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Canada officially gives Huawei and ZTE the boot

Operators need to clear the Chinese vendors out of their 5G networks by mid-2024 and stop buying any products from them later this year.

Private equity firms weigh bid for HKBN

HKBN has Hong Kong's most extensive fiber network and the second largest broadband customer base.

What Ericsson's restructure is all about

The Swedish equipment maker is seeking improvements at underperforming units and setting up its enterprise stall.

Does BSNL's 4G stand a chance?

BSNL will be launching 4G at a time when there is a growing interest in private wireless networks, and this segment is only now opening up in India.

China handset sales fall off a cliff

Total smartphone shipments sank 40.5% to 21.5 million in March, with 5G shipments down 41% to 16.2 million.

T-Mobile US throws down 5G gauntlet to slow-moving rivals

Neville Ray, the operator's chief technology officer, boasts a leadership position following the takeover of Sprint.

Sensing, deep learning, massive MIMO: 6G begins to take shape

Sensing, deep learning and upgrades to massive MIMO and full duplex are emerging as some of the key technologies that will define 6G, experts say.

India finally gets its 5G testbed

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a 5G testbed – the first time India has come up with one for any communications technology.

6G has every chance of screwing the carriers

Another big investment round will net billions for governments and equipment vendors, while forcing operators to dig deep.

Wham, bam, Rakuten

Rakuten Mobile CMO Geoff Hollingworth talks to Iain Morris about how the Japanese operator is making its presence felt.

Rakuten is dumping Red Hat's OpenStack for its own cloud tech

Following the acquisition of Robin.io in February, the Japanese company is phasing out an older platform it used to support its mobile network.

Rakuten Mobile hits peak loss as it charts path to profit in 2023

The Japanese mobile operator ditches free usage for customers and says most of the heavy lifting on network rollout is done.

KT content business in sweet spot as 5G makes little impact

KT's media and enterprise, and a big drop in marketing cost, have powered a 40% earnings spike.

Xilinx silicon implants brighten TIP's Evenstar

Bought by AMD in February, the US chip developer has backed away from FPGAs for its latest radio unit chip.

ZTE risks penalties with 'business as usual' in Russia

The Chinese vendor is still cited as a customer by various US component makers. Selling their technology on to Russian operators would be living dangerously.

Synchronoss swimming in losses but sees hope in cloud

The US telco software company is cutting back at its messaging and digital units after years of underperformance.

India's DoT launches centralized right of way portal

The national portal will streamline the clearance of infrastructure approvals related to RoW, benefitting operators, infrastructure providers and ISPs.

SKT soars into metaverse as AI businesses gather steam

Total sales rose 4% to 4.28 trillion won (US$3.35 billion), with media and enterprise units posting the biggest growth.

TPG, fresh from Telstra tie-up, sells its towers

Australia's TPG was the last of the country's operators to offload its towers, but has finally sold them to Canada's Omers Infrastructure Management.

Samsung: We need to expand mmWave to meet 6G needs

It says current spectrum won't be enough to meet all 6G capacity requirements, meaning spectrum ranges must open up in the sub-THz range, from 24-300GHz.

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