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Key developments from the world of optical, broadband, wireless, and software components, including chips and modules.
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 Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 5/22/2019
A federal judge has ruled in favor of the FTC in its case claiming that Qualcomm harmed competition in two markets for modem chips through a combination of high royalty fees and predatory licensing practices.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/22/2019
The opening sessions of this year's NGON & DCI World event in Nice focused on money matters and automation but there was little appetite to discuss the impact of global trade tensions and the US clampdown on Huawei's supply line.
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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 Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 5/20/2019
A couple of years removed from its $6B deal to buy Cavium, Marvell suddenly agrees to buy two companies so far this month. There's still 11 days left in May, folks.
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.
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.
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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, 5/17/2019
Putting Huawei on the trade blacklist would have dire consequences for the global supply chain and the operators that use its equipment.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Volta claims that moving routing intelligence to the cloud and running white boxes can slash costs compared with legacy equipment.
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.
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.
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