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China's operators see slight growth, 5G users up

Three Chinese operators steer a steady course in the first three quarters of the year with moderate revenue growth.

Toyota increases KDDI stake in $500M connected car alliance

Toyota is to invest another 52.2 billion yen (US$500 million) in KDDI as part of a deal to collaborate on connected car technologies.

Apple shows it is a COVID-19 winner despite iPhone dip

The services and Mac divisions are flying high in the pandemic, and the iPhone looks set for a 5G rebound.

WiCipedia: Breaking through barriers and smashing inequality

This week in our WiC roundup: Female founders raise initial capital faster; wage gap politics; new campaign urges women to dismiss boundaries; and more.

VEON recovers slightly from terrible Q2, sells Armenia biz

Emerging-markets operator regains some confidence in the third quarter, and unveils plan to flog Armenian operations for $51 million.

NTT DoCoMo prepares mobile price cuts to follow SoftBank, KDDI

But few customers are likely to feel the benefit of forthcoming reductions, according to analysts.

Nokia CEO lays out 5G turnaround plan as shares tank

Pekka Lundmark makes a clean break with the Suri regime and promises to do 'whatever it takes' to lead in 5G.

ZTE ends Q3 with 55 5G commercial contracts

Chinese supplier boasts solid top-line performance, but operating costs rocket, thanks to wounds incurred in the battle with the US.

Facebook seeks more telecom co-investments

Moving away from the single lane, Facebook sees co-investment and partnership as a solution to the digital divide.

Singtel and Grab closer to starting a digital bank

Singapore's mobile operator Singtel and ridesharing app Grab look to combine their users and set up a digital bank, if they can snag a license.

AMD muscles up with Xilinx in fight against Intel

Fast-growing semiconductor firm ups the data center ante with biggest-ever acquisition, a $35 billion all-stock deal, expected to close by end of 2021.

Telcos, ISPs, tech fight for India E and V band spectrum

India's service providers want an auction – tech giants like Google, Facebook and ISPs want 5G E-band (71-76 GHz) and V-band (57-64 GHz) spectrum delicensed.

Japan government launches crusade to cut mobile charges

The Japanese government has begun a push to drive down mobile prices, estimated to cost up to three times more than other leading markets.

Ericsson bows to customer demand for cloud RAN

The Swedish vendor takes a big disaggregation step and dangles the prospect of an open RAN product set in future.

Foxconn a-shovin' against Luxshare in Apple supply chain – report

Taiwanese firm on maneuvers to try and protect iPhone business from China's 'little Foxconn.'

India's Airtel launches cloud comms platform Airtel IQ

Bharti Airtel hopes its cloud-based omnichannel communications platform IQ, aimed at enterprise and SMEs, will grab India's lucrative cloud comms market.

Top China telecom official defends 5G rollout

Just give it time, says the man from the ministry.

Huawei growth slows as US sanctions bite

US sanctions are starting to slow Huawei down, with the Chinese vendor reporting a slide in growth and profit margin.

Open RAN and the Everest of inflated expectations

Some jaw-dropping forecasts have been made about open RAN's sales trajectory. Is the industry getting carried away?

After Jio, Airtel wants to develop its own gear

India's second-largest service provider, Bharti Airtel, will develop its own technology across 5G, home broadband and IoT working with local and international firms.

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