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Content by R Clark
R Clark
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posted in April 2020

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Singapore goes straight to standalone 5G
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4/30/2020  |  Post a comment
Singapore has awarded its two 5G licenses to incumbent local operators, including SingTel and a joint venture between StarHub and M1.
NTT DoCoMo earnings fall on tougher competition and virus impact
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4/28/2020  |  Post a comment
Coronavirus, tougher competition drive down NTT DoCoMo earnings.
Huawei, ZTE win nearly all of another huge 5G tender
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4/27/2020  |  Post a comment
Huawei, ZTE take their China 5G winnings to $9 billion this year.
China crosses 100M NB-IoT connections but still short of target
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4/24/2020  |  Post a comment
China accounted for more than 90% of global NB-IoT connections at the end of 2019, but it still fell short of its own forecasts.
China operators take small virus hit as they rack up big 5G numbers
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4/23/2020  |  Post a comment
China telcos report small hits to profit and revenue as they reel from COVID-19, while also racking up nearly 50 million 5G subscribers.
Equinix in $1B deal to build hyperscale data centers in Japan
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4/22/2020  |  Post a comment
Data center firm Equinix has struck a $1 billion agreement to build three hyperscale data centers in Japan to serve global cloud players, with majority funding coming from a newly formed JV with Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC.
Australia to require Facebook, Google to share ad revenue
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4/20/2020  |  Post a comment
The government has directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to create a mandatory code covering the sharing of data and revenue between the digital giants and news media.
Telstra issues $541m bond as it loads up on cheap debt
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4/17/2020  |  Post a comment
The Australian telco is strengthening its balance sheet and boosting capital expenditure while the virus rages.
Telstra, Optus clash over mmWave spectrum allocations
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4/16/2020  |  Post a comment
In submissions to the ACCC, Australia's biggest telco providers clash over how much mmWave spectrum should be allocated to operators.
China Mobile tips $179M into AsiaInfo
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4/15/2020  |  Post a comment
In an unusual move for an operator, China Mobile has laid out $179 million for a stake in Beijing-based telecom software firm AsiaInfo.
ZTE director resigns following rape allegations
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4/14/2020  |  Post a comment
A ZTE board member has resigned after being accused of multiple sexual assaults on a teenage girl.
Huawei defies domestic downturn to increase Q1 device sales
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4/14/2020  |  Post a comment
But the Chinese equipment giant is anticipating a decline for the first half before conditions improve in the second.
If the US is going to ban China Telecom, do it for a solid reason
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4/14/2020  |  Post a comment
There may be valid reasons for banning the Chinese operator from the US, but they aren't detailed in the latest government report.
US decision a 'blow' to HK's status as telecom hub, says legislator
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4/9/2020  |  Post a comment
Excluding Hong Kong from a trans-Pacific cable is bad news for the city, according to a key industry figure.
Foxtel cuts 200 staff as virus wipes out sports content
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4/9/2020  |  Post a comment
Australian cable TV provider Foxtel cuts staff and warns of an uncertain future as it struggles from the impact of COVID-19.
China operators to offer RCS-based 5G messaging
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4/8/2020  |  Post a comment
In an online press conference, China's big three telcos jointly shared plans to climb aboard the RCS bandwagon with rich 5G messaging.
Nokia China chief publishes open letter over lost 5G contracts
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4/7/2020  |  Post a comment
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.
Huawei buys into local 5G testing firm
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4/6/2020  |  3 comments
The move marks Huawei's latest attempt to strengthen domestic sourcing in the face of US sanctions.
China releases 700MHz for 5G
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4/3/2020  |  1 comment
China Broadcast gets 700MHz, but not a partner.
KDDI, Softbank form network sharing JV
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4/2/2020  |  Post a comment
Japanese operators team up as operators in other markets have already done to build a joint 5G network in rural areas.
'New IP' is an actual Huawei threat to networks
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4/1/2020  |  9 comments
A new system for the Internet is a far greater threat to the West than Huawei's role in 5G networks.


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