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Key developments from the communications chip sector.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/22/2019
The chip designer joins US technology giants in freezing out China's biggest maker of network equipment.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/22/2019
BT is now in core network trials with Cisco, Ericsson and Nokia, its CTO tells Light Reading, and may need to introduce a new RAN vendor.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/20/2019
The Chinese vendor's survival as an international force is now at stake following the latest moves by the US administration and tech companies.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/20/2019
The Chinese equipment giant is sent packing by a host of the world's biggest technology companies and faces a huge threat to its consumer business after Google holds back some Android goodies.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/20/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: France resists US pressure to play hardball with Huawei; lampposts row threatens UK's 5G rollout; ADVA lands Openreach cell site gateway gig.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/20/2019
At the Big 5G Event in Denver, Gilles Garcia, EMEA comms business lead director at chip specialist Xilinx, suggests the hardware platforms needed to underpin 5G rollouts are being overshadowed by excitement over software developments.
By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/15/2019
Japan's Rakuten is building what it says will be the first truly cloud-native mobile network, and its existing operators should be worried.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 5/8/2019
Under-fire Chinese vendor wants the US to introduce a regime for the testing of 5G products from all vendors as it fights efforts to have it banned from international markets.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/7/2019
The Finnish vendor's 5G-related difficulties and weak performance have unsettled investors, but Ericsson and Huawei also have questions to answer.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/4/2019
There are 11 (yes, count them!) shortlisted entries in this year's category for Most Innovative Telecoms Product (Optical/IP/Carrier Ethernet/FTTH).
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 5/3/2019
Oracle, Momentum Telecom and Lumentum all made interesting, well-timed acquisitions, divestitures, partnerships and other deals in the past 12 months.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/2/2019
Acacia Communications, Finisar, ProLabs, Source Photonics and Xilinx all submitted standout entries for the Outstanding Components Vendor category in this year's Leading Lights contest.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 5/2/2019
Even a forecast of a summer smartphone slump can't dampen investors' enthusiasm for Qualcomm, which is on track to receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple as it rides into a 'material' 5G opportunity next year.
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