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R Clark
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posted in May 2020

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Singtel underlying profit down 13% as virus, competition bite
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5/28/2020  |  Post a comment
The group posted income of S$1.08 billion (US$760 million) on 5% lower revenue of S$16.54 billion ($11.66 billion).
South Korean telcos make a play for another pay-TV asset
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5/27/2020  |  Post a comment
All three South Korean telcos – SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus – are making a play for HCN, a unit of Hyundai Department Store.
SmarTone joins Hong Kong's 5G party, promising full coverage in a year
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5/26/2020  |  Post a comment
SmarTone has unveiled its 5G service in Hong Kong, eight weeks behind competitors, claiming to offer the 'widest' indoor and outdoor coverage.
Huawei moves to guarantee chip supply
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5/25/2020  |  Post a comment
China's biggest maker of network equipment and smartphones is seeking new chip suppliers as the latest US sanctions loom.
China's 5G subs may be overstated by 40%
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5/22/2020  |  Post a comment
The huge gap between subscriber totals and number of devices sold shows that, for all the hype, China's 5G is still a game of giveaways.
China Mobile, CBN strike long-awaited network-sharing deal
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5/21/2020  |  Post a comment
New partnership with China Broadcasting Network Corporation (CBN) for joint 5G build gives China Mobile access to valuable 700MHz band.
Australian cities, states start rolling out fiber alternatives to NBN
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5/20/2020  |  Post a comment
With Australia making a poor showing in global broadband rankings, state and regional governments are beginning to deploy their own fiber networks as alternatives to the underwhelming NBN.
Huawei struggles with guidance after latest US ban
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5/19/2020  |  Post a comment
Huawei offered an incomplete Q1 picture and declined to give revenue guidance as it reels from the COVID-19 crisis and new US restrictions.
Virus-linked cell tower attacks threaten NZ services
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5/15/2020  |  Post a comment
Arsonists in New Zealand have carried out 14 attacks on cell towers in the past six weeks alone, causing damage and disruption at a time when people are relying on connectivity the most.
China's 5G fever triggers 6G delirium as experts channel Dr. Dolittle
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5/14/2020  |  Post a comment
China's 5G dominance is causing some experts to blather about the possibilities for 6G, but the country's leadership in this space is brittle.
KT profit slides 13% as it looks to B2B for growth
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5/13/2020  |  Post a comment
KT reports weak Q1 2020 results, with a 12.8% fall in net profit, a 4.7% decline in operating income and flat revenue.
COVID-19 crisis is winning consumers over to 5G, says Ericsson
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5/12/2020  |  Post a comment
Despite a retail slowdown, Ericsson says that COVID-19 has accelerated the growth of 5G and that the company will eclipse its previous target of 100 million 5G subs this year.
Building Huawei alternatives will take time, collaboration and cash
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5/8/2020  |  Post a comment
With the US rushing to create alternatives to Huawei, it's important to examine why and how the Chinese firm rose to success in the first place.
SKT reports 5G revenue boost despite virus impact
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5/7/2020  |  Post a comment
SK Telecom said 5G helped drive up Q1 revenue – despite gaining fewer subscribers than projected and seeing a 6.4% fall in overall operating income.
China takes aim at foreign vendors with new security rules
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5/6/2020  |  Post a comment
The new measures will give the Chinese government additional tools to wield against foreign suppliers.
Huawei new VC arm set for windfall from chip firm listing
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5/5/2020  |  Post a comment
3Peak, one of the first investments of Huawei's venture arm Hubble Technologies, is aiming to raise 850 million yuan (US$120 million) on the Shanghai science and technology board.
Taiwan operators post mixed results as they brace for 5G disruption
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5/1/2020  |  Post a comment
Taiwan telcos report Q1 earnings and raise 5G warnings.

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