In this podcast, Light Reading International Editor Iain Morris and Editor-in-Chief Phil Harvey discuss whether stopping Huawei in the US and Europe will do much of anything to slow down China from becoming the world's dominant technology superpower in the next decade. They also examine the most recent court ruling against Huawei's CFO, and what it means as she fights extradition to the US.
In response to the pandemic, Comcast has accelerated the introduction of a new 'At Home' product that provides a dedicated, commercial-grade service paired with a simplified, company-paid billing structure.
The UK's 5G service does not look like it is off to the flying start that 4G had several years ago.
For 5G to succeed, operators and telcos must learn how to forge partnerships and build new businesses across numerous verticals – something they've never done.
South Korea's largest mobile operator sets in motion a third 'Wave' at its TIP Ecosystem Acceleration Centre (TEAC) – this time to try and spur 5G edge innovation in a 'post-COVID-19 world.'
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: investment firms launch bid for MasMovil; Kenyan government proposes new digital levy; management maneuverings at Net Insight.
UK-based operator launches two new initiatives to help tackle climate change.
Sensing a sizable opportunity, Oracle is joining the likes of Ericsson, Huawei, Microsoft, HPE and others in selling 5G core services to mobile network operators.
The standalone software business of the Finnish vendor was a high-flyer in the first quarter. Despite coronavirus, it is confident of earnings growth this year.
A Canadian startup that thinks it can someday do supply chain logistics better than Amazon has partnered with Microsoft for a private LTE network with edge compute for IoT applications.
Pandemic hardly lays a glove on Q1.
Industry sources say Broadcom has halted investment in next-gen DOCSIS technology until it gets financial support from cable operators, including help footing the bill on product development.
This week in our WiC roundup: A free coding bootcamp for African American women in the UK; Google's diversity initiative conundrum; a 'new normal' for women in tech; and more.
The disruptive wild child of the networks sector meets the established order represented by the GSMA as the two groups announce a partnership.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: TalkTalk Business makes changes at the top; COVID-19 brings a new CEO to Beyond.pl; more data consumption doesn't spell environmental disaster, finds GSMA.
EU court ruling to annul EC decision to block O2-Three UK merger comes a little late for Hutchison, but could have implications for future mergers.
AT&T is meeting its CAF-II obligations with LTE fixed wireless technology. Further, AT&T's Igal Elbaz said a broader fixed wireless buildout is 'on the roadmap.' But he wouldn't provide details.
Zylinium Research will develop an AI-based spectrum sharing system alongside the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) Project in Salt Lake City.
Growing evidence points to a major new agreement between Verizon and Walmart that involves the retailer using Verizon's 5G and edge computing services for a variety of retail offerings.
Canadian operator has launched 'Fibre+ Gig,' a DOCSIS 3.1-powered residential broadband product that has ties to Shaw's syndication deal with Comcast.
The search engine company could be the latest tech giant to enter the Indian telecom sector.
There are growing indications that Chinese mobile network operators are looking to expand their 5G offerings into mmWave spectrum, a development that could supercharge the mmWave 5G industry.
Russia's second-largest mobile operator claims greater operational efficiency helped it weather the COVID-19 storm during Q1.
The latest US sanctions have brought China's biggest equipment maker to its knees. Even if it collapses, China will be hard to impede.
The group posted income of S$1.08 billion (US$760 million) on 5% lower revenue of S$16.54 billion ($11.66 billion).
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor has a Hub; Sparkle extends its reach in Brazil; French COVID-19 app gets the green light.
Iliad-owned operator in bullish mood following a positive performance in the first quarter of 2020.
Despite its warnings about a departure from the Indian market, Vodafone Idea looks set to remain in the country.
Kaiser Permanente wants to trial a private wireless LTE network working in 3.5GHz CBRS spectrum for patient monitoring and critical communications.
SCTE/ISBE is considering alternative arrangements after receiving notification that the designation of the Colorado Convention Center as a temporary medical facility has been extended through the rest of the year.
Canada's Supreme Court will allow its government to proceed with extradition hearings against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who is accused by US authorities of fraud and sanctions violations.
Existing Comcast HBO subs can get HBO Max for no added cost via the HBO Max app and website. Plans are underway to bring the HBO Max app to Comcast X1 and Flex boxes.
And new proprietary data from Comlinkdata shows how much runway some individual US cable ops still have against DSL and FTTN broadband competition and the exposure they face from FTTP.
The employment contract for T-Mobile's longtime CFO Braxton Carter ends in July. According to a new report, CEO Mike Sievert is close to hiring a replacement.
SES and Intelsat have agreed to the FCC's C-Band plans, a development that brings critical midband spectrum for 5G one step closer to US wireless network operators.
The Indian operator has improved its balance sheet position with the sale of a stake in its business.
The Russian service provider has lowered guidance for the fiscal year but hopes the coronavirus pandemic could spur the transition to digital services.
Different spectrum vehicles partly explain why 5G operators are traveling at varying speeds (but there's more to 5G race-performance than a nifty acceleration pedal).
All three South Korean telcos – SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus – are making a play for HCN, a unit of Hyundai Department Store.
Bare metal automation specialist Packet, now part of Equinix, says software talent will add value to the network edge.
The Swedish equipment maker remains on the outside of a group promoting a technology that forms part of the US attack on China's Huawei.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ekinops lands 10G deal; ARM launches new chip to boost Android processing power; COVID-19 strikes Nokia plant in Tamil Nadu.
This week the newly Spotifyed podders ponder the politics of 5G and 6G, among other hot topics.
BT-owned mobile operator tracks changing usage habits of communications services during the UK lockdown.
The exec wraps up a 13-year stint at a surging upstart carrier that very rarely sat still.
Quibi's initial numbers are not hitting the mark for some major advertisers that reportedly are seeking to change their terms with the mobile-focused, short-form premium video service.
Dish Network said it loaned T-Mobile 600MHz spectrum to increase network capacity during the COVID-19 crisis. Instead, Dish claims T-Mobile used the spectrum to attempt to gain more customers.
Sinclair, Nexstar and Scripps have lit up ATSC 3.0 signals for four stations, creating the foundation for a wave of new apps and services that could include 4K video, targeted ads, VoD and immersive audio.
Verizon, China Mobile and Deutsche Telekom are among the 5G operators rallying around a new batch of virtual and augmented reality devices that could eventually boost their service revenues.
Nokia is touting new 400G products following its acquisition of Elenion Technologies, but some argue competitors including Infinera, Ciena, Cisco and Juniper Networks beat it to the party.