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Indian market woes trigger job cuts by Huawei, ZTE

The Chinese vendors have cut hundreds of jobs, Light Reading has learned, in the troubled Indian market.

COVID-19 could slow cable's advance into wireless

Although cable companies commanded close to a third of all postpaid wireless customer additions last year, the spread of the new coronavirus could stymie their mobile momentum in 2020.

Intel deal adds vital Wi-Fi piece to MaxLinear's broadband puzzle

Wi-Fi has long been a 'critical missing strategic element in our portfolio,' MaxLinear CEO says. On the cable end, the deal will ensure that cable operators still have a critical second source for DOCSIS silicon.

T-Mobile plotting summertime marketing push

T-Mobile has long employed a noisy, over-the-top approach to marketing its brand. And though the company has remained relatively quiet during the pandemic, that might change in July.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: China, 5G and network traffic

It's week three of the lockdown pod, and the regular crew looks at how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting China's relationship with the rest of the world.

AT&T: Supply chain, finances looking good amid pandemic

While the spreading coronavirus disrupts daily life around the world, AT&T told investors its financial situation, and its supply chain, remain stable.

Podcast: NTT Research President and CEO Kazu Gomi

Kazu Gomi discusses why NTT Research was formed, what it's working on and the ambitious goals of its IOWN initiative with Intel and Sony.

Cutting Huawei off from TSMC would be end-of-days move

Moves to cut Huawei off from one of its largest suppliers could result in 'catastrophic destruction' on a global scale.

Consumers already quibbling about Quibi's lack of TV support

Quibi's mobile-focused video service debuts amid a COVID-19 crisis, causing millions to stream from home and threatening to slow the production of new content during a critical time for the streaming startup.

Cato captures $77M in largest funding round

This latest investment brings total funding for Cato to over $200 million since its inception in 2016.

Australia's NBN under spotlight amid COVID-19 usage spikes

Australia's NBN claims it is meeting increased demand during the pandemic, but some are calling on the network to cut wholesale prices.

Eurobites: Nokia plugs into private network deal for Poland's power grid

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Arcep investigates environmental impact of telecom; European distribution deal for Versa Network's SD-WAN tech; hard times at Net Insight.

Nokia China chief publishes open letter over lost 5G contracts

The letter comes on the heels of Nokia's failure to win a single share of China Mobile's 5G tender, which was awarded primarily to Chinese vendors last week.

Samsung's financial calm before COVID-19 storm

Only matter of time before pandemic hits sales, although memory chip business might provide some profit-margin protection.

Cisco adds Fluidmesh to provide wireless backhaul for industrial IoT

Cisco said it will acquire Fluidmesh Networks in a move the company said will boost its ability to keep industrial objects reliably connected, whether that's a high-speed train or a shipping container.

MaxLinear snaps up Intel's Home Gateway Platform unit for $150M

MaxLinear aims to beef up its cable product portfolio and be ready for the Wi-Fi 6 era as it deals for a unit of Intel that makes chips for Wi-Fi access points and broadband gateways.

How Trump and the coronavirus could impact 5G standards

Although many expect the 3GPP to issue 'Release 16' of the 5G specification shortly, it's unclear how COVID-19 and new legislation in the US might affect Release 17 and beyond.

Portion of Evoca's pay-TV revenues will go to the US government

Thanks to an ancient FCC rule on the use of digital TV spectrum for subscription services, a new pay-TV offering to be delivered via ATSC 3.0 signals will be subject to a fee totaling 5% of gross revenues.

France's operators see slight revenue gain in Q4 2019, says Arcep

French telecom regulator reports that Q4 2019 revenue grew after almost two years of contraction, supported by mobile services growth.

Telecom chiefs should heed BT's Jansen and take pay cuts amid COVID-19 carnage

In giving up his pay, the boss of the UK's biggest operator has set an example that other CEOs should follow.

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