foundry business, raising questions about a conflict of interest.
China's tech crackdown continues to roll on, this time targeting edutech and anti-competitive behavior by Internet firms.
The industry is aflutter about the souped-up version of 5G, but everyone else should curb their enthusiasm.
While the government worries about RAN diversity, UK operators have become heavily reliant on Ericsson for their 5G cores.
India's Supreme Court rejected the appeal by telcos, including Vodafone Idea, to rectify the 'errors' in the Adjusted Gross Revenue calculations.
Low interest rates have fueled a flurry of telco deals and listings in Australia and New Zealand.
China sets 5GC pace, but overall mobile core network is expected to grow at a much slower rate over the next five years.
A small number of companies, most of them based in America, now play host to critical systems used globally.
Ericsson reckons the in-vogue technology concept will be a 'fundamental' part of 6G, opening another Pandora's box for the mobile industry.
Regardless of the assessment by UK cyber experts, the Chinese vendor's nationality is sufficient to condemn it.
Despite multi-billion-dollar losses, military coups and spats with aggressive shareholders, the Norwegian operator is still enthused by markets to the east.
China's march to semiconductor independence hits another hurdle: bankruptcy of one of the biggest state-backed chip companies, Tsinghua Unigroup.
The Swedish vendor loses out in the 5G contract just awarded by China Mobile, but there is good news for its Finnish rival.
Highly regarded for the success of his digital strategy at Turkcell, Kaan Terzioglu is trying to repeat the same feat across one of the world's largest telco groups.
Another front has opened up in the Pacific telecom cold war, with the Australian government to fund Telstra's acquisition of debt-laden Digicel Pacific.
The market is booming on the back of ever-growing data consumption and legal data localization requirements – as Google announces a cluster of data centers.
South Korean and Japanese operators sign MoU to explore new business applications for 5G and strengthen collaboration on 6G tech.
Intel's reported move for GlobalFoundries is the latest sign of realignment in the global semiconductor business.
What could be Intel's largest ever acquisition would put the company higher up the food chain among chip producers, but it would still lack the tech edge held by Taiwan's TSMC.
The Swedish equipment vendor has told investors to plan for a significant reduction in its Chinese market share.
The telecom industry may need to change the way it thinks and talks about 5G.
Taiwanese chip manufacturer eyes production expansion in US, Japan to meet growing demand. Signals automotive chip shortages will ease.
The fax is still a thing after 175 years. What can the world learn from that?
Kindroid, a signed-up member of the O-RAN Alliance, is trying to pilfer US technology for the Chinese military, says the US government.
Japanese supplier will also migrate 11,000 employees worldwide onto the Azure platform.
A new report from Beyond by BearingPoint and Omdia finds that CSPs' share of enterprise 5G deals as project lead is declining.
Judge rules that documents previously held by HSBC and sought by Huawei will be not be allowed as evidence in the courtroom.
Nokia sues China's smartphone maker Oppo for patent infringement in four countries after talks about updating a licensing agreement for 5G break down.
Anxious about listings on US stock exchanges, the Chinese government is trying to rein in its technology companies.
Huawei, not giving up without a fight, is pivoting into car tech, with a massive licensing deal to let Volkswagen cars use its 4G IP.
Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal says India's telecom industry's movement towards a duopoly is 'tragic,' and the country needs at least three players.
Canada's courts are to rule on the admissibility of documents that in Huawei's view prove HSBC was not misled by Meng.
Indian service providers will be able to use satellite capacity from VSAT license holders, like Hughes, Nelco and BSNL, to connect sites.
The big tradeshow in Barcelona normally plays host to more than 100,000 visitors. This year, more than 80,000 did not make the trip.
Nokia and Australia's TPG Telecom turn on the first standalone 5G on the 700MHz band. It's aimed at helping TPG catch rivals but may herald a trend.
A project that may cost as much as $30 billion and appeal to a tiny percentage of the world's population seems unlikely to make anyone rich.
It's been reported the company is now looking to sell its data center business, optical fiber unit and fixed-line broadband subsidiary.
Report says the Indonesian tower company's two major shareholders have approached banks.
US tech heavyweights have warned planned anti-doxxing laws in Hong Kong may drive them from the city because of 'disproportionate and unnecessary' penalties.
Federico Guillén says the 50G PON rival, backed mainly by China's Huawei, will be too expensive for years to come.
Huawei has placed bets of dozens of China chip startups and plans to open its first fab in 2021 as it tries to rebuild its supply chain.
Myanmar turns up pressure on telcos to install spyware, with a July 5 deadline. Norway's Telenor looks to exit; Qatar's Ooredoo is a possible buyer.
Malaysia's unusual path to 5G has taken another twist, with Ericsson unexpectedly winning the contract to build the national wholesale network.
Sat comms company boosts coverage with 36-satellite launch from Russia.
China Broadcast Network (CBN), China's newest mobile operator, has issued a tender for the radio access portion of its national 5G network.
Telstra has stolen a march on rival Optus with the sale of 49% of its tower business to a local consortium.
The man responsible for the industry's most state-of-the-art telecom network takes aim at the public cloud.
Swedish operator will retain a majority stake in its Finnish and Norwegian towers after the latest infrastructure deal.
An appearance by the man behind Tesla, SpaceX and Starlink is the most exciting thing to happen at this year's show.
Bharti Airtel, India's second-largest service provider, has implemented Ciena's photonic infrastructure to add capacity to its optic fiber network in cities.
There will be 5 billion humans with mobile Internet in 2025, says GSMA's annual mobile economy report for MWC. Plus 24 billion IoT connections.
The road to 6G will be quite a ride – but one China Mobile exec is already warning of fragmentation.
The German telecom incumbent picks Asian and US vendors to build its first open RAN network – just like everyone else is doing.
The global health crisis is still with us, but the post-pandemic world is already heaving into view. For telcos to seize the opportunities they must be fast.
Europe's telecom sector attempts to show it is a good corporate citizen while having its usual moan about the unfair regulation of big tech.
Two announcements at Reliance Industries' AGM around the JioPhoneNext and the cloud seal the deal on the love affair with Google.
Group is working with Mavenir and Parallel Wireless on open RAN in Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
India's second-largest service provider has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services on homegrown open RAN-based radio, non-standalone and standalone core 5G.
A much bigger rollout of 5G services will not break the bank, says Rakuten, but it is unlikely to start before September.
The mobile chips whizz says it won't be challenging Intel in open RAN and there are few other signs of competition.
After a product reboot, the Finnish vendor seems to measure up to its rivals on some of the most important criteria.
Court dashes vendor's hopes of an appeal, but Ericsson continues to raise concerns over business in China.
The two Japanese giants announce a further extension of their ongoing open RAN collaboration.
Bidding to be the Elon Musk of telecom, Danielle Royston has hijacked this year's shindig and made it all about the cloud.
The Swedish equipment maker will run baseband software on x86 processors supplied by Intel in a sign of RAN upheaval.
Samsung was a major beneficiary of the PLI for mobile device manufacturing, but it's decided not to make additional investment.
A US appeals court throws out Huawei's complaint against the FCC, though there's more to keep its lawyers busy in Canada, Poland, the UK and Sweden.
Deal to merge Celcom and Digi is said to be worth $15 billion.
The US may be struggling to persuade the world to ban Huawei gear from 5G networks, but it's a clear winner in the Pacific subsea cable wars.
Back from his foreign junket, Biden issues an order letting the government subpoena or ban Chinese app makers, while the FCC closes Huawei loopholes.
The China 5G handset juggernaut is slowing down – after growing at a thundering pace in early 2021 with 91 million devices shipped in the first four months.
Huawei retains its grip with a 36% share outside North America, almost equal to the combined share of Nokia, Ericsson and ZTE.
Eyeing the SouthBank Group blueprint, South Korea's SK Telecom hives off an investment arm, with $5 billion and five IPOs lined up.
The ardent debates around open RAN have obscured the reality that many of the biggest proponents of the new architecture are in the developing world.
This week: Sarah Armstrong, executive director of the Internet Society Foundation, on the organization's mission to support Internet access for everyone and its current work to award grants for community-led efforts in Bangladesh, Colombia and Senegal.
The Japanese firm plans to reveal exactly what it pays for components in a move that the big vendors may not welcome.
Portal gives clearance to telecom gear before it is installed by service providers, as new rules mandate telcos use equipment from 'trusted' sources only.
New data shared exclusively with Light Reading shows just how badly Europe has now fallen behind other parts of the world in 5G, says the Swedish equipment vendor.
Once again, the Malaysian government has surprised the industry with a sudden and unexplained spectrum allocation.
Telecom industry faces an uphill battle over the next two years, warns Rakuten Mobile's Tareq Amin.
The recent approval by India's DoT of 5G trials has put the spotlight on state-owned BSNL, which is still struggling to build a 4G network.
Led by Telkomsel, Indonesian operators have begun rolling out limited 5G deployments in the face of a severe spectrum shortage.
There seems to be a tug of war going on between the satellite communication firms and Indian service providers over the 28GHz spectrum band.
The South Korean vendor emerges as the key player in the deployment as Vodafone works on replacing China's Huawei in its 5G network.
Asia's most valuable company, TSMC, is weighing construction of an advanced chip-making plant in Kumamoto, western Japan.
It performs well in a comparison with other international 4G networks, but one analyst says the loss-making Japanese firm desperately needs a deep-pocketed investor.
The Biden administration's plans to tip tens of billions into new tech to counter China is a throwback to the Cold War – not necessarily a bad thing.
Biden overturns Trump's TikTok and WeChat bans, but his new review on how Chinese companies use US data may see them die another day.
Operators believe open RAN can spur competition and supplier diversity in the radio access network. So how come today's ecosystem is built around one giant chipmaker?
Eyeing China, the US Senate passed a $250 billion bill to boost the US semiconductor, telecoms, and AI sectors, but its path ahead is uncertain.
The China-based vendor insists that country of origin does not affect the security of network equipment.
The social media giant has sought more time from the government to comply with the new IT rules, possibly marking an end to the standoff.