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R Clark
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posted in November 2020

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China Mobile set to launch 5G messaging by year-end
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11/30/2020  |  Post a comment
RCS-based platform 5G messaging, developed by the three big Chinese operators, looks set to make its commercial debut.
Axiata rebounds but warns of COVID-19 pressures
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11/27/2020  |  Post a comment
Southeast Asian telco group Axiata has bounced back from its mid-year pandemic slump, doubling Q3 earnings on revenue growth and stronger cost management.
Telstra A$50M fine for 'unconscionable' sales to indigenous customers
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11/26/2020  |  Post a comment
...and China Mobile's in trouble too.
Huawei pivots to China's smart car market
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11/25/2020  |  Post a comment
A week after disposing of its low-tier handset unit, Huawei has reshaped its consumer business to target the fast-growing smart car market in the world.
Unicom preps for Winter Olympics with mmWave trials
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11/23/2020  |  Post a comment
5G lacks clear business models and its performance falls short in uplink, latency, security and energy efficiency, according to China Unicom's Chi Yongsheng.
Indonesia vows to speed up 5G spectrum release
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11/19/2020  |  Post a comment
Indonesia wants to speed up its journey to 5G, but lack of spectrum is again the biggest obstacle – so far 1310MHz of a promised 2047MHz for 5G is available.
Huawei offloads Honor handset unit
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11/17/2020  |  Post a comment
The Chinese equipment maker has confirmed the sale of its mid- to low-end device unit.
China Telecom gets cracking on 5G standalone
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11/16/2020  |  Post a comment
One of China's big three service providers hits the SA milestone on its path to a cloud-network revamp.
Huawei sets out its stall for 5.5G
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11/13/2020  |  Post a comment
AI, drones and fast uplinks are among the technologies that could feature in what comes next.
Telstra restructures into service, tower and fixed businesses
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11/12/2020  |  Post a comment
With eye to NBN sell-off, Telstra embarks on sweeping restructure, breaking into three entities including a tower business, and reveals energy reseller ambitions.
5G still a technology looking for a purpose
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11/11/2020  |  Post a comment
There are still no consumer applications that need the higher-speed technology, and the enterprise sector could take years to develop.
COVID-19 has driven international traffic 47% higher – TeleGeography
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11/10/2020  |  Post a comment
The Internet 'bent but did not break,' research firm concludes.
KT sees operating profit fall on flat revenue, higher costs
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11/6/2020  |  Post a comment
South Korean telco KT Corp has recorded a sharp fall in operating profit in a quarterly result salvaged only by an accounting change.
SKT earnings soar 44% on back of media, security businesses
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11/5/2020  |  Post a comment
South Korea mobile leader SK Telecom has posted a 44% spike in third-quarter earnings, driven once again by non-core businesses.
SoftBank chief warns of industry resistance over DoCoMo merger
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11/4/2020  |  Post a comment
The company is heavily reliant on NTT's optical fiber network and worried competition may be distorted.
China aims to drive down 5G power cost
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11/3/2020  |  Post a comment
Tighter price controls, energy reforms and supplying basestations directly from the grid could help to lower expenses.
Open RAN will be mostly rural until 2023 – Comba
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11/2/2020  |  Post a comment
The emerging technology lacks the feature set of traditional gear, says one of its developers.

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