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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/19/2018
Shares in ZTE fell another 25% in Hong Kong Tuesday after the US Senate voted to reinstate a ban on the Chinese company's use of components made in the US.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/15/2018
ZTE just cannot catch a break. Despite yesterday's news of plans for a $10.7 billion line of credit, and its nomination of board members untarnished by past ...
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/14/2018
Following its resumption of trading yesterday, ZTE is looking to raise about $10.7 billion in financing as it tries to get its business back on track, according to ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/13/2018
Shares in embattled Chinese telecom vendor ZTE lost nearly 42% of their value in Hong Kong today as the company resumed trading and said it would replace all members ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/11/2018
One intriguing possibility offered by the Trump administration lifeline deal for ZTE Thursday is whether it could float a similar deal for bigger Chinese vendor ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/7/2018
ZTE will pay a $1 billion fine and install a "compliance" team chosen by US authorities to end a purchasing ban and allow it to resume commercial operations.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/5/2018
In what looks like a step towards a slightly more open coherent optical module market, Acacia and Oclaro have teamed up to develop interoperable CFP2-DCO (digital ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 5/26/2018
Late Friday, President Trump said he would let Chinese networking firm ZTE re-open -- with a commitment to buy American components, change its management, and pay a ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/13/2018
Here's an unlikely scenario. Donald Trump has tweeted about ZTE, the Chinese company that closed its doors last week following a ruling that banned US companies from ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/9/2018
We may be in an age increasingly dominated by software developments and virtualization strategies, but nothing in the communications networking industry's going to ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/8/2018
Optical, Ethernet and IP are the technologies that formed he bedrock of Light Reading's early years and which are still very important to us today. So the Most ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/27/2018
US authorities investigating whether Huawei violated sanctions against Iran could deliver an unprecedented blow to the global telecom industry by imposing ...
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 6/25/2018
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