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NTT DoCoMo, not Rakuten, may be the open RAN leader

Japan's biggest operator says its 10,000 5G basestations use open RAN specifications and is targeting 20,000 by March.

China Mobile, Huawei's top customer, seeks open RAN diversity

A head scientist at the world's biggest operator says open RAN is 'not a matter of if, but when.'

NEC takes real-time video analytics to the edge

Japan's NEC said it's on the cusp of launching 'gradual deep learning-based object detection technology' to aid real-time video analytics.

India advises people not to subscribe to Starlink

Government authorities say the company owned by Elon Musk has not acquired the necessary licenses.

5G fixed wireless: How far can it go?

The latest studies continue to insist on the attractiveness of the service despite unimpressive adoption so far.

New Ericsson report hikes forecasts for 5G subscribers

Even Ericsson has been surprised by the rapid growth in 5G despite the pandemic and component supply problems.

US years ahead in LEO broadband, but 6G battle looms

China appears to be years behind in satellite technology as the US continues to launch new constellations.

Dangerous liaisons for HPE in China

The IT company's Chinese joint venture has become one of the latest additions to the notorious Entity List.

Wrong number! India's Jio denies bidding for the UK's BT

The owner of India's largest telco has been linked with a possible takeover of the UK phone incumbent.

India panel urges social media crackdown – reports

Pressure is mounting on Facebook and Twitter, with local authorities saying they should be held accountable for user content on their platforms.

The US-China tech war is only getting started

More Chinese companies have been added to the US trade blacklist as China pushes 'indigenous innovation.'

RAN momentum checked by supply chain squeezes – Dell'Oro

Analyst firm expects 2022 RAN spend to grow only 3% year-on-year, after two years of double-digit increases.

Behind China's huge 5G numbers: Fast rollout and low prices

China's 5G rollout remains a story of government-mandated deployment and rock-bottom fees.

Reliance Jio lost 19M users in September

The Indian telco giant's customer base is shrinking as rural subscribers and customers treating it as a second SIM quit service.

Fab news with new $17B Texas Samsung chip plant

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.

Nokia caught in telco schism over open RAN

The Finnish equipment vendor rejects the charge its software works only with its own hardware and finds an ally in BT.

Doom for Zoom boom, as CEO looks to enterprises

Zoom beat expectations but still saw its slowest growth since 2018.

Xiaomi profits collapse as fortunes reverse

The Chinese smartphone maker faces a components crunch, domestic competition and souring technology investments.

EU slaps anti-dumping tariffs on China optical cable firms

The European Commission has finally made a judgement against Chinese vendors for anti-competitive behavior.

India's Airtel hikes prepaid tariffs by 25%

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%.

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